The NCG Golf Podcast

How bad has the winter been for our courses – and what’s the impact?

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Episode notes

Tom Irwin and Steve Carroll are joined this week by special guest Jim Croxton, chief executive of the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association.

We look at how golf has navigated an extreme winter, what the impact on our courses has been, and whether we can expect any lingering effects as the year continues.

On Mental Health Awareness Week, Jim also discusses the work the association has been doing to support greenkeepers, we ask if they are being paid enough, and discuss the trend of ‘rock star’ course managers who are making waves on social media.

Also in this episode:

  • In our out? What do you do with the flagstick?
  • And can a hole location be illegal?