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Golf architect begins own firm as a result of high demand

on Wednesday,February 02,2011 20:02

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When an individual sees success in the field of architecture, it may prompt them to begin their own business to offer their services to others. Recently, golf course architect Chris Wilczynski announced that he has opened his own firm to help his colleagues in the industry.

Wilczynski decided to create C.W. Golf Architecture in 2010 after working for Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest and Associates for two decades, according to Golf Course Industry. He became a full partner with the firm in 2003 after joining in 1987. Wilczynski played a large role in the design of notable courses, including the Westhaven Golf Club in Franklin, Tennessee, and the Red Hawk Golf Club in East Tawas, Michigan.

"No one understands the tenets of classic design theory better than Arthur, and I learned those lessons well," Wilczynski told the news source. "But the time was right, this year, to take all that I've learned and put it into practice below my own signature."

The success Wilczynski has seen may inspire others to explore opportunities in architecture.

Employment of architects is expected to increase by 16 percent over the next seven years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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