Westenborg Golf Design has designed a total of five new 18 hole golf courses as lead architect for Hawtree Ltd. Budgets ranged from just over £1 million to over £30 million and all have, in their own right, become successful and highly thought of, facilities.
Marc is 44 years old, married to Sara and has two son’s, Oliver who is 10 and Elliot who is 6. He enjoy’s all sports, especially golf with a handicap of 12 (perfect for his job) and regular games of squash.
During 15 years in the design business, Marc has prepared over 30 audit reports which involves, depending on the brief, an in-depth study of the golf course along with recommendations, sketches, photo montages and costings.
Marc has been a Senior Member of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects for 8 years. Senior membership only offered to those members with proven experience in golf design.
Quantity Surveying for 5 years followed by a change of career and studying HND in Golf Course Management. He has been a greenkeeper at Gleneagles and the Oxfordshire, an assistant Golf Course Architect for Gleneagles Golf Developments and a Construction Supervisor for Maccurrach construction in America. He joined Hawtree Ltd for 14 years.
Marc has worked with numerous existing golf courses on behalf of Hawtree Ltd; some minor renovations, some involving almost the complete rebuild of the golf courses. He is well versed in dealing with private members clubs, their committees and the associated politics, always ensuring the Club are satisfied with the finished product.