James Wright

Telephone: 01908 312511 Email: iog@iog.org

James represents the education sector.

James has been actively involved in groundsmanship for 23 years. Initially as a volunteer groundsman at Dunnington Cricket Club, and later undertaking seasonal work at Forest Park Golf Club.  More recently he has worked on golf courses in Spain and Ireland and successfully completed in the Ohio Programme which included working for 4 years at Double Eagle Club. He currently holds the position of Chargehand at the University of Leeds.

James has a HND in Turfgrass Science, and BASIS Foundation in Amenity Horticulture.

He has been an active member of the IOG Yorkshire branch for the past 5 years and currently holds the role of Treasurer and Assistant Secretary. In recent years he has worked with the IOG to implement two successful education days aimed at the volunteer groundsman sector, which not only provided educational seminars but also gave greater accessibility to members of the IOG.