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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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.
And in a happy twist of fate, one of the club's staff who is mentoring the duo is assistant greenkeeper Michael Armstrong, who received similar help from the council to start as a trainee greenkeeper at the club several years ago.
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.
He added: "My goal is to be a head greenkeeper, so the knowledge and experience I've built up from the course at Greenmount, together with all my practical experience, will help me achieve this.
on an upswing: Coun Martin Mullaney (centre) with Lickey Hills green staff David Collins (left), head greenkeeper, and Bob greenkeeper and designer.
The youngest of the girls, 22-year-old Natasha Repinskaja, has been here five years and, like Anetti, has a greenkeeper partner.
Bahrain-based golf course expert Matthew Perry will be walking in the same footprints as Tiger Woods and Colin Montgomerie next month having been selected to be a member of the British and International Golf Greenkeeper Association's Open Championship Support Team at Turnberry in Scotland.