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BBC Breakfast Presenter heads to Harrogate

Story published at 10:21, Tuesday, January 5th, 2016


Naga Munchetty

Naga Munchetty

BIGGA has announced that BBC Breakfast presenter and golf fan Naga Munchetty will be hosting the Welcome Celebration at BTME, GolfBIC and the GolfBIC Dinner at BTME in two weeks’ time.

Naga is a familiar face to millions from her work on the BBC, and is also a talented amateur golfer with a handicap of nine, despite only taking up the game recently.

In a recent interview with The Scotsman newspaper, she said that golf had “changed her life”, adding, “I just loved the fact you are competing against yourself. I love team games as well, but I love that in golf it’s just me.

“I meet amazing people from all walks of life and socialise with people I wouldn’t necessarily choose to socialise with, and I learn something every day.”

Naga will host the Welcome Celebration from 5.30pm on Tuesday 19 January, where she will unveil the winners of the inaugural BIGGA Awards – more details here: http://www.bigga.org.uk/about-us/news/bigga-awardses-announced/00757.html

She will then host the various discussions at GolfBIC, which is being held in Hall Q of the Harrogate International Centre on Wednesday 20 & Thursday 21 January. She will also be compering the GolfBIC evening dinner which features a three-course meal, musical entertainment and a charity auction.

To book your spot at GolfBIC head to http://www.btme.org.uk/education/golfbic-at-btme/

For more on BTME 2016, including up to date Hall Plans, and to book on our Continue to Learn education programme, please visit http://btme.org.uk/index.php

Also, places are available at the first ever Groundsman Conference in conjunction with the IOG. This will take place in the Royal Hall of the Harrogate International Centre on Tuesday 19 January from 9am – 12.30pm and covers rugby, cricket and the synthetic v natural turf debate. To book a place and find out more details visit this link http://btme.org.uk/education/seminars/573/groundsman-conference.html

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