Meet the deputy head greenkeeper: Craig Swindells

Meet the deputy head greenkeeper: Craig Swindells Updated

🕔09:08, 30.Nov 2021

From Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, Craig talks about maintaining the course amid increased participation, renovating bunkers, trialling dwarf ryegrass and building wildflower areas.

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GripClad: Safeguarding you and your course

GripClad: Safeguarding you and your course

🕔09:50, 29.Nov 2021

Wrapping chicken wire around a sleeper to prevent someone from slipping on hazardous elevated stepped access, or tripping or falling from steep sided tees, just doesn’t solve the problem.

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Industry supplier supports ‘Ultimate Golf Internship’

Industry supplier supports ‘Ultimate Golf Internship’ Updated

🕔11:09, 28.Nov 2021

The Machrie has launched a ‘Golf Internship Programme, 2022’ for any individual with a passion for golf and a desire to experience working in a top UK golf resort.

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GEO’s ‘Sustainable Golf Development Standard’ is released

GEO’s ‘Sustainable Golf Development Standard’ is released Updated

🕔08:04, 27.Nov 2021

The Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) has released its latest edition of the ‘Sustainable Golf Development Standard’.

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Q&A with Erin Rix, manager of International Operations at Tru-Turf

Q&A with Erin Rix, manager of International Operations at Tru-Turf Updated

🕔08:54, 26.Nov 2021

Erin talks about her role – particularly in the UK this year, and the many greenkeepers she works with.

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Dennis & SISIS announce partnership with Bowls England

Dennis & SISIS announce partnership with Bowls England Updated

🕔08:17, 25.Nov 2021

Dennis & SISIS and Bowls England have announced a new partnership which is aimed at improving playing surfaces, increasing participation and helping to safeguard the sport’s future.

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New Singapore Island course depends on EcoBunker

New Singapore Island course depends on EcoBunker Updated

🕔08:54, 24.Nov 2021

“EcoBunker technology enabled us to get the aesthetic we wanted, with good sand visibility, and a confidence that the bunkers will endure without excessive maintenance requirements.”

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Municipal course maintains the highest standards

Municipal course maintains the highest standards Updated

🕔08:47, 23.Nov 2021

Improvements to the course have included new tees, pathways and drainage – as well as a new John Deere course maintenance equipment fleet.

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Kubota forms tractor partnership with MX

Kubota forms tractor partnership with MX

🕔09:36, 22.Nov 2021

Kubota has announced a strategic OEM partnership with French manufacturer MX to supply loaders for the M series tractor range throughout Europe.

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Thornbury GC to start irrigation project

Thornbury GC to start irrigation project Updated

🕔08:53, 21.Nov 2021

Thornbury Golf Centre is set to embark on a £600,000 irrigation project which is designed to amplify the look and playability of both golf courses.

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Plan ahead with 4turf® from DLF to ease the pain of spring & summer drought

Plan ahead with 4turf® from DLF to ease the pain of spring & summer drought Updated

🕔08:34, 20.Nov 2021

As spring and summer droughts become more common, and water becomes a more valuable resource, turf managers need to consider ways of maintaining lush green grass all summer long.

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Versatile Verti-Drain helps Rudding Park prepare for winter

Versatile Verti-Drain helps Rudding Park prepare for winter Updated

🕔08:02, 19.Nov 2021

The recent delivery of a Verti-Drain 7416 from Redexim is proving key in the pre-winter preparations at Harrogate’s Rudding Park Golf Course.

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SISIS Flexibrush key to fantastic fairways

SISIS Flexibrush key to fantastic fairways Updated

🕔08:54, 18.Nov 2021

Worm cast dispersal, dew removal, standing grasses up prior to mowing and excellent presentation – the SISIS Flexibrush is having a positive impact at Herefordshire Golf Club.

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Sleaford Golf Club seeks higher standards

Sleaford Golf Club seeks higher standards

🕔08:46, 17.Nov 2021

Set in the heart of Lincolnshire, Sleaford Golf Club is an 18-hole private members’ course redesigned by Peter Alliss, with an additional six-hole Academy par three course.

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Ventrac package for The RAC

Ventrac package for The RAC Updated

🕔08:40, 16.Nov 2021

Iain Dye, the courses manager at The RAC in Woodcote Park, has taken delivery of a Ventrac 4500 with Contour deck and Tough Cut deck, to help maintain the two downland golf courses.

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Q&A with Peter Fiske, head greenkeeper at Buckpool Golf Club

Q&A with Peter Fiske, head greenkeeper at Buckpool Golf Club

🕔11:20, 15.Nov 2021

Peter talks about maintaining the venue with a limited number of staff.

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Southorn is Troon’s new agronomy director

Southorn is Troon’s new agronomy director Updated

🕔09:46, 14.Nov 2021

Troon International has appointed Clinton Southorn (pictured) as the organisation’s new director of construction and agronomy, taking over from industry veteran Robin Evans.

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EcoBunker expands its contracting operation

EcoBunker expands its contracting operation Updated

🕔09:26, 13.Nov 2021

Synthetic bunker edging specialist EcoBunker is expanding its in-house construction capability.

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Kubota launches new multifunctional LX compact tractor range

Kubota launches new multifunctional LX compact tractor range Updated

🕔08:14, 12.Nov 2021

Kubota introduces its new LX Series, a range of multi-purpose compact tractors that allow users to handle a wide variety of tasks.

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Trusty Dennis G860 upgraded at Caley Thistle

Trusty Dennis G860 upgraded at Caley Thistle Updated

🕔08:01, 11.Nov 2021

Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC has said goodbye to its trusty 19-year-old Dennis cylinder mower and welcomed a new G860 as its replacement.

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A look at the Leisure Operator Water Charter

A look at the Leisure Operator Water Charter Updated

🕔08:18, 10.Nov 2021

The water industry in England and Wales is finding ways to identify sustainable sources of water for turf irrigation and reduce the impacts of water stress on the future of the leisure sector.

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