Golf Course Staff

Arne van Amerongen joined the Harradine team in 1998 and was the construction supervisor on Sion, Lavaux, Ascona, Arosa and Blumisberg in Switzerland, Pravets in Bulgaria, Montecheriallo in Italy, Jebel Ali and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and Kazan in Tatarstan.


Prior to his involvement with Harradine Golf he was a course manager for various golf course construction companies in Germany, England and Scotland. From 2002 to 2004 he worked as a free-lance and was responsible for the construction supervision of 33 holes in central Switzerland and from 2005 to 2006 he supervised the construction of an 18 hole golf course in Northern Cyprus which was altered by Harradine after the initial design, sub-grade work and clearing of woods was implemented by another golf course architect.


Arne is now in Up-Town Cairo where he is in charge of construction supervision for the first and second 9 holes.


Nicholas Weller was a valuable member of the Harradine Golf team from 1998 to 2008 and rejoined in January 2018 as the Superintendent of the Jebel Ali Golf Course which is a 9 hole course that hosted the PGA European Tour Challenge Match.


Nick's experience in the maintenance of golf courses and their landscaping spans a period of 44 years accumulating a great knowledge of both cold and warm climate grasses.


Romano Leicher is from South Africa and has been in the turf industry for 13 years. He started his career working for a golf course maintenance and construction company on one of the busiest 27 hole golf courses in South Africa increasing the existing 18 hole to a 27 hole facility. After working there for 5 years he started managing the maintenance on an 18 hole golf course where he was the Superintendent for 7 years, whilst also consulting at another 9 hole golf course. He left SA to manage a 36 hole golf course in Pakistan and joined the Harradine Golf Team in August 2018 as the Superintendent at the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club.

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