Mike is a Director at Lawn and Turf Contracting Ltd. He first started the business as a sole trader in 2001 and proceeded to become a company in 2006.
Mike has a Trade Certificate in Golf Course Greenkeeping and is a member of the International Erosion control association (IECA), visiting the USA twice to attend Erosion Control Conferences, a Green Space Conference, and a Turf Management Conference.
Mike has a wealth of experience from his 10 years working as a Golf Course Greenkeeper in New Zealand as well as in Taiwan. Mike spent 2.5 years overseas in Taiwan at the prestigious Formosa First Golf Club and The Formosa Yangmei Golf Club hosting international events such as The Parliament Masters and specialising in golf course construction and full irrigation and maintenance.
Starting out by working at the Te Awamutu Golf course, he then moved on to the North Shore Golf Club constructing 9 holes of the Golf Course. Later, he worked at the Remuera Golf Club being responsible for the construction of new tees and bunkers for the NZ Golf Open.
If ever Mike has any spare time, he spends it fishing, snow skiing, travelling or out enjoying the countryside on his motorbike.