CAMERON SINCLAIR Golf Course Architect
Cameron Sinclair BA (Hons)
  • Member of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews
  • Past President of the British Institute of Golf Course Architects
  • Past Captain Northamptonshire County GC
  • BA (hons) degree in Landscape Architecture: Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh
cameron sinclair golf course architect
1981-1987
Cotton Pennink Lawrie & Partners, Rugby, Warwickshire
Cameron was project golf course architect with Cotton, Pennink, Lawrie & Partners who, at that time, were probably the leading golf course architects in Europe. Cameron worked closely with the Senior Partner, Frank Pennink, who is still regarded as one of the all-time great British golf course architects with a number of world-class golf courses to his name including Vilamoura Old CourseNoordwijkse, Olgiata, Palmares, Singapore Island. For many years Cotton Pennink were retained by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews as consultants on changes to British Open and British Amateur Championship courses. In all Cotton, Pennink, Lawrie & Partners were responsible for more than 300 golf courses worldwide. Cameron was made a director of the company in 1985.  
1987-1990
Graham Marsh Golf Design, Queensland, Australia
Cameron was project golf course architect with Graham Marsh Golf Design, who are regarded as one of the world's leading Golf Course Architects and have been responsible for a number of the world's leading residential, resort, private and tournament golf courses.
1990-present
Cameron Sinclair Golf Design, Daventry, Northamptonshire
Since 1990 Cameron has operated as an independent golf course architect and has designed a number of golf courses in the UK and overseas, together with alterations and remodelling works to a number of UK golf courses, including British Open, British Ladies Open & British Amateur venues.
GOLF COURSE DESIGN OR MAJOR REMODELLING
CountryCourseTournaments & Rankings
AustraliaPalm Meadows, Carrara, Gold CoastAustralian Social Golf Clubs Championship; Ladies Amateur Cup; 8th hole rated by the American Golf Magazine as one of the top 500 golf holes in the world.
Paradise Palms, Cairns, QueenslandRanked in Top 100 courses in Australia
Robina Woods, Gold Coast, QueenslandRanked in the top 30 resort courses in Australia
BelgiumPierpont, Les Bons VillersEuropean Seniors Tour; National PGA Open; National Junior Open; Omnium of Belgium; Alps Tour
ItalyElba Golf Acquabona
Garda Golf (27 holes)Italian Open; Women's International Open
Terme di Bacedasco
JapanWindsor Park Golf & Country Club, Ibaraki
NetherlandsAlphen 1 & 2
Golf de Koepel
Leudense
Noord Nederlandse, Glimmen
Wouwse Plantage
PolandSierra Golf Club, WejherowoPolish top 10 course
TenerifeAmarilla GolfTenerife Open, European PGA Tour
TurkeyKemer Golf & Country Club, IstanbulTurkish top 10 golf course; Turkish PGA Headquarters; Turkish National Team training centre
UK Abbey Park, Redditch
Alresford, HampshireRegular County amateur and PGA tournaments
Astbury Hall, Shropshire
Barnham Broom, Norfolk
Bedfordshire Golf Club
Heydon Grange G & CC, HertfordshireSky Sports International
Ingol, Lancashire
Lamerwood, Hertfordshire
Letham Grange, ArbroathScottish top 100 course;
Puttenham, Guildford
St AndewsMasterplan for new driving range & practice area
Shrigley Park, ChershireCheshire & Lancashire PGA Strokeplay Championship
Whitekirk, North BerwickScottish top 100 course; PGA Mastercard Tour; PGA Europro Tour
Whittlebury Park, Northamptonshire (36 holes)
Wrotham Heath, Kent
Includes projects undertaken with Cotton, Pennink, Lawrie & Partners, Graham Marsh, and J F Dudok van Heel
GOLF COURSE ALTERATIONS, MODIFICATIONS & REMODELLING
UK
CourseTournaments & Rankings
Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes      
Blankney Golf Club, Lincolnshire
Caldy Golf Club, CheshireEuropean Open Qualifier; Senior Open Championship
Copt Heath, Solihull English top 100 course; Peter McEvoy Trophy; Open Championship qualifier; English Seniors; Club Champion Competition
Copthorne, Sussex
Crow Wood, Glasgow
Drumpellier, Glasgow
HuddersfieldLawrence Batley Seniors Tournament; Yorkshire Championship
Lindrick, Worksop English top 100 course; Ryder Cup; Curtis Cup; British Youth Open; Martini International; British Ladies Open; Dunlop Masters; English Ladies Close Amateur Championship; Open Championship qualifier; English Open Mid-Amateur Championship; Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Northamptonshire County Open Championship qualifier; Senior PGA Professional Championship; English Schools National Championships; English Golf Union Carris Trophy; British Girls Open Tournament; EGU Club Team Championship; ELGA Closed Championship
Northampton Golf Club, Harlestone
Royal Birkdale: Open Championship changes¹ British Open; Walker Cup; Curtis Cup; Ryder Cup; Women's British Open; World top 20 courses
Royal Liverpool Amateur Championship; Walker Cup; British Open; Women’s British Open; English top 10 course; World top 70 course
St Andrews:
Remodelling the Jubilee course¹
The home of golf
Remodelling the Eden course¹Scottish Amateur Strokeplay Championship; Boys' Home Internationals; British Mid-Amateur Championship; Amateur Championship qualifying; St Andrews Links Trophy
Southport & Ainsdale, LancashireRyder Cup; British Ladies Open; British Amateur; Open Championship final qualifier; English top 30  course; UK top 50 course
Walton HeathRyder Cup; U.S. Open qualifying; English top 10  course; World top 85 world course
¹undertaken with Cotton, Pennink, Lawrie & Partners


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