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Newcastle-under-Lyme GC purchases all-electric mower

Newcastle-under-Lyme GC purchases all-electric mower Updated

🕔07:12, 13.Aug 2020

Toro’s long-awaited all-electric game-changing mower arrives at Newcastle-under-Lyme GC and brings with it the technological advances and quiet course manager Ian Beech has been dreaming of for years.

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A day in the life: Ian Hockley

A day in the life: Ian Hockley Updated

🕔07:41, 12.Aug 2020

The course manager at Royal Ascot Golf Club, the second oldest, and the only royal, golf club in Berkshire, takes us through his average day.

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A look at recent course renovation projects

A look at recent course renovation projects Updated

🕔07:32, 11.Aug 2020

Numerous course renovation projects were scheduled to take place this year and, despite the lockdown and the subsequent boom in golf, many still went ahead, albeit not always without difficulties.

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BTME 2021 is cancelled

BTME 2021 is cancelled Updated

🕔07:36, 9.Aug 2020

The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME), which was due to take place in Harrogate in January 2021, has been cancelled due to coronavirus.

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Need a quick fix irrigation solution?

Need a quick fix irrigation solution? Updated

🕔06:04, 8.Aug 2020

If you need a quick fix irrigation solution this summer, then Toro’s T7 golf sprinklers could be the answer.

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Q&A with David Gray, course manager at Leven Links

Q&A with David Gray, course manager at Leven Links Updated

🕔06:51, 7.Aug 2020

David talks about how an investment in a roller has helped the club with its course maintenance strategy.

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How Crail Golfing Society is overseeding without disruption

How Crail Golfing Society is overseeding without disruption Updated

🕔07:03, 6.Aug 2020

As play returns to Crail Golfing Society, a new BLEC Multi-Seeder 1600 is going to be key to delivering overseeding without disruption.

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Sheerness Golf Club signs lease deal

Sheerness Golf Club signs lease deal Updated

🕔07:29, 5.Aug 2020

Sheerness Golf Club has signed its first lease deal with Toro and Reesink Turfcare, citing the financial benefits of a long-term agreement and much needed machine reliability as the reasons.

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Reesink’s John Pike retires after 48 years in the turfcare industry

Reesink’s John Pike retires after 48 years in the turfcare industry

🕔06:35, 4.Aug 2020

Reesink Turfcare has announced with sadness and genuine gratitude for the role he has played in the company, the retirement of regional manager John Pike.

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How this greenkeeper is inspiring other women to join the profession

How this greenkeeper is inspiring other women to join the profession

🕔07:05, 2.Aug 2020

Anna Nilsson’s love of golf meant she moved 1,000 miles to take up a greenkeeping role at The Belfry – a job she both loves and one she hopes will inspire other women to take up. Here she details her story.

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Rigby Taylor introduces hydrogen peroxide sanitising solution

Rigby Taylor introduces hydrogen peroxide sanitising solution Updated

🕔07:13, 1.Aug 2020

Rigby Taylor has introduced EndoSan, the most advanced ionic silver based chemistry in a solution of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) for sanitising a wide range of surfaces.

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How Wildernesse Golf Club made woodland management easier

How Wildernesse Golf Club made woodland management easier Updated

🕔07:53, 31.Jul 2020

A CM220TMP woodchipper from GreenMech has transformed the woodland management programme for Wildernesse Golf Club.

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PRO 34R improves the Tigers

PRO 34R improves the Tigers Updated

🕔07:46, 30.Jul 2020

Stuart Vause, head groundsman at Castleford Tigers RLFC, claims that his Dennis PRO 34R rotary mower has helped him make huge improvements to both the main pitch and also the training pitch.

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Toro and Reesink combine to offer industry-first finance deals

Toro and Reesink combine to offer industry-first finance deals Updated

🕔08:01, 29.Jul 2020

Toro and its UK distributor Reesink Turfcare have announced two new industry-first cashflow friendly finance schemes specifically designed to support customers in 2020-2021 and beyond.

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Dealer network ‘under construction’ for INFINICUT® and TMSystem™ ranges

Dealer network ‘under construction’ for INFINICUT® and TMSystem™ ranges Updated

🕔07:13, 28.Jul 2020

Due to the continued expansion of sales and operations, a network of established dealers is being constructed for the distribution of the INFINICUT® and TMSystem™ ranges.

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Report calls for pesticide reduction target

Report calls for pesticide reduction target Updated

🕔09:29, 26.Jul 2020

The Wildlife Trusts has published a report, ‘Reversing the Decline of Insects’, which shows how people can take action to bring back insects.

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Soluble strategy sustains strong fairways at Canons Brook Golf Club

Soluble strategy sustains strong fairways at Canons Brook Golf Club Updated

🕔08:01, 25.Jul 2020

A switch to a liquid feeding programme has paid dividends on the fairways at Canons Brook Golf Club.

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Eagle launches branded face masks for golf clubs

Eagle launches branded face masks for golf clubs Updated

🕔07:36, 24.Jul 2020

Constructed from a front layer of woven poly cotton to catch larger droplets and then two further layers of unwoven 40gsm vilene to catch smaller aerosol particles, each covering is reusable and washable.

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How Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club is saving greenkeeping hours

How Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club is saving greenkeeping hours Updated

🕔06:14, 23.Jul 2020

Following Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club’s purchase of a Ventrac 4500, course manager Dominic Lewis is saving hundreds of greenkeeping hours at the 132-year old club.

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Durabunker works with Robert Trent Jones II at Tanah Merah CC

Durabunker works with Robert Trent Jones II at Tanah Merah CC Updated

🕔07:03, 22.Jul 2020

Durabunker recently completed a collaboration with Robert Trent Jones II Design, to re-build all bunkers on ‘The Garden Course’ at Tanah Merah Country Club.

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TriCure AD™ delivers award-winning coverage and consistency for Goring & Streatley Golf Club

TriCure AD™ delivers award-winning coverage and consistency for Goring & Streatley Golf Club Updated

🕔07:51, 21.Jul 2020

With a special nod to the consistency achieved across the course, Matt Aplin of Goring & Streatley Golf Club has scooped ‘Greenkeeper of the Year (under £75 green fees)’ for the second year in a row!

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