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Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia

Ohio State University, B.S. Landscape Architecture
Ohio State University, B.S. Turfgrass Science

Asia, North America

3116 Freeman Farm Way
Rolesville, NC 27571

Patrick is a native of Columbus, Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University with bachelor degrees in both Landscape Architecture and Turfgrass Science. Patrick’s design career began in 2003 with Forrest Richardson & Associates, where he served as an Associate Designer on several projects in the Western United States and Mexico and  served as Lead Designer for the remodel of the Wigwam Gold Course located in Phoenix, Arizona.

In 2006, Patrick went on to join Schmidt-Curley Design where he quickly was promoted to Senior Design Associate. Patrick worked extensively overseas in Southeast Asia, assisting in the design and construction of numerous projects throughout China and Thailand. Notable projects Patrick worked on as a Lead Designer include: Yulongwan Golf Club located in Kunming, China and Gold Time Ocean View Golf Club located in Dalian, China.

Notable projects Patrick worked on as an Associate Designer for Schmidt-Curley Design include: Mission Hills Haikou - Blackstone Course -and Binhai Lake Golf Club - Pete Dye Course 

In January, 2015 Patrick established Burton Golf Design which specializes in Golf Course Design & Master Planning around the world.

To date, Patrick has been involved with the design and construction of more than 35 golf courses worldwide, serving as Lead Project Architect for 8 courses. Patrick became a member of the ASGCA in 2013 and contributes regularly to educational seminars covering Golf Course Design and Integrated GPS & Drone technologies. Patrick is also a member of the Carolina Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendent Association of America and remains very active in the design and construction of golf courses throughout the world.


Golden Mountain Golf Resort
Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China

Liaoning Yingkou Gold Time Golf Club
Liaoning Province, China

Jingshan Lake Golf Club
Beijing, China

Grande Valley Golf Club
Sichuan, China

Yulong Bay Golf Club
Yunnan, China

Anthem Golf and Country Club - Ironwood Course

Phoenix, Arizona