To provide educational support for greenkeepers

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has welcomed GKB Machines as its latest Educational Supporter.

The Association says that during a difficult 2020 for everyone, continuing professional development became more important than ever and they hosted significant opportunities for education for the greenkeeping industry through various online formats, including the Continue to Learn Extra webinars, National Regional Conference and, most recently, the Continue to Learn education programme that took place as an entirely-online event across two weeks during January.
These opportunities for BIGGA members to develop their professional skills and knowledge despite the ongoing coronavirus health crisis are made possible thanks to their Education Supporters and Partners.
BIGGA head of business development Lauren Frazer said, “The efforts of the GKB Machines team mirror many of the priorities that BIGGA and its members are striving towards, with an emphasis upon sustainability and more efficient working practices and an awareness that the only way to achieve these aims is through education and a proactive broadening of knowledge. Our two organisations share significant synergy in these and many other ambitions and I am delighted that we are able to welcome GKB Machines on board as our latest Education Supporters.”
GKB Machines UK sales director and operations manager Tom Shinkins said, “It’s great to be able to support greenkeepers in this way and to give something back to the industry I came into as a 16-year-old apprentice.”

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