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Greenkeeping & Sportsturf Management

Course Description

There is an ever increasing demand for high quality turf surfaces in golf and field sports, nationally and internationally. The Greenkeeping and Sports Turf Management course at Colaiste Stiofain Naofa provides students with the knowledge and skills required to maintain golf courses and sports turf facilities. Students carry out practical work on the colleges’ sports pitches which include a natural soccer pitch, natural GAA/Rugby pitch and synthetic soccer pitch. In addition, students make field trips to other sports turf facilities and golf courses.

Graduates of this program are equipped to work or indeed continue their study at limitless turfgrass maintenance facilities worldwide. Graduates have gone on to work or study at Cranfield University, Mississippi State University, Ohio State University, Myerscough College, Elmwood College, Augusta National, Bethpage Park, Winged Foot, Fota Island, Ballybunion and Mount Juliet.

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