Paul Jansen: Golf Architect and Global Traveler

"The world is yours to explore"

Golf greenkeeping in Sri Lanka

I recently wrote an article for the British and International Golf Green Keepers Association (BIGGA) pertaining to green keeping in Sri Lanka highlighting that good quality conditions are possible with limited input and equipment that does not break the bank. See Article here:

Some unique and fun golf courses in Asia – HK Golfer Magazine

I have seen a lot of unique golf courses on my travels around the globe. Here are a few I have listed for the HK Golfer magazine for the continent of Asia. This includes golf courses in Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Find the link here:

Rocks and Golf

Pete Dye in his excellent book Bury me in a pot bunker wrote that a “A significant part of the enjoyment of the game comes from the players awareness of the beauty of the golf course and the abundant wildlife that wanders freely there”.   I agree. When a golf course is immersed in nature and where the […]

Siem Reap, Cambodia: Golf & other things

I suppose a golf destination could be defined a place with more than 2 golf courses in close proximity. At least this is how I would define it? The golf courses need to be of good standard and the destination should have more activities on offer than just golf. Using this definition you would have […]