Golf

Pablo Lizano, Victor Wood and Ian Butcher pose with the Open Claret jug at Carnoustie Golf Links

International students at Carnoustie Links

Two of our international students, Victor Wood and Pablo Lizano, both from Spain, who study Golf Course Management at SRUC Elmwood, have been working at Carnoustie Golf Links in preparation...

Peteris Sadovskis, HND Golf Management (Course) student

Peteris Sadovskis – Golf Course Management

Peteris Sadovskis from Latvia joined SRUC Elmwood Campus in 2014 when he enrolled on the NC Greenkeeping course. Peteris and his young family came over to Scotland from Latvia in...

From Left to Right , Jon Wood, Castle GC, St Andrews Links; George Patterson, Fortrose & Rosemarkie GC; James Macbeath, Brora GC; Alastair Matheson, Cruden Bay GC; David Gray, Ladybank GC.

Elmwood receives Course Managers from finest golf courses

SRUC Elmwood recently presented to a group of Course Managers from five of Scotland’s finest courses to discuss Best Practices on the golf course. It was also a chance to...

L-R, Mike Clark, SRUC Elmwood lecturer, award-winner Alistair Morrison and James MacBeath, Head Greenkeeper at Brora Golf Club.

Alistair Morrison – BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the year

Alastair Morrison, the Head Greenkeeper of Durness Golf Club in Caithness, Scotland, recently won the prestigious BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2018, which recognises up and coming talent...

SRUC Student Mattias Kolborg

Mattias Kolborg – HNC Golf Course Management

Mattias Kolborg, from Gothenburg, Sweden enrolled on the SRUC Elmwood Campus HNC Golf Course Management after recommendations from friends who work as greenkeepers.  Mattias who now lives in Edinburgh, has...

An Elmwood Golf branded golf ball made to look like a snowman and a golf putter.

SRUC Advent Calendar: 4th December

The golf industry is vitally important to Scotland’s economy, and at SRUC Elmwood you can study in a variety of areas of golf – greenkeeping and turf maintenance, golf club...

SRUC Elmwood Alumni Golf Day

Our team at SRUC Elmwood Golf Course recently hosted an alumni golf day which brought together over 60 current and former professional golf students. The event took the form of...

Greg Kilgour at SRUC Elmwood Golf Course

SRUC Elmwood Golf: a resource efficient business

  SRUC Elmwood Golf Course, near Stratheden in Fife, recently showcased the measures put in place to be a more resource efficient business. The presentation and tour was organised by...

Rural Business Management students visit Playsport Scotland

SRUC Ayr students visit Playsport Scotland

3rd Year Rural Business Management students from SRUC Ayr enjoyed a visit to Playsport Scotland in East Kilbride. As part of the course, the students regularly undertake trips to various...