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United States
Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Texas

University of Florida, BS, BA (1975)

Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America
New development, Remodeling, Restoration

2622 W. Memorial Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33815

Surrounded by the game of golf since youth, Steve Smyers is both an accomplished player and a well-traveled student of the great golf courses of the world.

Steve Smyers is President of Steve Smyers Golf Course Architects of Lakeland, Fla.

Commitment to the Game

Steve has been an ASGCA member since 1989 and served as president in 2015. He also served the United States Golf Association as a member of the Executive Committee from 2006-2011. Serving as USGA Executive Treasurer in 2011.

  • 1990-Present, American Society of Golf Course Architects Member
  • 2015 American Society of Golf Course Architects President
  • 2012-2016 American Society of Golf Course Architects Executive Committee
  • 2011 USGA Isaac B. Grainger Award Recipient
  • 2011-2012 USGA Executive Committee Treasurer
  • 2011-2012 Joint Amateur Status Committee, Joint Equipment Standards Committee (USGA and R&A)
  • 2010-2012 Chairman of USGA Mid-Amateur Championships
  • 2009 Captain of the victorious Copa de las Americas team competed in Buenos Aires
  • 2008-2012 Chairman of USGA Environmental Turfgrass Research Committee
  • 2008-2012 Chairman of USGA Green Section
  • 2007-2012 Served on the USGA Championship Committee
  • 2007-2012 Chairman of International Team Selection Committee
  • 2006-2012 USGA Executive Committee Member   
  • 2002 Founded and developed The First Tee of Lakeland Florida

Playing Highlights

  • Played in six decades of USGA Championships starting with the Junior, seven Amateurs, eight Mid-Amateurs, three British Amateurs, and one Senior Amateur
  • 1973 Member of University of Florida's NCAA Championship team

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