0 Developing an Industry for the Future


A conference for the New Emerging Golfing Nations
As part of FEGGA's commitment to working with and assisting the new emerging golfing Nations, FEGGA, will in November stage a Conference to help support their establishment and growth for the future. The aim of the Conference will be to focus on the needs of these Countries as they establish an industry that will be sharing the responsibility of delivering sustainable golf. The Conference will be held at the Kompas-Lovec Hotel in Bled, http://www.kompas-lovec.eu/ Slovenia during 17 - 19 November 2008 and will be open for anyone working or representing the Golf Course industry. The Conference will be aimed at all areas of Golf Course Management covering subjects on:

Golf Course design:

  • The importance of choosing the right architect
  • Building the right golf course

These two seminars will be delivered by The European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) and will focus on how to choose the right Architect and what to look at when making this important decision. It will also focus on building the right design of golf course and how that decision impacts on the future maintenance needed and long term quality

Project Planning and Specification through to Construction and grow-in of the Golf Course:

  • New golf course development guidelines

Presented jointly by the EIGCA and the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO)

  • Understanding the importance of good specification including Drainage and Irrigation

Presented by Sylvain Duval, Golf Course Superintendent at Polaris World.


  • A focus on Greenkeeping Pan European Standards
  • Setting up Greenkeeper education
  • Gaining practical experience

These subjects will be covered by FEGGA and the European Greenkeeping Training Unit (EGEU)


  • A guide to Good Environmental Management
  • Accreditation

Presented by Jonathan Smith, CEO and representatives of the Golf Environment Organisation

Best Golf Course Practice:

  • Creating and managing good Sustainability
  • How Benchmarking can really assist you and your golf course

Keith Duff of the R&A Golf Course Committee will illustrate the role of sustainability and how benchmarking can really assist you on the golf course.

The Slovenian model:

  • Looking at Slovenia as a Case Study



Developing an Industry for the Future

A conference for the new developing Golfing Nations
17-19 November 2008

Final day for bookings along with payment need to be made to Dean Cleaver - FEGGA CEO by 31st October 2008. (Forms can be returned either by email at deancleaver@fegga.org or via fax at +44 1789 762912)

The cost is inclusive of 2 nights hotel accommodation at the Kompas-Lovec Hotel, Bled, Slovenia plus all meals including a reception on the 17th November and dinner on the evening of the 18th November along with conference costs.

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Payment can be made by cheque, payable to FEGGA or by direct transfer to:
Alcester Road
B80 7AN
IBAN: GB04MIDL 4005 1557 3720 15

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