The Harry Colt Award
The EIGCA Harry Colt Award recognises outstanding contributions to golf or golf development. Presented to an organisation or individual that has provided exemplary service to the development of golf or has been active in the golf business and promoted the game of golf and its development, the Harry Colt Award honours the role played in safeguarding the future of golf.
Tim Lobb, EIGCA President (L) presents the Harry Colt Award to Toby Ingleton of Golf Course Architecture Magazine at the EIGCA Annual Meeting in Turkey
Candidates are nominated by EIGCA members and considered by the Awards Committee of past EIGCA Presidents. The decision of this Committee must then be ratified by EIGCA's Council.
Winners of the Harry Colt Award have historically been organisations, but in 2018, Bernhard Langer was the first individual to be honoured.
Previous winners are:
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xThe R&A's Duncan Weir (left) accepting the trophy from David Krause
xPeter Fjällman & Tom Mackenzie present the Harry Colt Award to Jonathan Smith of the GEO
xTom Mackenzie presenting the award to Kevin McIntyre, Golfing Union of Ireland
xRoss McMurray, left, and Christoph Staedler, right, present the Harry Colt Award to Bernhard Langer © Mark Alexander Photography
xChristoph Staedler presents the Harry Colt Award to Annika Sörenstam