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The advantage of using a Golf Course Design and Build firm
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There are many advantages with the architect involved on a daily basis, time management is

Renovate your 18 hole golf course
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One of the questions we always get at Barbaron is: How long does it take to renovate your 18 hole golf




One of the few certified golf course builders, Barbaron has a reputation of working to deliver the vision of the owner and the architect.

Get your Golf Course built on time and budget >


When it comes time to renovate a golf course why not take the opportunity to enhance it as well.

Barbaron has completed many golf course renovations >


With the considerable talents of Terry LaGree, for over 28 years, Barbaron has specialized in the “Design-Build” of projects.

Barbaron can design your next Golf Course >


Barbaron offers a full scope of valuable services from concept to completion. We will lend a creative touch to your project.

Golf Course Design and Build Consulting >


<4 class="shortcode_title">MEET THE ARCHITECT

Award Winning Golf Course Designer

Terry LaGree is President of Barbaron, Inc. and is responsible for operation, customer relations and the design division of the business. Mr. LaGree is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Landscape Architecture and is a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida. Mr. LaGree’s background is in development and planning of Golf Course Communities. He was the Chief Operations Officer for the world famous Black Diamond Ranch for over 12 years and was one of the Founding Partners of Barbaron, Inc. when it incorporated in 1988.

Terry has designed some outstanding well known golf courses starting with Royal Oaks Golf Club in Ocala Florida (1997). The Short Course at Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto Florida (1999), Diamond Player Club “Florida’s Mountain Golf Course” Clermont Florida (1999) the spectacular Sky View Golf Course at Citrus Hills in Hernando Florida (2000), along with Pennbrooke Fairways in Leesburg Florida (2001). In 2005 and 2006 Terry designed the breathtaking Jack Frost National Golf Course at Big Boulder, in Blakeslee Pennsylvania.

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Barbaron specializes in the renovation and reconstruction of existing golf courses.

Over the years many owners and superintendents have trusted Barbaron to renovate their golf courses.

When it comes time to renovate your course put your trust where many others have, Barbaron.

Golf Course Renovations

<4 class="shortcode_title">VIEW OUR WORK

Golf course builder, Barbaron, Inc. has completed numerous golf course projects from one hole renovations to new eighteen hole championship golf courses.

After more than 25 years, Barbaron continues to add some of the region’s top courses to its growing list of completed projects.

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When it comes time to renovate a golf course why not take the opportunity to enhance it as well.

Over the years Barbaron has designed and completed many, many rebuilds of greens, tees, bunkers, lakes, driving ranges and entire course renovations.

We also specialized in providing on-site analysis and design consultation for your project. The analysis will include upgrade recommendations along with budgetary information for your golf course and landscape improvements.

We can also create a five-year Master Plan for your long range planning and financial needs.

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Barbaron, Inc. has recently added a new twist to its traditional golf course design-and-build services. Terry LaGree, who has won national recognition for golf course design-and-build, has long been a fan of 6 and 12 hole golf loops to enable golfers to play as much or as little as they would like.

With the decline of golf, including golf course closings, rounds-per-year, and number of active golfers.

SIX12 GOLF® can improve the 3 challenges golf faces today:

  1. Profitability
  2. Time it takes to play the game
  3. Making golf more fun for more people
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<4 class="shortcode_title">TESTIMONIALS

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Just a short note to say "thanks" for the opportunity to have worked with you on the Skyview project. It's such a pleasure to work with a first class organization that does the job right the first time around... Skyview, in time, will be a true testament to your company's hard work and dedication. (more…)

We selected five (5) companies to provide proposals and from these we selected two. We invited them to come and meet with us so we could get a feel for who they were and make sure they understood our objectives. After this meeting we selected Barbaron. This was without a doubt the best decision we could have made! (more…)

It has been a great experience working with Barbaron. Their expertise in every facet of golf course renovation allowed us to achieve our goals with the project. They have taken an ordinary Par 3 golf course and created a little gem! Barbaron's experienced shapers re-designed our driving range to give range users a feel of playing golf shots (more…)

By far, Barbaron was the most efficient and well-organized golf course contractor I have ever worked with and I have worked with quite a few. The highest praise I can give a company is to let everyone know that I would gladly do business with them again. (more…)

Barbaron has worked directly with me during the building of the last 27 holes at Black Diamond Ranch...Their work concerning the implementation of golf course development plans calls for a complete understanding of design and construction methods as well as meticulous attention to detail. (more…)

In our business of community development we try to seek out the best professionals to team up with on our projects. Our experience with your company during the process of design and construction of our new Royal Oaks Golf Club 18 hole course, putting course and club house demonstrates the wisdom of this approach. (more…)

It has been our pleasure to work with Barbaron, Inc. over the past years. This company provides quality workmanship, as well as staff. I would be pleased to recommend them as a consideration for any future projects. (more…)

We have the utmost respect for the quality of your work and the professionalism of Barbaron, Inc. As a community builder, I deal with many contractors but few that match Barbaron's commitment to quality and integrity... Our golf course looks and functions great due to the vision of our architect and the execution of Barbaron. (more…)

<4 class="shortcode_title">AWARD WINNING GOLF COURSE DESIGNS

We have developed a reputation for exceeding our client’s expectations by focusing on creative design, careful documentation and client communication.


Specializes exclusively in the design of golf courses, golf course communities and golf practice facilities.


Experience working with golf committees, boards and golf course contractors.


Complete planning of all aspects of the project prior to construction with phasing and estimating experience.


We believe that there exists a strong relationship between the natural and the built environment.


Our hands-on approach ensures that proper consideration is given to all aspects of the golf course design and construction process.


Barbaron was built on quality, and the number one goal is to keep that level of service and quality to the customer.