Who's who: Jim Fazio

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Who's who: Jim Fazio

  • Name:

    Jim Fazio
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    c.1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Golf course architect
  • Turned Pro:

    n/a
  • Website:

    https://www.jimfaziogolfdesign.com

Golf course design

Since 1984, the Jim Fazio Golf Design group has been involved in many projects, both in the USA and internationally. Jim Fazio's best known work includes, but is not limited to:

UNITED STATES: Barnsley Gardens, General course (GA); Currahee Club (GA); El Diablo (FL); Fairwinds (FL); Lost Lake (FL); Trump Natl Westchester (NY, previously known as Briarcliff Manor); Trump Intl, West Palm Beach (FL).

OUTSIDE UNITED STATES: La Querce (Italy, with nephew Jim Fazio); Grenadines Estate GC (Canouan Is, Caribb); Marco Simone (Italy); Montecello (Italy, with Biratti Cavalsani); Nyu GC (Japan); Old Orchard (Japan); Olgiata GC (Italy, redesign); Paradiso del Garda (Italy); Ruby (Bahamas, redesign) Takikawa (Japan).

Did you know?

Jim Fazio is a member of a distinguished family of course designers, which includes his son Tom Fazio II (also known as Tommy), his uncle George and his more famous younger brother Tom. Jim Fazio is well-known as the designer of two courses in the Trump Golf collection (Westchester and West Palm Beach), and also for his designs elsewhere in the United States, Caribbean, Italy and Japan. His son Tom Fazio II, is also a golf course designer, and now the "in-house" designer for Trump Golf.

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