Heritage Links is a "Certified Builder" by the Golf Course Builders Association of America. Being a certified builder indicates that Heritage Links is one of the few companies at the pinnacle of the industry and has achieved the highest standard within the golf course construction industry over the past five years.
The golf courses Heritage Links has been associated with have been some of the best-known and the most recognizable in the world. Heritage Links was the recipient of the "Builders Excellence Award" by Golf Industry in 2007 and 2008 for their work associated with Liberty National and Chambers Bay.
The dedication to the industry is something Heritage Links has realized is important and is proud of having over 75 years of golf course experience within the management of the company. This dedication is also shown in the attention to detail of every project approached and the quality of workmanship that has been completed on their golf courses.
Golf Course Construction
Heritage Links provides world-class, comprehensive construction management services for domestic and international projects, spanning a broad spectrum of clients from golf course owners to land developers among the private and municipal sectors. Our total-project approach and leading-edge construction technologies provide seamless integration between engineering and design services coupled with procurement activities and project implementation.
By incorporating our 15+ years of construction expertise early in each phase of a project's life cycle, we can help generate significant project savings for our clients by proactively anticipating, identifying and overcoming potential project challenges.
Heritage Links has both construction management and selfperform capabilities, and maintains one of the most flexible labor postures in the industry. We employ professional personnel, flexible procedures and advanced software systems to select only the optimum available resources for a specific project. After selection, we continuously manage and measure daily cost performance with key selection criteria including safety, quality, total project cost and timely completion.
Heritage Links also maintains strategic relationships with suppliers and contractors across the countries that are experts in their focus areas and have a proven history with Heritage Links of providing excellence in execution and performance.
Heritage Links looks forward to being yur construction advocate for:
- Feasibility Planning
- Pre-construction Planning and Constructability Review
- Construction Management
- Materials Procurement
- Start-up and Commissioning
- Operations and Maintenance
- Club & Resort Operations
- Construction Management
- Golf Course Agronomy & Environmental Maintenance
- Membership Development & Relations
- Sales & Marketing
- Food & Beverage Services
- Retail Action Planning
- Capital Planning
- Due Diligence & Development Services
Each facility has its own unique challenges and opportunities. By understanding the client's goals and visions, Heritage Links shapes its management or consulting approach to the particular facility. A complete operational evaluation is conducted in order to recommend operating expense and revenue enhancement recommendations for increased profitability. Through Heritage Links efficient business practices, all properties will deliver high levels of member/guests service and excellent turf conditions.
Heritage Links offers developers a diverse range of services that includes a detailed, computer-aided site analysis, digital terrain modeling, comprehensive construction management, and golf course renovation services. By blending its expertise with that of renowned architects on a variety of projects, Heritage Links has secured a strong record, solid industry relationship, and proven administrative capabilities.
There are many ways that the firm helps a developer transform their visions into reality. Prior to construction, Heritage Links reviews the site to determine building suitability as well as the costs and schedules associated with construction. As a general contractor, Heritage Links provides all the essential components from machinery, materials, labor, and management. Through the efficient utilization of these resources, we insure the quality, playability, and aesthetic component of the final product. Heritage Links' ability to integrate an architect's vision into the shaping process insures a true reflection of the design philosophy.
Jon P. O'Donnell has over 25 years of experience in the golf course industry including golf course construction, development services, and golf course maintenance. His current role as Division President of Heritage Links allows him to utilize these years of experience and relationships in the industry that have been created over the years.
He started his career in golf course maintenance after graduating from Penn State University in 1987 where he then worked at courses such as Augusta National Golf Club and then went on to manage the facility at the Vintage Club in Indian Wells, California.
After a decision for a career re-direction he started in the golf course construction industry. This determination had him building golf courses from California to China and from India to the Philippines. After spending 9 years in Singapore and building several dozen courses throughout the Pacific Rim, he returned to the US where he resides in Houston, Texas and attends to the day-to-day operation of Certified Golf Course Builder, Heritage Links.
Oscar Rodriquez brings over twenty years of experience in golf course construction to his role as Vice President of Heritage Links. He has built his career working in executive roles at other highly regarded companies, including serving as past president or vice president for three competitors.
Through these years of experience, Oscar has built a wealth of long standing relationships and industry contacts which fuel Heritage Links business and project development. He is also responsible for all aspects of project management including scheduling, coordination, and control of construction activities
Oscar is an active industry member and has contributed to numerous golf course industry associations. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Golf Course Builders Association of America, acted as their Chairman of Education Committee, and is a current member of Golf Inc.'s annual award selection panel.
Senior Project Manager
Tim Hubbard began his career in the golf course industry while studying at South Dakota State University where he majored in Landscape Design. His 22 years of experience in the industry has included golf course maintenance, construction, and most notably golf course irrigation.
Tim started his golf course career doing maintenance in the summers while attending school. After graduating, he went on the road building courses across the country. He was in the field for 5 years before moving into a project management position. From here, Tim managed golf course irrigation projects, construction projects and park development projects.
The experience and relationships Tim has created over the years are a great asset to our company. In his role as our Senior Project Manager, Tim will ensure our clients receive not only a quality product but also a quality experience through the project. Tim will also be developing our irrigation and park departments.
Doug has been a student and professional of golf course construction, design, and maintenance since the age of 18, and has held positions in all three of those respective areas of the golf industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University with focuses in hydrology and construction management.
In his role as Project Manager with Heritage Links Doug is often one of the first contact that many clients make. His duties include administration of all preconstruction activities and the execution of project management during the construction phase. His education in engineering provides Doug the ability to oversee the technical aspects of golf course construction. Doug's architectural passion and skills also provides clients and architects the assurance that Heritage Links will match the design goals of any project.
He was awarded the winning design in LINKS Magazine's first annual design contest, being selected from over 1,100 individuals. Doug is also a notable landscape photographer who's work has been featured in the AMC's Outdoors Magazine, the Houston Business Journal, and the marketing material for various golf courses.
Nothing is more important to Heritage Links than the welfare of our employees.
Our company values each employee, encouraging personal growth through
continuing education and professional development.
We attribute the continued success of our company to the many associates who
have been with our company for a long time. Our employees, on average, have
spent 10 years or more with us – and all are viewed as part of our family. At
Heritage Links, you do not have just a job, you have an opportunity.
Through our insurance and retirement savings, coupled with vacation time and
paid holidays, we make the satisfaction and well-being of our people a priority.
Heritage Links is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about
employment opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800.925.4565
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Heritage Links looks forward to assisting you with your golf course requirements. Please feel free to contact us. Thank you for your interest in Heritage Links.
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