April 17 to current                                                                         Arcadia Bluffs GC

the South Course at Arcadia Bluffs (Arcadia, MI) - 18 hole new construction, lead/finish shaping

Architect - Dana Fry


Sept 16 to Nov 16                                                                           Old Oakland GC

Old Oakland GC (Indianapolis, IN) - 9 hole bunker remodel, lead/finish shaping

Architect - Ron Kern


Feb 16 to July 16                                                                              Santa Ana CC
Santa Ana CC (Santa Ana, CA) – 18 hole renovation, Lead shaping with Kye Goalby
Architect  - Jay Blasi
 
Oct 15 to Dec 15                                                                                  Erin Hills GC
Erin Hills GC (Erin, WI) – Bunker/tee work and out of play areas for US OPEN
Architect – Dana Fry
Hosting the 2017 US Open


Oct 15                                                                                              Pebblebrook GC
Pebblebrook GC (Noblesville, IN) – Bunker remodel
Architect- Ron Kern

Sept 14 to Nov 14                                                                                 Erin Hills GC
Erin Hills GC (Erin, WI) – Shaped new 3rd green complex for the 2017 US Open.
Architect – Dana Fry
Hosting the 2017 US Open

Sept 14  to  Oct 14                                                                               Duininck Golf               
Meadowbrook GC (Rapid City, SD) – bunker remodel, lead shaper
Architect - Gill Designs (Garrett Gill with Kari Haug)
 
Aug 14 to Sept 14                                                                                 Duininck Golf
Bemidji Town and CC (Bemidji, MN) – bunker remodel, lead shaper
Architect – Kevin Norby

May 14 to Jun 14                                                                                  Duininck Golf
Highland Golf and  CC (Indianapolis, IN) - bunker restoration, lead shaper
Architect - Ron Kern


Oct 13 to Nov 13                                                                                 Erin Hills GC
Erin Hills GC (Erin, WI) – Shaped new 3rd green complex for the 2017 US Open.
Architect – Dana Fry
Hosting the 2017 US Open

April 13- Sept 13                                                                                   Sentry Insurance
Sentryworld GC (Stevens Point, WI) – 18 hole remodel, lead/finish shaper,
Architect – RTJ II and Jay Blasi Design

Feb 12 – July 12                                                                                    Songho Engineering
Seopo CC (Seopo, Korea) – 27 Hole new construction, lead/finish shaper
Architect – Songho Design (Tiger Song)

Oct 11 – Nov 11                                                                                   Erin Hills GC
Erin Hills GC (Erin, WI) – shaped changes for 2017 US Open
Architect – Dana Fry
Hosting the 2017 US Open

Aug 11 – Oct 11                                                                                   Landscapes Unlimited
Ross Rogers GC (Amarillo, TX) – 18 hole remodel, Finishing tees/greens

Dec 10 – July 11                                                                                   Songho Engineering
Kingsdale CC (Chungju, Korea) – 18 hole new construction, lead/finish shaper
Architect – Songho Design (Tiger Song)
Golf Digest Korea - 2012-13 Best new courses

Feb 10 – October 10                                                                            Songho Engineering
Maple Beach CC (Gangneung, Korea) – 18 hole new construction, lead/finish shaper
Architect – Songho Design (Tiger Song)
Golf Digest Korea - 2012-13 Best new courses

April 08 – October 09                                                                          Landscapes Unlimited
The Patriot GC (Owasso, OK)- 18 hole new construction, lead/finish shaper
Architect – RTJ II (Jason Blasi)
Golfweek best new courses 2010 - #4
Golfweek best new courses 2011 - #2
Golfweek best residential golf courses - #5 

February 08 – March 08                                                                       Landscapes Unlimited      
Torrey Pines GC (La Jolla, CA) – driving range tee for 08 US Open, lead/finish shaper
Architect – Rees Jones Golf Course Design

November 07- January 08                                                                     Landscapes Unlimited
Fort Ord – Bayonet/Blackhorse GC (Seaside,CA) - remodel/house lot tie-in’s, misc shaping, grading of cart paths, finishing greens
Architect – Gene Bates Golf Design


August 07 – October 07                                                                       Landscapes Unlimited 
Aliso Viejo Country Club (Aliso Viejo, CA), remodel with 3 new holes, lead/finish shaper,
Architect – Nicklaus Design

January 07 – July 07                                                                             Landscapes Unlimited
TPC Scottsdale - Champions Course (Scottsdale, AZ), 18 hole total remodel of existing TPC Desert Course,  lead/finish shaper
Architect - Randy Heckenkemper  
Golfweeks “The Best Top 30 Municipal Courses” #16
Golf weeks Best new courses for 2007-2008
Hosted 1st round of 2007 PGA Q-school

March 06 – December 06                                                                     Mid-America Golf Inc
Golf Club of Kansas, (Lenexa, KS) 18 hole new course, lead/finish shaper.
Architects- Tom Jackson
Golf weeks Best new courses for 2007-2008

September 2005 – March 2006                                                                Orange Engineering
Golden Beach Golf Resort  - (Yangyang, South Korea). lead/rough shaper, of 27 hole project.

Architect – Emerald Golf Designs
Golf Magazine Korea – Top 10 courses in Korea 2009 - #10

 

 

2001 – August 2005                                                                             Landscapes Unlimited
On all of these projects I was involved as one of the following: Operator, Shaper, Shaping/ Finishing Operator

Wigwam Resort and Golf Course (Litchfield Park, AZ), shaping of driving range, greens complexes, tees, and lakes
Golf Inc 2005 Renovation of the year

El Capitan Golf Course (Lakeside, CA), lead shaping


Laughlin Ranch (Bullhead City, AZ), shaping/finishing including 2 layer sand/profile topsoil process 
2005 Golf Digest best new Public Upscale #9

Lakewood Country Club (Rockville, MD), operator


Oaktree Golf Club (Edmond, OK), Front 9 Green renovation,  driving range, lead/finish shaper
Golf Week: “Americas Best Modern Courses” #100
Hosted 2006 Sr. PGA Championship

City of Glenview Sports Complex (Glenview, IL), rough/finish shaping, all aspects of finishing project


​DEREK DIRKSEN


Golf Course Shaper and Construction Specialist