How Knighton Heath GC resolved a drainage issue

How Knighton Heath GC resolved a drainage issue Updated

🕔06:59, 31.May 2018

Using an injector to reactivate natural processes in waterlogged soil, Knighton Heath has been able to open its course when it would normally be flooded Knighton Heath Golf Club in Bournemouth has seen dramatic improvements to areas of the course

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Goring and Streatley GC doubles its aeration regime

Goring and Streatley GC doubles its aeration regime Updated

🕔05:16, 30.May 2018

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Berkshire, Goring and Streatley Golf Club offers a testing 18 holes over a half downland and half parkland course. Despite the challenges this brings to course manager Matt Aplin and his

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Effingham GC completes major bunker renovation

Effingham GC completes major bunker renovation

🕔14:53, 28.May 2018

Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities. The prestigious Surrey club has invested a significant

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Can we store petrol at our golf club?

Can we store petrol at our golf club? Updated

🕔07:54, 27.May 2018

The short answer is yes and, below, is the longer answer, which details what regulations golf clubs need to follow to ensure they are not breaking the law when it comes to petrol storage There is a common misconception that petrol is not

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Seven of Russia’s 11 World Cup pitches cut by Dennis Mowers

Seven of Russia’s 11 World Cup pitches cut by Dennis Mowers Updated

🕔08:19, 26.May 2018

The national football team won’t be the only team of professionals flying from England to Russia this summer. A whole fleet of Dennis G860 cylinder mowers will also be making their mark in Russia. After being selected as the official

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ʻHome of Colonel Bogeyʼ installs EcoBunker

ʻHome of Colonel Bogeyʼ installs EcoBunker Updated

🕔06:06, 25.May 2018

Gosport and Stokes Bay Golf Club was founded in 1885, making it one of the 50 oldest clubs in England. Created as a venue for recreation for army and royal navy officers stationed in Gosport and Portsmouth, the United Services

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Reminder: dispose of iprodione safely

Reminder: dispose of iprodione safely Updated

🕔09:14, 24.May 2018

With June 5 fast approaching, greenkeepers must use up or safely dispose of products containing the active ingredient iprodione. Bayer head of sales, Neil Pettican, reiterates that it will be illegal to store or use unapproved iprodione based chemicals, including

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The latest greens’ and tees’ mowers

The latest greens’ and tees’ mowers Updated

🕔07:50, 23.May 2018

Mowers are vital at this time of year and the main manufacturers offer products that suit greenkeepers’ differing needs. Andy Waple looks at the main machines and details what they can do for your greens and tees Early season can

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Tewkesbury Park unveils £9 million facelift

Tewkesbury Park unveils £9 million facelift Updated

🕔07:53, 21.May 2018

Cotswold golfing haven Tewkesbury Park has unveiled a spectacular two-year, £9 million facelift. The 6,579 yard par 72 18-hole golf course – designed by Frank Pennink – has seen dozens of bunkers refurbished, and the course has been remodelled and

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The Trilo C15 has paid off for Aston University

The Trilo C15 has paid off for Aston University Updated

🕔05:50, 20.May 2018

Aston University Recreation Centre in Great Barr, Birmingham, used to use a contractor for any scarification work – that’s until head hroundsman, Malcolm Edwards, did his sums. He found that by making a capital investment in a machine he could

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Rigby Taylor releases 2018 Euroflor urban meadow flowers brochure

Rigby Taylor releases 2018 Euroflor urban meadow flowers brochure Updated

🕔05:07, 19.May 2018

Rigby Taylor has launched its 2018 Euroflor urban meadow flowers brochure. This 56-page, fully-illustrated booklet has an ‘at-a-glance’ feature, site selector and details of the complete range including showing their colours, in-situ examples and individual characteristics such as timings for

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Meet the golf course manager: Kristian Summerfield

Meet the golf course manager: Kristian Summerfield Updated

🕔08:25, 18.May 2018

Yelverton Golf Club in Devon, which celebrated its centenary in 2004, is an 18-hole (since 1912), par 71 (6,353 yard), private members’ club with a moorland course designed by the legendary Herbert Fowler. The venue describes itself as ‘the south

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Profile: Reesink Turfcare

Profile: Reesink Turfcare Updated

🕔06:35, 17.May 2018

David Cole, MD of Reesink Turfcare, explains how the company, which distributes Toro fine turf, irrigation and groundscare products, Otterbine lake and pond aerators, plus TYM compact tractors in the UK, has responded to the ever changing roles of course

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GreenMech’s Arborist 150 gets the thumbs up from River Clyde Property Management

GreenMech’s Arborist 150 gets the thumbs up from River Clyde Property Management Updated

🕔05:34, 16.May 2018

River Clyde Homes is an Inverclyde-based housing association that manages 5,600 homes and factors 2,500 properties for home owners. In 2017 River Clyde Property Management was created as an ‘in-house’ specialist team to maintain the grounds, landscaping and the local

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Germinal launches £1.5m HQ upgrade

Germinal launches £1.5m HQ upgrade Updated

🕔07:07, 14.May 2018

A £1.5 million investment in state-of-the art packing facilities and additional storage capacity at Germinal GB’s Lincoln headquarters is part of a broader long-term strategy to increase efficiencies and competitiveness throughout its expanding forage and amenity seed businesses. So reports

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Scottish golf club manager is first recipient of Rain Bird bursary

Scottish golf club manager is first recipient of Rain Bird bursary Updated

🕔06:18, 13.May 2018

The general manager of Helensburgh Golf Club in Argyll & Bute is hoping to take his career, and the ambitions of his club, to new heights after being selected as the first recipient of a professional development bursary provided by

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What affects the growth of turfgrass?

What affects the growth of turfgrass? Updated

🕔07:32, 12.May 2018

In recent years, a persistent topic of discussion has revolved around the growth potential of turfgrass. STRI consultant Conor Nolan delves deeper into the subject For me, the timing of certain treatments, such as nitrogen application, has always been the

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Kubota appoints carousel as sole dealer distribution partner

Kubota appoints carousel as sole dealer distribution partner Updated

🕔06:19, 11.May 2018

Kubota UK has announced the appointment of leading European service-logistics specialist, Carousel, as its sole distribution partner, fulfilling all spare part requirements for its extensive dealer network, as well as optimising the manufacturer’s logistics services in support of enhanced customer

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First EcoBunker installed in Germany

First EcoBunker installed in Germany Updated

🕔06:30, 10.May 2018

Pinnau GC, near Hamburg, became the first golf course in Germany to install the latest innovation from the team at EcoBunker. Aquaedge is an effective and aesthetically natural solution for provide erosion control to lake and stream banks. Following three

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Toro’s MVP kits help avoid course maintenance headaches

Toro’s MVP kits help avoid course maintenance headaches Updated

🕔06:49, 9.May 2018

With Toro’s MVP kits greenkeepers, workshop technicians and mechanics can avoid maintenance headaches in the season ahead. As the grass growing season gets into full swing and your fleet’s workload increases, the last thing needed is extended machinery downtime and

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Winter course work enhanced St Enodoc Golf Club

Winter course work enhanced St Enodoc Golf Club Updated

🕔08:16, 7.May 2018

A rolling programme of work on the Church Course at St Enodoc over the winter has enhanced the playability of the championship links as well as the appearance of one of England’s most highly-regarded courses, states a club spokesman. One

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