Qualitas Golf Course Design

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About Qualitas Golf Course Design

Qualitas Golf Course Design consistently builds consensus, bridges cultural divides, exceeds expectations and succeeds in delivering world class results everytime.

Qualitas Golf Course Design delivers world-class results every time. Founded by Sam Sakocius, an award-winning industry veteran with over 35 years of experience, Qualitas is a distinguished Design, Advisory and development consultancy serving a diverse clientele, including international real estate developers, private owners, private golf clubs, and designers.

Designing with Purpose - Creating Exceptional Golf Experiences Across Asia and Beyond

Recognized globally as an expert in all aspects of project development, Qualitas focuses on functionality, design quality, feasibility, efficiency, and technical soundness. While primarily operating in Southeast Asia, Qualitas has successfully undertaken projects in six countries and continues to expand its reach through inspired innovations.

With over three decades of collaboration with top developers, planners, architects, engineers, and builders, Qualitas has cultivated an unparalleled network of global talent across various proficiencies. This extensive experience enables Qualitas to deliver projects of the highest standards, solidifying its position as the leading consultancy in the region.

Our values

Expertise and

Qualitas utilizes decades of experience in golf design and project management, with a proven track record of success in SE Asia and beyond. We embrace continuous learning and innovation.


We value the ability to navigate diverse cultural perspectives and bridge divides to build consensus. Our commitment to intercultural competence and diversity is reflected in every aspect of our work.


We emphasize a client-centered approach, tailoring its solutions to meet the specific needs and goals of each project. We work to deliver top-quality solutions to our clients and strive to exceed their expectations.


We conduct ourselves with the utmost professionalism, demonstrating respect for our clients, colleagues, and partners while upholding the highest standards of ethics and integrity for each project.


Qualitas Golf Course Design President, Sam Sakocius
Sam Sakocius
Principal, Golf Course Architect

Sam Sakocius is an award winning Real Estate and Golf Development Consultant and Builder, Contract Designer, International Golf Travel Writer, Governmental Tourism Consultant to emerging Golf Markets, multiple time judge in Golf Inc’s World Best Golf Courses (New Course-Renovations-Restorations), and frequent collaborator with Hotel/Golf Resorts – Westin, Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, Six Senses, Marriot.

He is presently a principal owner of the consultancy, Qualitas  Project Control with 30+ years in Golf and Real Estate development.

Qualitas Golf Course Design Manager Zenta Thomas
Zenta Thomas
Managing Partner

As the Managing Partner for Qualitas Project Control, founder of Dragon Rock, co-founder of OMNIGolf and the Asian Brand Ambassador to Destination Golf Magazine, Ms Thomas brings over 30 years of Business Development, Project Management, Branding, Marketing, Ideation/Entreprenuership and Television Production experience to the organization.

Ms Thomas, has resided in SE Asia for over a decade and has overseen the implementation and operations of Qualitas Project Control’s consulting and management programs spanning the whole of SE Asia.

Sun Jing
Business Coordinator

Sun Jing comes to PCI with an International Business Degree from Yunnan University of Finance and Economics.

Sun Jing is experienced in the Chinese Banking Industry and with International Commerce. She has excellent English and analytical skills as well.  This coupled with Her extensive on the ground experience doing humanitarian volunteer work as  well  As research on a domestic and international level results in Jing being supremely Qualified to adeptly handle the broad range of PCI, Qualitas, Beichen Kunming Consutling and Dragon Rock interests throughout SE Asia.

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