"Many of the members who run my old course (Muswell Hill GC) are heavyweights within their own companies and so they want facts. Philip got me into recording infiltration rates, percolation rates, firmness readings, moisture content, light levels and compaction so we could start benchmarking. I was then able to put the figures into reports for the Board and this has meant that I’ve been able to justify work that I wanted to get done on the golf course"