Seed breeders cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats

Seed breeders cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats Updated

🕔13:24, 30.Aug 2017

In July a team of 10 cyclists, over half from seed breeders DLF, embarked on a bike ride from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise money for three worthy causes. The eight and a half day journey saw the

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Wentworth’s courses achieve sustainability award

Wentworth’s courses achieve sustainability award

🕔08:27, 28.Aug 2017

Wentworth Club, home of the BMW PGA Championship, has been awarded an international sustainability certification in recognition its commitments to the environment and local community. The ‘GEO Certified’ accreditation by the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) is the international standard in

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How to purchase Exteris Stressgard

How to purchase Exteris Stressgard Updated

🕔10:20, 26.Aug 2017

Bayer announced at BTME 2017 that Headland Amenity would become a key partner to help bring the newly launched fungicide ‘Exteris Stressgard’ to the UK market. Containing a brand new chemical group, the first in almost ten years, Exteris Stressgard

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Use an IPDM strategy for autumn says turf expert

Use an IPDM strategy for autumn says turf expert Updated

🕔06:15, 23.Aug 2017

With the autumn fast approaching, and the risk of disease increasing, greenkeepers are being encouraged to consider a new approach to disease control, and start trialling an integrated, preventative disease management (IPDM) strategy. Dr Colin Mumford, Bayer technical manager, explains

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London GC appoints MG as new courses manager

London GC appoints MG as new courses manager

🕔15:30, 21.Aug 2017

London Golf Club has announced that ‘Master Greenkeeper’ Lee Sayers, course manager at Mid Kent Golf Club, is to join the club as the new golf courses and estate manager. Sayers will be coming in at an exciting time for

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Charterhouse sales manager gets married at golf club

Charterhouse sales manager gets married at golf club Updated

🕔14:48, 19.Aug 2017

Charterhouse Turf Machinery’s Sales Manager Nick Darking had a rather urgent appointment at Old Thorns Golf Club in July – but not to drop in the latest piece of kit, instead to get married to his fiancée Helen! They were

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First Iseki TLE4490 tractor sold in Europe

First Iseki TLE4490 tractor sold in Europe Updated

🕔22:59, 18.Aug 2017

East Grinstead Rugby Football Club (EGRFC) located in West Sussex has taken delivery of the first Iseki TLE4490 tractor sold in Europe. The tractor was delivered by local Iseki dealer, Yeowart Agricultural. The new tractor will be used to manage

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This is how Harpenden Common GC deals with leaf fall

This is how Harpenden Common GC deals with leaf fall Updated

🕔04:25, 16.Aug 2017

The 18-hole parkland course on Harpenden Common in Hertfordshire features a mixture of mature woodland and gorse. The club has used a Trilo SG400 vacuum sweeper to deal with the substantial leaf fall for many years now, but the introduction

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Major 1930s restoration project at French links course

Major 1930s restoration project at French links course

🕔11:43, 14.Aug 2017

France’s top links course, La Mer at Le Touquet Golf Resort, has undergone a major restoration project as part of long-term plans to restore the course to its 1930s glory. The Harry Colt classic opened in 1931 when Le Touquet

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This is Royal Ashdown Forest GC’s woodland management plan

This is Royal Ashdown Forest GC’s woodland management plan Updated

🕔07:05, 13.Aug 2017

Set in the heart of East Sussex is the Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club. Woodland management plays a key part in their maintenance regime, as does the new GreenMech Eco 150 TMP they have recently purchased. Maintained by Chris Mitchell

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Kubota launches new four-seater utility vehicle

Kubota launches new four-seater utility vehicle Updated

🕔07:00, 11.Aug 2017

Kubota UK is setting the standard in power and versatility with the launch of its new four-seater utility vehicle, the RTV-X1140. The new model, from the market-leader in diesel powered utility vehicles, builds on the popular predecessor (the RTV1140), demonstrating

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Ipswich council maintains synthetic surfaces in-house

Ipswich council maintains synthetic surfaces in-house Updated

🕔04:32, 9.Aug 2017

Ipswich Borough Council – via three teams at Chantry Park, Holywells Park and Christchurch Park – maintain all natural surfaces of sports grounds, open spaces, schools and play areas in the borough. When the decision was taken to pull the

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Dibden greenkeeper ‘fighting for life in hospital’

Dibden greenkeeper ‘fighting for life in hospital’

🕔12:49, 7.Aug 2017

A greenkeeper at a Southampton golf course is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a 40 foot tree fell on him during high winds. The man, aged in his 40s, was sitting on a ride-on mower while working at the

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Meet the Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Meet the Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔16:47, 6.Aug 2017

The Dennis Razor Ultra 560’s development was fine-tuned using feedback from greenkeepers following ‘out in the field tests’ and was the first product which utilised the company’s CAD system back in 2009. The mower has been designed for a high

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Cosby Golf Club prepares its course for a 50 / 50 bent – poa split

Cosby Golf Club prepares its course for a 50 / 50 bent – poa split Updated

🕔06:12, 3.Aug 2017

Cosby Golf Club head greenkeeper, Thomas Flavelle, is in the process of preparing the course for a sward conversion programme. To help him get the course best prepared for the change he has been working closely with Andy Lane of

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Germinal updates its Grade A perennial ryegrass seed mixture for golf tees

Germinal updates its Grade A perennial ryegrass seed mixture for golf tees Updated

🕔06:22, 1.Aug 2017

Germinal has updated its Grade A perennial ryegrass seed mixture for golf tees by upping the percentage of Cabrio Ultra Fine Ryegrass to give even greater fineness of leaf. The revised ‘A5 Cricket, Tennis and Tees’ mixture has moved from

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