Golf Course Expert 451149 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Golf Course Path Design with expertise in Land Planning Design, Recreational Facility Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Architectural Design, Irrigation Design, Landscape Drainage, Residential Subdivision Design, Project Coordination, Golf Resorts, and Construction Inspection. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

Expert witness experience includes cases involving person hit by a golf ball in the lawn of a residence adjacent to a golf course, the face of a sandtrap collapsing due to faulty design and construction, and a person stepping in a hole of a sunken irrigation sprinkler head and falling into an adjacent sandtrap, breaking their arm. Additional experience with cases involving a golf cart path constructed on adjacent homeowner's property without their consent, when it could have been build off their property.  

Consulting Experience

Consulting experience includes preparing Master Plan Drawings,  preparation of Construction Drawings and Specifications, Construction Inspections, attending pre-construction meetings, construction meetings, and post construction meetings, and pre-bid meetings.  

Professional Experiences

Professional experience includes being Principal at a design firm.

Relevant Experiences

My experience with golf course design, knowledge of how the majority of golfers play the game, and cart path design experience are what makes me an expert in golf course litigation. I have been designing quality championship golf courses for 30 years, and all of the 18-hole public-access golf courses that I have helped design are rated between 4 and 4 1/2 stars in the 2006 Golf Digest’s Places to Play.


B.S.Landscape ArchitecturePurdue University

Licenses Certifications

Registered Landscape Architect

Awards & Affiliation

Member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Golf Course Architects

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases