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Simon Gidman

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Simon Gidman has been involved with golf since 1973, initially as a professional golfer at Gerrards Cross GC. He then studied landscape architecture at Leeds Metropolitan University before commencing a career in golf course architecture with Hawtrees in 1983. In 1991 he set up his own company and has since developed a number of prestigious private and public courses throughout Europe.

His philosophy is to enhance the individual character of each site and combining that with the three principles of golf course architecture to provide an exciting sporting challenge which is both visually attractive and ecologically sound. The company have recently been awarded the complete upgrading of Northenden GC [18 holes] and Hart Common GC [18 holes], the re-development of Hösel GC [südplatz], Germany, as well as new developments at Potters Crouch GC [Herts], Stonebridge GC [Warks] and Manvers Lakeside [Yorks].

The company also act as Consultants to golf clubs seeking to renovate and upgrade their courses eg The Brancepeth Castle GC [Colt], Hockley GC [Braid design], Highgate GC., Highwoods GC [J.H. Taylor] and The Royal Automobile Club [Fowler]. Simon Gidman is a past president of the EIGCA and vice President of the BIGCA. He also chaired a subcommittee on safety margins on golf courses.

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Member Details

Name:
Simon Gidman
Membership:
Member
EIGCA Council:
Past President
Phone:
+44 1993 830441
Mobile:
+44 7768 600102

Continued Professional Development (CPD)

CPD Status:
Active

Member’s Projects

Work Course Country
Short course/par 3 Knole Park GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes West Hove GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Haan Dusseltal GC Germany
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Long Cliffe GC England
New 9 hole golf course Waterfront GC England
New 9 hole golf course Stonebridge GC England
Major work: Rebuilding of minimum 9 greens Harewood Downs GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Brancepeth Castle GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Highgate GC England
New 18+ hole golf course The Centurion GC England
Major work: Rebuilding of minimum 9 greens Northenden GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Hockley GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Billingham GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Hart Common GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Knighton Heath GC England
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes Whitby GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Burhill GC [new] England
New 18+ hole golf course Sherfield Oaks Waterloo GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Sherfield Oaks Wellington GC England
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes Dore & Totley GC England
Short course/par 3 St. Edwards School England
New 18+ hole golf course Vale Royal Abbey GC England
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes Mid Yorkshire GC England
Major work: Other redevelopment work of a minimum 9 holes Willesley GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Waterton Park GC England
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes RAC Country Club, Epsom England
New 18+ hole golf course Frilford Heath GC [blue] England
New 18+ hole golf course Witney GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Studley Wood GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Brickhampton GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Galgorm Castle GC N. Ireland
New 9 hole golf course Muckhart GC England
New 9 hole golf course Brickhampton GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Hösel GC Germany
New 18+ hole golf course Blackwood GC Ireland
Short course/par 3 Blackwood GC Ireland
New 18+ hole golf course Puckrup GC England
Short course/par 3 Ramsdale GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Forest of Galtres England
New 18+ hole golf course Brampton Park GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Seedy Mill GC England
Additional 9 holes, existing course Salisbury & South Wilts.GC England
New 18+ hole golf course Wrag Barn GC England
New 9 hole golf course Bury St. Edmunds GC England
New 9 hole golf course Southwood GC England
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes Corhampton GC England
New 18+ hole golf course West Hove GC England
Additional 9 holes, existing course Hoebridge Golf Centre England
New 18+ hole golf course Sandford Springs GC England
New 9 hole golf course Sandford Springs GC England
Major work: Minimum 3 new holes Western Park GC England
Golf Course Design
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