Just two SISIS machines carry out the maintenance at Beaumont Park

Just two SISIS machines carry out the maintenance at Beaumont Park Updated

🕔06:10, 24.May 2019

The head groundsman for De Montfort University at Beaumont Park believes that most of his maintenance programme can be achieved by using just two key SISIS machines – the Multitiner and the Quadraplay.

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Lilley Brook GC revels in wildflower colours and diversity

Lilley Brook GC revels in wildflower colours and diversity Updated

🕔06:11, 23.May 2019

Scrub areas at Cheltenham’s Lilley Brook Golf Club have been rejuvenated thanks to wildflower mixtures from DLF Seeds.

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A practical solution to the problem of divots

A practical solution to the problem of divots Updated

🕔07:55, 22.May 2019

The Divot Bag Company celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2018 and continues to work with many of the best known clubs in the UK and supplies to Ireland, Europe and further afield.

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Ipswich Town FC lent Ipswich Golf Club Wiedenmann machine

Ipswich Town FC lent Ipswich Golf Club Wiedenmann machine Updated

🕔18:07, 21.May 2019

Last season, Graham Brumpton, courses manager at Ipswich Golf Club, placed a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD top of his wish list.

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Average US course manager’s salary is £72k

Average US course manager’s salary is £72k Updated

🕔10:23, 20.May 2019

The average annual salary of a US golf course superintendent, equivalent to a golf course manager in the UK, is now more than $93,000 (about £72,000) according to a new survey by the GCSAA.

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A guide to some of the best greens’ and tees’ mowers in 2019

A guide to some of the best greens’ and tees’ mowers in 2019 Updated

🕔14:40, 19.May 2019

There have been a number of innovations in mowing technology recently. We outline some of the most relevant ones to greenkeepers – from the leaders in the field.

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Gambetti to roll out new and improved nozzle controls this year

Gambetti to roll out new and improved nozzle controls this year

🕔15:21, 18.May 2019

Following a significant investment by parent company Cleveland, Gambetti is rolling out a new and efficient GPS-controlled individual nozzle shut off system, when fitted to a new sprayer, for under £6,500.

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Faversham Golf Club upgrades steps around the course

Faversham Golf Club upgrades steps around the course Updated

🕔06:36, 17.May 2019

Faversham Golf Club’s course manager, Paul Smith, found that the steps around the course were looking like they were needing a bit of TLC.

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Dennis PRO 34R delivers at Beaumont

Dennis PRO 34R delivers at Beaumont Updated

🕔06:37, 16.May 2019

Cameron Flitten, head groundsman at De Montfort University in Leicester, says that the new Dennis PRO 34R rotary mower is significantly improving the vast array of pitches at the sports facility.

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DLF Seeds join the Amenity Forum

DLF Seeds join the Amenity Forum Updated

🕔08:11, 15.May 2019

DLF Seeds, the world’s largest producer and distributor of grass seed, has become a member of The Amenity Forum.

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Former La Manga head groundsman joins MTD as sales manager

Former La Manga head groundsman joins MTD as sales manager Updated

🕔19:16, 14.May 2019

To support its continued growth and increase in sales, MTD Specialty Turf Products has announced the appointment of Scott Hawkins.

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Enhancements for Trump Turnberry

Enhancements for Trump Turnberry Updated

🕔10:34, 13.May 2019

Trump Turnberry has unveiled new enhancements to its Ailsa course.

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Germinal adds foliar fertiliser to range of sward conditioners

Germinal adds foliar fertiliser to range of sward conditioners Updated

🕔15:27, 12.May 2019

Germinal has added a high phosphorous foliar fertiliser – which improves plant health and increases disease resistance – to its expanding range of amenity specific fertilisers and sward conditioners.

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Toro reminds greenkeepers to use rotary blades

Toro reminds greenkeepers to use rotary blades Updated

🕔15:20, 11.May 2019

Switch out the old and bring in the new. With grass growth fast and furious make sure you and your machines are ready for high season with Toro’s rotary blades and guarantee a beautiful finish.

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Verti-Quake® breaks new ground for Parker Pitches

Verti-Quake® breaks new ground for Parker Pitches Updated

🕔06:12, 10.May 2019

Suffolk based sports-turf contractor Parkers Pitches is now well equipped to deal with even the most heavily compacted of surfaces, thanks to the purchase of a Verti-Quake® 2516 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery.

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GreenMech to launch the next evolution of woodchipper at The ARB Show

GreenMech to launch the next evolution of woodchipper at The ARB Show Updated

🕔06:51, 9.May 2019

This month’s ARB Show will see a new product launch from GreenMech that is set to be the next evolution of woodchippers.

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Total Equestrian delighted with BLEC Laser Grader

Total Equestrian delighted with BLEC Laser Grader Updated

🕔07:47, 8.May 2019

MD of Total Equestrian, Steve Keen, is delighted with his purchase of a Laser Grader 2400 from BLEC, which has improved both the speed and accuracy with which the company can prepare and level flat areas.

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Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔18:48, 7.May 2019

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.

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John Deere elects new president, chief operating officer

John Deere elects new president, chief operating officer Updated

🕔11:21, 6.May 2019

Deere & Company’s board of directors has elected John C May, 49, as president, chief operating officer. May will be responsible for leading Deere’s efforts to maximise operational excellence throughout the company.

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Woking Golf Club signs machinery agreement plan

Woking Golf Club signs machinery agreement plan Updated

🕔15:14, 5.May 2019

It’s been a time of change for Woking Golf Club in Surrey culminating in the recent signing of a machinery agreement plan with Toro and Reesink Turfcare.

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Warwick Racecourse uses new tetraploid technology to deliver germination and recovery

Warwick Racecourse uses new tetraploid technology to deliver germination and recovery Updated

🕔06:41, 4.May 2019

Maintaining a strong, healthy and dense sward over a wet winter period is a headache for any turf manager, but for Warwick Racecourse, that challenge is further exacerbated by the impact of the horses.

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