Founded on over 75 years in the golf course development industry, Golf Design Studio has proven itself as an experienced and knowledgeable design firm with projects that range from Practice/Training Facilities, Individual Golf Course Creations, Residential Golf Communities, and Resort Golf Destinations.

This vast array of project experience is what sets
Golf Design Studio apart from the others!

While many firms can only offer golf course design services, Golf Design Studio provides clients with full Planning, Design & Management services by working with an established international network of professionals within the fields of Golf Course Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Land Planning, Professional Golf, Turf Management, Golf Course Management, Club Management, and Construction Services. This team of professionals provides Golf Design Studio with the ability to create the best design solutions for the client, the player, and the environment while maintaining a high level of integrity and respect for the game of golf.

Services provided by Golf Design Studio include a wide range of design, planning, and management related work. Land Planning, Golf Course Architecture, Golf and Clubhouse Landscapes, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Responsiveness, Construction Management, and Project Administration are all aspects of the design process that Golf Design Studio uses to create an exciting and enjoyable destination for all. Golf Design Studio also works with clients to establish management programs for the golf course, promotions & marketing strategies, and creates graphic materials such as 2D & 3D artwork and animation. Golf Design Studio works closely with clients to establish the overall project theme or style and ensures that every element designed within the project adheres to that theme.

The partners, Branden Wilburn, John Ribes, & Jack Lieber have been involved in some of the largest and most prestigious projects created and have worked with some of golf’s greatest names such as Greg Norman, Arthur Hills, and Pete Dye. Projects such as Pelican Bay, a 2,104 Acre community in Southwest Florida, Wyndemere, a 1200 Acre private golf course community, and Tiburon Resort & Golf Club Community, a 36 Hole championship level golf resort all are included in their vast project portfolios.

Branden, John, & Jack founded the firm based on their love for design, golf, the history of the game, and their dedication to enhancing every aspect of the golf industry. All are avid golfers, and have extensive backgrounds in the design, construction, and management fields. The partners have worked extensively around the US & the World with projects in over 8 US states, Slovakia, Scotland, Finland, Hungary, and China. Because of their growing international clientele and to offer better service, Golf Design Studio has established offices in four regions of the world;

Naples, Florida - Charlotte, North Carolina - Bratislava, Slovakia - Guangzhou, China