Rhydian co-developed the construction method we have now branded DURAbunker (formerly known as Envirobunker) and is also co-inventor of all design patents and registered designs associated with the Durabunker construction method. Now a full time Managing Director at Durabunker Ltd, Rhydian is a graduate of the University of Wales he holds an Msc in Communications Systems and Management and a Beng in Computer Systems Engineering. After successful careers in Education and Training, Network Engineering and System Design, Rhydian turned his attention to working in the golf industry, following the development of the patented bunker construction methodology employed by Durabunker Ltd.
A lifelong golfer, Rhydian is a multiple club champion and represented Glamorgan County and South Wales at junior level. Rhydian also sat as Chairman of Greens at his local club for more than 5 years, managing and implementing many development and remodelling projects. He has an acute awareness of the challenges faced by golf clubs wishing to improve their golf courses within a prescribed financial framework.
Rhydian has been building synthetic bunkers since the very first prototype was completed in 2009 and has built at venues such as St Andrews Links, Berwick on Tweed GC, Tiburon GC (PGA and LPGA Tour Venue) Tennessee National GC, Golf Club Budersand, Royal North Devon GC and St Enodoc GC. Rhydian remains actively involved in the construction process on site with Durabunker Ltd and has worked in partnership with leading golf course architects such as Nicklaus Design and Pierre Fulke Design, as well as specialist contractors on a number of international projects. He possesses valuable experience in all aspects of project implementation. Together with the Durabunker team, Rhydian is well positioned to support clients at every stage of a construction project, from concept to completion, ensuring delivery of first class outcomes at all times.