Jeffrey D. Brauer began his career as an apprentice in the Chicago area in 1977. His first project was Kemper Lakes, which soon hosted the 1989 U.S. PGA Championship.
He formed GolfScapes in Arlington, Texas in 1984. In the last 26 years he has designed and consulted across the spectrum of projects, ranging from partial renovations to international resorts.
He has been a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects since 1981, serving as President during its 50th Anniversary year in 1995-1996.
Brauer still studies the classic works, both old and new, and has played more than 75 of the best courses in the world.
Brauer gives many presentations and is a regular architecture columnist for many publications and websites, including Golf Course Industry and Cybergolf.com.
His work has been spotlighted in most of the world’s major golf magazines. Golf World ranked him as one of the top 20 golf course architects and Golf Inc. ranked him as the world's 4th best value in golf architecture in 2010.
Brauer's portfolio and reputation keep him at the forefront of desired designers for new courses, reconstruction and renovation projects.
2nd Hole at Wild Wing Plantation Avocet Course