“Instantly impressed by his professional manner, overwhelming desire to use innovative ideas in design, and use of existing topo to redesign a first class course.”
- Mayor Richard Filippi Erie, PA
Richard’s first published work was an article entitled Double Trouble for Golf Illustrated magazine back in 1993. Since then, he has been featured in Links Magazine, quoted in Sports Illustrated and written for GolfInc. and Golf Course Architecture magazines, just to name a few. Richard has contributed chapters in three book anthologies about golf course design and recently completed his first full book, Pinehurst~ Home of American Golf (The Evolution of a Legend), which was awarded the 2008 International Network of Golf Book of the Year.
Richad also spreads his passion as a sought-after speaker. From local Rotary Clubs to industry conferences such as the Carolinas Golf Superintendents Association to the Golf Digest Magazine Ratings Panelists, Richard has shared his ideals about the art and science of golf course design to golfers and industry leaders alike.