Adrian Kay

Telephone: 01908312511 Email: iog@iog.org

Adrian represents the Professional Sports Sector

He is Head Groundsman at York Racecourse. He started in groundsmanship in 1989, working with fine turf on bowling greens, then expanding his knowledge and experience on cricket squares, lawn tennis, and a pitch and putt course whilst passing the IOGs National Technical Certificate.

Adrian spent 12 months as a Greenkeeper at Haydock Park Golf course. He then moved to Aintree Racecourse as an assistant head greenkeeper on their golf course and studied to attain a HND in turf science and sports ground management. He was promoted to become Head Groundsman at Aintree racecourse in 2000. In 2006, he moved to his current position at York racecourse.