Georgia, United States: Atlas Turf International Limited, worldwide distributor of quality turf grasses, has become a Merit Leadership Partner with the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA).
This partnership builds on long-standing individual relationships between leading golf course architects and Atlas Turf, a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
As a Merit Leadership Partner, Atlas Turf is one of a limited number of industry sponsors formally joining ASGCA in this capacity, dedicated to golf course architects and the game of golf.
Atlas Turf will collaborate with ASGCA on education, outreach and the advancement of golf.
“Our common interests and goals in both the domestic and international golf markets make this partnership mutually beneficial,” said Atlas Turf President John Holmes.
“Atlas Turf provides turf grass to golf projects around the world; and ASGCA members, on average, have worked in eight different countries. We are uniquely equipped to support each other in projects worldwide.”
ASGCA President Steve Smyers said: “ASGCA is proud to work with Atlas Turf as a Merit Leadership Partner. Their unique perspective on the golf industry as a turf provider will bring increased knowledge to ASGCA members, and assist them on projects around the world.”
Tokyo, Japan: The Professional Golfers’ Association of Japan, one of Asia’s eldest and most respected sporting organisations, has joined the Asian Golf Industry Federation.