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Perennial launches support for children of greenkeepers

Perennial launches support for children of greenkeepers

Perennial launches support for children of greenkeepers Updated

🕔16:26, 16.Jul 2018

The horticultural charity Perennial wants more horticulture professionals to know that funding is available to help their dependent children should they need it.

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Craig Haldane is Gleneagles’ new courses manager

Craig Haldane is Gleneagles’ new courses manager

🕔14:02, 15.Jul 2018

Gleneagles has announced the appointment of Craig Haldane, a well-known figure in the global golf industry, as its new golf courses manager. He joins from Emirates Golf Club, Dubai.

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Berkshire golf course introduces swathe of wildflowers

Berkshire golf course introduces swathe of wildflowers

🕔07:34, 14.Jul 2018

Goring and Streatley Golf Club’s course manager Matt Aplin says sowing wildflowers “attracted as many complimentary comments about the display of colour as about the quality of our greens”.

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Clean sweep over to Johnsons J Premier Pitch at Reading FC

Clean sweep over to Johnsons J Premier Pitch at Reading FC

🕔05:47, 13.Jul 2018

Making the switch to a brand new grass seed after using the same mixture for 10 years is a big step, but one that grounds manager Adam Grantham made – and is paying off.

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Charterhouse TM sales team gain hands-on experience of BLEC machinery

Charterhouse TM sales team gain hands-on experience of BLEC machinery

🕔05:53, 12.Jul 2018

BLEC dealer, Acorn Tractors from Derbyshire, recently joined forces with staff from Charterhouse Turf Machinery for an in-depth training session on the BLEC range of specialist landscaping and turfcare equipment.

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‘Replace or upgrade your cylinders’ to achieve a better cut

‘Replace or upgrade your cylinders’ to achieve a better cut Updated

🕔21:36, 11.Jul 2018

Reesink Turfcare is reminding customers that replacing or upgrading to new Toro cylinders gives customers so much more than a perfect finish.

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Should a sharpening regime be part of your maintenance programme?

Should a sharpening regime be part of your maintenance programme? Updated

🕔21:42, 10.Jul 2018

Yes – because it leads to a reduction in the use of water, fertilisers, fuel use and top-dressing, increases the lives of the mowers while reducing engine wear and the need for replacement parts, and, above all, results in better turf quality.

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First phase of £1m Bruntsfield refurb is complete

First phase of £1m Bruntsfield refurb is complete

🕔13:29, 9.Jul 2018

A major course management makeover at one of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs is celebrating a milestone in a two-year project.

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David Hart becomes Kubota’s managing director

David Hart becomes Kubota’s managing director

🕔06:52, 8.Jul 2018

Kubota, which supplies greenkeeping machinery to several golf clubs in the UK, has appointed David Hart as its new managing director.

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Graden CSI helps St Augustine’s GC to improve water dispersal and greens speed

Graden CSI helps St Augustine’s GC to improve water dispersal and greens speed

🕔05:52, 7.Jul 2018

Kent’s St Augustine’s GC’s pop-up greens, on original clay soil, used to cause a headache when it came to top-dressing and drainage. Then the club discovered the unit, which has helped to improve water dispersal and green speed.

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The grounds machinery chosen by Merchant Taylors’ School

The grounds machinery chosen by Merchant Taylors’ School

🕔07:26, 6.Jul 2018

After Richard Ayling, grounds manager at Merchant Taylors’ School, drew up a shortlist of new potential machinery to purchase, the Dennis Razor fine turf mower received a unanimous vote from his team.

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Machinery review: The SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

Machinery review: The SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

🕔05:44, 5.Jul 2018

The SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 machine greatly increases the speed of the aeration process by directly injection air into the rootzone at a fast working rate, creating thousands of fissures.

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This is how London Golf Club achieves consistent surface growth

This is how London Golf Club achieves consistent surface growth

🕔07:13, 4.Jul 2018

When it comes to nutrition, Lee Sayers, The London Golf Clubs’ Golf Courses & Estate Manager, looks to Headland Amenity for advice on applying short-term foliars.

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Pilot project offers clubs access to labour and machinery within 20 mile radius

Pilot project offers clubs access to labour and machinery within 20 mile radius Updated

🕔12:18, 2.Jul 2018

Sports administrators are closely watching a revolutionary greenkeeping project in Yorkshire which, if it takes off, has the potential to be rolled out country wide.

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A day in the life: London GC’s Lee Sayers

A day in the life: London GC’s Lee Sayers

🕔08:29, 1.Jul 2018

Lee is the golf courses & estate manager at London Golf Club in Kent. The European Tour venue features two highly-acclaimed golf courses.

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Dennis and SISIS help prepare  for Waterloo Championships

Dennis and SISIS help prepare for Waterloo Championships

🕔05:25, 30.Jun 2018

The Dennis FT510 and SISIS Dart have been helping Mark Audin prepare the green at the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool, for the biggest national tournament in the crown green bowling calendar.

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The West Lancashire GC invests in Wiedenmann Terra Float Air

The West Lancashire GC invests in Wiedenmann Terra Float Air

🕔05:39, 29.Jun 2018

Stuart Hogg, course manager at The West Lancashire GC, explains what happened when he found himself back in the market for an overseeder just as the Terra Float Air was re-engineered and relaunched.

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Capillary Concrete launches bunker installation financial guarantee

Capillary Concrete launches bunker installation financial guarantee

🕔17:01, 28.Jun 2018

The best peace of mind just got better – Capillary Concrete Insured Financial Guarantee, for bunker refurbishment projects, now covers you for 10 years.

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The importance of investing in golf course design

The importance of investing in golf course design

🕔08:52, 27.Jun 2018

Getting a golf club’s greenkeeping team to carry out construction jobs in-house can and does save money, but, as two case studies reveal, this is not always the case – professional golf designers can save you thousands.

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Eagle launches clocks for golf clubs

Eagle launches clocks for golf clubs Updated

🕔21:35, 26.Jun 2018

Eagle is pleased to offer a range of large, round-faced clubhouse clocks that will make a practical and attractive addition to any clubhouse.

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Meet the two new ‘Master Greenkeepers’

Meet the two new ‘Master Greenkeepers’ Updated

🕔12:49, 25.Jun 2018

Two greenkeepers have become the 73rd and 74th recipients of the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s (BIGGA) Master Greenkeeper certificate.

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