American Society of Golf Course Architects

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Gary Linn Gary Linn
Phone: 650-968-9036
Fax: 650-968-8411
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445 N. Whisman Road, Suite 400
Mountain View, CA 94043
Kansas State University, Landscape Architecture (1978)


Gary Linn is a native of Wichita, Kansas where he grew up in a dedicated golfing family. He received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree (1978) from Kansas State University.

Gary's industry experience began in 1978, and for more than 20 years he served as Vice President of Design and lead project architect for the Robert Trent Jones II group based in Palo Alto, California. In 1999, Gary formed Knott & Linn Golf Design with RTJII partner and fellow ASGCA member Don Knott. During his career, Gary has personally designed, supervised and overseen the completion of more than 40 courses worldwide.

Gary is a licensed Landscape Architect and a long-standing ASGCA member where he currently serves on the Board of Directors and membership committee.

Select Course Portfolio
  • Cordevalle
    San Martin, CA

  • Chateau Whistler Golf Club
    Whistler, BC, Canada

  • Chenal Country Club (Founders & Bear Den Mountain courses)
    Little Rock, AR

  • Weston Hills Country Club (Tour & Player courses)
    Weston, FL

  • Wailea Golf Resort (Gold & Emerald courses)
    Wailea, Maui, HI
  Remodeled/Renovated Courses
  • Almaden Country Club
    San Jose, CA

  • Napa Golf Course
    Napa, CA

  • Valley Oaks Golf Course
    Visalia, CA

  • Foxtail Golf Club (North & South Courses)
    Rohnert Park, CA

  • Crystal Springs Golf Course
    Burlingame, CA
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