The three companies, Asian Golf Construction, Capillary Concrete and Perrot, represent different elements of the golf industry and demonstrate the broad appeal of a partnership with the European Institute of Golf Course Architects.
Commenting on the news Tom Mackenzie, EIGCA President, said; “I am absolutely delighted that three more companies have recognised the benefits of an association with the EIGCA. Our Industry Partnership programme provides unrivalled opportunities to gain direct access to golf course architects and increasingly companies are recognising the value of joining the programme to showcase their expertise and capabilities”.
“I look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with all three companies and I am sure they will appreciate the opportunities that are provided to join our members and other partners at our annual meetings and CPD events”.
Asian Golf Construction is a golf course construction, project management and maintenance company with offices throughout Asia, including in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Myanmar and China. The company was formed to offer a world class service to the golf industry with specific focus on the developing markets in Asia.
Founded in 2012 by Martin Sternberg, Capillary Concrete is a pervious bunker liner noted for its strength and durability. It has been installed in bunkers on some four hundred golf courses around the world, including major championship venues such as the Olympic Club, Atlanta Athletic Club and Riviera Country Club, as well as Ryder Cup hosts Gleneagles and Le Golf National. Annika Sorenstam, a ten time Major Champion and Hall of Fame golfer, is also a part owner of the company.
Perrot was formed in 1925 and their core business is the provision of irrigation for the sports industry and agriculture. The company has supplied irrigation systems for World Cup football pitches in South Africa and Russia as well as at several Olympic hockey venues. Based in Stuttgart, with production centres in Berlin and Poland, Perrot looks to assist responsible water use by the manufacturing of economical and resource-saving products.
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