Shrewsbury School purchases five more Dennis mowers

Shrewsbury School purchases five more Dennis mowers Updated

🕔06:26, 31.Mar 2018

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has added to his existing fleet of Dennis mowers after recently purchasing three new Dennis FT510s and two new G760s. Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious Shrewsbury School for nearly

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MTD appoints Tony Whelan as new director of sales and marketing

MTD appoints Tony Whelan as new director of sales and marketing Updated

🕔05:27, 30.Mar 2018

MTD has announced the appointment of Tony Whelan as the new director of sales and marketing for its Specialty Turf Products division. This new role will see Tony grow the specialty turf segment of the business, working on both the

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Kubota UK launches L1361 utility tractor

Kubota UK launches L1361 utility tractor Updated

🕔06:23, 29.Mar 2018

Kubota UK, leading groundcare machinery specialist, has launched its latest high performance L1361 Compact Utility Tractor, which provides unrivaled versatility, productivity and efficiency. For those looking to complete a wide range of maintenance tasks with ease, the 36.6 HP machine

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Bailoy introduces new irrigation software

Bailoy introduces new irrigation software Updated

🕔05:22, 28.Mar 2018

New to the Bailoy range is the GTI EC irrigation control software in Pro and Lite versions. These GTI EC controllers retain many features of the GTI PC stablemate while being more economical and simple to use, making them perfect

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Support greenkeepers for BMW PGA Championship unveiled

Support greenkeepers for BMW PGA Championship unveiled

🕔07:12, 26.Mar 2018

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has unveiled the volunteers who have been selected to join the ‘Support Team’ for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. The greenkeepers will be on hand to assist director of golf courses

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Andrew Symons appointed dealer for Ransomes Jacobsen

Andrew Symons appointed dealer for Ransomes Jacobsen Updated

🕔06:16, 25.Mar 2018

Andrew Symons Ltd has been appointed as a new Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, representing the Ransomes, Jacobsen, E-Z-GO, Cushman, Turfco and Smithco brands. Andrew Symons will cover a territory that includes Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. Andrew Symons is a major agricultural,

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Ransomes Jacobsen revamps its dealer network in northern England

Ransomes Jacobsen revamps its dealer network in northern England Updated

🕔05:52, 24.Mar 2018

Ransomes Jacobsen has announced several changes to sales territories in the north of England and Wales to streamline and strengthen its UK dealer network. Following a review of regional coverage, three existing dealers: F.R. Sharrock, Rickerby and Burdens Group will

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How Kings Bruton School has disease free sports facilities after 500 years

How Kings Bruton School has disease free sports facilities after 500 years Updated

🕔05:39, 23.Mar 2018

Thanks to help from Headland Amenity, the 17 hectares of grounds for rugby, tennis and cricket at Kings Bruton School have come through the winter of 2017 disease-free and stronger than ever before. For a relatively small school, it punches

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Aldwickbury Park GC exchanges  one Wiedenmann XF for another

Aldwickbury Park GC exchanges one Wiedenmann XF for another Updated

🕔05:42, 22.Mar 2018

A Hertfordshire golf club, having had 14 years of success with an existing Wiedenmann Terra Spike XF, has replaced it with a newer version. Craig Betts, course manager of Aldwickbury Park GC, Harpenden, said he had no hesitation in making

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The nutritional programme Bransford Golf Course deploys

The nutritional programme Bransford Golf Course deploys Updated

🕔22:11, 21.Mar 2018

The unique ‘Florida style’ Bransford Golf Course at Worcester’s Bank House Hotel provides a challenge, not only to players of all abilities, but also to the greens team. For his nutritional programme, golf course manager Graham Wallace turns to Headland

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Royal Dornoch earns environmental award

Royal Dornoch earns environmental award

🕔10:43, 19.Mar 2018

An internationally-renowned golf course’s commitment to its community and natural environment has earned it a coveted global sustainability accolade. Royal Dornoch Golf Club has been awarded the GEO Certified® ecolabel, an international symbol of ‘great golf environments’. This recognises clubs

