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What we do?

Golf Design is a global Golf Course design firm located just outside of Lisbon, Portugal. Established by Jorge Santana da Silva in 1994, the company prides itself in top quality golf course design and feasibility studies, construction documents and specifications, organized bid documents, construction organization and supervision. Presently we have projects in Europe, Africa, and South America. We are dedicated to produce exciting and memorable Golf Courses around the world.


With his unique style, Jorge Santana da Silva, strongly influenced by his experience with Robert Trent Jones, Cabell Robinson and Bill Boswell, has developed a philosophy to make his projects maintain a natural landscape, taking advantage of original elements and protecting environmental values.

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  • 170 Projects
  • 25 On the drawing table
  • 35 Courses
  • 5 Under construction

Taking full advantage of computer aided design, I consider myself a traditionalist, hands on site, supervising all phases of construction, artistic shaping focused.

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  • Jorge Santana da Silva

    Golf Course Architect | Head Designer | Founder

  • Alexandre Ribeiro

    Golf Course Architect | COO | Partner

  • William F. Boswell

    Golf Course Architect | Associate

    • Renata Barreto

      Design Strategist

    • Nuno Viterbo Abrunhosa

      Landscape Architect

      • Luis Santana da Silva

        Landscape Architect

        Some of our designs

        Natural or artificial, shapes and forms should create the unique sculpture of each new design.

        - Jorge Santana da Silva -

        Master Planning requires seamless blending of residential properties and the Golf Course. The design of the Golf Course is essential in the process, providing the best views and ensuring privacy for residents, and at the same time a beautiful sports venue for players.

        - Jorge Santana da Silva -

        Portfolio & Project List


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