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 new courses worldwide along with conducting renovations at numerous existing golf courses. Gary is a licensed Landscape Architect and a long-standing ASGCA member where he has previously served on the Board of Directors and membership committee including a term as Membership Chairman.