Awards and Academics

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  • Golf Digest Top 10 Courses in Utah – Championship Course at Sand Hollow Resort, 2017
  • Golf Digest Top 10 Courses in New Mexico – Rockwind Community Links, 2017
  • Golf Inc. Renovation of the Year – Meadowbrook Country Club, 2017 (One of Five Honorees)
  • Golf Inc. Top Innovators in Player Development – Andy Staples, 2016 (One of Nine Honorees)
  • Golf Inc. Development of the Year – Rockwind Community Links, 2016, One of Five Global Honorees (The only municipal facility listed)
  • USGA Pace of Play Symposium – Seminar speaker, 2016, Case Study: Rockwind Community Links, with JJ Murphy, Hobbs City Manager
  • Golf Digest “Best New” - Rockwind Community Links, 2015
  • ASGCA Design Excellence Award - Rockwind Community Links, 2015
  • New England Club Managers Association - Guest lecturer, 2015, “Water Usage and Sustainability”
  • Golf Industry Show – Seminar speaker, “ZERO WASTE – A low cost solution for your course”, 2014, 2015
  • Golf Week Best Courses by State – The Golf Course at Sand Hollow Resort, #1 Public Course in the State of Utah, 2011
  • New England Regional Turfgrass Association - Seminar speaker, “Water and Energy Management for Golf Courses”, with Andy Slack, 2011
  • California State University, Fresno - Guest lecturer, 2010
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville - Guest lecturer, 2010
  • Golf Week Best Resort Courses - The Golf Club at Sand Hollow, 2010
  • Golf Industry Show - Seminar speaker, “Water and Energy Management for Golf Courses”, with Andy Slack, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Golf Magazine Best New Courses - The Golf Club at Sand Hollow, 2008
  • Golf Digest “Best New” - The Golf Club at Sand Hollow, 2008
  • Golf Industry Show - Seminar speaker, “Energy Management for Golf Development”, 2008
  • Golf Digest “Best New” - The Ranch Golf Club (while with Graves & Pascuzzo), 2002
  • Staples Golf Design Awards
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design, Executive Education - Guest Lecturer, “Golf Course Design” with Brian Silva, 1999, 2000
  • American Society of Landscape Architects - Certificate of Merit in the study of Landscape Architecture, 1995