Finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards unveiled

Finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards unveiled Updated

🕔13:49, 15.Dec 2018

STRI has announced the finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs), recognising golf clubs and individuals that strive to undertake environmental best practice.

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SISIS Quadraplay performs at Dudley Kingswinsford RFC

SISIS Quadraplay performs at Dudley Kingswinsford RFC Updated

🕔05:01, 14.Dec 2018

A groundsman at Dudley Kingswinford has praised the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system after the club purchased it based on a recommendation from the head groundsman for the RFU.

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GreenMech rearranges dealer cover for Devon and Somerset

GreenMech rearranges dealer cover for Devon and Somerset Updated

🕔05:53, 13.Dec 2018

Europe’s top-selling wood chipper manufacturer, GreenMech, has announced a rearrangement of its dealer cover in Devon and Somerset.

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Dennis Razor shows its quality at Mapperley Golf Club

Dennis Razor shows its quality at Mapperley Golf Club Updated

🕔05:37, 12.Dec 2018

According to deputy head greenkeeper and mechanic Michael Dickson, there has been a notable improvement in the quality of the greens at Mapperley Golf Club in Nottingham since purchasing two Dennis Razor mowers.

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New appointments for Aquatrols Europe

New appointments for Aquatrols Europe Updated

🕔20:12, 11.Dec 2018

Aquatrols Europe, world leader in the development of cutting edge water management products and bio nutritional solutions, has announced new appointments within its sales and account management team.

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‘Series of police failings’ led to greenkeeper’s death

‘Series of police failings’ led to greenkeeper’s death Updated

🕔18:41, 10.Dec 2018

An inquest has heard that a greenkeeper at Wentworth Golf Club died after deliberately driving his van into the River Thames, following a heavy night of drinking.

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UK greenkeepers selected for THE PLAYERS Championship in Florida

UK greenkeepers selected for THE PLAYERS Championship in Florida Updated

🕔13:28, 9.Dec 2018

BIGGA and John Deere have revealed the six members of the association who will be heading to Ponte Vedra Beach next March to help prepare the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass for THE PLAYERS Championship.

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New face in the north for DLF / Johnsons Sports Seeds

New face in the north for DLF / Johnsons Sports Seeds Updated

🕔06:13, 8.Dec 2018

To support their continued investment, growth and increase in sales, DLF Seeds has announced the appointment of Alistair Eccles.

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Pedras Salgadas Spa & Nature Resort chooses Cushman

Pedras Salgadas Spa & Nature Resort chooses Cushman Updated

🕔05:01, 7.Dec 2018

Pedras Salgadas Spa & Nature Resort, located in Portugal has taken delivery of two Cushman Shuttle 6 vehicles, in addition to its existing fleet of five Cushman Shuttle vehicles.

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EcoBunker completes construction of 70 revetted bunkers at new Dumbarnie Links

EcoBunker completes construction of 70 revetted bunkers at new Dumbarnie Links Updated

🕔06:50, 6.Dec 2018

Bunker building specialist EcoBunker has completed the construction of the 70 revetted bunkers planned for the course.

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Rigby Taylor launched new products at SALTEX

Rigby Taylor launched new products at SALTEX Updated

🕔05:40, 5.Dec 2018

Rigby Taylor launched a host of products, including two cost-saving new line markers, an innovative grass seed mixture and an exciting development in spot weed control last month at SALTEX.

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The West Lancashire Golf Club enhances sleeper steps

The West Lancashire Golf Club enhances sleeper steps Updated

🕔21:22, 4.Dec 2018

“Here at The West Lancashire Golf Club we pride ourselves in trying to improve the standards all the time,” said Stuart Hogg, course manager at The West Lancashire GC.

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Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer

Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer Updated

🕔12:15, 3.Dec 2018

A new survey of 154 greenkeepers has found that many do not use sufficient protection against sunburn and skin cancer.

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One of the USA’s oldest golf clubs is upgrading its bunkers

One of the USA’s oldest golf clubs is upgrading its bunkers Updated

🕔15:02, 2.Dec 2018

The Country Club of New Canaan, one of the oldest golf clubs in the USA, is three years into a five year masterplanning process with architect Andrew Green.

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First 18-hole course in Bodrum opens

First 18-hole course in Bodrum opens Updated

🕔20:32, 1.Dec 2018

The new Regnum Golf and Country Club Bodrum, the first full-length golf course in the well-established Turkish resort area, has officially opened.

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A day in the life: Geoff Smith

A day in the life: Geoff Smith Updated

🕔06:22, 30.Nov 2018

Geoff is the course manager at Abridge Golf Club. The venue is set in 160 acres of parkland and offers breathtaking views of the Essex countryside.

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The major upgrade to Stoke Park Country Club’s golf course

The major upgrade to Stoke Park Country Club’s golf course Updated

🕔06:12, 29.Nov 2018

The Buckinghamshire venue has created uniformity on a 27-hole layout that had experienced 100 years of tinkering, plus it has dealt with stone contamination in the bunkers.

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How Carnoustie prepared for this year’s Open

How Carnoustie prepared for this year’s Open

🕔08:01, 28.Nov 2018

Carnoustie hosted this year’s Open Championship amid sweltering conditions. GreenKeeping speaks to its links superintendent, Sandy Reid, to find out what they did.

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New product review: the lighting rig

New product review: the lighting rig Updated

🕔19:56, 27.Nov 2018

If shade is causing problems for your turf, there is now a solution, writes Renata Mundim.

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Student greenkeepers claim Toro awards

Student greenkeepers claim Toro awards Updated

🕔08:22, 26.Nov 2018

Daniel Ashelby of Wilmslow Golf Club has been proclaimed the 30th winner of the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award. Danny Patten of Lee Park Golf Club is the Toro Young Student Greenkeeper of the Year.

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Children taught about turf management

Children taught about turf management Updated

🕔11:38, 25.Nov 2018

One of the biggest suppliers to the greenkeeping trade, Bayer, has been teaching pupils about some of the basic scientific principles that underpin many turf management practices.

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