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Arthur Hills is one of America’s foremost golf course designers. He is personally responsible for many of the country’s finest courses, having designed over 160 throughout the nation. He is renowned for making his courses playable and enjoyable for golfers of all skill levels. In addition, his firm has been called upon to refine or renovate more then 100 courses including some of the countries most renowned clubs often in preparation for major USGA and PGA Championships.

As chief designer, Arthur Hills’ personal involvement begins with participation in the development of the golf course routing plan and the generation of design and grading concepts relative to the strategy of the individual holes. Arthur is also very involved with making construction visits, attending promotional events and providing on-going consultation after the course has opened for play.


  • University of Michigan – Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  • Michigan State University – Bachelor of Science

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASGCA (American Society of Golf Course Architects, past President)
  • ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects: Registered in Florida, Michigan and Ohio)
    – Elected into the 1999 ASLA Class of Fellows
  • GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America)
  • NGF (National Golf Foundation)
  • OTF (Ohio Turfgrass Foundation)
  • ULI (Urban Land Institute)
  • Donald Ross Society

Among the courses that he has designed are:

  • Olde Atlanta Forsyth
  • The Standard Club Atlanta
  • The Golf Club of Georgia Atlanta
  • The Landings Savannah
  • Bay Harbor Club Michigan
  • Bonita Bay Florida
  • Palmetto Dunes South Carolina
  • Palmetto Hall South Carolina