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Edwin Roald  International Golf Architect & Consultant

Edwin Roald is an international golf course architect and a leading expert on golf's responsible land-use,

aiming to maximize golf's potential to serve as a meaningful contributor to society. Edwin's unique perspective identifies opportunities for golf facilities to produce multiple economic, environmental and social benefits, changing how people think about golf.

Complete design of
new golf facilities

Existing golf facilities

Sustainability advice &
GEO Certified verification

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PLANNING PERMIT

APPLICATION

SPECIFICATIONS

& QUANTITIES

IDEA

OPENING

LAND-USE & CONCEPT

COST, TIMETABLE

& LOGISTICS

DETAILED DESIGN

CONSTRUCTION

MONITORING

LOWER YOUR
MAINTENANCE COSTS

 

Bunkers and other special features can be costly to maintain? Eliminating some of them can help you make ends meet. Get a Bunker Audit and see which features you can afford to lose.

OPTIMIZE FLOW AND

PACE-OF-PLAY

 

Good flow and pace-of-play is vital to optimize daily fee revenue. To minimize your tee-time interval and maximize player enjoyment, get recommendations on how you can make easy adjustments to your holes'
playing order, length and par.

MAXIMIZE YOUR TURF'S

WINTER SURVIVAL

 

Design dictates the accumulation and melting of ice and snow, shelter from wind chill and otherwise help prevent costly repairs and loss of reputation. Get in touch to enjoy cutting-edge expertise and advice on how to maximize your turf's winter survival.

WHAT SUSTAINABILITY REALLY
MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

 

Sustainability is all about working responsibly. It simply means making large and small decisions that simultaneously have a positive impact on your business, on your community and the environment.

VERIFICATION FOR THE
GEO CERTIFIED ECOLABEL

 

Edwin Roald is an accredited verifier for the GEO Certified ecolabel, a relevant, accessible and affordable programme designed to recognize environmental stewardship and sustainability initiatives undertaken by golf courses/clubs of all sizes.

GEO CERTIFIED
APPLICATION SUPPORT

 

Getting your facility OnCourse, ready to be verified for the GEO Certified ecolabel. Varying levels of involvement in the application process.

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Updates

Edwin Roald to speak in Stockholm

Edwin Roald will be among speakers at a seminar on golf's role in a multifunctional landscape, which will take place on February 7th 2017 at The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.

Read more about the seminar

Edwin Roald is a golf architect, writer and sustainability advisor emphasizing and advocating responsible land use. For 15 years, he has independently designed or consulted in eight countries, on both sides of the Atlantic including USA and Russia. Clients include governments, environmental groups, golf course developers and operators. Edwin is a Senior Member of The European Institute of Golf Course Architects and serves as the institute’s sustainability committee chairman.

 

He is an accredited verifier for The Golf Environment Organization’s GEO Certified eco-label and the author of Why18holes.com, where he has since 2008 encouraged the reconsideration of the 18-hole standard, a revolutionary concept Edwin has explained through public speaking and interviews throughout the golfing world. His work towards sustainable golf development has gained official words of support from The R&A in St. Andrews.

European Institute of Golf Course Architects, EIGCA, logo in png format Logo for Golf Environment Sustainability Associate

Senior Member - Serves on Council

Chair of Sustainability Committee

Sustainability Associate
& Verifier for GEO Certified

World top-25 sustainable

golf course architects

"In his inspiring lecture on sustainable golf, Edwin Roald made us realize that with a creative vision, community involvement, and proper management, golf can contribute to the activities of sustainable lifestyles."

 

Ari Virtanen

 

Lecturer, The School of Management (ESG)

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)

Get in touch

info@edwinroald.com

Europe: +354 693 0075

USA: +1 941 462 3332

Skype: edwin_roald

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