Thomas Walker
Golf Design and Development, Inc.
About Us
Thomas Walker  Principal


Tom has spent 37 years in the golf course design, construction, and maintenance arena of the golf industry, honing his craft as a talented, gifted, passionate golf course designer.

Tom resides in Palm City, Florida with his wife, Sherry.




EXPERIENCE

  • Principal, Thomas Walker Design and Development, Inc., Palm City, FL
  • Vice President/Lead Designer, Gary Player Design Company, Palm Beach, FL
  • Construction Superintendent, Wadsworth Golf Construction Company, Plainfield, IL
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science in Turfgrass Horticulture, Landscape Architecture- Kansas State University
COMPLETED COURSES
  • Canyon Springs GC  San Antonio, TX
  • Nonesuch River GC  Portland, ME
  • Lake Windcrest GC  Magnolia, TX
  • Potomac Ridge Learning Center  Waldorf, MD
  • Pendelton GC  Ladysmith, VA
  • Harbour Ridge CC  Palm City, FL
  • The Founders Club at Pawleys Island  Pawleys Island, SC
  • Completed as Lead or Associate Designer with Gary Player Design Company
    • The Raven at Snowshoe (formerly Hawthorne Valley)  Snowshoe, WV
    • Baytree National Golf Links  Melbourne, FL
    • TPC at Jasna Polana  Princeton, NJ
    • Laurel Oak CC  Sarasota, FL
    • Old York CC  Bordertown, NJ
    • Haile Plantation  Gainesville, FL
    • Lakeover CC  New Bedford, NY
    • Blackmoor GC  Murrells Inlet, SC
    • River Run GC  Ocean City, MD
    • River Falls Plantation  Spartanburg, SC
    • Cypress Knoll GC  Palm Coast, FL
    • Harbor Links CC  Stuart, FL
    • Tapawingo GC  St. Louis, MO
    • Hilton Head National GC  Hilton Head, SC
    • The Fountains CC  St. Augustine, FL
    • Lost River CC  Woodway, TX
    • Mission Hills West GC  Palm Springs, CA
    • Steele Canyon GC  San Diego, CA
    • SUMO Village GC  Florence, CO
  • Completed as Construction Superintendent with Wadsworth Golf Construction Company
    • Oak Brook GC  Oak Brook, IL
    • Briar Ridge CC  Schererville, IN
    • Dubuque Golf & CC  Dubuque, IA
    • White Pines Golf Club  Bensenville, IL
    • Arlington Lake GC  Arlington Heights, IL
    • Lake Barrington Shores GC  Lake Barrington, IL
    • Eagle Ridge GC  Galena Territory, IL
    • Marshwood at The Landings Club  Savannah, GA
    • Hulman Links GC  Terre Haute, IN
    • Glenview Golf Course  Cincinnati, OH 
    • Prestwick Golf Course  Avon, IN
    • Sand Creek CC  Chesterton, IN

    Jason Hollen  Senior Designer




    Jason was hooked on golf from the first time he played at age 16.  Ever since, not a day has passed that he has not thought about the game or course design.  It has been an interesting journey so far and he embraces the future unknown twists and turns that the game shall present.

    He resides in St. Petersburg, Florida with his wife Carol and a beautiful new golf buddy, daughter Jillian.






    EXPERIENCE
    • Registered Landscape Architect (FL No. 6666949), Hardeman Landscape Nursery, Inc., Tampa, FL
    • Golf Course Designer, Denis Griffiths & Associates, Braselton, GA
    • Assistant Construction Superintendent, Wadsworth Golf Construction Company, Plainfield, IL
    • Golf Course Designer, Keith Foster Golf Course Design, St. Louis, MO
    • Operator, Kenova Construction Corp., West Palm Beach, FL
    EDUCATION
    • Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture - West Virginia University
    • Golf Course Management Certificate (Distinction), The Ohio State University

    COMPLETED COURSES
    • Completed as Associate Designer with Denis Griffiths and Associates, Inc.
      • The Chancellors Course at The Georgia Club  Statham, GA
      • The Devlin Course at St. Andrews Bay  St. Andrews, Scotland
      • The Torrance Course at St. Andrews Bay  St. Andrews, Scotland
      • Audubon Park Golf Course  New Orleans, LA
    • Completed as Assistant Construction Superintendent with Wadsworth Golf Construction Company
      • Branson Creek Golf Club  Branson, MO
      • Forest Hills CC  Valley Course   Chesterfield, MO
      • Meadowbrook CC  Ballwin, MO
      • Westwood CC  St. Louis, MO
    • Completed as Associate Designer with Keith Foster Golf Course Design
      • The Bandit GC  San Antonio, TX
      • The Tradition at Cypresswood  Houston, TX
      • Persimmon Woods GC  St. Charles, MO
      • Forest Hills CC  Valley Course   Chesterfield, MO
      • Meadowbrook CC  Ballwin, MO
      • Westwood CC  St. Louis, MO
      • Texas Star Golf Course  Euless, TX
    • Completed as Construction Operator
      • Williams Island CC  North Miami Beach, FL
      • The Raven at Snowshoe Mountain  Snowshoe, WV
     
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