Podcast: Why It's Time To Talk About Greenkeeper Mental Health

Why it's time to discuss greenkeeper mental health

Podcast: Why it's time to talk about greenkeeper mental health
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We chat to British and International Golf Greenkeepers' Association CEO Jim Croxton on the important subject of mental health

Podcast: Why It's Time To Talk About Greenkeeper Mental Health

This week we chat to BIGGA CEO Jim Croxton on the important issue of greenkeeper mental health as well as the conditioning of golf courses post-lockdown.

As well as our discussion with Jim, we also look back on a brilliant week at Riviera, discuss courses re-opening in England and preview this week's' World Golf Championship.

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

2 iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x