BTME Preview: Biral

BTME Preview: Biral Updated

🕔22:31, 31.Dec 2019

Meteorological equipment specialist Biral is looking forward to attending BTME in Harrogate to exhibit its BTD-200 self-contained, standalone lightning warning system.

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Don’t stifle new ideas, says golf agronomist

Don’t stifle new ideas, says golf agronomist Updated

🕔12:53, 30.Dec 2019

Golf course agronomist Greg Evans has warned the industry not to suppress new ideas coming from the new generation of greenkeepers.

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Meet the golf course manager: The North Berwick GC’s Stuart Greenwood

Meet the golf course manager: The North Berwick GC’s Stuart Greenwood Updated

🕔11:33, 29.Dec 2019

The club has well over 40,000 rounds of golf played on it every year. Stuart explains how this is achieved without suffering a decline in the quality of the links venue.

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A day in the life: Jonathan Taylor

A day in the life: Jonathan Taylor Updated

🕔14:28, 28.Dec 2019

Jonathan is the head greenkeeper at the The Grove. The Hertfordshire venue opened in 2004 but is already considered one of England’s finest courses.

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How to limit turf damage during winter

How to limit turf damage during winter Updated

🕔15:24, 27.Dec 2019

With fewer daylight hours and less favourable growing conditions, the focus in winter shifts from presentation and playability to maintenance and the limitation of turf damage while still facilitating play.

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Versatile Quadraplay signals improvements at Wolverhampton RUFC

Versatile Quadraplay signals improvements at Wolverhampton RUFC Updated

🕔06:58, 26.Dec 2019

Andrew Brough, head groundsman at Wolverhampton RUFC, claims that the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system, has helped him in his personal quest to improve the standard of pitches.

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Fentons of Bourne wins ‘Best Allied Trade Stand’ award

Fentons of Bourne wins ‘Best Allied Trade Stand’ award Updated

🕔12:44, 25.Dec 2019

Fentons of Bourne, Price Turfcare’s local dealer for Lincolnshire and the East Midlands, won the ‘Best Allied Trade Stand’ award at the Midlands Machinery Show held at Newark Showground in November. 

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Overseas member wins court case against Sunningdale

Overseas member wins court case against Sunningdale Updated

🕔19:05, 24.Dec 2019

A golfer who took legal action against Sunningdale Golf Club because it revoked his cheaper international membership because he was playing more than 30 rounds a year has won his court case.

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GRP composite grating used to keep golf clubs safe

GRP composite grating used to keep golf clubs safe Updated

🕔16:33, 24.Dec 2019

In addition to the already well established anti-slip safety treads that GripClad ® supplies, golf clubs are fostering innovation and steadily increasing their use in GRP composite grating.

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Club to build ‘community academy’ in its 150th year

Club to build ‘community academy’ in its 150th year Updated

🕔12:33, 23.Dec 2019

Stirling Golf Club is to celebrate its 150th anniversary by constructing a new six-figure community academy.

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Spate of vandalism on UK golf courses towards the end of 2019

Spate of vandalism on UK golf courses towards the end of 2019 Updated

🕔13:45, 22.Dec 2019

At least five golf courses have reported cases of extreme vandalism towards the end of 2019.

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Bespoke seed mixture provides ‘the perfect blend’

Bespoke seed mixture provides ‘the perfect blend’ Updated

🕔12:00, 21.Dec 2019

The creation of a bespoke overseeding mixture has enabled the greenkeeping team at Dunblane New Golf Club to improve the uniformity and aesthetics of the club’s fairways and tees.

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The need for limits in the pursuit of green speed

The need for limits in the pursuit of green speed Updated

🕔09:56, 20.Dec 2019

Agronomist Conor Nolan highlights some of the challenges facing turf managers.

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OxyShot successfully shatters compaction at Ipswich Town FC

OxyShot successfully shatters compaction at Ipswich Town FC Updated

🕔08:45, 19.Dec 2019

The OxyShot, from Charterhouse Turf Machinery, recently came to the rescue of waterlogged surfaces at Ipswich Town Football Club’s training ground.

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Dennis G34D picture perfect at Durham CCC

Dennis G34D picture perfect at Durham CCC Updated

🕔06:41, 18.Dec 2019

The Dennis G34D cylinder mower is helping to provide a fantastic finish on the pitch at the Emirates Riverside Stadium according to Durham CCC head groundsman Vic Demain.

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BLEC makes up the fleet for Talbot Farm Landscapes

BLEC makes up the fleet for Talbot Farm Landscapes Updated

🕔20:46, 17.Dec 2019

Equipped with a fleet of BLEC machinery, Talbot Farm Landscapes and Talbot Sports Turf can tackle landscape and groundcare projects of all shapes and sizes.

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Fewer than 1 in 5 greenkeepers are under 30

Fewer than 1 in 5 greenkeepers are under 30

🕔11:19, 16.Dec 2019

The number of young people embarking on a career in groundsmanship is in decline, according to new research by the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG).

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Preparing your golf course for reduced irrigation water

Preparing your golf course for reduced irrigation water Updated

🕔08:50, 15.Dec 2019

Water is essential for maintaining a golf course but our changing human consumption, agriculture, industry and, of course, climate, means water is likely to become more scarce in the next decade. Dr Christian Spring looks at what can be done now in preparation.

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Successful demo day at Exeter City FC with Selvatici Aeroking Vertical Drainage Aerator

Successful demo day at Exeter City FC with Selvatici Aeroking Vertical Drainage Aerator Updated

🕔16:21, 14.Dec 2019

This autumn there was a demonstration day at Exeter City Football Club’s St James Park stadium pitch with a Selvatici Aeroking Vertical Drainage Aerator.

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DLF & Johnsons Sports Seed announce competition winners

DLF & Johnsons Sports Seed announce competition winners Updated

🕔09:24, 13.Dec 2019

Paul Humphreys at Concord College, Shrewsbury and Taunton Schools’ Mark Jolliffe have been announced as the winners of the DLF / Johnsons Sports Seed ForthRoots competition at SALTEX 2019.

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St George’s Hill signs first five-year agreement plan

St George’s Hill signs first five-year agreement plan Updated

🕔07:43, 12.Dec 2019

At the pinnacle of St George’s Hill Golf Club sits its iconic clubhouse, casting an eye over its three nine-hole courses widely regarded as Harry Colt’s crowning glory, and now in the hands of Toro to uphold.

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