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Golf Industry News - Chris Kennedy

BIGGA is mourning the death of one of the true greats of the greenkeeping profession. Walter Woods BEM, 84, was the former links superintendent at St Andrews Links until his retirement in 1996. This tribute was first published by BIGGA on 19th September.

A fifth-generation farmer, who built a successful golf club from scratch, has accepted the role of vice president of the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association

The former courses and estates manager at The Wentworth Club, who worked closely with Ernie Els during the four-time Major winner’s renovation of the West Course, has been announced as Vice President of BIGGA for 2017