Open_Championship_logoThe R&A, the organiser of The Open, golf’s oldest and most international major championship, is to host a free to attend session in Asia with its inaugural seminar and workshop in Thailand, held on March 10, 2016 at the Amata Spring Country Club.

The R&A Seminar on Sustainable Golf Course Design, Renovation and Maintenance in Asia is taking place in Thailand, with the ultimate aim to promote responsible and practical approaches to golf course design, renovation and maintenance – highlighting the ongoing work of the industry in raising the standards for golf. 

This seminar will be the most comprehensive sustainable education event in Asia for golf development, renovations and course management.

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 Dominic Wall, Director – Asia Pacific at The R&A; Steve Isaac, Director – Golf Course Management at The R&A; Pirapon Namatra, Owner, Golf East; Micah Woods, Chief Scientist at Asian Turfgrass Center; Paul Jansen, Owner of Jansen Golf Course Design & Construction; and Jonathan Smith, Chief Executive of the Golf Environment Organization.

Registration is now open for the seminar by logging onto seminar. Registration will conclude on March 4, 2016.

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