Championship successes and world-leading projects celebrated as finalists for the BIGGA Awards announced
From Loch Lomond in Scotland to England’s south coast, the finalists of the BIGGA Awards 2022 showcase ingenuity, innovation and determination in the face of global turmoil.
The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has revealed its shortlist ahead of the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition from March 22-24 – including a nomination for Simon Olver and the team at Ganton Golf Club in the Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year category.
With incredible prizes up for grabs, the BIGGA Awards recognise that high standards of quality and dedication are vital to the success of any golf course or championship. They reward the innovation of BIGGA members who are at the cutting edge of their profession and any BIGGA member in the UK, regardless of their facility’s size, age or reputation can enter.
The finalists for the BIGGA Awards 2022 are:
Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year sponsored by Origin Amenity Solutions Richard Ponsford and the team at Clevedon Golf Club for hosting the PGA EuroPro Tour’s Wright-Morgan Championship
Simon Olver and the team at Ganton Golf Club for hosting The R&A Senior Amateur Championship and England Golf’s Brabazon Trophy
Stuart Hogg MG and the team at The West Lancashire Golf Club for hosting The Rose Ladies Series, and Regional and Final Qualifying for The Open
Greenkeeping Project of the Year sponsored by Baroness Darren Anderson MG and the team at Bromborough Golf Club for the ‘Leverhulme Project’ which saw the reconstruction of the 17th hole and various other course improvements
David Cole MG and the team at Loch Lomond Golf Club for the complete reconstruction of the course, often described as the largest course redevelopment in UK golf history
Matt Plested and the team at Stoneham Golf Club for the construction of the Stoneham Academy and various other course improvements