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Completed GOLF COURSE PROJECTS

BLACKLEY GC, UK* - Major upgrading works on existing 18-hole course including development of water features, fairway drainage, new greens, bunkering and planting over existing deep peat subsoil and over landfill area. Construction cost £2m.

BLUNDELLS HILL GC, UK - Mr Stephen & Philip McKie Proprietary - 18 holes and driving range - Opened Summer '95. Construction cost £1.75m.

BRANSTON G & CC, UK* - 18 holes reconstruction and new 9-hole parkland/wetland course in River Trent floodplain - opened for play May 2001. Construction cost £1.5m.

BURSTWICK GC, UK* - Mr David Key -Pay and play course opened in August 2004. Construction cost £500,000.00.

CASTLEKNOCK GC, Nr Dublin, Eire* - Development by Monarch Properties Ltd and Tower Hotel Group - construction of a new 18-hole championship standard course - opened for play August 2005. Construction cost £4m.

CAVENDISH GC, UK* - 9th green reconstruction and advising on design improvements on existing 18-hole moorland course originally designed by Alister MacKenzie said to be one the best examples of MacKenzie's work in the UK.

DISLEY GC, UK* - Private - construction of new 3-hole extension on moorland/upland overlooking Derbyshire Peak District and a full golf course review.

HAIGH HALL, UK* - Public - Parkland course originally designed by Cotton Penninck - complete 18 holes reconstruction along with a new 9-hole course and teaching academy, feature putting green, and video assisted driving range - opened for play September 2002. Construction cost £3m.

HENNERTON GC, UK* - New 9-hole extension to existing 9-hole private member's course. Course opened mid-2006. Construction cost £0.5m.

HIGH LEGH GC, UK - Joint design with Mark James, PGA Ryder Cup Captain 1999. Proprietary - 27 holes and academy - Opened Spring 2001. Construction cost £4m.

KASKADA GOLF RESORT, JINACOVICE, Czech Republic* - New 27 Hole course and 6-hole academy and driving range. Construction cost £1.6m

KIKUOKA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB, CHANT VAL, Luxembourg - Six hole feature compact course with synthetic tees and greens. Fully contoured sand filled synthetic green surfaces and non-sand filled tees on a totally contoured site within a former orchard and within the existing Championship 18-hole Kikuoka CC.

LOS BARRANCOS DE LA ZAGALETA, Benahavis, Spain* - The second 18-hole course at this most exclusive private resort on Costa del Sol on stunning mountainside - Club de Campo de la Zagaleta S.L. Construction cost in excess of €21m.

MAASTRICHT INTERNATIONAL GOLF, The Netherlands and Belgium* - New 18-hole course with 13 holes in The Netherlands and 5 holes and half of the driving range in Belgium. Construction cost £2.5m. Opened in 2006 and voted within the top 60 courses in The Netherlands and will hold PGA Championships for the next five years only one year after opening. Managed by GMG and a flagship development. Construction has commenced on the three storey driving range.

MOSSOCK HALL GC, UK - Feasibility study for 18-hole golf course and then the full detailed master plan and detailed drawings for Mr John Mallinson. Established in 1996 Mossock Hall Golf Club is a par 71 course set in 130 acres of beautiful countryside on the Lancashire/Merseyside border.

OATRIDGE GC, UK* - Oatridge College Pay & Play - 9 hole course - Opened Spring '00. Construction cost £1m.

PIKE FOLD GC, UK* - Pike Fold Golf Club Ltd - Private - 9-holes and academy - Opened Spring '99. Construction cost £1.5m.

PIKE FOLD GC, UK* - New 9-hole extension to existing 9-hole private member's course, plus practice area. Construction cost £0.5m. Full 18-holes opened mid 2008.

ROYAL ANTWERP, Belgium - Remodelling of second oldest course on Continental Europe, complete bunker renovation project in conjunction with Diamond Golf Architects including re-establishing heather heathland and dunescape within the golf course.

REMEDY OAK GC, UK* - Mr Bill Riddle - master planning of the new exclusive private member's championship 18-hole course in heathland and pinewoods - opened for play May 2006. Construction cost £3.5m.

SILKSTONE GC, UK* - New 9-hole extension (including partial redevelopment of existing 18-hole course). Construction cost £0.7m.

SWAFFHAM GC, UK* - Private - new 9-hole extension to 9-hole course on pine woodland and heathland historically known as Swaffham Heath - involves heathland regeneration - opened for play in May 2002. Construction cost £0.5m.

