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Alan Rijks

Alan Rijks Golf course design is a full service golf course design firm located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The firm is wholly owned by its principle, four times Dutch champion team-competition Alan Rijks.

Our philosophy is to design golf courses that enhance the natural environment. Each project has a personal and unique character. Alan Rijks works together with most experienced staff and created an impressive portfolio of signature courses across the globe.

Alan is a senior member of European Institute of Golf Course Architects. EIGCA represents Europe’s most qualified and experienced golf course architects. His experience encompasses around 30 years of world class golf course design, covering over 65 projects in various locations in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Apart from designing golf courses that are both enjoyable and challenging for players at all levels, Alan develops creative design solutions to a variety of environmental and planning issues.

Alan Rijks’ broad and deep experience encompasses first-hand on the ground experience in construction, design management and site supervision. This ability gives him a great advantage over others in successfully transforming his design into a top class golf course.

Alan Rijks studied landscape architecture at the Erasmus University in Brussels, Belgium.

Currently Leonard van Nunen has been Alan’s Apprentice since 2017.