José María Olazábal Founder

Born 1966 in Spain. Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Sergio Gomez 1945-2020†

We are saddened that our founding partner Sergio Gomez passed away on May 27, 2020. His legacy will live on.

Matthias Nemes Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Born 1968 in Austria. Economics degree (BA) from Claremont Colleges, USA. International Management Program from ZF Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Anton M. Ortner Lead Golf Course Architect

Born 1980 in Austria. Degree in Landscape Engineering (Dipl. Ing. FH) from FH Weihenstephan, Germany.

Jack Lund Project Director, Construction Manager

Born 1963 in England, Degree in Agriculture and Agronomy from Cirencester College. 30 years experience worldwide in golf course construction. Currently as Project Director in the Middle East for two of our latest works.

Eugen Fürnweger Golf Course Architect

Born 1989 in Austria. Degree in Landscape Architecture (Dipl. Ing.) from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria.

Snorri Vilhjalmsson Golf Course Architect

Born 1980 in Iceland. Degree in Golf Course Architecture (M.Sc.) from University of Edinburgh, Scotland and in Computer Science (B.Sc.) from University of Iceland. EIGCA Member.

Olatz Martinez Project Manager

Born 1973 in Spain.

Rupert Eichler Design Associate

Born 1995 in Austria. BSc in landscape architecture from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. Currently pursuing his Master´s degree and working part-time with us as Golf Course Design Associate.

Robert Green Golf Writer (freelance)

Born 1953 in Great Britain.
Click HERE for his blog on news around the world of golf.

Olazabal Design can rely on the valued management services of NCM Network AG, represented by its two founders Franco G Bianchi (‎Chairman) and Matthias Nemes (Board Member) as well as Dr. Wolfgang Strub (Board Member).


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