A day in the life: Damien Bowe

A day in the life: Damien Bowe Updated

🕔16:04, 30.Nov 2019

The course manager at Canons Brook Golf Club in Essex takes us through his average day.

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How to increase the life expectancy of a bunker

How to increase the life expectancy of a bunker Updated

🕔09:56, 29.Nov 2019

Bunker renovation can be costly and the design life of a bunker is usually five to seven years. However, according to Richard Allen, the life expectancy can be considerably, and affordably, extended if just a few principles in the design stage are adhered to.

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How to improve your irrigation system

How to improve your irrigation system Updated

🕔09:10, 28.Nov 2019

Many golf clubs across the UK have irrigation systems that are just not working to their optimal abilities. This doesn’t necessarily mean the irrigation systems are inadequate; in many instances they may just need some fine-tuning.

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Three more golf clubs to close down

Three more golf clubs to close down

🕔12:55, 27.Nov 2019

Another three golf clubs, one in Scotland, one in Yorkshire and one in Norfolk, have announced they will close down by the end of this year.

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Looe Golf Club tackles storm damage with the help of a GreenMech CS100

Looe Golf Club tackles storm damage with the help of a GreenMech CS100 Updated

🕔08:04, 27.Nov 2019

Constructed around one of the highest points in the area, Cornwall’s Looe Golf Club enjoys panoramic views across the peaks of Dartmoor and the English Channel.

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Proline H800 headlines latest Toro fleet deal at The Mere

Proline H800 headlines latest Toro fleet deal at The Mere Updated

🕔16:55, 26.Nov 2019

Versatility is a long-cited reason for many Toro machinery purchases, and that’s certainly the reason for The Mere Golf Resort’s decision to opt for the ProLine H800 in its latest Toro fleet deal which sees the brand’s relationship with the club reach 30 years.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Telma Granja

Meet the head greenkeeper: Telma Granja Updated

🕔10:31, 25.Nov 2019

Less that 2% of greenkeepers in the UK are women. However, there is growing female interest in the profession and there are women like Telma Granja, who leads an all-male team of 11 greenkeepers at a Portuguese golf course that’s 2,200 feet above sea level.

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Durabunker delivers complete bunker renovation at Waterlooville Golf Club

Durabunker delivers complete bunker renovation at Waterlooville Golf Club

🕔13:38, 24.Nov 2019

Waterlooville Golf Club, an England Golf championship venue in Hampshire, recently became the latest course to commission Durabunker to carry out a complete renovation of all its bunkers.

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Appointment: Oliver Hall takes on sales manager role at MTD

Appointment: Oliver Hall takes on sales manager role at MTD

🕔08:14, 23.Nov 2019

To support its continued expansion, MTD Specialty Turf Products has announced the appointment of Oliver Hall into the territory sales team.

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New Verti-Drain helps The Centurion Club prepare for UL International Crown

New Verti-Drain helps The Centurion Club prepare for UL International Crown Updated

🕔08:08, 22.Nov 2019

Andy Garland, course manager at Hertfordshire’s Centurion Club, is working on improving course-wide surface drainage with a little help from his new Verti-Drain 7521.

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The Bradford Golf Club continues to invest to stay ahead of the game

The Bradford Golf Club continues to invest to stay ahead of the game Updated

🕔08:00, 21.Nov 2019

There aren’t many golf clubs that would give their new course manager £200K to spend on new machinery in their first 12 months in the role – in addition to purchasing a set of Bernhard grinders. But this was the case at Bradford Golf Club.

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‘Apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to your greens this autumn’

‘Apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to your greens this autumn’

🕔09:23, 20.Nov 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 throughout the winter.

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Finance package paying off for Seaton Carew

Finance package paying off for Seaton Carew Updated

🕔17:56, 19.Nov 2019

Seaton Carew Golf Club near Hartlepool will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2024 and the club, which is the 10th oldest in England, is determined to make sure its course is in the best condition possible for those celebrations.

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Links effect restored at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club

Links effect restored at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club Updated

🕔11:04, 18.Nov 2019

Nairn Dunbar Golf Club has undergone a series of course improvements to restore the links effect at the Highland layout.

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This is how Royal Norwich’s new course’s soil is being managed

This is how Royal Norwich’s new course’s soil is being managed Updated

🕔13:43, 17.Nov 2019

With Royal Norwich Golf Club investing £15 million in its newly established 18-hole course, the cost of its Rigby Taylor POGO Pro soil and turf management meter pales into insignificance.

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INFINICUT® SM34 rotary mower wins IOG SALTEX Innovation Award

INFINICUT® SM34 rotary mower wins IOG SALTEX Innovation Award Updated

🕔14:07, 16.Nov 2019

The Cub Cadet INFINICUT® SM34 Rotary Mower was crowned the winner of the 2019 Innovation Award at SALTEX.

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Htn Contracting offers recycled porous surfacing solutions for golf course pathways

Htn Contracting offers recycled porous surfacing solutions for golf course pathways Updated

🕔08:46, 15.Nov 2019

Htn Contracting entered the golf maintenance industry in 2017 when it launched its innovative H-Flex recycled porous surfacing solution for golf course pathways.

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The addition of Roundup® means Bayer can provide ‘the complete package’ for weed control

The addition of Roundup® means Bayer can provide ‘the complete package’ for weed control Updated

🕔07:17, 14.Nov 2019

The recent addition of Roundup® to Bayer’s amenity portfolio complements its new residual herbicide Valdor® Flex and provides contractors with the complete package when it comes to weed control.

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Gloucester Rugby overcome challenge of fast-leaching hybrid pitch with help from Headland Amenity

Gloucester Rugby overcome challenge of fast-leaching hybrid pitch with help from Headland Amenity Updated

🕔07:32, 13.Nov 2019

When head groundsman Stuart Lambert joined Gloucester Rugby in the summer of 2018, a brand-new hybrid pitch installation had just been completed at the clubs Kingsholm Stadium.

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Exeter Chiefs get by with a little help from their friends – and Johnsons Sports Seed!

Exeter Chiefs get by with a little help from their friends – and Johnsons Sports Seed! Updated

🕔19:03, 12.Nov 2019

A change in career is a daunting prospect, but it can often be made easier with training and support from new industry peers.

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Football clubs order the Vixen sprayer

Football clubs order the Vixen sprayer Updated

🕔17:56, 12.Nov 2019

Manchester United, Liverpool and Everton have all recently purchased the pedestrian self-propelled Vixen sprayer from British-based manufacturer Team Sprayers through dealer Cheshire Turf Machinery.

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