* Denotes PGA Tour Course, or Special Recognition

Fred Couples and Gene Bates during press conference
Project: Location:

Carolina National Golf Club

Bolivia, North Carolina


Hamilton Mill Golf Club

Buford, Georgia


Hammock Beach River Club

Palm Coast, Florida

Heron Ridge Golf Club

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Kelly Plantation Golf Club

Destin, Florida


Le Matrie de Mont Tremblant

Villa de St. Jovite, Canada


Mitake Hanatopia Golf Club

Mitake, Japan


Shea Homes Trilogy Mountain House

Tracey, California

Rivera Golf & Country Club

Silang, Pipelines

San Juan Oaks Golf Club

San Juan Bautista, California


Southwood Golf Club

Tallahassee, Florida


The Golf Club At Stonebridge

Bossier City, Louisiana

The Rise Golf Club

Vernon, B.C. Canada

Shanghai, China *
Westfields Golf Club Chantilly, Virginia *
Outline of Couples/Bates Work History:

Gene Bates and Fred Couples have one of the longest Tour Player Designer relationships on going in the golf course desing industry. They established the relasionship in 1991 and have coloraborated on projects worldwide. The following highlights projects which are part of the Couples Bates Signature Design Series.