Bangkok, Thailand: The R&A is to host a free-to-attend session in Asia with its inaugural seminar and workshop.
To be held at Amata Spring Country Club on March 10, the aim of The R&A Seminar on Sustainable Golf Course Design, Renovation and Maintenance is to promote responsible and practical approaches to golf course design, renovation and maintenance – highlighting the on-going work of the industry in raising the standards for golf.
Dominic Wall, Director – Asia Pacific at The R&A, said: “This seminar will be the most comprehensive sustainable education event in Asia for golf development, renovations and course management and it will also be beneficial to golf-related operators in the industry.”
This event, geared towards course developers, owners, architects, general managers and superintendents, will explore a range of topics to address the opportunities within the game and how a new platform can be created for sustainable golf in Asia.
Leading international and local speakers will include Wall; Steve Isaac, Director – Golf Course Management at The R&A; Pirapon Namatra, Owner, Golf East; Micah Woods, Chief Scientist at Asian Turfgrass Centre; Paul Jansen, Owner of Jansen Golf Course Design & Construction; and Jonathan Smith, Chief Executive of the Golf Environment Organisation.
To register for the seminar, visit www.randa.org/thailand seminar
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