Tuohy Associates / Golf Strategies tailor their range of services
to suit each particular client and project. Our range of services include:
and Master Planning
Design and Documentation
/ Pro Shop / Maintenance Centre design and documentation
the design and construction of a golf course involves the following major
urban/resort planner reviews total project site and in conjunction with
Golf Course Architect, allocates land / corridors for golf course and
clubhouse where a quality course can be built and where it will give greatest
landscape benefit to the urban environment.
LAYOUT AND ROUTING PLAN
golf course architect prepares plan of the alignment of the course which
green and fairway positions including practice facilities.
envelope and access roads etc.
houses and other structures.
earthworks and relationships with adjoining development.
golf course architects will then prepare accurate plans suited to tender
design drawings are produced for construction purposes and these generally
Routing and Clearing Plan (1:2000).
and Greenside Bunker Plans (1:200).
and Fairway Bunker Plans (1:500).
Planting Plan (1:1000).
specifications and typical construction details.
on irrigation systems and organisation of irrigation submissions.
can be undertaken a number of ways depending on the project type and the
degree of client involvement. It involves:-
are three basic forms of course construction services that Tuohy Associates
/ Golf Strategies can offer its clients. These are:-
In this service the client contracts directly with an experienced contractor
to build the course. We will inspect the construction progress on a regular
basis to ensure the design intent is being adhered to.
SUPERVISION, SHAPING AND COURSE MAINTENANCE SERVICE
We have an experienced team of construction supervisors and final earth
works shapers who are experienced in modern golf course construction techniques.
We would place our team on site to work with the main contractor on a
full time basis for the duration of the construction period. This has
the advantage of ensuring day-to-day supervision and hands on working
of the course by experienced personnel to achieve a high quality result.
Our golf course architects would visit the site on a regular basis to
monitor progress and design intent.
our construction team includes experienced golf course superintendents
and greenkeepers who are available to provide a course maintenance and
Following construction and turfing, one of our supervisors/superintendents
would remain on site for a six month period, followed by a monthly visit
(of one week duration) for a further six months. In this one year period
we would have taken the Client's selected course superintendent through
a hands on training program, whilst establishing the turf and maintaining
it to a high standard concurrently. Programs for chemical and fertiliser
applications would be established and monitored, and training in the use
of the latest automatic irrigation systems as well as the day-to-day course
maintenance procedures would be included.
KEY CONSTRUCTION SERVICE
have also developed relationships with a number of earthmoving / civil
engineering groups which enables it to offer fixed price design and construct
packages to its clients. The advantages to the client are that he knows
up front what the course is going to cost and is guaranteed of this, and
only has to deal with one group rather than a myriad of consultants and
As Golf Strategies is part of the Development Planning Strategies group,
it is able to call on a large range of specialist consulting services
from associated companies within the group. These services include:
& Resort Planning
Mapping & Graphics
Financial Feasibility & Project Management
Feasibility, Management & Training
Course Construction & Maintenance
is in addition to the range of services offered by Tuohy Associates and
PROJECTS & CLIENT BASE
PHILOSOPHY OF DESIGN
GOLF AND THE ENVIRONMENT