Portfolio – golf projects

Our Featured Golf Projects

For more than 26 years, Nathan has been designing new golf courses, renovating golf courses, master planning, and helping clients maximize the potential of their golf courses and the return on their investment.  His work has garnered awards from Golf Digest, Golf Inc., GolfWeek, the ASGCA and more.  From full course design and renvoations to long-range master plans and small-scale bunker or green renovations, he’s seen it all.

On this page you will find (in no particular order) our featured projects for the last quarter century. 

For a full list of projects, please contact our office. 

master plan | renovation & re-design

The Refuge

Location: Flowood, MS (Greater Jackson Metro Area)

Winner – ASGCA “Environmental Excellence Award” 2019
Nominated – Golf Digest’s  “Best New Public Course in America” 2021

new course design & residential land planning

Copper Mill Golf Club

Location: Zachary, LA (Baton Rouge)

Winner – Golf Digest’s  “Best New Public Course in America”


naturalization & turf reduction program
ongoing course-wide bunker renovation

Tiger Point Golf Club

Location:  Gulf Breeze, FL

Former Site of the PGA Tour’s Pensacola Open

full course bunker renovation

Shell Landing Golf Club

Location: Gautier, MS (Gulf Coast)

Davis Love III Signature Course (bunker renovation by Nathan Crace, ASGCA)
Coastal course with several holes framed by tidal marshes

golf course “restorvation” plan

Historic City Park Golf Course

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Historic Tom Bendelow-designed course, first opened in 1928
The first golf course added to the National Historic Register by the National Parks Service

18-hole greens renovation & new 9th green complex

Mississippi State University GC

Location: Starkville, MS

Home course of Miss State’s PGA Golf Mgt and Agronomy/Turfgrass programs
One of the highest rated college golf courses in the Southeastern US

full course bunker renovation

The Oaks Golf Club

Location: Pass Christian, MS (Gulf Coast)

Former Host of the Buy.com Tour’s Gulf Coast Classic
Former Host of Hooters Tour event

full course bunker renovation

Oak Harbor Golf Club

Location: Slidell, LA (Greater New Orleans)

One of the top public courses in the State of Louisiana

full course renovation & re-design

Ole Miss Golf Club

Location: Oxford, MS

Winner – Golf Inc.’s  “Top 3 Best Public Course Renovations in America”

full course renovation & re-design

Hattiesburg Country Club

Location: Hattiesburg, MS

GolfWeek’s  “Top 5 Private Courses in Mississippi” 2020
Former PGA Tour stop (the week of The Masters)

full course bunker renovation

Beaver Creek Golf Course

Location: Zachary, LA (Metro Baton Rouge) 

land-planning & renovation

Mississippi State Univ Drill Field

Location: Starkville, MS

Green space hub in the center of campus that dates back to the school’s founding in 1817
Collaboration with Neil Couvillion, ASLA of Forme Design Group

lake bank restoration and re-design

Links on the Bayou


Location: Alexandria, LA

WINNER – 2020 Environmental Excellence Award!

short game facility design & new practice green

Koasati Pines at Coushatta Resort

Location: Kinder, LA (Lake Charles)

Host – Notah Begay’s National Junior Amateur Championship


Tamahka Trails Golf Club

Location: Paragon Casino Resort – Marksville, LA 




master plan

Smuggler’s Run GC

Location: Jackson Parish, LA




master plan

phase I – new practice facility & short course
phase ii – new 8th hole
phase iii – tbd

Tupelo Country Club

Location: Tupelo, MS

course drainage and bunker study

Santa Maria GC

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

practice facility & ongoing course renovations

Historic Webb Park GC

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

short game facility renovation & re-design

Old Waverly Golf Club

Location: West Point, MS

Host of 4 USGA events, including:
1999 US Women’s Open
2019 US Woemen’s Amateur

new short game facility & range upgrades

Annandale Golf Club

Location: Madison, MS

Former PGA Tour Stop for the Sanderson Farms Classic

master plan, range upgrades & ongoing consulting

Starkville Country Club

Location: Starkville, MS





new team short game practice facility

Univ of Southern Mississippi

Location: Hattiesburg, MS (at Hattiesburg CC)

Winner – “Environmental Excellence Award” 

new team practice facilities & course upgrades

Mississippi State University GC

Location: Starkville, MS

One of America’s “Top College Golf Courses”


phased bunker renovation

Cypress Creek GC

Location: Cabot, AR (Greater Little Rock)




re-routing / design of three new holes

Delta State University GC

Location: Cleveland, MS

Course changes were required to make room for the new Grammy Museum




full course renovation master plan

Belle Rive

Location: Greater New Orleans, LA




coursewide greens renovation

Bay Breeze GC

Location: Keesler AFB; Biloxi, MS


coursewide greens renovation

The University Course

Location: Maxwell AFB; Montgomery, AL



new short game green complex

Bayou DeSaird Country Club

Location: Monroe, LA


coursewide greens renovation

Blackberry Trail Golf Course

Location: Florence, AL 

hole 17 renovation & streambed restoration

The Bluffs Resort & CC

Location: St. Francisville, LA



green renovation

The Ridges at Village Creek

Location: Wynne, Arkansas

golf course & residential master plan

Champion Hill

Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi


new golf course master plan

Bella Solana Resort & Golf Course

Location: Guanacaste, Costa Rica (Pacific Coast)

full course greens re-design/renovation

Ormond Country Club

Location: Destrehan, Louisiana

36-hole resort golf course master plan

Castle Rock Resort

Location: Vanderbilt, Michigan




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