Member Communications

BIGGA is a community of more than 5,800 golf greenkeepers and turf industry professionals and we have a broad range of methods to help everyone keep in touch.

Through our various publications and platforms, BIGGA members are kept informed of legislation changes, new technology, interesting human interest stories and practical case studies and opportunities to develop their professional skills and advance their career.

How we are building a stronger greenkeeping community

Greenkeeper International

Greenkeeper International is the official magazine of BIGGA and is published on a monthly basis. The magazine combines the latest news with in-depth reports and analysis of issues in golf course management. The magazine also tells the human story behind the BIGGA members who make this a wonderful profession to be involved in. Find our more here.

BIGGA Newsletter

Every fortnight, we'll send you a newsletter directly to your email inbox detailing the most important things happening across the association at that time. We pledge to only include information we believe to be of genuine interest to BIGGA members and you can opt out at any time. 

BIGGA Smartphone App

Our mobile app gives easy access to the best of BIGGA membership benefits including the HR helpline, confidential counselling and you can also get help identifying problems on the course. Download on the App Store or get it on Google Play.

BIGGA website

The BIGGA website has thousands of resources available to members, with details of the benefits and opportunities that are available and our bespoke Continuing Professional Development system.


A resource for members, published annually with contact details and other useful information to help you get the most out of your membership. All BIGGA members receive a copy of the BIGGA handbook each summer, while the handbook is also available to read online.

Regional newsletters

Tailored to your individual region and offering more local news and information, these newsletters help strengthen the bonds of community at a Region and Section level. Produced quarterly, they're bitesize updates on the goings on of the association at a local level.

Wall planner

BIGGA's wall planner helps greenkeeping teams plan their activities throughout the year and is posted to head greenkeepers and course managers with their October edition of Greenkeeper International

Wall calendar sponsored by Syngenta

BIGGA's annual calendar, comprising entries for the annual BIGGA Photography Competition. A digital version is available to download here

Your Course

BIGGA's popular biannual magazine is returning for 2024. The magazine will be distributed to more than 1,700 golf clubs in the UK and will provide golfers with an understanding of the activities of greenkeepers and what it takes to maintain a modern course. 


Don't be just a 'card-carrying' member of BIGGA, take a closer look at the membership benefits available to you and start to raise your profile as a greenkeeper today.

Greenkeeper International Magazine

Greenkeeper International


In a nutshell.....

A monthly copy of Greenkeeper International is included in your annual subscription

BIGGA website offering members password protected access to updates, career information, downloadable documents and publications

Engage in our online communities via BIGGA's social media offering

We recognise great achievements through great initiatives such as the BIGGA Awards

Your Course Magazine

Your Course




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