Michael Puchkov

Director General of RGD.
Director General of RGD, Development Director of FT GROUP, member of the Board of Directors of the PGA of Russia (Professional Golfers Association).

From 2013 to 2015 — President of the golf club LINKS NATIONAL. From 2004 to 2013 — leader of all golf projects of LLC Protcion: Forest Hills, Pine Creek (Yekaterinburg), Links National (Moscow Region), Peterhoff Lake Course (Saint Petersburg), Skolkovo Golf Club (Moscow), Raevo Golf Estate (Zvenigorod).

Michael is a certified golf coach, certified in the PGA of the United Kingdom, LEVEL 2. Member of the PGA of the United Kingdom.

Michael has professional golf education: UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM (UK) Foundation Degree in Professional Golf Studies, 2012 — graduation in 2015; University of Birmingham (UK), majoring in golf club management and golf business; THE RUTGERS STATE UNIVERSITY (USA), Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management Program, he finished it in 2002, majoring in building and using golf courses.

He has experience in preparation and conducting professional golf tournaments.

The realized projects include Skolkovo Golf Club, Skolkovo (Millhouse, Protcion as a subcontractor, Jack Nicklaus Design, EDSA); Golf Club Minsk; Renovation of Moscow Country Club; Raevo Golf Club; Petercourse Peterhoff; Construction of two soccer fields at the two main stadiums of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Volgograd and Nizhny Novgorod; Gelendzhik Golf Resort in the city of Gelendzhik and others.