The Importance of Golf Course Renovation

Recorded On: 05/09/2019

Learn the importance and value of golf course “reinvention” and receive insider tips on changes that can help your club to stay competitive in an ever-changing marketplace. Paul Stringer and Tommy Hearden of The Nicklaus Companies, will discuss the importance of renovation, redesign and rebranding opportunities for golf courses.  

About the Nicklaus Companies

Whether it’s award-winning course design, world-class golf communities, industry-leading apparel and equipment, instruction and insight for players of every caliber, or giving back to the game and local communities, the Nicklaus Companies embody the highest standards of excellence and achievement. That’s why we’ve received prestigious recognition by golf design’s leading organizations, such as the Golf Course Builders Association of America, the American Society of Golf Course Architects, and Golf World’s Architect of the Year award. After naming Jack Nicklaus the most powerful person in golf for an unprecedented sixth consecutive year, Golf Inc. said, “The fact is that he keeps adding to his legend, at the design table and in the business world.”

If you want to build a world-class golf course, we are your designer. If you want to be a better player, we are your instructor and outfitter. And if you want to grow your business and brand, we are your partner. For more than four decades, the Nicklaus Companies has delivered results that reflect the same standards of achievement that Jack earned as a champion.


Paul T. Stringer

President, Nicklaus Companies Asia Pacific

Paul T. Stringer has more than 25 years of experience in the golf business. He has been with Nicklaus Design since 2003 and in his current role as executive vice president of business development as well as president of Nicklaus Companies Asia Pacific. Stringer oversees the corporate office in North Palm Beach, Fla. He started his career as a golf professional and general manager at various golf clubs in the southwestern United States. He is considered one of the leading experts in the golf industry and is asked to speak about golf, resort and residential developments at international conferences and trade shows. Prior to joining the Nicklaus Design organization, Stringer was senior vice president at Troon Golf and responsible for establishing and operating the Pacific Region offices in Sydney, Australia and Tokyo, Japan. He is a PGA member and has served as a two-term board member of the Southwest Section of the PGA of America.

Tommy Hearden

Business Development Associate, Nicklaus Design

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