Wentworth Club and John Deere announce major new partnership

Wentworth Club and John Deere announce major new partnership Updated

🕔13:11, 30.Jun 2019

Wentworth Club and John Deere have entered into an exclusive partnership for the supply of an astonishing 140-plus golf course maintenance machines to its three world famous golf courses.

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Kubota UK appoints two new dealer managers

Kubota UK appoints two new dealer managers Updated

🕔14:23, 29.Jun 2019

Kubota has appointed two new dealer managers in the groundcare and parts business units.

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Capillary Concrete receives praise for state of bunkers during wet weather

Capillary Concrete receives praise for state of bunkers during wet weather Updated

🕔08:32, 28.Jun 2019

The recent wet weather has highlighted the benefits of lining bunkers with a quality and proven product such as Capillary Concrete.

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SISIS TM1000 tackles thatch at Normanby Hall Golf Club

SISIS TM1000 tackles thatch at Normanby Hall Golf Club Updated

🕔07:36, 27.Jun 2019

Head greenkeeper Michael Burgin has reported hugely successful results from using the SISIS TM1000 tractor mounted heavy duty scarifier to combat high levels of thatch on the greens at Normanby Hall Golf Club.

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John Deere awards top apprentices

John Deere awards top apprentices Updated

🕔16:08, 26.Jun 2019

A total of 31 young service technicians have formally graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes.

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Shrewsbury School invests in the Dennis PRO 34R

Shrewsbury School invests in the Dennis PRO 34R Updated

🕔20:29, 25.Jun 2019

After a long-term search for the ultimate rotary mower, Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, believes that he has finally found what he has been looking for in the Dennis PRO 34R.

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Two more British greenkeepers are ‘Master Greenkeepers’

Two more British greenkeepers are ‘Master Greenkeepers’ Updated

🕔10:19, 24.Jun 2019

Six BIGGA members have achieved the ‘Master Greenkeeper’ certificate – the highest ever in one batch of examinations – and two of them are from British golf clubs.

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Mature students offered £1,000 bursary by Scotland’s Rural College

Mature students offered £1,000 bursary by Scotland’s Rural College Updated

🕔13:46, 23.Jun 2019

Mature students are being offered a helping hand to return to study with a £1,000 bursary from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

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A day in the life: Lee Strutt

A day in the life: Lee Strutt Updated

🕔16:12, 22.Jun 2019

The golf course manager at the Royal Automobile Club in Surrey, a private club that features a vast array of sporting facilities, talks us through his average day.

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Rigby Taylor reveals new environmentally friendly grass seed mixtures

Rigby Taylor reveals new environmentally friendly grass seed mixtures Updated

🕔08:34, 21.Jun 2019

Rigby Taylor has announced a range of Carbon4Grass grass seed mixtures that combine increased levels of carbon sequestration potential with desirable amenity characteristics.

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Wiedenmann UK says farewell to retiree Karl Wiedenmann

Wiedenmann UK says farewell to retiree Karl Wiedenmann Updated

🕔08:12, 20.Jun 2019

BTME and Saltex regular for the last 24 years, Karl Wiedenmann has retired.

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Nigel Church retires from Ransomes Jacobsen

Nigel Church retires from Ransomes Jacobsen Updated

🕔09:50, 19.Jun 2019

After five decades in the greenkeeping industry, Nigel Church has retired from Ransomes Jacobsen. Here, former colleagues Ian Mitchell and Peter Driver look back on the career of an industry titan.

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Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club invests in two new aerators

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club invests in two new aerators Updated

🕔19:06, 18.Jun 2019

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club has invested in two Otterbine High Volume aerators to improve the water quality of its reservoir and help prevent stagnant smelling water and weed build up.

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John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh

John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh Updated

🕔10:06, 17.Jun 2019

The course manager of Royal Curragh Golf Club, Dr John Dempsey, has been made redundant after 33 years at the venue.

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Golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away

Golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away Updated

🕔13:03, 16.Jun 2019

The co-designer of both Castle Stuart Golf Links and Kingsbarns Golf Links, Mark Parsinen, has died, aged just 70, after suffering a stroke.

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How to achieve putting surface consistency

How to achieve putting surface consistency Updated

🕔10:36, 15.Jun 2019

Achieving consistency in your putting surfaces is one of the most important roles a greenkeeper has, yet it’s also one of the most difficult. Noel Mackenzie explores why, and how these issues can be overcome.

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EcoBunker site manager worked on two Ryder Cup courses in same week

EcoBunker site manager worked on two Ryder Cup courses in same week Updated

🕔08:19, 14.Jun 2019

Working on a course for a Ryder Cup is a great achievement for any golf construction professional. To work on two in the space of a week, though, is pretty remarkable.

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Bridgnorth Golf Club signs 4th agreement with Toro

Bridgnorth Golf Club signs 4th agreement with Toro Updated

🕔08:09, 13.Jun 2019

Bridgnorth Golf Club in Shropshire has signed its fourth renewal agreement with Toro despite competitive offers from other brands because “nothing matched up,” says head greenkeeper, Martin Jones.

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Merlin Golf Club invests in Ventrac and SISIS

Merlin Golf Club invests in Ventrac and SISIS Updated

🕔07:57, 12.Jun 2019

One of the latest golf clubs in the west country to realise the versatility of Ventrac equipment is Merlin Golf Course on the north Cornish coast.

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GreenMech launches Evo 165 woodchipper series

GreenMech launches Evo 165 woodchipper series Updated

🕔19:28, 11.Jun 2019

The ARB Show provided the launch platform for GreenMech to introduce its much-anticipated revolutionary new woodchipper series, the EVO 165.

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Elsham GC greenkeeper follows Ryder Cup work with Solheim opportunity

Elsham GC greenkeeper follows Ryder Cup work with Solheim opportunity Updated

🕔10:20, 10.Jun 2019

Elsham Golf Club in Lincolnshire’s head greenkeeper, Colin Hopper, is looking forward to getting up close to his second Europe versus USA clash later this year.

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