A day in the life: James Braithwaite

A day in the life: James Braithwaite Updated

🕔08:40, 28.Feb 2019

James is the course manager at Long Ashton Golf Club. The 126-year-old parkland course is situated just 10 minutes from Bristol’s city centre.

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Product review: Capillary Concrete™

Product review: Capillary Concrete™ Updated

🕔06:57, 27.Feb 2019

The cement-based polymer material is the only sports base that moves water in two directions, ensuring it virtually eliminates wash-outs, soil contamination, plugged ball lies and other bunker maintenance problems.

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Charterhouse Turf Machinery launches OxyShot aeration machine

Charterhouse Turf Machinery launches OxyShot aeration machine

🕔19:05, 26.Feb 2019

Charterhouse Turf Machinery has launched a new machine into its aeration portfolio – the OxyShot.

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Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society completes total renovation of its bunkers

Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society completes total renovation of its bunkers

🕔11:46, 25.Feb 2019

Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society has completed a total renovation of the bunkers on its 1898 Willie Park Jr-designed course, incorporating the Capillary Concrete bunker liner technology.

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Award for Harleyford Golf Club’s greenkeepers

Award for Harleyford Golf Club’s greenkeepers Updated

🕔13:52, 24.Feb 2019

The greenkeeping team at Harleyford GC in Buckinghamshire has been recognised for preparing the course for The Matchroom Sport Championship just five years after the club was declared bankrupt.

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Rigby Taylor’s ‘Professional Products’ brochure is available for free

Rigby Taylor’s ‘Professional Products’ brochure is available for free Updated

🕔09:43, 23.Feb 2019

Rigby Taylor’s 2019 Professional Products range brochure – the ‘must-have’ reference document for every turf manager – is now available for free.

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Cabrio tops ryegrass fineness of leaf ratings for third year

Cabrio tops ryegrass fineness of leaf ratings for third year Updated

🕔06:34, 22.Feb 2019

Cabrio Ultra Fine Ryegrass has, for the third consecutive year, been announced as the number one variety for fineness of leaf in the BSPB’s Series L Table 1 for perennial ryegrasses.

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Meet the greenkeepers: Craig Haldane and Scott Fenwick

Meet the greenkeepers: Craig Haldane and Scott Fenwick

🕔08:57, 21.Feb 2019

Gleneagles has – until now – treated its three famous golf courses as separate entities with each having their own greenkeeping team. This has now changed. The duo talk about ‘One Team’ and Craig’s new role.

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Beacon Park GC to remodel its course

Beacon Park GC to remodel its course Updated

🕔09:43, 20.Feb 2019

West Lancashire Borough Council is considering a planning application to carry out large-scale work at Beacon Park Golf Club in Wigan.

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If your golf club uses petrol you should speak to this company

If your golf club uses petrol you should speak to this company Updated

🕔21:59, 19.Feb 2019

Does your business use petrol? Do you collect petrol from a filling station? Do you collect petrol in Jerry cans? If you have answered yes to any of the above, you need to speak with The Petrol Tank Company.

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Leading golf club to invest in greenkeeping

Leading golf club to invest in greenkeeping Updated

🕔10:20, 18.Feb 2019

A world-famous golf club that had pursued revenue streams in addition to golf, such as weddings, has decided to focus on its golf offering to members instead as it moves forward.

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Craig Boath is Carnoustie’s new links superintendent

Craig Boath is Carnoustie’s new links superintendent Updated

🕔13:18, 17.Feb 2019

Carnoustie Golf Links has appointed Craig Boath as the new links superintendent at the venue of last year’s Open Championship.

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Student Greenkeeper of the Year award nominations double

Student Greenkeeper of the Year award nominations double Updated

🕔07:31, 16.Feb 2019

Entries into Toro’s Student Greenkeeper of the Year award last year were up with over double the amount from employer nominations.

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This is how the RAC reduced its greens’ rolling time by nearly a third

This is how the RAC reduced its greens’ rolling time by nearly a third Updated

🕔10:19, 15.Feb 2019

The magnificent Royal Automobile Club in Surrey has reduced greens’ rolling time by nearly a third after investing in leading-edge machinery.

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Price Turfcare in love with BTME location

Price Turfcare in love with BTME location Updated

🕔07:17, 14.Feb 2019

Price Turfcare, the UK and Ireland distributor of the Ventrac multi-implement compact tractor and Ryan turf maintenance equipment, certainly selected a prime position at the revamped BTME.

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Obituary: John Greasley

Obituary: John Greasley Updated

🕔08:26, 13.Feb 2019

The golf industry lost one of its most respected figures in November 2018, when John Greasley lost his fight against cancer.

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Management changes for John Deere

Management changes for John Deere Updated

🕔18:29, 12.Feb 2019

John Deere has announced an important change to its European senior management team, which came into effect last month.

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Headland Amenity showcased a trio of new products at BTME

Headland Amenity showcased a trio of new products at BTME Updated

🕔17:20, 12.Feb 2019

They say all good things come in threes and for Headland Amenity, BTME 2019 saw the introduction of three new products to its range of speciality fertilisers and chemicals for golf and sports turf.

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‘Larger BTME a success’ reports show’s organisers

‘Larger BTME a success’ reports show’s organisers Updated

🕔08:07, 11.Feb 2019

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has reported excellent numbers following its annual exhibition, held in Harrogate last month.

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Gordon Moir given lifetime achievement award

Gordon Moir given lifetime achievement award Updated

🕔12:08, 10.Feb 2019

The former director of greenkeeping at St Andrews Links Trust, Gordon Moir, who retired at the end of last year, has been given a lifetime achievement award.

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Why Bedfordshire Golf Club has been a Toro customer for 18 years

Why Bedfordshire Golf Club has been a Toro customer for 18 years Updated

🕔09:36, 9.Feb 2019

Bedfordshire Golf Club has been a Toro customer for 18 years and attributes much of this relationship longevity to the service received from Reesink Turfcare.

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