The English Golf Union (EGU) and English Ladies' Golf Association (ELGA) are delighted to announce that they have appointed 2 new Regional Development Officers for the East and North East.
The expansion of the current Development Officer Network from six to eight reflects the success of the development initiatives undertaken in grass roots golf and will become fully operational in early 2008.
Steven Peet will be working in the East with Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. Steven is a keen golfer and achieved a BA (Hons) Degree in Leisure Management and Golf Studies at Buckinghamshire Chilterns. Following university, Steven has undertaken a variety of leisure related roles and is now looking forward to focusing on golf.
Jason Budd, will be working with Durham and Northumberland to help develop golf in the North East. Jason, a member of Crook Golf Club, has qualifications within sport and through previous leisure employment and training has worked with local authorities and Sport England.
Another new face will be John Stoszkowski who will cover the North West region whilst Melanie Flude is on maternity leave. Prior to this appointment, John has worked with a variety of National Governing Body Sports' Development Teams.
More information on the new regional development areas can be obtained by contacting the EGU/ELGA Development Team on 01526 354500.