Greenkeeper International

About Greenkeeper International

Greenkeeper International is the official magazine of BIGGA, the British and International Golf Greenkeeper Association, and is published on a monthly basis. It focuses on Greenkeepers and Course Managers throughout the greenkeeping profession. The magazine combines the latest news and new products with in-depth reports and analysis on issues of importance in golf course management.

Circulation: 6,800
Readership coverage: International , 14,500 readers per month
Issues: 12 issues a year (monthly)
Publication dates: 1st week of every month

Target Audience:

  • BIGGA Members
  • Course Managers
  • Head Greenkeepers
  • Greenkeepers
  • Golf Club Secretaries
  • Chairman of Green


About Greenkeeper International

Back issues

Members have access to downloadable copies of back issues of our magazine going back to 2002. If you are not a member and you have enquires about a specific article in a magazine, please contact for assistance.


Full PDFs of Greenkeeper International are available to Members. If you are not a member and you have enquires about a specific article in a magazine, please contact for assistance.

Features List

Greenkeeper International Features 2018


* BIGGA reserves the right to change or amend any features throughout.

Should you wish to receive a copy of the 2018 Feature List, Please contact;

Karl Hansell
Communications Executive
Tel: 01347 833800
Fax: 01347 833801

If you would like to send in press releases and pictures, please email: by the 15th of each month prior to publication.

Rate Card

Advertisers Rate Card

General information

Greenkeeper International is published 12 times a year and is mailed in the early part of each month. All advertising orders must be confirmed in writing at the time of booking. Confirmation, will be sent to customers immediately after orders are received.

Cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellation charges as follows: Within seven days of copy deadline, 100% charge.

Package discounts will be reclaimed when commitments are not met. All advertising rates are subject to VAT at the appropriate rate where applicable. Agency commission 10% by prior agreement. Copy deadline 16th of each month prior to the one you wish to be featured in.

Please contact or 01347 833832 to advertise in Greenkeeper International.


Rates and technical specifications for advertising in Greenkeeper International

Display Advertising Rate:

Size Rate

  • Double Page Spread £2790
  • Outside Back Cover £1800
  • Inside Front Cover £1650
  • Inside Back Cover £1650
  • Full Page £1550
  • Half Page £820
  • Quarter Page £590

Buyers Guide Rate

Available on 2 month or 6 month contract. Minimum entry size 2cms, thereafter in multiples of 1 cm, over 4cms. All are Full Colour Adverts…

6 Months 12 Months

  • 1cm £ 130 £225
  • 2cm £ 260 £450
  • 3cm £ 385 £680
  • 4cm £ 520 £900
  • 5cm £ 645 £1125
  • 6cm £ 770 £1355
  • 7cm £ 900 £1580
  • 8cm £1030 £1800

Recruitment Rate

Size Rate

  • 1/2 page £1170

  • 1/4 page £750

  • 1/8 page £595

If sending recruitment as complete Artwork, then please supply in Editable PDF format, so data can be extracted for the website.

Loose Inserts

Full Circulation HGK/CM’s Only

  • Up to 12g £1100 £520
  • 13-25g £1230 £575
  • 26-30g £1280 £635
  • 31-40g £1540 £700
  • Over 40g £POA £POA

Cover Mounted Outset… from £2089
Full Magazine Wraparound… from £2887

Technical Data

Width (mm) x Height (mm)

  • 216 x 303 Full Page (with bleed)
  • 210 x 297 Full Page Trimmed
  • 426 x 303 Double Page Spread (with bleed)
  • 420 x 297 Double Page Spread Trimmed
  • 426 x 150 Half Double Page Spread (with bleed)
  • 420 x 147 Half Double Page Spread Trimmed
  • 180 x 127 Half Page Landscape
  • 87 x 260 Half Page Portrait
  • 180 x 60 Quarter Page Landscape
  • 87 x 127 Quarter Page Portrait
  • 87 x 60 Eighth Page
  • 43 x 10 Single Column Centimetre (SCC)

Please supply artwork in PDF format.

Advertising deadline is 16th day of the month prior to print* (e.g. 16th September for October edition)

Website Advertising Rates

Please contact 01347 833832 for options

Online Recruitment

  • 2 weeks £ 410 online

  • 4 weeks £ 595 online + 1/8 page Display Advertising

Email Shots

  • £575 (sent to approximately 4,000 people)

All print and web prices are subject to VAT

Please contact Lauren Frazer or 01347 833832


Visitor Stats for

Number of Visitors  - 1st November 2017 to 31 October 2018

130,422 visitors

1,440,342 page views




Subscribe to Greenkeeper International

Thank you for your interest in subscribing to Greenkeeper International the official publication of BIGGA.

All members of BIGGA receive a monthly copy of Greenkeeper International as part of their membership benefits, if you are interested in becoming part of a foward thinking Association and taking advantage of a multitude of services, resources and opportunities offered to all members and providing each member with an excellent platform to network please see our Membership page There are many opportunities for continuing education and improving job-related skills, which are becoming necessary for today and the future.

Alternatively, if you wish to subscribe to Greenkeeper International please download a subscription form and return to BIGGA.

Subscription rates:

  • UK: £50
  • Europe/Eire: £65
  • Rest of the World: £95



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