NEDERLANDS

Leonard van Nunen

Apprentice architect by Alan Rijks

Leonard van Nunen (hcp. 19.6) entered the golf world in 2011 after a career as a consultant. First as founder of Golf Improvements to help golf courses as a consultant. Then in various positions at Leadingcourses.com the Europe’s largest golf course review and booking platform. Leonard has been an apprentice at Alan Rijks Golf Course Design since 2017, where he makes designs under the guidance of Alan Rijks, goes to current projects and is creating his portfolio for the EIGCA Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design Study. So far Leonard has designed several projects including a number of 9 holes par 3 courses, 9 holes full size redesign, 18 hole redesign and 9 holes new design. One of the last projects that Leonard has designed is now with the clients and has a chance to be realized next year. Leonard is married and has two daughters. Leonard’s focus in the coming period will be on improving his short game around the green.