About the EIGCA

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects represents Europe's most qualified golf course architects. Members of the EIGCA have shown through their skill, experience and training that they are able to design and oversee the construction of golf courses to the highest standards.

As a professional body we work to enhance the status of the golf course design profession, increase the opportunities for our members to practice throughout the world and educate future golf course architects.

The EIGCA has almost 100 Members and Associate Members spread throughout 25 countries.

In this section you can read about our history, our aims and our activities. There is also an organigram to explain how the EIGCA is run and who has what responsibilities.

Presidents of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects:

2023- Caspar Grauballe
2021-23 Tim Lobb
2019-21 Christoph Staedler
2017-19 Ross McMurray
2015-17 Tom Mackenzie
2013-15 Peter Fjallman
2011-13 Rainer Preissmann
2009-11 David Krause
2007-09 Ken Moodie
2004-07 Mark Adam
2002-04 Peter Harradine
2001-02 Simon Gidman
2000-01 David Williams