Jim Lipe’s Contribution’s to the Game will be beyond measure.
“Jim Lipe has not only been a valued contributor to my golf course design business for almost 40 years , he has also been a great friend. Jim is an excellent golfer who is very conscientious about everything he does and is meticulous in his work. This great attention to detail contributes to his success. I am pleased to have had Jim by my side for so many years and know that when all is said and done, Jim Lipe’s contribution’s to the game will be beyond measure.”
– Jack Nicklaus
The Golf Experience
Adapted to the natural topography of the awe inspiring 1,100 acres, the course is designed by world renowned and award-winning architect, Jim Lipe who served as Jacks Nicklaus’ senior design associate for more than 25 years. Jim has worked in the field of golf course design for over 35 years and his design work has taken him to 5 continents and 18 countries around the world. Alongside Lipe, is JJ Henry who’s 25-year professional golf career has included almost 600 PGA tour starts, 3 PGA tour wins, and a member of both the United States Ryder Cup and World Cup teams.
Together with their vision, Jim and JJ are creating an atmosphere of interest, fun and adventure by relying on their cornerstones of passion, integrity, and experience.
“I’m at transition point in my life where I can say, WOW, now how do I utilize this knowledge, experience, respect and love for the game.”
– J.J. Henry
“Golf has given me so much. My love, knowledge and respect for the game is what drives my passion for Avanzada. I want everyone to be proud to say they live and play at Avanzada!”
– JJ Henry
“Golf has provided me the opportunity to travel the world and experience the best of the best in golf courses, clubhouses and exclusive communities. It has always been my goal to create a community with a world class golf club as the center piece amenity in the Fort Worth area. Avanzada will allow me to incorporate the best things I have seen and experienced during my PGA Tour career.” – J.J. Henry
Avanzada Golf and Ranch Club’s ambitious goal is to create a lasting impression from the 1st tee to the 18th green. With almost 200’ of elevation change, rolling hillsides, running creeks, and panoramic views it will challenge the games best but also reward the beginners alike. World renowned and award-winning golf course architect, Jim Lipe who served as Jack Nicklaus’ senior design associate for more than 25 years and JJ Henry who’s 25-year professional golf career has included almost 600 PGA Tour starts, 3 PGA Tour wins, and a member of both the United States Ryder Cup and World Cup teams will lead the design team. Adapted to the natural topography of the awe inspiring 900 acres it’s the perfect harmony of world class golf in a natural, idyllic, countryside setting. Together with their vision, Jim and J.J. are creating an atmosphere and interest of fun and adventure. They will accomplish this by relying on their cornerstones of passion, integrity, and experience.
Why Avanzada Golf?
- Avanzada will feature the latest in golf course agronomy including both zoysia fairways and bermuda greens.
- Towering hardwood trees will help define both fairway lines and green locations in such a manner that is natural to the topography of the land.
- Bear Creek running through the entire northern part of the property which can be 50’ wide and 70’ high will make for dramatic golf shots unparalleled in North Texas.
- Homesite setbacks will be such where you won’t see a single white boundary stake anywhere on the entire golf course.
- Avanzada will feature a world class golf training and performance center including all of the latest technology to help make your personal golf game better and more enjoyable. Don’t be surprised to rub shoulders with some of the very best men and women golf professionals fine tuning their games and getting ready for their next tournaments!