THE GOLF ARCHITECTS
E. Costello, ASGCA
Brian received a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from the University of California at Davis in 1983. Upon graduation, he joined Hargreaves Associates, a renowned planning and landscape architecture firm based in San Francisco. During his five years there, Brian developed an appreciation for the powerful experiences which can be created through sculptural landforms and contextual landscapes. His designs reflect a deep commitment to the experience of the game as defined by its' setting.
In 1989 Brian joined JMP, and became a Principal of the firm in 1994. Brian has designed many outstanding golf courses around the world. Among his most noteworthy designs are: Whiskey Creek Golf Club near Washington, DC, Callippe Preserve Golf Club and Los Lagos Golf Club in California, Costa do Sauipe Golf Links and Fazenda da Grama Golf Club in Brazil, Belnatio Golf Club, Nasu Chifuriko and Golden Palm Country Clubs in Japan, and Blackstone Golf & Resort in Jeju and Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon, Korea.
is a regular member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects,
the Urban Land Institute, the USGA, and a registered Landscape Architect
in California. Published works include “Secrets of the Great Golf
Course Architects” and ASGCA’s “An Environmental Approach
to Golf Course Development”. Brian, along with fellow Principal
Mark Hollinger, manage JMP's West Coast Office. Brian is the proud father
of two sons named Adam and Riley.
“One of the most important qualities that a Golf Course Architect should possess is the ability to listen…to clearly understand and identify the needs of the client, and then creatively translate those requirements into spectacular and memorable golf courses.” - Brian Costello
E. Hollinger, ASGCA
He is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, the American Society of Landscape Architects, as well as a registered Landscape Architect in both South Carolina and Florida, a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the United States Golf Association. He was also elected to the ASGCA Board of Governors in 2011.
Mark is married with two daughters, and resides in Northern California. His most noteworthy golf designs include the Agile Golf & Country Club, Long Island Golf & Country Club, Luxe Hills International Golf Club and Jian Lake Shaoxing Golf & Country Club in China, Wildhawk Golf Club in Sacramento, California, Iwate Numakunai Golf Club in Japan, as well as Las Lomas Golf & Habitat in Guadalajara, Mexico. He is a frequent speaker around the world at various golf conferences and seminars, and has been an avid golfer since he was eleven years old.
As Golf Architects, we are members of a most noble profession. We have the honor to travel the world, professing our love and passion for the game and our appreciation for nature, allowing us to combine the elements of both, which produce wonderful courses and settings for the world to enjoy for many years to come. - Mark Hollinger
Moore, Jr., ASGCA
Upon graduating from Wake Forest University in 1979, Bob made the decision to pursue golf course design as a career. He returned to school and tailored his curriculum with a focus on golf course architecture, receiving a Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture from North Carolina State University in 1983. His professional career began with the firm of Jerry Turner & Associates, where Bob developed his skills as a landscape architect and land planner. His early golf course designs include Nags Head Golf Links, North Shore Country Club and Wildwood Green Golf Club, all in the State of North Carolina.
Bob joined JMP in 1990 and became a Principal in 1994. Leading JMP into the Southeast Asia market, he has continued to produce some of the region's best courses, including Mount Malarayat Golf Club & the renovation of Manila Golf Club (Philippines), Rajpruek Club (Thailand), Bukit Pelangi Country Club & Royale Jakarta Golf Club (Indonesia). He has also designed award-winning projects in the US that include The Golf Club at Roddy Ranch in Antioch, California; Heritage Golf Club, Chapel Ridge Golf Club and the renovation of Masonboro Country Club in North Carolina. Bob is a regular Member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. In 1999 he relocated to North Carolina to open JMP's East Coast Office. Living in Chapel Hill, he is married and the father of two children.
The game of golf is an experience like no other. I believe that it is our mission, as Golf Course Architects, to provide thoughtful, challenging, and memorable settings for that experience. - Bob Moore, Jr.
Ty earned his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Kansas State University in 1990, and upon graduation joined the firm Robert Trent Jones II. During his 20 years at RTJ II his skills and experience as a golf course architect were refined working on projects around the globe. Ty joined JMP in 2010 working alongside principals Brian Costello and Mark Hollinger in JMP's West Coast office.
His noteworthy designs include Rock Barn Golf & Spa in North Carolina; Kalúhyat Golf Club at Turning Stone Casino & Resort in New York and Sunday River Golf Club in Maine all recognized by Golf Digest in their rankings of Best New Courses of the Year. Recent work includes Tenuta di Bagnaia Resort Golf Course in Toscana Region, Italy; Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico; Sequoyah National Golf Club in North Carolina and Hickory Sticks Golf Course in New York.
Ty is a Regular Member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects and the USGA. Married and the father of two daughters and a son, Ty lives in Northern California with his family.
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