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Education: 

  1981-1984     Texas A&M University
  1978-1981     University of Texas  Major - Architecture


Degree: 

  1984             Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture 


Registration:

  1996           Registered Landscape Architect #LA-001431-R, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


Business Experience:  

1995-Present        Golf Course Architect, President, Kelly Blake Moran Golf Course Architects, Inc. 

1984-1995            Golf Course Architect, Partner, von Hagge Design Associates, Inc., Golf Course Architects


History:  

Kelly Blake Moran has developed an original approach to golf course design since entering the profession in 1984.  After eleven years with von Hagge Design Associates, Inc., where he was a partner, Kelly began his unaccompanied career in 1995.  Each of his completed projects have been a refinement of his landbased design approach, which relies a great deal upon his presence on the land during all phases of the project.  His success in attaining the sense of land makes each golf course a truthful representation of the land, while providing a strategic challenge of the highest order.  


Projects Under Construction by Kelly Blake Moran Golf Course Architects


Completed Projects by Kelly Blake Moran Golf Course Architects: 


Completed Master Plan Projects by Kelly Blake Moran Golf Course Architects:

  • Club Campestre Torreón, Torreón, Mexico, Master Plan for Existing 18 Hole Private Club

  • Rock Spring Golf Club, West Orange, New Jersey, Master Plan for Existing 18 Hole Private Club

  • The  Muttontown Club, Muttontown, New York, Master Plan for Existing 18 Hole Private Club

  • Deal Golf and Country Club, Deal, New Jersey, Master Plan of Improvements for Existing 18 Hole Private Course

  • Overbrook Golf Club, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania,  Master Plan of Improvements for Existing 18 Hole Private Course

  • Moorestown Field Club, Moorestown, New Jersey, Master Plan for Existing 9 Hole Private Club

  • Old York Road Country Club, Spring House, Pennsylvania, Master Plan for Existing 18 Hole Private Club

  • Center Square Golf Club, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, Master Plan for Existing 18 Hole Public Course


Completed Projects by Kelly Blake Moran Golf Course Architects, Inc. in Association with 
American Golf Course Design and Construction:

  • Madison Golf Club, Carmelo, Uruguay,  18 Hole Resort/Residential Community

  • Costa de Cachagua Country Club, Zapallar, Chile, 18 Hole Private Residential Community

  • Marbella Resort, Marbella, Chile, 9 Hole Addition, 27 Hole Resort and Residential Community

  • Serena Norte Country Club, La Serena, Chile, 18 Hole Private Residential Community

  • Jockey Club de Tucuman, Tucuman, Argentina, 27 Hole Private Residential Community

  • Santa Martina Golf and Sport Club, Santiago, Chile, 18 Hole Private Sports Club


Completed Renovation Projects by Kelly Blake Moran Golf Course Architects, Inc.:

  • Deal Golf and Country Club, Deal, New Jersey, 18 Hole Private Golf Course

  • Isleworth Country Club, Windermere, Florida, Renovation of Two Holes


Completed Renovation Projects by Kelly Blake Moran Golf Course Architects, Inc. in Association with American Golf Course Design and Construction:

  • San Isidro Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Renovation of Eighteen Greens, 18 Hole Private Course


Completed Projects in Association with von Hagge Design Associates:

  • Arrowwood Golf Club, Westchester County, New York, 9 Hole Residential Community; Lead Architect and Consultant to Planner

  • Bay Colony Golf Club, Naples, Florida, 18 Hole Residential Community, Lead Architect and Consultant to Planner

  • Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 27 Hole Residential Community; Lead Architect and Land Planner

  • The Cliffs, Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas, 18 Hole Residential Community; Lead Architect and Consultant to Land Planner

  • Las Misiones Country Club, Monterrey, Mexico. 18 Hole Residential Community; Lead Architect and Land Planner

  • Marina Ixtapa Golf Club, Ixtapa, Mexico, 18 Hole Resort and Residential Community; Lead Architect

  • Pelican Marsh Country Club, Naples, Florida, 18 Hole Residential Community; Lead Architect and Consultant to Land Planner

  • Tascosa Country Club, Amarillo, Texas, 9 Hole Addition to Existing Residential Community; Lead Architect and Land Planner

  • Tres Vidas Country Club, Acapulco, Mexico, 18 Hole Residential Community, Lead Architect and Land Planner

