greenkeeper


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greenkeeper

(ˈɡriːnˌkiːpə)
n
(Golf) a person in charge of a golf course or bowling green
Translations
intendant de terrain
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A club greenkeeper who was checking the premises on Sunday morning found the alarm going off and the shed doors open.
La palabra greenkeeper en ingles keep significa mantener y el trabajo de un greenkeeper es justamente eso, mantener el campo de golf en condiciones optimas.
Chairman Bill Littlejohns consulted head greenkeeper Alan Ainscough and already some changes have been made in time for Saturday's speedily arranged County Durham version of Europe versus America, involving amateur golfers in a one-day tournament.
A GOLF club's head greenkeeper has been accused of assaulting a senior member after being told he couldn't cut the grass as it was too frosty.
The club had a full entry for the main Greenkeepers Challenge competition, and coincidentally the winning three ball included the greenkeeper
Greenkeeper Gavin Johnstone said: "I couldn't believe the size of the hole that appeared in just one night.
The green staff have made Hearsall one of the best courses in the region- a truly enjoyable golfing experience" The testimonials are reinforced by the news that Warwickshire College Morton Morrell have named Hearsall's Craig Potts as this year's winner of the Matthew Ferguson Memorial Award for "outstanding horticulture apprentice of the year" - mirroring the 1983 achievement of the club's head greenkeeper Jonathan Oldknow.
Stuart Imeson, head greenkeeper at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club, his deputy James Thorpe and their colleague at Northumberland Golf Club Grant Burton were part of the greenkeeping team at the course in Surrey.
R&A chief executive Peter Dawson explained: "We have always had help from local courses as far as greenkeepers are concerned - what is new this year is the single greenkeeper coming from each of the other Open venues, which has added a lot of expertise.
Matthews has long been associated with the club and, before trying his luck in the professional ranks, worked as a greenkeeper at Southerndown.
And as for his perfect Ryder Cup partner, Johnstone quipped: "It doesn't matter who Monty puts Martin with - you could partner him with the greenkeeper and he would still win.
on an upswing: Coun Martin Mullaney (centre) with Lickey Hills green staff David Collins (left), head greenkeeper, and Bob greenkeeper and designer.