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SISIS the solution at the VMAC

SISIS the solution at the VMAC Updated

🕔06:02, 17.Mar 2018

Sergio Pedroza, fields and grounds manager at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Seattle, recently purchased three SISIS SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweepers and has reported significant improvements on both the indoor synthetic surface and outdoor natural surfaces since

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Organisers looking forward to SALTEX 2018

Organisers looking forward to SALTEX 2018 Updated

🕔13:47, 16.Mar 2018

Early indications for the 73rd edition of SALTEX (Sports, Amenities and Landscaping Trade Exhibition) are positive after show organisers reported another record-breaking loyalty period, stand upgrades and an influx of debut exhibitors. For the third successive year, SALTEX has seen

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R J Jochimsen Contractors finds solution to aeration needs

R J Jochimsen Contractors finds solution to aeration needs Updated

🕔05:10, 15.Mar 2018

Versatility and adaptability are the needs for R J Jochimsen Contractors – and, in the area of aeration, a Verti-Drain and a pair of Verti-Quakes from Charterhouse Turf Machinery fit the bill. Formed in 1986, managing director Rob Jochimsen undertakes

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Carnoustie uses grass seed that manages its own moisture content

Carnoustie uses grass seed that manages its own moisture content Updated

🕔05:38, 14.Mar 2018

Grass expert, Barenbrug UK, has launched a grass seed that manages its own moisture content, greatly increasing germination and establishment rates – especially in tough, dry environments. The patented technology in Barenbrug Yellow Jacket Water Manager, is the result of

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Carnoustie Golf Links is ‘Environmental Golf Course of the Year’ 2018

Carnoustie Golf Links is ‘Environmental Golf Course of the Year’ 2018 Updated

🕔07:45, 12.Mar 2018

Carnoustie Golf Links has been named Environmental Golf Course of the Year 2018 at the Golf Environmental Awards, in a ceremony hosted by STRI Group and The R&A, and sponsored by Ransomes Jacobson, Aquatrols, Syngenta, Tillers Turf and Wiedenmann. The

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Capillary Concrete can now come to golf clubs as pre-mixed

Capillary Concrete can now come to golf clubs as pre-mixed Updated

🕔06:39, 10.Mar 2018

With the introduction of a pre-mixed version of Capillary Concrete™ in the latter part of 2017, this popular bunker liner has just got even better! Delivered to site in ready-mix trucks, the special polymer containing Capillary Concrete™ is ready to

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Overseeding tips from Germinal

Overseeding tips from Germinal Updated

🕔06:16, 9.Mar 2018

Overseeding with high-performance bentgrasses such as UK bred cultivars AberRegal and AberRoyal improves the visual appearance of hardworking golf greens, outcompetes undesirable species such as annual meadow grass and can improve resistance to disease. To maximise the benefits that these

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600 golf clubs have installed anti-slip safety treads

600 golf clubs have installed anti-slip safety treads Updated

🕔05:37, 8.Mar 2018

Managing director at GripClad, Barry Eagle, said: “If you want to keep up with the latest slip resistant technology then you might want to discover ‘GripClad’s GRP Anti-Slip Safety Treads’ which are self-installed by over 600 golf clubs in the

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Germin-8T advanced formulation offered to greenkeepers

Germin-8T advanced formulation offered to greenkeepers Updated

🕔06:43, 7.Mar 2018

Following the success of its Germin-8 liquid seed treatment, Rigby Taylor – the company at the forefront of supplying innovative products for the successful management and maintenance of turf surfaces – has now announced the Germin-8T advanced formulation. The ‘T’

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Jacobsen launches a new series of aerators

Jacobsen launches a new series of aerators Updated

🕔10:10, 6.Mar 2018

Jacobsen, a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, is launching new models of its GA Aerator Series. The GA450 and GA580 aerators will join the GA600 to create an extensive line of tractor mounted aerators, with each model having a specific width

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