Peter Thomson retires

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After over 50 years in golf course design, Thomson Perrett founder Peter Thomson has announced his formal retirement from golf course architecture.  Peter established the company in 1965 after winning his 5th British Open and has since worked on over 250 projects in 30 countries including building over 100 new courses. Peter’s contribution and impact on golf in Asia Pacific is unparalleled.

Ross Perrett who has worked with Peter since 1986 and has been Managing Director of Thomson Perrett for the past 25 years, said “Peter’s generous support and friendship has been an inspiration to all the Thomson Perrett team and we thank him for the role he has played in each of our careers. It has been a privilege to work closely with one of golf’s most intelligent and greatest players.”

When asked about the future for the company, Ross reiterated that he will “continue to lead the team and will strive to set new bench marks within the industry locally and internationally”. Ross explained that other than a rebrand later in the year, the current Thomson Perrett operation will continue as usual.  All staff have been retained and are busy working in five countries including the following projects –

–        Clearwater Bay, renovation, Hong Kong
–        Genung Geulis Golf Club,18 holes, Indonesia
–        Greens Beach Golf Club, 18 holes, Australia
–        Ho Binh Golf Resort, 36 holes, Vietnam
–        Kooringal Golf Club,renovation, Australia
–        Northern Golf Club,renovation, Australia
–        Qutub Golf Course, 18 holes, India
–        Palm Beach Golf Club, 18 holes, China
–        Warrnambool Golf club, renovation, Australia

In addition to the above, Ross and the team also have an exciting pipeline of future projects to look forward to.

For further information contact –

Ross Perrett
Thomson Perrett Pty Ltd | ACN 054 121 961
T: + 613 8698 8000