One of our greenstaff has just returned from a week of tournament support at the Phoenix Open in Arizona.
Volunteering at large competitions presents several benefits. These include meeting many new people and contacts, seeing different ideas and methods of doing things and last of all it helps in building a good CV for the future.
It will be interesting to hear about the differences given the slight difference in climate between Fife and Arizona!
While Michael was away he took the opportunity to visit other places including other golf courses, stadiums and sportsgrounds.
It is rare to leave trips like this without improved knowledge and creation of new friendships.