TRENTHAM PARK GC, UK* - Feasibility study to undertake course upgrade followed by a bunker reconstruction programme. Construction cost £0.5m. Full design details for bunker and surrounds upgrading with some green re-design.

WALMERSLEY GC, UK - Private - 9 hole extension to existing upland/moorland - Opened Autumn '94. Construction cost £0.75m.

WALMERSLEY GC, UK - A further three hole extension was completed late 2007 so that further course rationalisation can take place. Shaping by 'Art' Wilson of A B Golf Contractors.

WIGAN GC, UK* - Private - new 9 holes extension to existing 9-hole parkland course - opened for play July 2001. Construction cost £0.75m.

Projects UNDER DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

ALTPRAGS GC, Italy* - New 9-hole course in mountains of the Sud Tyrol within a National Park and at the base of ski slopes.

ASHTON MOSS, UK - New 9-hole course on the outskirts of Manchester which includes a fully contoured driving range, short academy course and state-of-the-art practice facilities pitching and putting greens and floodlit 5-a-side football pitches.

BAARLE NASSAU, Belgium and The Netherlands - 18 holes plus 9 compact course where one hole crosses the International border twice.

BEAL VALLEY, OLDHAM, UK - 18 hole course being formed as the final stages of a three Million m3 landfill. Final contours being formed at the moment and consideration for a revised 9-hole layout and feature driving range.

BOOM, Belgium - 18 holes plus 6 compact course.

BRASSCHAAT, Belgium - 9 holes plus 6 compact course and remodelling of existing course facilities.

CASTLE HUME, Co, Fermanagh, Ireland - Course re-design and upgrading proposals on existing 18 hole layout which forms part of the Lough Erne Golf Resort designed by Nick Faldo. Proposals will also include dual use state-of-the-art practice facilities to be used b both courses, driving range, pitching areas and feature Himalayas putting course.

GEMERET, The Netherlands - 6 holes and being designed to re-introduce the Polder characteristics typical of the area by introducing a complex ditch system and work this into the design of the course.

GREEN BAY GOLF RESORT, Didim, Turkey - master plan proposals in competition for an 18-hole Championship standard golf resort and practice facilities, Hotel and Clubhouse and residential units.

GOLFBAAN HEELSUMSE VELD, Nr Arnhem, Netherlands - Re-design and re-bunkering proposals on an existing 27 hole course in order to improve the overall aesthetics and strategy. Feature 'ragged style' bunkering is proposed in the style of MacKenzie to produce an old fashioned heathland appearance. Proposals also include for a complete heathland restoration with heather, gorse and pine trees to be planted throughout the golf course over a two year programme. As part of the theme for the design the 'dry dales' formed during glacial deposition will be exposed and brought into the strategy and design of the golf holes.

GOLF PROJECT MONTENEGRO, FOR BOKA GROUP - Proposals for the introduction of golf to Montenegro with the first course in this part of the South Eastern Adriatic, introducing a Championship resort.

KAPELLEN, Belgium - 6 hole course plus 3 holes compact, course is designed to accommodate flood water from the Anti-Tank Canal which takes surface water from the whole of the surrounding region.

KRONENBOURG, Germany - 18 holes plus 9 compact course as a German holiday location with 400 houses planned.

KUJAVA, Danilovgrad, Montenegro - sketch proposals for an 18 hole Eco-Resort with the full range of golf facilities, clubhouse and Hotel/Wellness centre within a site bordered by the Zeta River and overlooked by the surrounding mountains. Designed in conjunction with Diamond Golf Architects.

LACS DE L'EAU D'HEURE GC, Belgium* - New 18-hole course, compact course and clubhouse.

LEIGH GC, UK - Alterations and various new green designs to existing James Braid course.

LIMOGES, France - 18 holes plus 6 compact course.

LOMMEL, Belgium and The Netherlands - 18 holes plus 6 compact course with 9 holes in Belgium and 9 holes in The Netherlands and the Clubhouse on the border. 110 Hectares for the development and it is proposed to reintroduce heather and natural ponds, public access for Centre Parcs.

MUSKERRY GC, Co Cork, Eire - proposals for course upgrading and rationalisation on an Alister Mackenzie original.

RINKVEN INTERNATIONAL G 7 CC, Antwerp, Belgium - fairway re-shaping exercise on a 36 hole existing layout in conjunction with Diamond Golf Architects.

RINKVEN INTERNATIONAL G 7 CC, Antwerp, Belgium - full course audit for a 36 hole existing layout in conjunction with Diamond Golf Architects.

RUCPHEN, The Netherlands - 18 holes with 350 holiday houses with 9 holes in the woodlands and 9 holes in open fields.

