At a meeting in Dublin in October 1999 (following initial discussions at the inaugural European Championship in Chelmsford UK in June 1999), attended by representatives from Pitch and Putt Union of Ireland, British Pitch and Putt Union, Associacio Catalana de Pitch and Putt (Catalonia), Association Francaise des Golfs "Pitch and Putt" (France), Nederlandse Pitch and Putt Bond (The Netherlands) and Federazione Italiana de Pitch and Putt (Italy), it was agreed to form a European Pitch and Putt Association. At a February 2000 meeting in Barcelona, the same delegates agreed a Constitution to formally launch the European Pitch and Putt Association (EPPA).
The current Board of EPPA is:
President: Frank Smith (Ireland)
Vice President Jo G. Brand (Norway)
Board Members: Brigitte Albisetti (Switzerland), Toni Lloret (Catalonia), Michael Murphy (Ireland).
EPPA's headquarters is in Dublin. Martin Whitelaw is Secretary General.
EPPA stages a biennial European Team Championship and actively promotes the sport of amateur Pitch and Putt throughout Europe .