our approach

"Staples Golf prides itself on great design, which we sum up in one word: Harmony…"

- Andy Staples, ASGCA

"I told myself
as a young architect

that I never wanted to win jobs by being the cheapest.
It’s all about value.."

-Andy Staples, ASGCA
2021

Golf Inc. Renovation of the Year, San Vicente Golf Resort

Top  

10

Rockwind Community Links voted Golf Digest Top 10 courses in New Mexico, 2017

144 

Ranked by
GolfWeek

Meadowbrook Country Club ranked #144 in GolfWeek's Best List of Classic Courses

Meet Staples Golf

Andy Staples
Principal
Joshua Goeden
Design Associate
Scott Laffin
Design Associate

Awards & Academics

Renovation of the Year - San Vicente, 2021
ASGCA Design Award - University Club Practice Course and Renovation, 2019
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
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

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