SCHILDE, Belgium - 18 holes plus 6 compact course.

WOODSOME HALL GC, UK - Proposals for course alterations, new greens, drainage and complete re-bunkering.

YOUGHAL GC, Ireland - Proposals for course alterations and reconstruction of established golf course.

Reconstruction PROJECTS, FEASIBILITIES & CONSULTANCY WORK

ABERSOCH GC, UK - Proposals for 9-hole extension.

ALDERLEY EDGE GC, UK* - Planning application for modifications to existing 9-hole course following Alderley Edge road by-pass construction.

ALDERNEY GC, Channel Islands* - Feasibility study advising on 9-hole course extension.

ASHLEA GRANGE GC, UK - Sketch proposals for 18-hole development with practice facilities.

ASTON GRANGE GC, UK* - Sketch proposals for 36-hole development for AGD.

ASTON WOOD GC, UK* - Major upgrading works on existing 18-hole course.

ATHERSTONE GC, UK* - Reconstruction of three holes on 18-hole course.

BARROWBY HALL, UK* - 27-hole course feasibility study and topographical survey.

BATH GC, UK* - reconstruction of all course bunkers in three phases.

BOLTON OLD LINKS GC, UK* - Re-design of Greens on this Alister MacKenzie course where it is said 'Here lies the origins of some of the greens at Augusta'. Peugeot Golf Guide 2008-2009 with a ranking of 15/20.

BARLBOROUGH LINKS GC, UK* - Course appraisal.

BEAUFORT GC, Co Kerry, Eire* - Feasibility study to undertake course upgrade.

BLARNEY GOLF RESORT, Eire - Consultancy/expert witness work on existing golf course development.

BRADFORD GC, UK* - Advising on upgrade of bunkers, tees and greens on 18-hole course in the Yorkshire Dales designed by Old Tom Morris and remodelled by Herbert Fowler.

BRANDON WOOD GC, UK* - Feasibility study to undertake upgrade of existing 18-hole course owned by Coventry CC and operated by Coventry Sports Trust.

BURY GC, UK* - Course audit and advice on new green construction.

CALVERLEY GC, UK* - Expert witness report on course safety.

CARDEN PARK GC, UK* - Planning advice to County Council.

CARLISLE GC, UK* - Advising on improvements to greens, tees and bunkers and course extension on existing 18-hole parkland course (Open Championship Qualifying) originally designed by Theodore Moon, later remodelled by Frank Penninck, Tom Simpson and Philip Mackenzie Ross.

1 CARNOUSTIE LINKS, Scotland* - Feasibility study to undertake upgrade of existing Budden Links 18-hole course and construction of 3 new holes and irrigation reservoir.

CASTLE ISLAND GC, Co Kerry, Eire* - Sketch proposals for 18-hole golf course.

CASTLEROSSE HOTEL, Co Kerry, Eire* - Green and tees reconstruction and advising on design improvements on existing 9-hole lakeside course.

CAWDOR QUARRY GC, UK* - Ecological assessment for 18-hole golf course.

CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH GC, UK* - Feasibility study to undertake course upgrade.

CHORLEY GC, UK - Green re-design working with Professional Sportsturf Design.

CLAUSHOLM GC, Denmark* - Mr Kim Berner - Planning application for a new 27-hole course in Jutland.

COLVILLE PARK GC, UK* - Feasibility study to undertake major course upgrade relating to a new housing development.

COOMBE WOOD GC, UK* - Reconstruction of bunkers on existing 18-hole parkland course.

COVENTRY HEARSALL GC, UK* - New floodlit landscaped putting green and feasibility study to undertake upgrade of existing 18-hole course.

CRAIL GOLFING SOCIETY, Scotland - Feasibility study for additional 18-hole course.

CREWE GC, UK* - Feasibility study on possible extension/course development.

DENTON GC, UK - Planting plan produced for Tom Macauley the then President of BIGCA.

DRUMMER'S YARD, UK* - Practice golf academy in private estate.

DUBROVA GC, Croatia* - Feasibility study for 18-hole course on the Istrian peninsula.

ELGIN GC, Scotland - Feasibility study to extend from 18 to 27 holes.

ERSKINE GC, Scotland - Course audit.

FAITHLEGG GC, CO Waterford, Eire* - Improvements to 18-hole course.

FISHWICK HALL GC, UK - Course Appraisal.

FOREST HILL GC, Leics, UK* - Course upgrade and reconstruction proposals. Works included master planning design for three new holes and general course upgrading, detail contouring for 9 hole short course academy and driving range to allow importation of materials for the course construction.

