Countrywide lend learning support to BIGGA
Story published at 8:33, Friday, April 22nd, 2016
BIGGA (British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association) announces that Countywide Turf & Amenity is the Association’s latest Education Supporter. Countrywide is the 18th industry organisation to sign up as an Education Supporter, while nine others count themselves as BIGGA Partners.
This backing sends out a clear message that the sports turf management industry firmly supports the Continuing Professional Development of BIGGA members.
Sam Honeyborne, Turf & Amenity Business Manager at Countrywide, said: “We are delighted to be working more closely with BIGGA this year. Since our inception in 2002 we have been regional patrons, supporting our growing customer base in an educational capacity.
“This relationship has provided many opportunities to connect and support new sites with our in-field team of turf specialists and their added value approach.
“We recognise how important it is to promote and encourage best practice in our industry and we look forward to working with BIGGA and its members in the coming years.’’
BIGGA’s Business Development Manager Jill Rodham said: “Countrywide is a dynamic company that works tirelessly to be at the leading supplier of products and services to the rural community.
“It’s great to add them to our ever increasing list of BIGGA Education Supporters and we are excited about passing on the benefits to our members.”
Countrywide supply the golf course and sports ground industry, along with schools, community grounds, large gardens and estates with a comprehensive specialist range of fertilisers, chemicals, seeds, top dressings and rootzones. Sales specialists have industry leading experience and knowledge of the turf and amenity sector and are members of the BASIS professional register, offering both technical and practical support.
The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association www.bigga.org.uk