Pete Newton becomes the 66th ‘Master Greenkeeper’

Pete Newton becomes the 66th ‘Master Greenkeeper’

🕔03:02, 23.Jun 2015

Pete Newton, course manager at one of Europe’s longest golf courses, is celebrating after he became the 66th BIGGA member to achieve Master Greenkeeper status. Pete supervised the construction and grow-in of the course at Rockliffe Hall in County Durham

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‘The worst is over for most golf clubs’

‘The worst is over for most golf clubs’

🕔02:16, 17.Jun 2015

The director of an organisation that markets golf clubs to potential buyers has said that the worst of the financial problems that has beset the industry has come to an end. Golf clubs have struggled since the financial crash in

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British Skin Foundation issues cancer warning to greenkeepers

British Skin Foundation issues cancer warning to greenkeepers Updated

🕔02:09, 11.Jun 2015

The British Skin Foundation is urging golfers and greenkeepers to stay safe in the sun this summer. A spokesman said: “It’s important to remember these top tips. Protect your skin with clothing – don’t forget to wear a hat that

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Green body GEO awarded EIGCA’s Harry Colt Award

Green body GEO awarded EIGCA’s Harry Colt Award Updated

🕔23:57, 6.Jun 2015

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) has presented its Harry Colt Award to the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO). The trophy, which is awarded to an organisation or individual for their outstanding contribution to golf and golf development, was

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This club’s bunkers are made of recycled beer bottles

This club’s bunkers are made of recycled beer bottles

🕔23:47, 1.Jun 2015

The sand in the bunkers of Beauchief Golf Course in Sheffield is now made of recycled glass. The environmentally friendly initiative, which began in April, has seen the club become one of the first in the country to take the

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