GARMOUTH & KINGSTON GC, Scotland - Sketch proposals and report for course alterations.

GAWSWORTH HALL GC, UK - Proposals for 18- hole course.

GOSFORTH GC, UK* - Green and river reconstruction on 18-hole course.

HALESWORTH GC, UK* - complete redevelopment of existing 27-hole golf course.

HARROGATE GC, UK* - Advising on bunker design and 3-hole extension on existing 18-hole parkland course originally designed by Alister MacKenzie.

HARTFORD GC, UK* - Obtained full planning permission for new 9-hole public course.

HARTLEPOOL GC, UK* - Feasibility study advising on upgrade of course on existing 18-hole links course originally designed by Willie Park jnr.

HAZEL GROVE GC, UK - Production of planting proposals for T.J. Macauley (President BIGCA).

HEADINGLEY GC, UK* - Advising on tee design and reconstruction on existing 18-hole moorland course originally designed by Alister MacKenzie.

HENDON GC, UK* - Reconstruction of course bunkers and tees on existing 18-hole parkland course originally designed by Harry S Colt.

HOWBROOK OPEN CAST FOR COBEX LIMITED - Expert Witness at Public Enquiry.

HORTON PARK GC, Surrey* - Planning application and upgrading of 27-hole parkland course.

HUDDERSFIELD (FIXBY HALL) GC, UK* - Reconstruction of bunkers on 18-hole course originally designed by Tom Dunn and remodelled by Tom Simpson and Herbert Fowler.

JUBILEE COURSE, THE LINKS TRUST, UK - Construction management of 18-hole course reconstruction works designed by Donald Steel. On-site experience of all types of construction on a Links Course including bunker revetting under the guidance of Walter Woods. (1988).

KILTON FOREST GC, UK* - Feasibility study for 18-hole course for private client.

KINGSBARNS, Scotland - Competition winner for the design of a stunning links course over the historic original Kingsbarns course for developers Gordon Begg, David Laing, Tom Rohr from Hawaii and Alburn Warwick. Design and detailed drawings, planning application for a new 18-hole links course on the famous Scottish golfing coast of Fife.

KIRKBY LONSDALE GC, UK* - Upgrading of existing 18-hole valley/moorland course.

LA QUINTA, G & CC, Marbella, Spain* - Proposals for another 18 hole course.

LAKESIDE, UK* - Feasibility study for a stunning driving range over water with floating targets.

LEASOWE GC, UK* - Feasibility study advising on complete upgrade of links course.

LES CREUX, Jersey* - Feasibility study for cliff top 18-hole & 9-hole course for KPMG.

LES QUENNEVAIS, Jersey* - Feasibility study with KPMG for a cliff top 9 hole golf course and academy.

L0WES PARK, UK - 5 hole plan for extension.

LEYLAND GC, UK - Re-design of existing course and proposed extension into new land.

LISCOMBE PARK GC, UK* - Private - Parkland - 27 holes championship course feasibility study and topographical site survey.

LYDES FARM, UK - Sketch proposals for 18-hole course and landfill.

MANNINGS HEATH GC, UK* - Design of new irrigation storage lake.

MATLOCK GC, UK* - Upgrade of existing 18-hole moorland course, new floodlit driving range and 3-hole course extension.

MID YORKSHIRE, UK - Feasibility study for 18-hole course, followed by course routing plans.

MOBBERLEY GC, UK - Obtained full planning permission and completed the design for new 9-hole course.

NEW MILLS GC, UK - Obtained full planning permission for 9-hole extension in providing the full course routing and large scale detailing.

NEWARK-ON-TRENT GC, UK* - Feasibility study on existing 18-hole course.

NEWCASTLE GC, UK* - Feasibility study to undertake course upgrade.

ODSHERREDS GC, Denmark* - Feasibility study for improvements to and existing 18-hole golf course and new three holes construction in 2003. Construction cost £0.75m.

PENWORTHAM GC, UK - Sketch proposals and feasibility study for course extension.

PETERCULTER GC, Scotland - Sketch proposals and report for course extension.

POLMOUNT GC, Scotland - Proposals for 18 hole course and landscaping.

POULTON-LE-FYLDE GC, UK - Advise North West Water re affects of NWW works report.

PRESTATYN GC, Wales* - Reconstruction of all tees on 18-hole championship links course. Construction cost £0.5m.

PRESTON GC, UK - Re-construction of greens working alongside Professional Sportsturf Design.

RAMSEY GC, Isle of Man - Course audit, drainage, re-construction of bunkers and re-design of greens.

