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Landscapes Unlimited appoints Larry Barefield senior project manager

(LINCOLN, Neb.) – Golf course developer and construction company Landscapes Unlimited has appointed Larry Barefield as Senior Project Manager.

Over nearly 30 years, Barefield has become one of the golf industry’s most respected project managers.  His versatility will benefit Landscapes Unlimited’s new golf course builds and renovations spanning private, daily-fee and resort operations.

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Supervising company field managers, Barefield will also closely collaborate with golf course owners, architects and others integral to the process of delivering decidedly positive experiences to all involved, including golfers.

Barefield’s career started at age 22 at the construction divisions of Robert Trent Jones, Sr., RTJ, Jr., and other golf and civil construction companies.  His award-winning work incudes Mirabel Golf Club (Scottsdale, Ariz.), RTJ Golf Trail at Ross Bridge (Hoover, Ala.) and U.S. Women’s Open host CordeValle Golf Club (San Martin, Calif.).  In addition to projects in 29 states across America, Barefield’s imprints dot Ireland, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas.

“No construction company has done more for golf than Landscapes Unlimited,” says Barefield.  “It has modern-day resources, planning processes and technology to make golf courses’ big pictures and little details sync, on-time, on-budget and of immense quality.”

“Acquiring the talents and experience of Larry is a coup for Landscapes Unlimited,” says Brian Vitek, Chief Operating Officer of Landscapes Unlimited.  “He is hands-on in the field, optimizing construction teams’ outputs, design intent, maintenance efficiencies and other best practices, so golf course owners derive tremendous value from our work.” 

Landscapes Unlimited is widely known for its sophisticated project management framework that includes activity and resource planning, organizing and motivating project teams, monitoring time management and progress, cost estimating and budget development, analyzing and managing project risk, and ultimately realizing client satisfaction.

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About Landscapes Unlimited

Forty-seven years young and family owned and operated, Landscapes Unlimited is the recognized leader in golf course development, construction and renovation.  Its regional experts leverage contemporary best practices, fiscal prudency and a culture promoting unwavering success. Projects include famous courses and revered local layouts of various shapes, sizes and budgets. Landscapes Unlimited also excels at building sports fields for professional teams, colleges and municipalities. Sister company Landscapes Golf Management boasts a portfolio of 55-plus golf courses, country clubs and resorts nationwide.

More information:, 402.423.6653.

Rich Katz