A LEVEL OF SERVICE UNMATCHED IN THE INDUSTRY

GOLF COURSe renovation & restorations

Our designs focus on history, playability, and long term maintenance costs, not the allure of "signature" architects. Our services are about creating the most value for your project. Investments in golf are expensive, Emergency 9 Golf helps make the correct ones.  

golf course master planning

Sam lived in Sunningdale, outside of London, for almost three years before starting Emergency 9 Golf. Sam studied the works of architects such as: Willie Park, Jr., H.S. Colt, & Herbert Fowler, who's designs dominate the area. During this time, Sam also took multiple trips to Scotland to play on the world's best links courses. Prior to living in the UK, Sam studied Golf Course Architecture in Ireland (1999) and Scotland (2000) through Michigan State University.

golf course design/build

While Sam started his career in the golf course design business, it is his diverse career which makes him uniquely qualified in the golf industry. Sam earned his MBA and quickly developed into leadership roles for a Fortune 100 Company. This experience enabled him to improve his competencies in traditional business fields. His corporate career included finance, marketing, and operations. Sam also focused on operational efficiency in each field he worked.

golf course evaluations

While working in the landscape service industry, Sam designed, sold, and construction managed projects while advancing into a management position. He has a very strong understanding of the green industry.

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practice facility design

Sam graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Landscape Architecture. His career started in 1999 with David Savic's firm Old Course Design. Sam was fortunate to be involved in both historical restorations of existing courses as well as the design and construction of new builds. David has now joined Emergency 9 Golf after 20 years with Nicklaus Design. 

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simulator recreation

Sam graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Landscape Architecture. His career started in 1999 with David Savic's firm Old Course Design. Sam was fortunate to be involved in both historical restorations of existing courses as well as the design and construction of new builds. David has now joined Emergency 9 Golf after 20 years with Nicklaus Design. 

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OLD COURSE DESIGN

Sam graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Landscape Architecture. His career started in 1999 with David Savic's firm Old Course Design. Sam was fortunate to be involved in both historical restorations of existing courses as well as the design and construction of new builds. David has now joined Emergency 9 Golf after 20 years with Nicklaus Design. 

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OLD COURSE DESIGN

Sam graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Landscape Architecture. His career started in 1999 with David Savic's firm Old Course Design. Sam was fortunate to be involved in both historical restorations of existing courses as well as the design and construction of new builds. David has now joined Emergency 9 Golf after 20 years with Nicklaus Design. 

clovernook3_edited_edited.jpg

OLD COURSE DESIGN

Sam graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Landscape Architecture. His career started in 1999 with David Savic's firm Old Course Design. Sam was fortunate to be involved in both historical restorations of existing courses as well as the design and construction of new builds. David has now joined Emergency 9 Golf after 20 years with Nicklaus Design.