Nelson Publishing has appointed Scott MacCallum as editor of Turf Pro magazine.
MacCallum was editor of Greenkeeper International, the journal of the British International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), for 17 years. He took over his new role on 1 July.
As well as editing Turf Pro, MacCallum will be closely involved in the 2012 Turf Pro Awards (www.proawards.co.uk) to be presented at the Pro Awards Dinner at the Macdonald Savill Court Hotel, Windsor on 4 September 2012.
He will be joined by Mike Beardall, a former editor of The Groundsman magazine. Beardall will become part of the judging panel for the Awards as well as contributing special features to Turf Pro in the coming months.