The mental strain on our greenkeepers during Covid-19

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association surveyed more than 200 of their members and found some concerning trends

More than two thirds of greenkeepers have worried about their mental health or felt excessively stressed during the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey has revealed. Conducted by the British and International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association, a quarter of respondents also believed the crisis would result in a permanent reduction in the size of their team, while 40% felt the traumas experienced in the last 12 months would change the way their courses operated forever. BIGGA spoke to 204 head greenkeepers, course managers and deputies from across the UK to find out the impact of Covid-19 on the workforce....
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