Paul Cowley

Golf Course Design ▪ Planning ▪ Construction

Award winning Golf Course Architect Paul Cowley has enjoyed an accomplished career as a multifaceted designer and builder. Proficient in Golf Course Design, he is equally at ease in Land Planning, Landscape and Building Architecture, and Construction Management.

Paul has designed or co-designed many courses during his career and four of these have been selected to be in the “Top 100 Golf Course” annual rankings.

  • The most prestigious is the Diamante Dunes Course in Cabo San Lucas, which has been in the “Top 100 Golf Courses in the World” rankings since it’s opening in 2009.
  • The Love Course at Barefoot Landing SC, is regularly in the “Top 100 US Courses You Can Play” rankings since it’s opening in 2000.
  • In 2024, Black Jacks Crossing, a course Paul co-designed with Lanny Wadkins, is listed as #57 of the Top 100 Resort Courses in the US and located in Lajitas, TX.
  • Since 2022 Paul has had two courses in the “Top 100 Courses in America Under $100” rankings. These are the Sanctuary GC in Brunswick Ga, and Orchard Creek GC in Altamont NY.

In addition Paul is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. Formed in 1946, the ASGCA is the premier organization of its kind in the world. He was sponsored by golf course architects Tom Marzolf and Pete and Alice Dye, and inducted in the Society in 2006.