Current Golf Course
The Tollygunge Club Ltd.
Date of Birth
Years in Current Golf Course
GP. It is a mere chance to join the Golf course field in year 2000. As the job relates to the Environment and the sports called Golf, it becomes a passion at a later stage.
GP. I got my first ‘On the job training’ in Delhi Golf Club which was my first Golf course where I have learnt skills of Turf Maintenance, Turf care machinery & equipments, Irrigation & Water Management, Fertilization, Golf Operations etc.
GP. I am a qualified forester with MBA in Human Resource Management which helps me to manage both the turf and manpower efficiently with limited resources. I have attended various Golf Expo and Seminars conducted by Indian Golf Union (IGU) and Golf Course Superintendent & Manager’s Association of India (GCS & MAI). Turf expert Dr. Micah Woods Seminar conducted by IGU was very useful. There should be more Seminars & field training & other exposure to improve our knowledge in this vast field.
GP. The biggest challenge is to transform the golf course from the past conditions. As a Golf Superintendent, your job profile is very complex in nature. The Superintendent does a multitude of roles pertaining to the below specialists:
3. Irrigation specialist/ Hydraulics specialist
4. Golf Personnel Manager
5. Financial Specialist
6. Pathologist and Entomologist
7. Soil Specialist
8. Chemical Specialist
9. Motor Mechanic
10. Plant Nutritionist
GP. Keep updating myself by regularly attending National and distance education seminars
GP. The complaint regarding the placement of Tee Markers and the Cup (Flag) locations is being handled as per laid down Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
GP. Golf courses can, in reality, have a positive impact on the Environment and the surrounding community.
It provide rich biodiversity
Preserve open space and remnant vegetation within urban environments
Protect water resources
Protect top soil from degradation
Rehabilitate degraded landscape
Promote physical and mental well being
Promote indigenous flora and fauna
GP. The Club treats the waste water which is generated from the various facilities on site. We are using Vortex Dewats system which is a decentralized waste water treatment systems based on several natural physical and biological treatment techniques.
The different devices cover primary, secondary and tertiary treatment stages which are mainly the Settler followed by the Baffled tank reactor, Anaerobic filter with the Vortex System.
GP. Provide the best putting surface and consistent green.
GP. It has become a passion now with utmost satisfaction.
GP. 1. Keep doing light top dressing of the greens frequently,
2. It control thatch and give good speed,
3. It repairs pitch/ball marks also.