Golf Europa

Golf Europa

Golf Europa provides a unique mix of services to the golf industry:

  • Golf course design
  • European Union policy advice
  • Help to obtain grants

Steve Pope is the Director of Golf Europa. He works on golf course designs and advises golf organisations on EU policy and funding.

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Golf Course image courtesy of Andrea Pacelli

Golf Course Design

Steve gained his Professional Diploma in Golf Course Architecture from the EIGCA in 2002 and has since worked with some of Britain’s leading golf course architects (Jonathan Gaunt, Ken Moodie and David Hemstock) on a range of new build and remodelling projects in the UK, Eastern Europe and India. He moved to a new base in Finland in February 2009.


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EU Policy Advice

European Union legislation increasingly impacts every aspect of the golf industry and a new EU sports policy is emerging.

Golf Europa provides expert advice to the golf industry and other sectors on EU policy developments.


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Help to obtain grants

Help to obtain grants

Grant aid from EU regional funds is financing the development of new golf courses across Europe.

Golf Europa helps organisations to obtain grants from the EU and elsewhere.

Steve has worked in economic development and European Union affairs for over 20 years, both in the private and public sectors and is a Member of the UK Institution of Economic Development.


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