Ron Garl is often called The Renaissance Man of Golf Architecture. The reason is that when he builds golf courses, he is involved in every aspect of the course design, and unlike many golf architects, he is not afraid to get his hands dirty either.
It is for this skill and commitment to excellent that Garl has been awarded numerous design awards as well as Golf Designer of the Year Award by International Network of Golf, throughout his career. With a Bachelor of Science from the University of Golf with a specialization in turf grasses, he is considered an authority of golf architecture.
Garl has the philosophy that the course should sit softly upon the land, and that there should be innovative routings to accommodate this and make the golf course beautiful and challenging at the same time. With a unique standard for being environmentally-friendly with his golf designs, Garl works hard to create a course that enhances and even increases the natural characteristics of the land. He has the mission to 'Design and build memorable courses that challenge players to excel, and that everyone can enjoy.
Garl has even designed a course in Myrtle Beach, the Tradition Golf Club, which is the most played golf course in Myrtle Beach. It has received several awards, including being named South Carolina's "Golf Course of the Year 2000" and having been voted the "Best New Public Course 1996" by Golf Digest. In addition, it was also named "Top Fairways 1998" by Golf For Women
This championship course mirrors itself on the great courses that have stood the test of time, while providing everything golfers can need, including comfortable dining and a practice facility that is considered the best Myrtle Beach golf courses and one of the top facilities in the country. If you come to Myrtle Beach, you have to play the most popular course the area has to offer, and that is the Tradition Golf Club.
Ron Garl is becoming a legend of golf design on par with greats of the past like Robert Trent Jones. His golf courses are a step above and far removed from his competitors. To play a Ron Garl course is to play something close to perfection. It doesn't get better than this.
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