Championship Golf Courses: A Legacy of Competition

Designing Legacy: Championship Courses with GDI

Championship golf courses designed by Golf Design India (GDI) set the stage for unforgettable tournaments, blending challenge with beauty for an unparalleled golfing experience. Since 2007, our expertise has been instrumental in creating venues that meet international competition standards and respect and enhance the natural landscape. With a focus on sustainability and strategic design, GDI crafts courses that test the skills of professional golfers while ensuring playability for enthusiasts at all levels. Our championship courses are celebrated for their meticulous attention to detail, from the rolling fairways to the intricate bunker placements; each element is designed to elevate the game and the land it inhabits.

1. Crafting international standard venues
2. Balancing challenge with natural beauty
3. Strategic designs for professional competition
4. Sustainable practices in course development
5. Meticulous attention to detail in design
6. Playability for all skill levels
7. Enhancing land with golf architecture
8. Hosting unforgettable golf tournaments
9. Respected by professionals and enthusiasts alike
10. Elevating the game and its environmental footprint

Our Clients


A championship golf course is designed to host professional-level golf tournaments, offering a challenging layout that tests the skills of seasoned golfers. These courses adhere to international standards, featuring long fairways, strategically placed hazards, and complex greens to provide a competitive yet enjoyable experience.

GDI incorporates rigorous planning, strategic design, and consultation with golfing professionals to ensure each course meets the criteria for championship play. This includes evaluating the course’s length, difficulty, and versatility to accommodate different playing styles and tournament requirements.

Absolutely. While championship courses are designed for professional play, GDI ensures they are accessible and enjoyable for golfers of all skill levels. This is achieved by offering multiple tee boxes, adaptable difficulty levels, and guidance for navigating the course’s strategic challenges.

GDI integrates sustainability into championship courses by employing eco-friendly practices such as water-efficient irrigation, use of native vegetation to reduce maintenance needs, and layouts that preserve natural habitats and biodiversity.

GDI values the natural terrain’s intrinsic beauty and challenges, designing courses seamlessly integrating with the landscape. This involves using the land’s contours to shape fairways and greens, preserving vegetation, and incorporating natural water bodies into the course design.

Key elements include varied and strategic hole designs, challenging yet fair hazard placements, premium turf quality for consistent playability, and a layout that offers stunning vistas and requires thoughtful shot selection.

The timeline can vary based on the project’s scope and the land’s characteristics but typically ranges from 2 to 3 years. This includes initial design phases, construction, and grow-in periods for turf establishment.

Features like rolling hills, natural water bodies, mature trees, and distinctive landforms can enhance a championship course by adding beauty and strategic complexity. GDI expertly incorporates these elements into the design to elevate the golfing experience.

GDI collaborates closely with clients from the outset, understanding their vision, objectives, and the unique aspects of their site. Through iterative design processes and constant communication, we ensure the final course reflects the client’s vision and meets championship standards.

GDI has extensive experience renovating and upgrading existing courses to meet championship standards. This involves redesigning elements of the course to enhance its challenge, aesthetics, and sustainability, ensuring it can host prestigious tournaments.