Gordon Moir honoured for greenkeeping work

By Alistair January 14, 2024 08:06

The former director of greenkeeping at St Andrews Links Trust, Gordon Moir, has been awarded the ‘University Medal’ at the University of St Andrews during its final winter graduation ceremony of 2023.

Moir led the greenkeeping department at the ‘Home of Golf’ through three Open Championships, two Women’s Opens, a Senior Open, a Curtis Cup and several Dunhill Links Championship events.

Moir, who is also an author, said: “It was completely unexpected to receive such an honour from the university. It’s an overwhelming and proud experience.

“It’s been a great opportunity to receive this on behalf of all greenkeepers across the country working at every level, from small clubs to championship courses.

“This award helps to highlight the excellent work greenkeepers do at all levels in terms of the environment and sustainability.”

Moir joined graduates from the university’s International Education Institute, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, School of Classics, School of Management and School of Modern Languages in celebrating their academic success.

By Alistair January 14, 2024 08:06

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