RING OF KERRY GC, Eire* - Reconstruction of 8 greens on existing 18-hole moorland/hillside course overlooking Kenmare Bay originally designed by Eddie Hackett - opened for play in June 2001. Construction cost £0.5m.

2 ROYAL ANTWERP GC, Belgium* - Bunker reconstruction and drainage. Voted 2nd best course in Belgium in the 2008-2009 Peugeot Golf Guide and 1st for the best 'Polder' Golf Course.

RØ GC, Bornholm, Denmark* - Mr Carl Aage Reuss - Planning application for a new 18-hole course.

RY COMMUNE, Jutland, Denmark* - Planning application for new 18-hole golf course and landscaped industrial/residential park.

ST GEORGE'S HILL GC, UK - Improvement, management and restoration proposals in association with Greg Turner at Greenaway working on this Harry Colt original Parkland course with a ranking of 18/20 in the 2008-2009 Peugeot Golf Guide.

SHREWSBURY GC, UK* - Feasibility study to undertake course upgrade.

STAMFORD GC, UK - Advice on re-design of several greens and other features.

STYAL GC, UK - Sketch proposals and obtaining full planning permission for 18-hole golf course which involved the detailed course routing excepting greens and tees and bunker details.

3 SOUTHPORT & AINSDALE GC, UK* - Feasibility study for upgrade of 3 holes on existing 18-hole links course (Open Championship Qualifying) originally designed by J H Steer and ranked 16/20 in the 2008-2009 Peugeot Golf Guide.

STAVERTON PARK GC, UK* - Greens, tees, lake and driving range/golf academy construction on existing 18-hole parkland course originally designed by John Harris.

STOCKWOOD PARK GC, UK* - Feasibility study for golf teaching academy for Luton BC.

STENLØSE, Nr Copenhagen, Denmark* - Feasibility study for a new 27-hole golf course.

SITIO DE CALACEITE, TORROX, Malaga, Spain*. Proposals for a new 18 hole course and practice facilities including residential areas for Fuerte Hoteles.

TRAKAI GC, Vilnius, Lithuania* - Planning application and fully detailed routing plans for a new 18-hole course and 9 hole academy and practice facility in a dramatic lakeland setting within a National Country Park near the famous Trakai Castle.

TRAMORE GC, Co Waterford, Eire* - Feasibility study for new 9-holes extension to existing 18-hole parkland course (Irish Close Amateur Championship venue May 2003) in conjunction with ex-European Tour Pro', John McHenry.

VALANCE PARK, UK - Construction advice re golf course development.

VICARS CROSS GOLF CLUB, UK - Proposals for course extension and development.

WATERSIDE PARK, UK* - Expert witness in legal case in public inquiry.

WEARSIDE GC, UK* - Feasibility study to undertake major course upgrade.

4 WEST HILL GC, UK* - Private - 18 holes originally designed by Willie Park jnr - Heathland - reconstruction of all course bunkers in three phases - completed May 2002. Construction cost £0.5m.

5 WILLOW VALLEY G & CC, UK* - Mr John Newton - Planning application for a new 18-hole pay and play course. Construction cost £2m.

WILPSHIRE GC, UK - Re-design of existing greens.

WILTON GC, UK - Feasibility study on upgrading existing course.

WOODFOLD HALL, UK - Private - new 18-hole course in mature parkland setting and expert witness in public inquiry.

WOODSOME HALL GC, UK - Feasibility study on upgrading greens and tees.

6 WORPLESDON GC, UK* - Private - 18 holes originally designed by John F Abercromby - Heathland - currently undertaking the reconstruction of all course bunkers in three phases. Construction cost £0.5m.

WORSLEY GC, UK - Consultancy Advice and supervision re pipeline installation across golf course.

WYGATE PARK, UK - Sketch proposals for 18 hole course.

*Denotes projects undertaken by G&M Ltd with Steve Marnoch as Co-director (1998-2006), or being completed by Steve Marnoch as director of golfmarnoch Ltd (2006-), or acting as a consultant to the project.

1 - #12 in November 2002 Golf World Top 100 courses in the British Isles
2 - Voted 2nd in Belgium by Peugeot Guide 2005 - 18/20 points and voted 1st in same guide for best "Polder" Golf Course - 16/20 points
3 - #91 in November 2002 Golf World Top 100 courses in the British Isles
4 - #95 in November 2002 Golf World Top 100 courses in the British Isles
5 - Voted 9th out of over 100 new UK courses in the "Today's Golfer" New Courses guide, 1998
6 - #67 in November 2002 Golf World Top 100 courses in the British Isles

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