European Institute of Golf Course Architects - Email Newsletter
European Institute of Golf Course Architects - Email Newsletter

Welcome

As we settle in for the foreseeable future working in ways that are new to many, the constant that is the EIGCA newsletter remains. We have a lot to tell you about so read on for member and partner profiles, an update on the rescheduled Annual Meeting and Conference, the new Instagram campaign, plus news from members and partners to keep you up-to-date.

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Gold Partners

10 Questions for ... Stuart Rennie MEIGCA

The latest in the popular series of Member Profiles where you can get to know our members better.

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Spotlight on ...Irrigation Control

Our series of Profiles throws a spotlight on our Partners so you can get to know who they are and what they do. Here, EIGCA Bronze Partner, Irrigation Control answers 5 questions.

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Silver Partners

Annual Meeting re-scheduled to October 2020

The EIGCA Annual Meeting has been re-scheduled for October 2020, in anticipation that life will have returned to a level which will allow events to take place once again.

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EIGCA launches first Instagram campaign

Join us on a tour of the world via courses designed by EIGCA members. Our 1st Instagram campaign - "Around the world" - is now live and was created to demonstrate the wide range of design skills and geographical spread of EIGCA members' work. We have already travelled to Sweden, Egypt and Denmark and have more destinations ready to be added.

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COVID-19 - How we are helping you…

To help our members, partners and the wider golfing community through the extraordinary times we find ourselves in, EIGCA has compiled a suite of resources.

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EIGCA Clubhouse

The EIGCA Clubhouse first opened its doors in April as part of our support for members and partners during the COVID19 pandemic. Held weekly, these video calls bring together the EIGCA community, with a different topic discussed each week.

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Useless monuments: the scourge of golf

Peter Harradine Past Presdient & MEIGCA rages about the presence of unnecessary bunkers on golf courses

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Changing tracks at Whittington Heath

Listen to the Green Room Golf Course Podcast with Jonathan Gaunt MEIGCA

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David Williams MEIGCA Re-builds “Signature Hole” at Real Golf De Pedreña

Past President and MEIGCA of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects David Williams was appointed back in 2010 to create a Masterplan of the Harry Colt designed Championship Course (1928) at Real Golf de Pedreña, near Santander in northern Spain, one of the very few Colt courses in that country.

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How to stay productive during the lockdown

Agustín Pizá MEIGCA - Unlocking Golf Maintenance Efficiency


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EIGCA Past President David Williams celebrates two milestones

North Wales based, David Williams Golf Design, International Golf Course Architects, celebrated its 30th birthday on the first day of this year, having been formed on 1st January 1990 - and later the same month, David Williams himself celebrated his own 70th birthday.

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Nobody has ever experienced anything like this before

Peter Harradine Past President & MEIGCA shares some insight into the impact for his firm during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Understanding golf irrigation

As part of their Partnership with EIGCA, Rain Bird ran a series of three webinars in April to educate EIGCA members to make informed decisions on irrigation planning and onsite installations.

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Golf at Home

Kevin Holinaty, president of Southwest Greens Construction, EIGCA Silver Partner, explains the company’s “Signature” and “Boutique” product offerings

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EIGCA Bronze Partner EcoBunker assists at Rumanza Revetments

A site underlain by pure sand, to considerable depth, is the dream for most architects and builders of golf courses.

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EIGCA Bronze Partner Profile Products assist re-development of the golf course in Spain

San Roque Club First in Spain to Select Profile Ceramics for Renovation.

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PC2: The Future of Bentgrass.....Continuing the Penncross Legacy

EIGCA Bronze Partner Pure Seed and Tee-2-Green are proud to announce the continuation of the Penncross legacy with the introduction of the new and improved PC2 bentgrass variety now available in Europe. PC2, known as PC2.0 in the United States, is the successor variety to Penncross, the best-selling bentgrass of all time.

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Introducing new EIGCA Bronze Partner Semillas Dalmau

Semillas Dalmau, a Turfgrass Seed producer company founded by Jesus Dalmau in 1963.

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Introduction to new EIGCA Bronze Partner Total Golf Construction, Inc.

We are delighted to have been invited to offer an introduction to our company after becoming a Partner with the EIGCA.

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Some articles you may have missed...

Recent articles from printed and online resources on Architecture, Environment, the Game, Greenkeeping and Health & Safety.

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Bronze Partners