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PGA of Europe Congress attended by 33 countries

11.30am 29th December 2003 - People

Officials from 33 countries attended the PGA of Europe’s Annual Congress, at Atalaya Park Hotel, Costa del Sol, and were joined for a day by representatives of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) to exchange views in debate on “Tradition versus Technology – On Course for Collision?”
Frank Thomas, USGA Technical Director for 27 years, made a lively contribution to this debate, speaking in favour of ‘Give Technology a Chance‘ Other presentations included ‘Protecting our Traditional Values‘ by David Duckering of the R&A); ‘The Players‘ Perspective‘ by Paul Eales; ‘Setting Up Courses for PGA European Tour Events‘ by Mike Stewart; and ‘Design Challenges‘ by Tom Mackenzie (EIGCA).
Full details of all or any of the Presentations are available from the PGA of Europe: Tel: + 44 (0)16754 77899. Fax: + 44 (0)16754 77890. E-mail:
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