Tim Palmer

Tim has been working at Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club for over 2 years starting in February 2015. Tim is a qualified greenkeeper and works on all surfaces across both The Pines and The Palms golf courses.

  1. What made you wish to follow a career in golf course maintenance?
    Love of golf and the outdoors
  2. What inspired you to apply to work at SCGCC?
    The quality and reputation of Sanctuary Cove.
  3. Who has been the most influential person you’ve met in the industry?
    Paul McLean
  4. What might someone be surprised to know about you?
    I can sing and dance.
  5. How would someone describe you in three words?
    Energetic, happy and loyal.
  6. What do you do when you aren’t working at SCGCC?
    Help my wife in her business and relax.
  7. What are your hobbies?
    Golf and motocross.
  8. What’s your number one gardening tip?
    Water and fertilise.
  9. What’s the most stunning golf course you’ve visited?
    Torrey Pines, USA
  10. Which sports team do you follow?
    Hawthorn AFL
  11. What’s your biggest pet peeve?
    Slow play during golf.
  12. Do you play a musical instrument?
    No
  13. What’s the strangest talent you have?
    Roll over and play dead.
  14. What’s your passion?
    My golf and wine (in that order)
  15. What’s one professional or personal skill you wish you had that you don’t (yet)?
    Play off a scratch handicap.
  16. What is the one thing in this world you are most proud of?
    My children and wife.
  17. What do you wish other people knew about SCGCC?
    Its quality and professionalism.
  18. If you could invite any three guests to a dinner party, who would they be?
    Adam Scott/Adele/Jen Hawkins.
  19. If you were to start a company from scratch, what values would you build it on?
    Reliability and honesty.