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Golf in the Mediterranean Climate

8.20am 2nd March 2007 - Exhibitions & Conferences

This IV International Conference on Golf and the Environment is focused on the analysis of the characteristics and determining factors of golf development in the Mediterranean area.

The Conference has been organised in four main sections: The Relation Between Golf Tourism and Environment; Water Requirements; Sustainable Design of Golf Courses: and Sustainable Management of Golf Courses.

The speakers are a distinguished panel of national and international specialists including
Professor Ignacio Morell Evangelista, James I University, Castellà³n; Peter McEvoy, golf courses architect; Professor Juan A. Là³pez Ramà­rez, University of Cà¡diz; Marco Martà­n, Partner of Global Golf Company; Mike Wood, Chairman of the Environment Committee of EIGCA; Professor Josà© M. Recio Espejo, University of Cordoba; Paul L. Raymer, University of Georgia; Professor D. R. Duncan, Michigan University; Didier Comte, Imaginieur S.A.S.; Steve Isaac, R&A; Jonathan Smith, Golf Environment Europe; Antonio Henrique Da Silva, CEO of Vilamoura Golf and Chairman of Algarve Golf Land; and Felipe Ortiz Patià±o, Chairman of the Valderrama Golf Club

Speakers and delegates will analyse the more common aspects and problems of the development of Mediterranean golf courses, with the aim of designing the basis for the definition of a pattern of sustainable development of golf courses in this area.

This Conference, which is organized by PROMOTUR, will be held in the Conference and Expositions Center of Roquetas de Mar, near Almerà­a from Wednesday, 14th March – Friday 16th March.

Full details of the Conference programme along with details of registration, travel and accommodation are available on


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