Industry supplier supports ‘Ultimate Golf Internship’

By Alistair November 28, 2021 11:09 Updated

Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS), with its group member Rigby Taylor, has agreed to support the Machrie Golf Internship programme launched by the club.

This exciting initiative is a, once-in-a-lifetime, paid internship programme that will provide hands-on insight into the golf and leisure industry and a unique learning experience for young talent considering this career path.

Working across various departments the successful interns will cover the golf and hotel operations and championship links maintenance. But it is not all work. The internship programme students will spend days playing casual and competitive golf on the renowned golf course.

As part of their support for this programme, Rigby Taylor will make available through theory and practice many of the group resources to help ensure the success of this exciting internship. Internees will be invited to visit the OAS Turf Science and Technology Centre in Essex, England where they will view and be informed upon the trial programmes being conducted and given insights into the technologies that may be available for golf course maintenance in the future.

Commenting on behalf of Machrie Golf Club Dean Muir, golf manager stated: “We are delighted to have Origin Amenity Solutions and Rigby Taylor’s support for The Machrie’s Golf Internship Programme. Their involvement will be invaluable to our interns learning experience and we look forward to working with their expert team.”

Responding, Richard Fry Marketing Director for OAS stated, “This is a truly exciting and innovative industry initiative and a perfect ‘fit’ for the company in that it encompasses many of its own values and ethics. The future of the industry relies on new entrants; ones that can combine practical skills with advancing technology and the understanding of the need for a dual track, mutually inclusive approach to individual career and personal development.

“OAS is a group of businesses that comprises of some highly regarded commercial entities including, Rigby Taylor, Headland Amenity, Symbio and TurfKeeper. These businesses are supported by a Turf Science and Technology Centre that has the overriding aim of achieving through research, development, education and training, advances for the benefit of the turf care industry.”

Applicants are encouraged to sign up on The deadline for submissions is January 9, 2022, with internships running between April 2022 and October 2022


By Alistair November 28, 2021 11:09 Updated

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