Golf Course Design

Golf course design provides the unique challenge of incorporating the game of golf in harmony with the landscape.  A well planned, designed, constructed and managed golf course and facility will create a lasting memory of golfing pleasure.  Robert is dedicated to provide a comprehensive professional service of responsible planning and innovative design. Robert strives to recognize the client’s goals and maximize opportunities for efficient use of all available resources. While respecting the traditions of the sport, Robert maintains an awareness of current trends and future growth of the golfing industry.

Robert's goal is to offer a comprehensive service to create the most appropriate golf course solution and he carefully considers a functional design of golf features that lends it to efficient and effective maintenance practices. Environmental and land  conservation considerations are applied to project to ensure compatibility between the golf course and the natural landscape.

Robert directly involves the client to achieve a successful project.  This participation ensures that the client understands the scope of the project and is made aware of the opportunities and constraints that will influence the planning, design, budgets and the techniques used in construction, post construction and operations of the golf facility.

Robert's philosophy of the game of golf emphasizes player enjoyment. Golf can be challenging and fun for all skill levels.  A golf course that is well designed provides a variety of playing situations that will test the strategy and abilities from the novice to the professional golfer.

Eagle Point Golf & Country Club


Robert Heaslip provides golf course consulting services for new individual golf  facilities, or incorporated with community, resort and multi-land use developments.  Services include, but not limited to:

  • Feasibility and Planning Studies

  • Business and Financial Planning

  • Master Planning

  • Agency Approvals and Permits

  • Construction Drawings & Specifications

  • Detail Design

  • Irrigation Design

  • Construction Tender Documents

  • Contract & Project Management

  • Construction Inspection

  • Post Construction Consulting

  • Maintenance Programming

  • Landscape Design

  • Clubhouse Planning Assistance

Consulting services for existing golf courses include, but not limited to:

  • Golf Course Master Plans

  • Golf Course Expansion, Reduction

         and Redevelopment

  • Long Range Renovations Strategies

  • Irrigation Assessments

  • Tree Management

  • Cart Path Planning

  • Construction Drawings & Specifications

  • Landscape Design

  • Detail Design

  • Irrigation Assessment and Design

  • Construction Tender Documents

  • Contract & Project Management

  • Construction Inspection

  • Maintenance Programming

Carrying Place Golf & Country Club

Robert has been involved in over 110 golf projects from new golf course developments, golf course expansions, golf course renovation to individual golf hole renovation as well as existing golf course master planning and assessments.  Depending on the scope of the project, Robert will work in conjunction with land planners, engineers, architects and other specialists such as hydrologists, environmental consultants as well as financial and marketing groups to achieve the goals of a specific project.  Examples:

  New Developments

  • Glendenning Golf & Country Club, St. John's NL

  • Fox Meadow Golf Club, Stratford, PEI

  • The Wilds at Salmonier River, Salmonier Line, NL

  • Gros Morne Resort, St. Paul's NL

  • Widder Station Golf & Country Club, Thedford, ON

  • Woodington Lake Golf & Country Club, Tottenham, ON

  • Willow Beach Golf Club, Willow Beach, ON

  • Grande Meadows Golf Club, Frenchman's Cove, NL

  • Sutton Creek Golf & Country Club, Essex County, ON

  • Eagle Point Golf & Country Club, Kamloops, BC

  • Harmony Creek Golf Centre, Oshawa, ON

  • Bloomington Downs, Richmond Hill, ON

Woodington Lake Golf & Country Club


  • Carrying Place Golf & Country Club, Kettleby, ON

  • Sleepy Hollow Country Club, Stouffville, ON

  • Maple City Country Club, Chatham, ON

  • Markland Wood Golf & Country Club, Etobicoke, ON

  • Glen Eagle Golf & Country Club, Bolton, ON

  • Teulon Golf & Country Club, Teulon, MB

Carrying Place Golf & Country Club


  • Summerheights Golf Club, Cornwall, ON

  • Vespra Hills, Barrie, ON

  • Rivendell Golf Club, Verona, ON

Fox Meadow Golf Club