What We Do

Flagstick's golf course construction management services are known for being the highest quality and most comprehensive in the golf industry. Our portfolio spans the globe, and the diversity of projects we have completed is proof of our team's unparalleled expertise. We recognize that every golf course development is unique, and we take pride in our ability to tailor our services to the project and client with our three service programs. These programs ensure that we can fulfill the construction needs of any golf course development. Time and time again, clients have stated that Flagstick's involvement has been instrumental in the success of their project. Please read through our scope of services below to learn how Flagstick adds value to and enhances the quality of every project of which we are a part.

Scope of Services

Pre-Construction Services

  • Prepare, solicit and analyze contractor(s) bid documents
  • Prepare initial schedules and budgets
  • Provide liaison between golf course architect, owner and entire project team
  • Conduct initial plan review with golf course architect regarding construction matters
  • Assist golf course architect with technical specifications and detail drawings
  • Assist with the set-up of the golf course construction site office and staging areas

Documentation and Reporting

  • Maintain schedules and provide regular scheduling updates
  • Maintain budgets and provide regular budgeting updates
  • Prepare contract documents for selected contractors on behalf of the owner
  • Prepare notes regarding golf course architect site visits and design comments
  • Prepare and distribute minutes of weekly project coordination meetings
  • Prepare weekly project status reports including progress updates, task look-aheads, construction concerns, financial summaries, weather outlooks, etc.

Construction Coordination

  • Coordinate work of project engineers and consultants (surveying, drainage, irrigation, water features, landscape, etc.)
  • Coordinate daily work of all on-site contractors
  • Provide pre-planning of all construction phases in proper sequence to expedite completion schedule
  • Assist owner and project team with all construction-related matters
  • Assist golf course architect during site visits

Quality and Cost Control

  • Assist with sourcing, selection and testing of construction materials (sands, aggregates, organics, etc.)
  • Verify contractors' applications for payments, change order requests, time extensions, etc.
  • Offer value-engineering recommendations without sacrificing quality
  • Provide daily oversight of all golf course construction to ensure quality and proper technique
  • Conduct frequent monitoring to ensure construction remains on schedule and within budget

Recommendations and Procurement

  • Assist with sourcing and selection of various construction materials (drainage, irrigation, etc.), and construction/maintenance equipment
  • Assist with researching, interviewing and hiring of key construction personnel (superintendent, shapers, managers, foreman, etc.)
  • Forward all Flagstick national account discounts and cost rebates to owner
  • Recommend proper turfgrass varieties and landscape materials to accommodate project goals and climatic conditions

Training and Safety Education

  • Provide up-front training and Flagstick's written regulations regarding occupational health and safety matters
  • Conduct periodic safety meetings with the entire construction team
  • Offer training to owner-designated staff on golf course construction-related matters

Service Programs

Flagstick's most comprehensive level of service, Platinum provides clients with a turn-key construction approach that no other company can offer.

  • From start to finish, Flagstick guides all aspects of construction with its expanded team
  • Platinum ensures greater efficiency, money savings and improved quality
  • Platinum minimizes the risks to the owner of hiring multiple construction teams
  • Flagstick's unparalleled quality standards are guaranteed to be met at every step of development

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The line of service by which Flagstick gained its reputation, our Gold services have been integral to the successful construction of many of the world's finest golf facilities.

  • Gold delivers world-class construction management with the full-time support of our on-site staff
  • Full-time project management covering a wide range of responsibilities
  • Gold protects developers’ interests and assists them in achieving the results they expect

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A management solution offering select services, Silver allows clients to engage Flagstick on a custom-fitted basis.

  • Periodic site visits by senior management and principals ensure high standards of construction
  • This specialty service is made available to projects at the discretion of Flagstick, ensuring that Silver-level courses meet the high standards we set for all of our work

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