Professional Bio

Design success is not solely due to the architect’s hard work and creative endeavors, but the gathering of many qualified people that are committed to excellence and a willingness to work together to reach a common goal. 


President/Principal Architect, Lawrence Golf Design

Integrally involved in all aspects of domestic and international golf course design.  Hands-on collaborative approach to work with clubs to provide meaningful and practical solutions to all ranges of design, renovation, consulting, and land planning needs.  

Senior Designer/Vice President, Gary Player Design

As Senior Designer/Vice President of Gary Player Design, Jeff Lawrence provided a full range of design responsibilities for both domestic and international markets, from inception to project completion. Jeff effectively worked with Gary Player, clients, contractors and consultants to deliver well respected, successful, award winning designs. He was also integrally involved with marketing, client development, plan production, technical specifications, contract negotiations and cost estimates.   

Design Associate, Fazio Golf Course Designers

Involved in all aspects of the design process in the West Coast office, Jeff produced design documents and implemented the design vision for each project assigned. He managed multiple projects at any one time with additional responsibilities of plan production, budgets and schedules for each clients. He also mentored new designers within the company to help expand their knowledge of the industry. 

Design Associate, Jack Nicklaus Design

Provided day-to-day design direction on behalf of Nicklaus Design on a variety of projects, both in the U.S. and Europe. Jeff served as a liaison with ownership, consultants, contractors and project managers to execute the intended design vision and to ensure quality guidelines were achieved. 

Education & Associations

Arizona State University

American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) - 2003 - present

NJCAA All-American - Golf 1983

Member of the Arizona State golf team