European Institute of Golf Course Architects - Email Newsletter

Happy New Year!

And welcome to the EIGCA Newsletter! We hope you enjoyed the new format which we launched in November.

In this issue we have an article by Past President Peter Fjällman talking about The Spirit of the Game and one by Edwin Roald on The Health Benefits of Golf

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Royal Belfast GC


We are pleased to announce that our 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference will be held in Belfast in April. That week we will also welcome a new intake of students for our Golf Course Design Vocational Qualification Programme EVQGCD.

In November nineteen members and partners gathered together for a seminar on the The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 - a subject relevant to any architect working in the UK.

On a sadder note, we have lost two of our most colourful characters this month, Christy O'Connor Jnr and Patrick Merrigan. They will be sorely missed!

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EIGCA Library

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; read about the new books added to the Library collection, or the latest KPMG reports. And if you missed the CDM Seminar, find out what you need to know about the new Regulations...

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Lobb - Soma Bay, Egypt

Members News

A quiet time for our members over the Christmas period, but one of them has been busy in Egypt and another in Uganda

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Toro irrigation

Partner and Patron News

Toro has some news on a new irrigation system at Le Golf National.

Jacobsen's new mowers can help reduce noise on golf courses.

We also have news from Benedetti-Guelpa and Everris.

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