Suffolk golf club sees 25% increase in bird species

Suffolk golf club sees 25% increase in bird species Updated

🕔11:16, 9.Dec 2019

Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa in Suffolk has seen a nearly 25 per cent rise in bird species that live at the venue in just eight years, according to a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) survey.

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id verde Signs Contract With The Toro Company

id verde Signs Contract With The Toro Company Updated

🕔11:40, 8.Dec 2019

Europe’s largest provider of grounds maintenance and landscape construction services, id verde, has signed a contract with The Toro Company.

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Rigby Taylor’s Autumn Green BiO fertiliser ‘improves disease resistance’

Rigby Taylor’s Autumn Green BiO fertiliser ‘improves disease resistance’ Updated

🕔13:53, 7.Dec 2019

Autumn Green BiO fertiliser – a new 3-0-12+8Fe+6CaO+2MgO micro granular formulation – ‘improved disease resistance, rapid green-up and extended (two-three months) colour’.

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Product profiles: SISIS tractor mounted deep slitters

Product profiles: SISIS tractor mounted deep slitters Updated

🕔08:56, 6.Dec 2019

Aeration is a key process to improve drainage, reduce turf compaction and thatch build up. With three models in the SISIS range, the Multislit, Maxislit and Megaslit are deep slitters which offer deep, clean penetration with minimal surface disturbance.

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Robin Hood Golf Club becomes a Toro fleet customer

Robin Hood Golf Club becomes a Toro fleet customer Updated

🕔10:08, 5.Dec 2019

Robin Hood Golf Club in Solihull has come on board as a Toro fleet customer for the first time as course manager Luke Dennis attests to Toro outperforming other brands across the UK and beyond.

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New course machinery fleet for Glasgow Golf Club

New course machinery fleet for Glasgow Golf Club Updated

🕔08:58, 4.Dec 2019

Founded as a members’ club in 1787, Glasgow Golf Club is proud of its heritage as the ninth oldest golf club in the world.

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New micro granular formulation launched

New micro granular formulation launched Updated

🕔18:53, 3.Dec 2019

Autumn Green BiO is a new (3-0-12+8Fe+6CaO+2MgO) micro granular formulation with the addition of a BiO Pack and Zeolite.

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Charity offers financial support to greenkeepers this Christmas

Charity offers financial support to greenkeepers this Christmas Updated

🕔11:02, 2.Dec 2019

A charity that supports people in horticulture is offering struggling greenkeepers up to £100-worth of supermarket vouchers to help with Christmas this year.

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Germinal gains exclusive distribution rights for new browntop bentgrass cultivar

Germinal gains exclusive distribution rights for new browntop bentgrass cultivar Updated

🕔13:45, 1.Dec 2019

Germinal has gained exclusive European distribution rights for new browntop bentgrass cultivar, Musket, and the new variety will be included in the company’s range of seed mixtures in 2020.

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A day in the life: Damien Bowe

A day in the life: Damien Bowe Updated

🕔16:04, 30.Nov 2019

The course manager at Canons Brook Golf Club in Essex takes us through his average day.

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How to increase the life expectancy of a bunker

How to increase the life expectancy of a bunker Updated

🕔09:56, 29.Nov 2019

Bunker renovation can be costly and the design life of a bunker is usually five to seven years. However, according to Richard Allen, the life expectancy can be considerably, and affordably, extended if just a few principles in the design stage are adhered to.

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How to improve your irrigation system

How to improve your irrigation system Updated

🕔09:10, 28.Nov 2019

Many golf clubs across the UK have irrigation systems that are just not working to their optimal abilities. This doesn’t necessarily mean the irrigation systems are inadequate; in many instances they may just need some fine-tuning.

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Three more golf clubs to close down

Three more golf clubs to close down

🕔12:55, 27.Nov 2019

Another three golf clubs, one in Scotland, one in Yorkshire and one in Norfolk, have announced they will close down by the end of this year.

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Looe Golf Club tackles storm damage with the help of a GreenMech CS100

Looe Golf Club tackles storm damage with the help of a GreenMech CS100 Updated

🕔08:04, 27.Nov 2019

Constructed around one of the highest points in the area, Cornwall’s Looe Golf Club enjoys panoramic views across the peaks of Dartmoor and the English Channel.

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Proline H800 headlines latest Toro fleet deal at The Mere

Proline H800 headlines latest Toro fleet deal at The Mere Updated

🕔16:55, 26.Nov 2019

Versatility is a long-cited reason for many Toro machinery purchases, and that’s certainly the reason for The Mere Golf Resort’s decision to opt for the ProLine H800 in its latest Toro fleet deal which sees the brand’s relationship with the club reach 30 years.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Telma Granja

Meet the head greenkeeper: Telma Granja Updated

🕔10:31, 25.Nov 2019

Less that 2% of greenkeepers in the UK are women. However, there is growing female interest in the profession and there are women like Telma Granja, who leads an all-male team of 11 greenkeepers at a Portuguese golf course that’s 2,200 feet above sea level.

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Durabunker delivers complete bunker renovation at Waterlooville Golf Club

Durabunker delivers complete bunker renovation at Waterlooville Golf Club

🕔13:38, 24.Nov 2019

Waterlooville Golf Club, an England Golf championship venue in Hampshire, recently became the latest course to commission Durabunker to carry out a complete renovation of all its bunkers.

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Appointment: Oliver Hall takes on sales manager role at MTD

Appointment: Oliver Hall takes on sales manager role at MTD

🕔08:14, 23.Nov 2019

To support its continued expansion, MTD Specialty Turf Products has announced the appointment of Oliver Hall into the territory sales team.

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New Verti-Drain helps The Centurion Club prepare for UL International Crown

New Verti-Drain helps The Centurion Club prepare for UL International Crown Updated

🕔08:08, 22.Nov 2019

Andy Garland, course manager at Hertfordshire’s Centurion Club, is working on improving course-wide surface drainage with a little help from his new Verti-Drain 7521.

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The Bradford Golf Club continues to invest to stay ahead of the game

The Bradford Golf Club continues to invest to stay ahead of the game Updated

🕔08:00, 21.Nov 2019

There aren’t many golf clubs that would give their new course manager £200K to spend on new machinery in their first 12 months in the role – in addition to purchasing a set of Bernhard grinders. But this was the case at Bradford Golf Club.

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‘Apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to your greens this autumn’

‘Apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to your greens this autumn’

🕔09:23, 20.Nov 2019

Greenkeepers should apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to their green areas this autumn, with magnesium and iron essential to maintaining healthy, disease free grass throughout the winter.

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