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Matt Schiffer founded Greengrass Engineering in 2012.  We are now working with fellow Golf Course Architects on four continents, helping them to realize and implement their design ideas.  

Matt is an Associate Member of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects. Between 2005 and 2012 he worked on more than one hundred golf development projects around the world as a Design Associate with Golfplan.

From late 2004 Matt worked as an Assistant Site Superintendent, building golf courses with Certified Builder McDonald & Sons.   

In 2004, after 12-months of intensive study and travel to experience some of the finest golf courses in the United Kingdom, Matt graduated (with Distinction) from the EIGCA education program at the University of Edinburgh with an MSc in Golf Course Architecture. He was awarded the Toro Student Golf Course Architect Award of the Year as the best of his class. 

Matt graduated from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) in 1996 with a B.S. of Civil Engineering and has been professionally licensed as an engineer since 2001 (licensed in California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania).

Matt and his wife live and play in Philadelphia, PA, within a stone's throw of many of America's most historic and celebrated golf courses.