Kris Spence is recognized as one of the leading golf course architects in the design and restoration of classic golf architecture.  A traditionalist at heart, Kris brings his passion and understanding of the golden era courses to each project.  His ability to integrate design, construction, maintenance, and management of your course comes from 25+ years of experience in every facet of the golf business.  Whether you are designing a new course or seeking to upgrade an existing course, Kris Spence Golf Design can provide complete design, construction, grow-in, and management consulting services.

Kris and his design-build company, Spence Golf Inc., are results oriented and offer a full compliment of course design and construction services.  SGI works to form a lasting relation with clients built on trust, integrity, and dedication services.  Our successful track record speaks for itself.

Enjoy your tour of this website.  It will take you back to a time when courses were designed to provide the player with a wide variety of interesting, fun, and challenging holes over nature terrain.

Media Library

» NEW! Uncovering Donald Ross - Roaring Gap
» NEW! Two Rivers Country Club - Virgina Golfer Magazine

Golf Digest - Top Five Best New Remodels 2007, Cape Fear Country Club  (private club category) 

Golf Inc. - Top Five Renovation of the Year 2007,Cape Fear Country Club  (private club category)

Golf Digest - Best Remodel Category 2008
Segefield Country Club

2013 Current Projects  
Saugahatchee CC - Auburn-Opelika, Al
Complete Redesign and Reconstruction of all green complexes and bunkers The Design will be "Old School Classic New Short Game Area New Tee Additions
Rock Hill CC - Rock Hill, SC
Tillinghast Design Bunker Restoration 45 Original Tillinghast - 30 in Tillinghast Style Recontour and Resurface Greens to Mini Verde Ultradwarf New Short Game Facility and Golf Instruction Complex Additional Tees New 16th Green Complex and new 17th Hole
River Run CC - Davidson NC
Adding additional tees following last seasons bunker project New Site: Chiquita Classic in September
Camden CC - Camden SC
A Donald Ross/Walter Travis Designed Course Additional Bunker Restoration
Recently Completed Projects  
CC of Spartanburg,
Spartanburg, SC
Classic Remodel 18 holes
Upscale Practice Complex
Furman University GC Greenville, SC
Greens and Bunker Classic Remodel 18 Holes
Lake Toxaway CC
Lake Toxaway, NC
New 18 Hole Golf Course Design Design Redevelopment
Carolina Golf Club
Charlotte, NC
1929 Donald Ross Restoration
Sedgefield Country Club
Greensboro, NC
1926 Donald Ross 18 Hole Restoration
Site:  PGA Tour Wyndham Championship Golf Digest Remodel Category Award 2008
Forsyth Country Club
Winston-Salem, NC
1929 Donald Ross 18 Hole Restoration
Cape Fear CC, Wilmington, NC
1926/46 Donald Ross 18 Hole Restoration, Golf Digest Remodel Category Award 2007
Cross Creek Country Club
Mt. Airy, NC
Classic Remodel Greens and Bunkers 18 Holes
Current Master Planning &
Construction TBD
Camden CC, Camden, SC
1923 Walter Travis/
1939 Donald Ross
Rock Hill CC, Rock Hill, SC
1934 A.W. Tillinghast Design
Jefferson-Lakeside CC, Richmond, VA
1921 Donald Ross Design
Town of Mooresville GC, Mooresville, NC
1948 Donald Ross Design 9 Holes
Memphis CC, Memphis, TN
1915 Donald Ross Design
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