Association of Turfgrass Professionals Ireland

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Association Of Turfgrass Professionals Ireland


Mission Statement
We are committed to the promotion of Turfgrass Sports in Ireland, the advancement of our members and the protection of the environment of the sports facilities which we represent.

The Association Of Turfgrass Professionals Ireland is the Professional Association for the men and women who manage and maintain our sports most valuable asset- our courses and grounds.

ATPI and its members are recognized by the sporting industry as one of the key contributors in elevating the Turfgrass Sports and business to it’s current level.

Through education and training ATPI is dedicated to the continuing Professional development of it’s members.


ATPI Objectives

  1. Update the skills and knowledge of everyone involved in Professional Sportsturf Management
    in Ireland.
  2. Strengthen the Professional credibility of all our members.
  3. Enhance the personal development, proficiency and confidence of all our members.
  4. Give our members the opportunity for networking with peers and engagement with the wider industry.


Started the 24th November 2015 for the first time in Irish Sportsturf Management, members are eligible for Continuing Professional Development Credits as part of the GCSAI /ATPI CPD Programme.
Through Education and CPD, ATPI is committed to insure our profession grows and strengthens.



Formally GCSAI (Golf Course Superintendents Association Of Ireland), the association was founded on 1996. The association changed name in 2021 to Association Of Turfgrass Professionals Ireland


Governance: National Executive



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