Matt Schiffer

Associate Member

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BS Civil Engineering, MS Engineering Management, MSc Golf Course Architecture (distinction)

Matt founded both Greengrass Engineering and Greengrass Golf Design in 2012. He is now working with Golf Course Architects (including colleagues from EIGCA, ASGCA and SAGCA) on four continents, leveraging his Engineering and Golf Course Architecture backgrounds to help them realize and implement their designs. Under the banner of Greengrass Golf Design, Matt is able to assist clients with original design and renovation work.

Between 2005 and 2012, Matt worked as a Design Associate with internationally renowned design firm Golfplan, working on all aspects of more than one hundred golf development projects worldwide.

From late 2004 through 2005, Matt worked as an Assistant Site Superintendent, building golf courses with Certified Builder McDonald & Sons in eastern Maryland, USA.

In 2004, after 12-months of intensive study and travel to experience some of the finest golf courses in the United Kingdom, he graduated with an MSc in Golf Course Architecture (distinction) from the EIGCA education program in Edinburgh, Scotland. Upon graduating, he was honored as the Toro Student Golf Course Architect of the Year.

Matt graduated from Lehigh University (Pennsylvania, USA) in 1996 with a degree in Civil Engineering and has been professionally licensed as an engineer since 2001. He is now licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.

He is an avid golfer, taking the opportunity to experience some of the finest historic golf courses of the American northeast while perpetually working on his game.

Member Details

Name:
Matt Schiffer
Membership:
Associate Member
Phone:
+1 215 378 7731

Continued Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Status:
Approved
Sustainability:

Stage 3

Member’s Projects

Work Course Country
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes City Park Golf Course United States
Major work: Rebuilding of minimum 9 greens Itanhanga Golf Club Brazil
New 9 hole golf course Nemacolin Shepherd's Rock United States
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes The Pine Course at Grey Oaks United States
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes Chihuahua Country Club Mexico
New 9 hole golf course Monarch Dunes Golf Club United States
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes The Estuary at Grey Oaks United States
New 9 hole golf course Azerbaijan Racetrack Golf Training & Practice Center Azerbaijan
New 18+ hole golf course Hofgut Georgenthal Germany
Golf Course Design
Sustainability