European Institute of Golf Course Architects - Email Newsletter

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind...

After a mild winter it has turned very cold in the UK. Let's hope Belfast in April will be a bit warmer.

Following the theme for our Annual Conference, we have an article in this issue on how advances in technology are changing the way golf course architects are working, and one on Augusta, anticipating the Masters next Month.

By the way - the quote is from Shelley's Ode to the West Wind.

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Stormont Hotel


The Institute is looking forward to its Annual Meeting next month and has some interesting speakers lined up.

We are also pleased to welcome CMF Global as a new Industry Partner, and to announce the first graduate of our Sustainability Programme.

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St Kitts

Members News

In recent news from our members one is designing a course in Georgia, another is making renovations at La Zagaleta in Spain, and a third has had an interesting time building a course for a power station

Another member has had his course GEO Certified® - for growing fruit...

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St Kitts

Partner and Patron News

Our Gold Industry Partner, Rain Bird, has announced the appointments of new Golf Area Sales Managers for the UK, Ireland and Iceland markets, and for the Scandinavian market.

Silver Partner, John Deere, has taken a group of greenkeepers on a trip of a lifetime.

We also have news from Josef Pötter-Golf and Team Green.

GEO have certified a course designed by one of our members.

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Library books

Resource Centre News

The EIGCA Library has over 1000 books and journals, most of which are available to borrow. The Librarian can help you with any research you may need using materials in the collection or by online searching.

Catch up on any articles you may have missed; and read about the centenary books added to the Library collection.

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