Chris Lutzke started at 18 years old, working under Pete Dye on one of his most famous courses, Blackwolf Run. From the jump, Pete Dye took an interest in Lutzke’s ability and creativity when it came to designing courses in a way that gives form to seemingly formless terrain. With two degrees from Michigan State University in turf science and landscape architecture, Chris remains among the nation’s most talented course architects.
Chris has traveled the world designing some of the most beloved golf courses in the game, including The Baths at Blackwolf Run, Teeth of the Dog, Eagle Eye, and partnered with Pete Dye on many past projects before his passing as well.
Chris Lutzke works hard from dawn to dusk, and his career is solid proof of that work ethic.
OWNER & GOLF COURSE ARCHITECT, ASGCA
Chris brings decades of experience designing and managing construction, and was heavily mentored by the late Pete Dye. Chris has many course designs under his belt that have come to be known as some of the most loved by golfers all across the globe. Chris works hard from dawn to dusk—and has done so for the entirety of his career. From The Ocean Course to Old Marsh, Chris Lutzke understands the intricacies of advanced course design, and he uses that knowledge to create experiences that resound with every player walking onto the green.
VP OF GOLF COURSE OPERATIONS
CT has worked in the golf course industry for over 18 years, which has given him the skill and confidence to follow every construction project from start to finish. He knows how to handle the logistics of managing major course projects, even when unexpected issues arise. CT understands what it takes to deliver a project through to completion, and he uses his experience to do just that with every project he manages.
With a masters degree in golf course architecture from Edinburgh College of Art and a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Cornell University, Garrett holds the knowledge, skill, and creativity to solve any design problem he faces. Garrett has played on some of the most iconic courses in the US and the UK, giving him plenty of inspiration for his next unique design.
SENIOR CONSTRUCTION DESIGNER
As a course designer and builder since 2001, Abe brings 20 years of experience and skill to the table. Over the years, Abe has been a key construction manager to both Chris Lutzke and Pete Dye. He has played a huge part in creating some of the most iconic and highly rated courses in the country, including the Pete Dye course in French Lick, Indiana and Old Marsh in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.