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Adrian  Kay

Adrian Kay

Head Groundsman, York Racecourse

Adrian started his career in groundsmanship in 1989, working with fine turf on bowling greens, and extended his knowledge and experience on cricket squares, lawn tennis courts and a pitch and a putt course while taking the GMA’s National Technical Certificate.

He worked as a Greenkeeper at Haydock Park Golf course before moving to Aintree Racecourse as an Assistant Head Greenkeeper and studied for an HND in Turf Science and Sports Ground Management. He was promoted to Head Groundsman in 2000 and moved to his current role at York Racecourse in 2006.