Tag: greenkeeper

Turf Gamechanger on the green

How can Turf Gamechanger help reduce golf course maintenance costs?

By: 2024. 04. 22.

Have you ever noticed the diverse range of lawnmowers that golf clubs use to preserve their courses and create an exceptional golf experience? It's worth pondering whether there could be a more sustainable solution, wouldn't you agree? I…

Sami Strutt BIGGA Continue to Learn educational program since 1994

The COO of BIGGA became Director of Education at Bernhard Academy

By: 2023. 12. 08.

Yesterday, I shared some news about Sami Strutt, who has decided to step down as COO of the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association. After dedicating 30 years of service to the organization, Sami has decided to move…

2024 BIGGA Celebration at BTME by Jacobsen

How does Jacobsen make the BIGGA Celebration memorable as a headline sponsor?

By: 2023. 09. 19.

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has just announced that Jacobsen will be the headline sponsor of the BIGGA Celebration, taking place on the opening evening of the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME). The BIGGA Celebration…

Royal Norwich 12th Hole

How competitive will Royal Norwich Turfcare Academy and Business Management qualification be?

By: 2023. 08. 14.

In April, I informed you that Ross Crosbie, the first apprentice in recent years at Carnoustie Golf Links, has completed his 4-year apprenticeship and is now a fully qualified Greenkeeper. The 4-year apprenticeship works in conjunction with Elmwood College in…

Janne Lehto Hirsala Golf

Why should Hirsala Golf be proud of Janne Lehto?

By: 2023. 06. 02.

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has revealed that Janne Lehto, course manager at Hirsala Golf, has become Finland’s 1st certified Master Greenkeeper. Janne, 30, is the chairperson of the Finnish Greenkeepers Association and is an…

Who are the 50 greenkeepers who will volunteer at the 151st Open

Who are the 50 greenkeepers who will volunteer at the 151st Open at Royal Liverpool?

By: 2023. 03. 03.

The 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool Golf Club from 16-23 July 2023. This will be the 13th time the Championship has been staged at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. On this occasion, the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association…

Joe Simpson Ipswich Golf Club Overall Winner BIGGA Annual Photographic Competition 2022

Which greenkeeper deserves to win the BIGGA Annual Photographic Competition 2022?

By: 2022. 11. 23.

Sometimes I am a little bit envious of the work of greenkeepers. They are able to see so many unique moments on the golf course that we golfers cannot. I see that much better application materials have been…

First Green Program GCSAA logo

John Deere is supporting GCSAA’s First Green Program

By: 2021. 11. 11.

John Deere Golf has made a donation to the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), to support First Green, which provides hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education at golf courses. John…

Golf Salary & Benefits Study 2010

By: 2010. 06. 13.

After a big break I am back. I hope you forgive me for such delay. Recently I came across with Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE)and and executive recruitment specialist, Colt Mackenzie McNair's new findings about golf salaries…

R&A’s new website is missing the point

By: 2009. 09. 08.

R&A launched recently a new website, www.bestcourseforgolf.org to help golf course developers,owners and average golfers to perform better. Great!! I would expect from such website that it enables me to ask questions from the editors, evaluate content and…