is centered around that of the classical British
golf architect, providing all the traditional
services. In addition to our core work, we
also provide the following services:
for new and renovation project(s) for
facilities, courses, driving ranges,
and practice areas;
day-to-day or planning consulting
services for developers, golf course owners
and greens committees;
inspections and long range master plans;
course reports and industry analysis;
academies and group golf travel
With Ian Scott-Taylor,
as chief architect, it gives the firm
a solid grounding in old school theory.
Scott-Taylor is a traditionalist. He
is committed to preserving the values set
originally in the game of golf. Having
played on all the famous British and Irish
courses he brings a unique perspective
of design to the client.
practice opened its doors in 1991, based
in North Wales in the United Kingdom.
While enjoying a successful career in
the UK he felt there was an opportunity
in the USA for this classical style of
architecture and therefore relocated
to the Maryland Eastern
Shore in the late 1990’s.
projects that we have completed since
coming to the USA showcase the combination
of modern technology and old-world design.
Collectively, we have completed over
fifty projects around the world in sixteen
countries – including the home
of golf in the United Kingdom, Turkey,
the United Arab Emirates, and the
United States of America.
Together with our skilled staff; the golf
course shapers, architects and operators combine
to produce some of the most unique and classic
designs since the days of Donald Ross and
From new courses to renovations, Ian Scott-Taylor Golf Architect
LLC does justice to the ideals of the great
architects that came before to preserve the
great game we call golf.