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Landscapes Unlimited promotes Tom O’Connor to project manager

(LINCOLN, Neb.) – Landscapes Unlimited, the leading golf course developer and construction company, has promoted Tom O’Connor to Project Manager in their robust South Region.

For eight years a valued member of the Landscapes Unlimited team, O’Connor is widely respected by golf course owners, architects and superintendents for his field knowledge, creativity and fiscal prudency.  His work building high-quality golf courses, country clubs, resorts and communities, as well as sports fields, earns high praise from his peers.

Landscapes Unlimited -- Tom O'Connor

In his new role, O’Connor will oversee an experienced and growing talent pool executing $20,000 to $2M-plus projects within Landscapes Unlimited’s Sunbelt Region, from Florida to Texas.  Utilizing Landscapes Unlimited’s project management framework, O’Connor is responsible for cost estimating and budget development, activity and resource planning, contract management, financial forecasting, talent management, and ultimately realizing client satisfaction.

“I’m extremely proud of all Landscapes Unlimited delivers in ‘super servicing’ clients: understanding client’s desired project outcomes, delivering on expectations and managing the project with an Owner mentality” says O’Connor.  “We place talented people in the right positions and are recognized for being approachable, relatable and supportive of architects, superintendents and other stakeholders.”

“Tom’s energy, desire to dig into the details of anything put in front of him and caring nature make him a magnetic personality and great leader on site and within the company,” says Jake Riekstins, Chief Development Officer of Landscapes.  “He operated a commercial and residential construction company early in his career, so gravitates toward head first dives into project minutiae with his teams to produce reliable and outstanding finished products.”

O’Connor cites Landscapes Unlimited’s track record attaining repeat business from owners of multiple golf courses and sports facilities among his most gratifying career moments.  His repeat engagements with The Northwood Club in Dallas and Texas Christian University in Fort Worth have earned O’Connor numerous accolades within the Texas golf and sports field markets.

About Landscapes Unlimited
Forty-five years young and family owned-and-operated, Landscapes Unlimited is the recognized leader in golf course development, construction and renovation.  This claim is backed by its regionalized experts implementing modern-day best practices and technological advancements though trained expertise, fiscal prudency and a culture promoting unwavering success. Completed projects number in the thousands and include famous golf courses that host major tournament and PGA Tour events as well as revered local layouts of various shapes, sizes and budgets.  Landscapes Unlimited’s involvement with four First Tee chapters demonstrates a strong commitment to grow the game and business of golf.  It also excels at building sports fields for professional teams, colleges and municipalities. Sister company Landscapes Golf Management is one of America’s largest and most trusted operator of golf courses and country clubs across 20 states.

More information:, 402.423.6653.

Rich Katz