Stuart Godlee – Golf Course Maintenance

StuartStuart Godlee has been part of Sanctuary Cove’s Golf Course Maintenance team for nearly 17 years. As a greenkeeper and grounds person, Stuart knows our treasured golf courses like the back of his hand.

What made you wish to follow a career in golf course maintenance?
It was just the direction my life took.

What might someone be surprised to know about you?
The age gap between my kids; I have two boys aged 18 and 19 and a baby girl aged 10 months.

What do you do when you aren’t working at SCGCC?
Relaxing and spending time with my family.

What are your hobbies?

What’s the most stunning golf course you’ve visited?
Our two courses

Which sports team do you follow?
NSW Blues

What’s your biggest pet peeve?

Do you play a musical instrument?
No, I wish I could sing

What’s your passion?
Playing pool

What’s one professional or personal skill you wish you had that you don’t (yet)?
Professional surfer

What is the one thing in this world you are most proud of?
My kids and my dog

What do you wish other people knew about SCGCC?
How much work goes into making it look the way it does.

If you could invite any guests to a dinner party, who would they be?
Ronnie O’Sullivan (five-time world snooker champion) and Barack Obama

If you were to start a company from scratch, what values would you build it on?
On hard work