St Andrews – The Greenkeeper’s Tale

by Gordon Moir

In “St Andrews – The Greenkeeper’s Tale,” Gordon Moir, the former Director of Greenkeeping at St Andrews Links, shares his firsthand account of managing one of the world’s most famous golf courses. The book details the intricacies and challenges of maintaining the course, especially during high-profile events like the Open Championships. Moir’s narrative includes engaging anecdotes about golf legends and gives insight into the complexities of local golfing politics.

Moir’s memoir goes beyond just the technical aspects of greenkeeping, delving into the role’s evolution and his experiences as a global ambassador for the sport. His leadership position in the British and International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association (BIGGA) in 2022 further highlights his extensive expertise. This book offers readers a unique glimpse into the world of golf course management, told through the eyes of an industry leader.