  • El Campanario Country Club, Queretaro, Mexico, 27 Hole Residential Community; Lead Architect and Consultant to Land Planner 


Renovation Projects in Association with von Hagge Design Associates:

  • Boca Rio Golf Club, Boca Raton, Florida, 18 Hole Private Golf Club; Lead Architect on Renovation of Total Course

  • Crown Colony Country Club, Lufkin, Texas, 18 Hole Residential Community; Lead Architect on Renovations

  • Doral Country Club and Resort, Miami, Florida, 90 Hole Resort and Residential Community; Lead Architect on Renovations and Consultant to Land Planner

  • Key Biscayne Golf Club, Key Biscayne, Florida, 18 Hole Municipal Golf Course; Lead Architect on Renovation of all 18 Greens


Professional Memberships:

1995-Present   Golf Course Superintendents Association of America


Awards and Honors:

2009

  • Designated Site for 2009 U.S. Open Qualifying – Laurel Links Country Club, Laurel, New York

  • Designated Site for 2009 New Jersey PGA Head Pro Championship – Rock Spring Golf Club, West Orange, New Jersey

  • Golfweek List of Best Municipal Golf Courses #34 in United States Lederach Golf Club, Harleysville, Pennsylvania

2008

  • Designated Site for 2008 U.S. Open Qualifying – Laurel Links Country Club, Laurel, New York

  • Designated Site for 2008 Metropolitan PGA Head Pro Championship – Laurel Links Country Club, Laurel, New York

  • Golfweek List of Best Public Courses in Pennsylvania, Position #5 – The Club at Morgan Hill, Easton, Pennsylvania

2007

  • Designated Site for 2007 U.S. Open Qualifying – Laurel Links Country Club, Laurel, New York

2006

  • Golf Magazine Top Ten New Courses in America – Lederach Golf Club, Harleysville, Pennsylvania

  • Metropolitan Area Golf Association List of Ten Best Course Built in Last 10 Years-New York, New Jersey – Laurel Links Country Club, Laurel, New York

  • Golfweek List of Best Public Courses in Pennsylvania, Position #5 – The Club at Morgan Hill, Easton, Pennsylvania

2005

  • Golfweek List of Best 40 Courses to Open in United States 2003-2004 – The Club at Morgan Hill, Easton, Pennsylvania

2004

  • Designated site for 2005 U.S. Open Qualifying and 2005 Metropolitan Open Qualifying – Laurel Links Country Club, Laurel, New York

2003

  • Designated site for U.S. Open Qualifying – Hawk Pointe Golf Club, Washington, New Jersey

2002

  • New Jersey Golfer Magazine Best Eighteen Holes in New Jersey – Hole #6, Hawk Pointe Golf Club

  • Designated site for American Junior Golf Association National Championship – Hawk Pointe Golf Club

  • Conde Nast Traveller's "Hot List" 2002 – Madison Golf Club and Resort, Carmelo, Uruguay

2000 

  • Warren County Business Council Environmental Resource Award 2000 – Hawk Pointe Golf Club

  • Warren County Soil Conservation Award 2000 – Hawk Pointe Golf Club

  • Ranked Fourth Most Challenging Public Course in New Jersey – Hawk Pointe Golf Club

  • Designated site for the EMC World Cup Championship– Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2000-1997

  • Designated the best golf course in Texas by the Dallas Morning News - Crown Colony Country Club, Lufkin, Texas

  • Designated the best golf course in Argentina by Golf Digest - Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Designated site for Senior PGA Tour event - Bay Colony Golf Club, Naples, Florida

  • Designated site for the PGA Senior Tour Chrysler Cup for 3 years - Tres Vidas Golf Club, Acapulco, Mexico

  •  Designated site for the South American Amateur - Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Designated site for the Argentina Open and selected for permanent rotation - Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Texas ASLA award for outstanding design - Pelican Marsh and Bay Colony Golf Clubs, Naples, Florida

1996

  • Designated the best golf course in Argentina by Golf Digest - Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Designated site for Senior PGA Tour event - Bay Colony Golf Club, Naples, Florida

1995

  • Designated site for the PGA Senior Tour Chrysler Cup for 3 years - Tres Vidas Golf Club, Acapulco, Mexico

1994

  • Designated site for the South American Amateur - Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Designated site for the Argentina Open and selected for permanent rotation - Buenos Aires Golf Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  •  Texas ASLA award for outstanding design - Pelican Marsh and Bay Colony Golf Clubs, Naples, Florida

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