Running-Golf Day success*

Added on September 13th, 2017 by Lorne Smith
Posted in Conservationism, General, Greenkeeping, Slow play

A great attendance and fascinating presentations create success for Running-Golf Day.


The feedback from the just over 100 people involved in the Running-Golf Day partnered with Notts GC, Hollinwell included phrases like:

“An exceedingly interesting, informative and enjoyable day at the finest inland course.”

“We were impressed with the excellent presentations and just as importantly the message. Food for thought.”

“The day set-out well the necessary changes for a course’s future conservation.”

58% of attendees were greenkeepers or members of Green Committees, 12% Secretaries or club officials, 18% had some other role within the golf industry and 12% were interested golfers.

Panel of Mick Grimble, Gordon Irvine, Steve Isaac and John Philp MBE.

CLICK HERE to watch a YouTube video of Lorne Smith’s introduction and his vision for FineGolf’s future, with messages from Sir Michael Bonallack, Donald Steel, Ted Dexter and Alistair Beggs.

CLICK HERE to watch John Philp MBE, the hero of Carnoustie, set out the case for running-golf.

CLICK HERE to watch Mick Grindle tell us how Notts GC has gone through change to its Hollinwell course.

CLICK HERE to watch Steve Isaac, R&A Director, highlight the relevance of Jim Arthur’s greenkeeping philosophy to today’s challenges.


We thank all who were involved in making the day an enjoyable and educational success and the sponsors who each are major investors in Research and Development to help golf become more Sustainable (low chemical and water inputs and lower costs).


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