Professional Skills

Blending a variety of disciplines to create unique and profitable golf courses, Andy Johnson Design possesses creativity, a thorough knowledge of the game of golf and technical expertise which result in superior golf courses for all geographic regions.

Arial view of green near water

Landscape Architecture

Employing the principles of design, Andy Johnson Design sculpts the land in a manner that complements and preserves the natural landscape.

Civil Engineering

We use our knowledge of surveying, topographical maps and aerial photos to transpose the terrain into the three-dimensional reality of the course.


Our extensive background in turf culture and care enables us to specify and prepare the highest turfgrasses.

Heavy Construction

Our experience in the operation of modern heavy earth moving equipment helps us to logically implement a design.

Hydraulic Engineering

We bring to our golf course design a comprehensive knowledge of state-of-the-art irrigation, pumping and drainage systems.

Plans and Specifications

Covering all phases of construction, we prepare detailed plans and specifications; i.e. staking, clearing, cut and fill, grading, drainage, irrigation, and details of individual holes and features.

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During any given day, we may function the same as or work with any combination of the following:


  • Site Planner
  • Soils Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Artist
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Clubhouse Architect
  • Pump System Engineer
  • Clerk-of-the-Works
  • Arbitrator
  • Arborist



  • Landscape Architect
  • Irrigation Designer
  • Specification Writer
  • Surveyor
  • Shaper
  • Environmentalist
  • Superintendent
  • Turf Specialist 
  • Draftsmen
  • Golfer
  • Civil Engineer


 Our clients especially appreciate Andy’s background as a professional golfer and a golf course superintendent. They know that Andy Johnson Design’s value exceeds architectural expertise and includes assistance in the total package of golf course development and operations.

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