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“I would guess that most Top 100 golf clubs in the USA would have an average of 30-50 green staff for 18 holes verses an average of 15-20 per 18 holes (top 100) in the U.K.,” Hall, the GM at Sunningdale is quoted in the article as saying.15-20 green staff per 18-holes at a U.K. top 100? Really? Wow! Out of interest and curiosity I wouldn’t mind seeing a breakdown analysis of this.Atb
A few years ago Moray had 6 staff to look after two 18 hole links while the assistant green-keeper at Fraserburgh told me he was the only assistant green-keeper although they did take on some seasonal staff during the summer and they also have 36 holes.Niall
I heard that too at BUDA but having got back from Brancaster I can honestly say that Moray Old when we played it was no where near as bad as Brancaster is at the moment and Moray's sprinkler system wasn't working if you remember. We spoke to the club secretary at Brancaster and he suggested that this is normal for Brancaster at this time of year which is a bit worrying if you ask me.Niall