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Why Foley grinders could transform your golf course

Why Foley grinders could transform your golf course

🕔10:00, 19.Apr 2021

The CEO of Foley Company, Paul Rauker, talks about why the company’s grinders have been so successful in the USA – and what they can do for golf courses in the UK.

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New sales manager for GA Groundcare

New sales manager for GA Groundcare Updated

🕔07:14, 18.Apr 2021

Following the recent news of expansion in its coverage area, GreenMech main dealer GA Groundcare has announced the appointment of Matt Textor as sales manager.

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Q&A with Kevin Hayward – course manager – Ashford  Golf Club (Kent)

Q&A with Kevin Hayward – course manager – Ashford Golf Club (Kent) Updated

🕔07:57, 17.Apr 2021

Kevin details how he’s maintained the course during the last, extraordinary, year.

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Headland’s range of specialist fertilisers bring strength and control to new season growth

Headland’s range of specialist fertilisers bring strength and control to new season growth Updated

🕔07:09, 16.Apr 2021

With thoughts turning to the application of early season nutrition, Headland Amenity has a wide range of fertiliser products to get growth going this spring.

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A switch to Suståne keeps salt under control at Newquay Golf Club

A switch to Suståne keeps salt under control at Newquay Golf Club Updated

🕔07:06, 15.Apr 2021

Boasting views of the Atlantic from every hole, Newquay Golf Club has been completing the postcard scenery with picture-perfect greens, thanks to their Suståne organic feeding programme.

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EcoBunker enhances links feel at Golf Valley

EcoBunker enhances links feel at Golf Valley Updated

🕔07:02, 14.Apr 2021

In late 2019, Golf Valley was hit by a huge rain event. Almost every bunker, apart from the ones that had been rebuilt by EcoBunker, was virtually destroyed.

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Buy two get one free on Toro Flex B multi-trajectory block sprinklers

Buy two get one free on Toro Flex B multi-trajectory block sprinklers Updated

🕔07:17, 13.Apr 2021

Toro’s Flex 35B multi-trajectory block sprinklers are perfect for a quick irrigation upgrade and right now are on an incredibly competitive spring sale offer of buy two get one free.

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Meet the golf course manager: Caroline Munro

Meet the golf course manager: Caroline Munro

🕔10:34, 12.Apr 2021

Caroline is the course manager at Bonar Bridge Ardgay Golf Club.

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New chairman for greenkeeping group

New chairman for greenkeeping group Updated

🕔07:31, 11.Apr 2021

The GTC has announced the appointment of Les Howkins MG, golf course manager at The Richmond Golf Club in Surrey, as the new chair for greenkeeping for the Trailblazer Apprenticeship Employer Group.

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Johnsons Sports Seed announce new cultivars and formulations for 2021

Johnsons Sports Seed announce new cultivars and formulations for 2021

🕔07:39, 10.Apr 2021

DLF Seeds undeniably sets the bar when it comes to seed research and development, giving turf professionals the mixtures they need and trust to achieve first-class results.

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Rain Bird introduces new block rotors

Rain Bird introduces new block rotors Updated

🕔07:47, 9.Apr 2021

Rain Bird Golf is expanding its rotor family with the 552, 702 and 752 block models, which will be available in the UK from June 2021 onwards.

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Is the age of one machine for a single application on a golf course over?

Is the age of one machine for a single application on a golf course over? Updated

🕔07:14, 8.Apr 2021

For Rupert Price, the managing director of Price Turfcare, the answer is a resounding yes!

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Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra

Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra Updated

🕔07:16, 7.Apr 2021

The Dennis Razor Ultra 560’s development was fine-tuned using feedback from greenkeepers following ‘out in the field tests’ and was the first product which utilised the company’s CAD system back in 2009.

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When it comes to buying machinery, Reesink’s thought of everything

When it comes to buying machinery, Reesink’s thought of everything Updated

🕔07:55, 6.Apr 2021

There are so many options for buying machinery these days and whichever way you choose to buy, Reesink has you covered with demonstrations, machinery maintenance plans and a wide selection of used machinery.

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Meet the golf course manager: Neil McLoughlin

Meet the golf course manager: Neil McLoughlin

🕔14:01, 5.Apr 2021

In Scotland golf courses didn’t have to close this winter, but that wasn’t the case at Deeside Golf Club, where snow, ice and flooding meant the course was shut for nearly three months.

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New president for the GCSAA in the US

New president for the GCSAA in the US Updated

🕔07:09, 4.Apr 2021

Mark F. Jordan, a certified golf course superintendent, has been elected as the new president of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), the world’s largest greenkeeping organisation.

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Ventrac unveils new flail mowers

Ventrac unveils new flail mowers Updated

🕔07:08, 3.Apr 2021

Continuing its commitment to produce the highest quality accessories, Ventrac has added two flail mowers to its growing list of dedicated attachments.

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Wiedenmann safety briefing gives Worsley GC smooth start

Wiedenmann safety briefing gives Worsley GC smooth start Updated

🕔07:40, 2.Apr 2021

Every buyer of a Wiedenmann Terra Spike receives bespoke instruction about how best to set it safely and optimally for local conditions.

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Kawasaki engines’ build quality a key factor in business success for ‘Lawn Care Legend’

Kawasaki engines’ build quality a key factor in business success for ‘Lawn Care Legend’ Updated

🕔07:27, 31.Mar 2021

Kawasaki’s engine build quality has been cited as one of the contributing factors to Lawn Care Legend John Ryan’s self-employed business success. Along with its power, durability, reliability and performance.

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Brokenhurst Manor benefits from dealer support

Brokenhurst Manor benefits from dealer support Updated

🕔07:42, 30.Mar 2021

Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club has signed its first ever fleet package deal using a John Deere Financial contract lease arrangement.

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Introducing new and improved TYM tractors

Introducing new and improved TYM tractors Updated

🕔12:23, 29.Mar 2021

In response to Stage V emissions regulations and customer feedback, TYM is launching a range of tractors with a host of improvements. And first off the blocks are the T255 subcompact and T555 compact tractors.

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