The EGA is pleased to welcome Richard Heath as its first Championship Manager.
Richard, 34, is an accomplished amateur player with over 15 years of representative golf and a myriad of amateur tournament wins. He is currently Club Champion at the Domaine Impérial Golf Club in Switzerland, where he holds a +2 handicap. Richard is a formally qualified Sports Manager with a Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology from the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology in Switzerland. He has also attained a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a Bachelor of Applied Science and is a former university medallist and scholarship holder.
His work experience includes all aspects of the golfing environment, from range boy at 12 years, to greens staff, pro-shop staff and operations manager. In the scientific world, Richard has consulted and contracted to a number of agencies, both public and private.
Between March and October 2005, Richard has been working on the EGA's pre-study into a European combined golf and tertiary education facility. In his new role, he will be responsible for the efficient running of all EGA Championships, the management of EGA representative teams and the EGA Amateur Ranking.
The EGA looks forward to a long and happy association with Richard!