General session - Greenkeeping through and beyond the Pandemic
The Covid pandemic has shone a spotlight on to golf courses and greenkeepers like never before. It has also provided unprecedented challenges in terms of reduced maintenance, incredible surges of play and yet another set of climatic challenges. In this session we will look at quantifying some of those challenges and identifying opportunities to improve the appreciation and respect for greenkeepers at the end of the crisis.
Presented by BIGGA CEO, Jim Croxton and guests.
Jim Croxton is CEO of BIGGA, a role he has held for approaching ten years following 16 years service with the PGA. He has constantly championed the role played by greenkeepers in the golf industry and been instrumental in raising the profile of the Association, BTME and of greenkeepers. In this session Jim will be joined by a variety of golf industry professionals to discuss the challenges faced during and beyond the pandemic.