Professional Qualifications

JMP-HomePhotoIn 2013, Mr. Poellot was elected a “Fellow” of the American Society of Golf Course Architects for his dedicated service to his profession and his outstanding contributions to the game of golf.

A past member of the Board of Governors of the ASGCA and formerly Vice President of the Robert Trent Jones Group, Mr. Poellot has been responsible for the design and supervision of over 200 projects in the United States, Mexico, Central & South America and many countries throughout Asia.

  • Professional Organizations

    American Society of Golf Course Architects

  • Education

    1967 Graduate Studies in Turf Management
    Clemson University

    1966 Bachelor of Science in Landscape
    Architecture
    Iowa State University

    1962 Undergraduate Work in Biological
    Sciences
    Wesleyan College

  • Professional Experience

    2001-Present J. Michael Poellot Golf
    Designs, LLC – President

    1980-2001 J. Michael Poellot Golf Design
    Group / JMP Golf Design Group
    President/Partner
    Golf Course Architect

    1972-1980 Robert Trent Jones II Group
    Vice President
    Golf Course Architect

    1978-1980 Pacific Planners International Director & Vice President
    Golf Course Architect

    1970-1972 United States Army Intelligence Thailand

    1968-1970 United States Army
    Engineers-Ft. Belvoir, VA