Golf

Above Par

Professional Golf student Michaela Patzeltova was introduced to the game as a child in Slovakia when the junior tour was introduced in 2006. More than a decade later, the 20-year-old...

Professional Golf: Peter Arnott

Peter Arnott, originally a project manager in IT, completed the HND in Professional Golf in 2009 at the Elmwood campus before embarking on a degree in Performance Golf at the...

David Murdoch

Scottish Apprenticeship Week – Daniel Murdoch

When Daniel Murdoch left school he decided to volunteer at two local golf courses to gain work experience before going to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to do a full-time Greenkeeping...

Chinchilas

Out of the Blue (Monday)

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy name Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and financial woes. As SRUC offers courses...

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...