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Shrewsbury School invests in the Dennis PRO 34R

Shrewsbury School invests in the Dennis PRO 34R Updated

🕔20:29, 25.Jun 2019

After a long-term search for the ultimate rotary mower, Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, believes that he has finally found what he has been looking for in the Dennis PRO 34R.

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Two more British greenkeepers are ‘Master Greenkeepers’

Two more British greenkeepers are ‘Master Greenkeepers’ Updated

🕔10:19, 24.Jun 2019

Six BIGGA members have achieved the ‘Master Greenkeeper’ certificate – the highest ever in one batch of examinations – and two of them are from British golf clubs.

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Mature students offered £1,000 bursary by Scotland’s Rural College

Mature students offered £1,000 bursary by Scotland’s Rural College Updated

🕔13:46, 23.Jun 2019

Mature students are being offered a helping hand to return to study with a £1,000 bursary from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

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A day in the life: Lee Strutt

A day in the life: Lee Strutt Updated

🕔16:12, 22.Jun 2019

The golf course manager at the Royal Automobile Club in Surrey, a private club that features a vast array of sporting facilities, talks us through his average day.

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Rigby Taylor reveals new environmentally friendly grass seed mixtures

Rigby Taylor reveals new environmentally friendly grass seed mixtures Updated

🕔08:34, 21.Jun 2019

Rigby Taylor has announced a range of Carbon4Grass grass seed mixtures that combine increased levels of carbon sequestration potential with desirable amenity characteristics.

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Wiedenmann UK says farewell to retiree Karl Wiedenmann

Wiedenmann UK says farewell to retiree Karl Wiedenmann Updated

🕔08:12, 20.Jun 2019

BTME and Saltex regular for the last 24 years, Karl Wiedenmann has retired.

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Nigel Church retires from Ransomes Jacobsen

Nigel Church retires from Ransomes Jacobsen Updated

🕔09:50, 19.Jun 2019

After five decades in the greenkeeping industry, Nigel Church has retired from Ransomes Jacobsen. Here, former colleagues Ian Mitchell and Peter Driver look back on the career of an industry titan.

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Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club invests in two new aerators

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club invests in two new aerators Updated

🕔19:06, 18.Jun 2019

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club has invested in two Otterbine High Volume aerators to improve the water quality of its reservoir and help prevent stagnant smelling water and weed build up.

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John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh

John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh Updated

🕔10:06, 17.Jun 2019

The course manager of Royal Curragh Golf Club, Dr John Dempsey, has been made redundant after 33 years at the venue.

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Golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away

Golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away Updated

🕔13:03, 16.Jun 2019

The co-designer of both Castle Stuart Golf Links and Kingsbarns Golf Links, Mark Parsinen, has died, aged just 70, after suffering a stroke.

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How to achieve putting surface consistency

How to achieve putting surface consistency Updated

🕔10:36, 15.Jun 2019

Achieving consistency in your putting surfaces is one of the most important roles a greenkeeper has, yet it’s also one of the most difficult. Noel Mackenzie explores why, and how these issues can be overcome.

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EcoBunker site manager worked on two Ryder Cup courses in same week

EcoBunker site manager worked on two Ryder Cup courses in same week Updated

🕔08:19, 14.Jun 2019

Working on a course for a Ryder Cup is a great achievement for any golf construction professional. To work on two in the space of a week, though, is pretty remarkable.

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Bridgnorth Golf Club signs 4th agreement with Toro

Bridgnorth Golf Club signs 4th agreement with Toro Updated

🕔08:09, 13.Jun 2019

Bridgnorth Golf Club in Shropshire has signed its fourth renewal agreement with Toro despite competitive offers from other brands because “nothing matched up,” says head greenkeeper, Martin Jones.

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Merlin Golf Club invests in Ventrac and SISIS

Merlin Golf Club invests in Ventrac and SISIS Updated

🕔07:57, 12.Jun 2019

One of the latest golf clubs in the west country to realise the versatility of Ventrac equipment is Merlin Golf Course on the north Cornish coast.

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GreenMech launches Evo 165 woodchipper series

GreenMech launches Evo 165 woodchipper series Updated

🕔19:28, 11.Jun 2019

The ARB Show provided the launch platform for GreenMech to introduce its much-anticipated revolutionary new woodchipper series, the EVO 165.

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Elsham GC greenkeeper follows Ryder Cup work with Solheim opportunity

Elsham GC greenkeeper follows Ryder Cup work with Solheim opportunity Updated

🕔10:20, 10.Jun 2019

Elsham Golf Club in Lincolnshire’s head greenkeeper, Colin Hopper, is looking forward to getting up close to his second Europe versus USA clash later this year.

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Former BIGGA county secretary Phil Baldock joins Rigby Taylor

Former BIGGA county secretary Phil Baldock joins Rigby Taylor Updated

🕔07:06, 9.Jun 2019

Phil Baldock has joined Rigby Taylor’s northern team of area technical managers.

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Graden CSI proves a key tool in the fight against disease for Bransford Golf Club

Graden CSI proves a key tool in the fight against disease for Bransford Golf Club Updated

🕔10:31, 8.Jun 2019

With changes in pesticide legislation having an ever-deepening effect on sportsturf quality, the drive for turf managers to shift their maintenance to a proactive approach has never been more important.

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Headland programme reaps rewards, and awards, for Hamworthy Sports Club

Headland programme reaps rewards, and awards, for Hamworthy Sports Club Updated

🕔06:12, 7.Jun 2019

The significant improvement in the condition of the multi-sport facilities at Dorset’s Hamworthy Sports Club has largely been put down to a nutritional regime suggested by Headland Amenity.

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Gary Smith appointed as agronomic consultant for STRI Group

Gary Smith appointed as agronomic consultant for STRI Group Updated

🕔07:17, 6.Jun 2019

STRI Group has announced the appointment of Gary Smith as an agronomic consultant, based in its Scotland office.

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Bayer brings new residual pre-emergence herbicide to the UK market

Bayer brings new residual pre-emergence herbicide to the UK market Updated

🕔06:47, 5.Jun 2019

Bayer has brought a new residual pre-emergence herbicide to the UK market, adding another product to the amenity contractor’s armoury.

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