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Click here to visit our featured project photo gallery,
Copper Mill Golf Club--voted the "Best New Affordable
Public Course in America"
and the "#2 Course Overall in
the state of Louisiana"
by Golf Digest!

The following is a list of key projects our principal, Nathan Crace, has been involved with in recent years:

(Select grey tab to view golf course projects)

project | Champion Hill
location | Undisclosed until August '08
scope | New 18-hole golf course/residential and retail & development land plan/16 ball field complex
status | Design Studies Underway

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | A development group has hired Mr. Crace to develop a land plan for Champion Hill--an exciting new multi-use development.  The sustainable design of the land plan includes an 18-hole championship golf course, sixteen youth baseball/softball fields, 196 home sites of varying sizes, and Champion Hill Town Square with retail and office space. 

project | Magee Sportsplex Expansion
location | Magee, MS
scope | Ball Field Complex Expansion
status | Complete/Open for Play

photo gallery | Click to view Master Plan

synopsis | The City of Magee, Mississippi has one of the best ball field complexes for a city of its size in the Magnolia State and recent increases in children registering for baseball and softball signaled a need to expand.  In the next phase, four fast pitch softball fields, one 13-15 yr old boys baseball field and one multi-purpose soccer/football filed.  Open for play in 2010.

project | Hinds Community College
location | Raymond, MS
scope | Ball Field Renovations
status | Complete/Open

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | When the largest community college in Mississippi needed to renovate their baseball field and intramural fields and build a new soccer practice field, they turned to the planning division of Watermark Golf/Nathan Crace Design.  The new fields (including new irrigation) were  ready for play in Fall 2007.

project | High School Football Fields
location | Various Sites in Alabama
scope | Design Support
status | Complete/Open

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | Watermark's planning division was retained by a private firm in 2007 to assist with the design of three new high school football fields in Alabama, using the latest in industry construction design to provide for drainage, excellent turf, and the safety of the players.

project | Specialized Treatment Facility
location | Gulfport, MS
scope | Campus planning & beautification
status | Complete

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | On the heels of the successful renovation of the campus at Boswell Regional Center, the State of Mississippi has once again called on Watermark to handle a campus beautification project at the State's Specialized Treatment Facility for the Dept. of Mental Health.

project | Crane Harbour Golf Club
location | U.S. Gulf Coast
scope | Residential Land Planning
status | Prelim. Studies Pending

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | A While working on the design of the golf course for Crane Harbour, Mr. Crace will also be land planning the residential component of this new development on the Gulf Coast.  www.craneharbour.com

project | Millstone Springs
location | Mendenhall, MS
scope | Residential Landplanning
status | Ongoing

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | The planning division of Watermark has been retained to assist with the landplanning and marketing of a new upscale residential development in historic Mendenhall, Mississippi--just 30 minutes south of Jackson.  With design studies ongoing, the end result will be stately wooded home sites on rolling hills intermingled with large tranquil lakes.  

project | Boswell Regional Center

location | Sanatorium, MS
scope | Master Planning/Consulting
status | Ongoing

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | The State of Mississippi retained the planning division of Watermark Golf/Nathan Crace Design to revitalize key elements throughout the campus of the Boswell Regional Center--a historic landmark that was originally a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients near the turn of the century.  Several phases of the project are currently on-going.

project | Copper Mill Golf Club *
location | Zachary, LA
scope | Residential Land Planning
status | Complete

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | While designing the award-winning Copper Mill Golf Club, Mr. Crace also handled land-planning and residential design for the initial phases of the community, including garden homes, estate homes, town home lots, and the circulation of streets in the community.

project | Brookhaven CC *
location | Brookhaven, MS
scope | Home site planning
status | Complete

photo gallery | Click to enter

synopsis | One of the reasons for transforming the existing nine holes into eight holes at Brookhaven was to free up space to create 16 home sites fronting the new 11th hole while creating more room between the existing holes during the creation of an 18-hole course.

project | Clear Creek GC *
location | Vicksburg, MS
scope | 27 Hole Master Plan & Ball Fields
status | Complete

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | While creating the Master Plan for Clear Creek, Mr. Crace included an increasingly-important component:  much needed additional ball fields for soccer, baseball, and softball.

project | Castle Rock Resort *
location | Vanderbilt, MI
scope | 36 Hole Resort Land Planning
status | Complete

photo gallery | Currently Offline

synopsis | This 36-hole resort in northern Michigan also included more than 200 upscale home sites with panoramic vistas and ideal winter skiing conditions.

| more will be listed and photos added as time permits |
since golf course contacts are prone to change, please e-mail us for a list of project references


* Denotes projects completed by Mr. Crace as the Senior Design Associate with previous employer

 

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