Steve wolfard

Steve Wolfard is the chief principle designer and partner at W Golf Design. Since 1987, he has focused on golf architecture, construction, agronomics and how these elements impact both the playability of the game and the successes of projects he has worked. He has lead or collaborated on projects throughout the world and it is this personal and balanced approach that Wolfard brings to your project as a partner that is built on the fundament principle of trust. 


Players enjoy breathtaking views, lush fairways and perfect scoring conditions. It is the design teams’ responsibility to enrich the layout by taking the natural landscape and molding it into a golf course that grows the game for all ages and skills. From the smallest detail to the large-scale project WGD’s multi-faceted approach is evident in every project.  Designs or redesigns must reflect sensibility both pragmatic and imaginative, uniting beauty with purpose in the natural and built environments. 

Steve Wolfard is a hidden gem in the golf design industry. He is a rarity in the fact that he has a unique ability to present every facet of the design, funding and building process.
— Jonathan Dismuke, University of Houston Dir. of Golf

What We've Achieved

52 Design Projects that Steve Wolfard has    

     collaborated or lead over his career

40 years in the golf industry

25 Practice facility designs

17 Master Plans & Counting

16 Private Course Re-designs

12 Public Course Redesigns

12 Public Course New Designs

9 Private Course New Designs

5 years as Superintendent 

3 ShortCourses

Resort Course New Courses