Sleaford Golf Club appoints three new greenkeepers

Sleaford Golf Club appoints three new greenkeepers Updated

🕔14:04, 31.Dec 2018

Sleaford Golf Club in Lincolnshire has appointed three new greenkeepers – one the first woman to be a greenkeeper in the club’s history.

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BTME profile: Capillary Concrete

BTME profile: Capillary Concrete Updated

🕔07:12, 30.Dec 2018

More golf courses are turning to Capillary Concrete as their bunker liner of choice following its growing reputation and its 10-year insured financial guarantee.

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BTME profile: Aquatrols Europe

BTME profile: Aquatrols Europe Updated

🕔06:14, 29.Dec 2018

Aquatrols is the world leader in the development of cutting-edge soil surfactants and other speciality technologies that optimise soil / water / plant interactions.

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BTME returns to Harrogate next month – and it will be BIGGA than ever

BTME returns to Harrogate next month – and it will be BIGGA than ever Updated

🕔07:44, 28.Dec 2018

During BTME 2018 BIGGA revealed that the annual exhibition would be drastically transformed for 2019. A whole host of innovations and new offerings were coming. And now we know what they are.

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Germinal appoint new amenity technical sales representative

Germinal appoint new amenity technical sales representative Updated

🕔07:38, 27.Dec 2018

Germinal has recruited Alan Thomson as its new amenity technical sales representative for Scotland and the north east of England.

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Wiedenmann double for school’s grounds’ team saves up to five days a month

Wiedenmann double for school’s grounds’ team saves up to five days a month Updated

🕔05:45, 26.Dec 2018

Two new kit arrivals for a busy Middlesex grounds team are saving up to five working days a month.

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GreenMech QuadChip lightens the workload for housing association

GreenMech QuadChip lightens the workload for housing association Updated

🕔04:40, 26.Dec 2018

“As well as over 2,500 trees, there are lots of hedgerows and open spaces that all require upkeep”.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Mike Davie

Meet the head greenkeeper: Mike Davie Updated

🕔14:24, 25.Dec 2018

Working at Hazel Grove Golf Club in Cheshire, Mike talks about how he improved the course’s bunkers with a limited number of staff and what he has done to provide mental health support to greenkeepers in the industry.

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Ten greenkeepers to attend golf show in California

Ten greenkeepers to attend golf show in California Updated

🕔13:50, 24.Dec 2018

Ten greenkeepers from all corners of the golf industry have received an early Christmas present by being named as part of the ‘BIGGA Delegation to the Golf Industry Show’ sponsored by Bernhard Company.

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A day in the life: Paul Staples

A day in the life: Paul Staples Updated

🕔14:18, 23.Dec 2018

Paul is the head greenkeeper at Broadstone Golf Club in Dorset. The venue consistently features in top 100 lists of UK golf courses.

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How can turf managers provide a top quality surface during the winter months?

How can turf managers provide a top quality surface during the winter months? Updated

🕔08:53, 22.Dec 2018

Golf is a year round sport, and players’ expectations (unrealistic as they may be) for quality playing surfaces, remain the same in the depths of winter as they are in the height of summer.

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Is it time you ‘cold seeded’?

Is it time you ‘cold seeded’? Updated

🕔07:00, 21.Dec 2018

‘Cold seeding’ is overseeding in late autumn or early spring. The technique could help greenkeepers combat the loss of newly established plants as a result of cutting heights being reduced too soon after establishment.

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Swan undertaking renovation of course at Moray Golf Club

Swan undertaking renovation of course at Moray Golf Club Updated

🕔06:23, 20.Dec 2018

Golf Business International chairman Howard Swan has followed in his father’s footsteps in undertaking a renovation programme at Moray GC, in the north-east of Scotland.

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Edge Hill University purchase first E-Z-GO 14-seater in UK

Edge Hill University purchase first E-Z-GO 14-seater in UK Updated

🕔05:18, 20.Dec 2018

Edge Hill University in Lancashire has purchased the first E-Z-GO 14-seater shuttle bus to be sold in the UK.

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Petrol Tank Company can undertake annual checks on golf clubs’ tanks

Petrol Tank Company can undertake annual checks on golf clubs’ tanks Updated

🕔06:38, 19.Dec 2018

The Petrol Tank Company is offering to undertake annual checks on golf clubs’ tanks where its engineers carry all the necessary equipment to perform this task.

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Flower success at Hever Castle GC leads to enlarged displays of Euroflor mixes

Flower success at Hever Castle GC leads to enlarged displays of Euroflor mixes Updated

🕔20:38, 18.Dec 2018

The success of Hever Castle’s use of Rigby Taylor’s Euroflor urban meadow flower seed mixes has spurred it to increase the number of areas that will be planted next year, with existing plots enlarged.

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Removal of propiconazole ‘will have big impact’

Removal of propiconazole ‘will have big impact’ Updated

🕔09:57, 17.Dec 2018

The EU Commission has announced that it will not renew the approval for the fungicide active ingredient, propiconazole.

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These greenkeepers will take part in FTMI next March

These greenkeepers will take part in FTMI next March Updated

🕔14:32, 16.Dec 2018

Each year Jacobsen invites 20 ambitious greenkeepers to its headquarters in Ipswich to undertake high quality education designed to help them take the next step into golf course management.

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Finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards unveiled

Finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards unveiled Updated

🕔13:49, 15.Dec 2018

STRI has announced the finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs), recognising golf clubs and individuals that strive to undertake environmental best practice.

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SISIS Quadraplay performs at Dudley Kingswinsford RFC

SISIS Quadraplay performs at Dudley Kingswinsford RFC Updated

🕔05:01, 14.Dec 2018

A groundsman at Dudley Kingswinford has praised the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system after the club purchased it based on a recommendation from the head groundsman for the RFU.

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GreenMech rearranges dealer cover for Devon and Somerset

GreenMech rearranges dealer cover for Devon and Somerset Updated

🕔05:53, 13.Dec 2018

Europe’s top-selling wood chipper manufacturer, GreenMech, has announced a rearrangement of its dealer cover in Devon and Somerset.

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