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Arthur Hills

Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest and Associates
Toledo, OH

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Biographical Sketch

Principal, ASGCA

Education:
• 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

Responsible for designing more then 160 new private, resort and upscale public golf courses around the world. In addition, the 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.

Professional Experience:
• Arthur Hills / Steve Forrest and Associates - 1966 to Present - Golf Course Architecture and Land Planning
• Arthur Hills, Landscape Architect - 1960 to 1966 - Commercial and Residential Site Planning and Landscape Design
• Hills Landscape Company - 1957 to 1960 - Commercial and Residential Landscape Contractor
• United States Armed Services - 1952 to 1954

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.