Paul Woodham to lead European delivery of The R&A’s Sustainable Agronomy Services

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The R&A has appointed Paul Woodham to lead the delivery of the organisation's Sustainable Agronomy Service in Europe.

Paul Woodham

Paul joins The R&A from the STRI Group and brings years of experience delivering world-leading turf management consultancy and agronomy expertise, most recently as Head of Agronomy.

"It's with great pleasure that we welcome Paul to our team," said Arlette Anderson, Director of Sustainable Golf at The R&A. "His expertise is widely acknowledged in our industry. Through his contributions to Golf Course 2030 project research, Paul has already helped The R&A deliver innovative and practical solutions to some of the most challenging sustainability issues in golf.

Industry expertise

"Paul's agronomy expertise is widely acknowledged in our industry and will help us drive our five-year strategy to grow the game by supporting clubs directly on issues related to climate change, legislative change and reduced availability of resources."

The R&A Sustainable Agronomy Service provides golf facilities with world-class agronomy advice and tailored course management solutions rooted in sustainability best practice. After a successful launch in Great Britain and Ireland in 2022 and the Asia-Pacific region in 2021, the service will be expanded to Europe this year.

For more information and to download the Sustainable Agronomy Service brochure, please visit:

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