Fulwell GC completes bunker renovation project

Fulwell GC completes bunker renovation project

🕔11:23, 30.Sep 2019

Fulwell Golf Club in Middlesex has unveiled its new-look layout to members and visitors following a bunker renovation project.

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A guide to compact tractors

A guide to compact tractors Updated

🕔13:52, 29.Sep 2019

As compact tractors can help greenkeepers with a variety of tasks, the demand for them keeps growing. Here, we explore some of the most popular models on the market.

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Which products do I need for our overseeding and aeration needs?

Which products do I need for our overseeding and aeration needs? Updated

🕔14:03, 28.Sep 2019

Overseeding and aeration are vital operations greenkeepers must carry out to maintain turf health. Here’s a guide to the products and companies that offer help.

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The Bradford GC has been thriving since the arrival of its first Toro fleet

The Bradford GC has been thriving since the arrival of its first Toro fleet Updated

🕔07:03, 27.Sep 2019

Darrell Crowley re-joined The Bradford Golf Club as course manager in 2018, and one of his first big decisions was to choose Toro, from which he would source his new fleet.

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A day in the life: Sam Shuttlewood

A day in the life: Sam Shuttlewood Updated

🕔09:14, 26.Sep 2019

The head greenkeeper at Beedles Lakes Golf Club in Leicestershire takes us through a typical day.

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‘Magnesium and iron are essential to maintaining healthy greens this winter’

‘Magnesium and iron are essential to maintaining healthy greens this winter’ Updated

🕔07:25, 25.Sep 2019

Greenkeepers should apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to their green areas this autumn, with magnesium and iron essential to maintaining healthy, disease free grass swards throughout the winter.

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Dry patch – a three pronged approach

Dry patch – a three pronged approach Updated

🕔19:21, 24.Sep 2019

Dry patch can be a serious issue for turf managers. Many greenkeepers have experienced dry patch developing on their turf during recent hot dry summers. Here we explore what can be done to tackle this.

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Here’s the volunteer greenkeeping team for The Solheim Cup

Here’s the volunteer greenkeeping team for The Solheim Cup

🕔09:06, 23.Sep 2019

Gleneagles’ director of agronomy and estates has thanked the 53 greenkeeping volunteers as well as support staff from John Deere and local dealer Double A, who all made The Solheim Cup so special.

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‘Amenity Standard’ to be launched in October

‘Amenity Standard’ to be launched in October Updated

🕔14:27, 22.Sep 2019

The Amenity Forum is also set to launch the new ‘Amenity Standard’ in October.

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How to prevent and control moss

How to prevent and control moss Updated

🕔12:23, 21.Sep 2019

Moss is a perennial problem for greenkeepers. Dr Christian Spring details how to prevent and control it.

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How to tackle plant health before disease can take hold

How to tackle plant health before disease can take hold Updated

🕔07:33, 20.Sep 2019

The impending disappearance of Propiconazole means turf managers are shifting their emphasis to a proactive approach to plant health, utilising nutritional inputs as a management tool.

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Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔07:22, 19.Sep 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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Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding

Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding

🕔08:04, 18.Sep 2019

The course manager at Old Thorns in Hampshire talks about maintaining a venue designed for 7,000 rounds a year but has 35,000, and the extensive bunker renovation project his team undertook.

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ALS Contracts takes delivery of two more Wiedenmann Terra Spikes

ALS Contracts takes delivery of two more Wiedenmann Terra Spikes Updated

🕔20:16, 17.Sep 2019

Telford-based ALS Contracts has taken delivery of its sixth and seventh Wiedenmann Terra Spikes. Two new extra deep XD machines have joined their previous fleet of five XDs.

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Meet the two new student greenkeepers of the year

Meet the two new student greenkeepers of the year Updated

🕔13:43, 16.Sep 2019

Jason Norwood of Rudding Park Golf Club in Harrogate has been named the UK’s top student greenkeeper at the 31st Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards.

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A look at the leading sprayers available to greenkeepers today

A look at the leading sprayers available to greenkeepers today Updated

🕔10:20, 15.Sep 2019

The investments that have gone into golf course spraying technology means greenkeepers have never had a better choice than now to pick equipment to suit them.

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The Manor Golf Club opts for second ProFlex 120

The Manor Golf Club opts for second ProFlex 120 Updated

🕔14:26, 14.Sep 2019

Pleased with the performance of its ProFlex 120, which has lasted so far for 15 years, The Manor Golf Club’s head greenkeeper, Jack Foulds, has opted for another ProFlex 120 from The Grass Group.

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Aquatrols becomes sponsor of Audubon International

Aquatrols becomes sponsor of Audubon International Updated

🕔08:07, 13.Sep 2019

Aquatrols has taken the next step in its conservation efforts by becoming a sponsor of global environmental leader, Audubon International.

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Preventative approach helps turf ahead of renovations

Preventative approach helps turf ahead of renovations Updated

🕔10:04, 12.Sep 2019

As renovation activity kicks off across the country, greenkeepers are being warned that the stress caused by these practices could trigger outbreaks of disease in the autumn if not prevented now.

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Reesink Turfcare’s 24-hour delivery service ensures rapid Toro Titan Tines replenishment

Reesink Turfcare’s 24-hour delivery service ensures rapid Toro Titan Tines replenishment Updated

🕔07:38, 11.Sep 2019

Thanks to Reesink Turfcare’s 24-hour delivery service, customers can have their stock of Toro Titan Tines replenished and their machines back up and running as quickly as possible.

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Hever Castle sells ‘ready-made’ Euroflor packs due to positive feedback

Hever Castle sells ‘ready-made’ Euroflor packs due to positive feedback Updated

🕔19:29, 10.Sep 2019

Kent-based stately home Hever Castle has launched a retail scheme where ‘ready-to-sow’ flower seed kits are available for purchase by visitors, due to encouraging feedback.

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