Date: Mon 05 Dec 2011

Walter Woods: memoirs of a greenkeeper!

A book donated by BIGGA: Greenkeeping legend Walter Woods has penned his autobiography. Packed with wisdom and anecdotes from the former St Andrews Links course manager’s impressive career, Walter Woods: memoirs of a greenkeeper! is a must-read for any greenkeeping professional.

Walter Woods Memoir

Walter has a lifetime of knowledge and experience to share and having been one of the main drivers to establish the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) in 1987, he has received numerous awards and accolades.

The 146-page, full-colour tome traverses Walter’s first greenkeeping job at Tillicoultry Golf Club in Clackmannanshire, Scotland, his time at ‘the home of golf’ together with the four Open Championships he oversaw there, and his instrumental role in the creation of the British and International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association (BIGGA).

Published by Toro. Copies are available from the BIGGA stand B23 at Harrogate Week turf management exhibition this 24 to 26 January

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