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Here’s the volunteer greenkeeping team for The Solheim Cup

Here’s the volunteer greenkeeping team for The Solheim Cup

🕔09:06, 23.Sep 2019

Gleneagles’ director of agronomy and estates has thanked the 53 greenkeeping volunteers as well as support staff from John Deere and local dealer Double A, who all made The Solheim Cup so special.

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‘Amenity Standard’ to be launched in October

‘Amenity Standard’ to be launched in October Updated

🕔14:27, 22.Sep 2019

The Amenity Forum is also set to launch the new ‘Amenity Standard’ in October.

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How to prevent and control moss

How to prevent and control moss Updated

🕔12:23, 21.Sep 2019

Moss is a perennial problem for greenkeepers. Dr Christian Spring details how to prevent and control it.

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How to tackle plant health before disease can take hold

How to tackle plant health before disease can take hold Updated

🕔07:33, 20.Sep 2019

The impending disappearance of Propiconazole means turf managers are shifting their emphasis to a proactive approach to plant health, utilising nutritional inputs as a management tool.

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Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Product review: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔07:22, 19.Sep 2019

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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Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding

Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding

🕔08:04, 18.Sep 2019

The course manager at Old Thorns in Hampshire talks about maintaining a venue designed for 7,000 rounds a year but has 35,000, and the extensive bunker renovation project his team undertook.

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ALS Contracts takes delivery of two more Wiedenmann Terra Spikes

ALS Contracts takes delivery of two more Wiedenmann Terra Spikes Updated

🕔20:16, 17.Sep 2019

Telford-based ALS Contracts has taken delivery of its sixth and seventh Wiedenmann Terra Spikes. Two new extra deep XD machines have joined their previous fleet of five XDs.

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Meet the two new student greenkeepers of the year

Meet the two new student greenkeepers of the year Updated

🕔13:43, 16.Sep 2019

Jason Norwood of Rudding Park Golf Club in Harrogate has been named the UK’s top student greenkeeper at the 31st Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards.

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A look at the leading sprayers available to greenkeepers today

A look at the leading sprayers available to greenkeepers today Updated

🕔10:20, 15.Sep 2019

The investments that have gone into golf course spraying technology means greenkeepers have never had a better choice than now to pick equipment to suit them.

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The Manor Golf Club opts for second ProFlex 120

The Manor Golf Club opts for second ProFlex 120 Updated

🕔14:26, 14.Sep 2019

Pleased with the performance of its ProFlex 120, which has lasted so far for 15 years, The Manor Golf Club’s head greenkeeper, Jack Foulds, has opted for another ProFlex 120 from The Grass Group.

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Aquatrols becomes sponsor of Audubon International

Aquatrols becomes sponsor of Audubon International Updated

🕔08:07, 13.Sep 2019

Aquatrols has taken the next step in its conservation efforts by becoming a sponsor of global environmental leader, Audubon International.

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Preventative approach helps turf ahead of renovations

Preventative approach helps turf ahead of renovations Updated

🕔10:04, 12.Sep 2019

As renovation activity kicks off across the country, greenkeepers are being warned that the stress caused by these practices could trigger outbreaks of disease in the autumn if not prevented now.

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Reesink Turfcare’s 24-hour delivery service ensures rapid Toro Titan Tines replenishment

Reesink Turfcare’s 24-hour delivery service ensures rapid Toro Titan Tines replenishment Updated

🕔07:38, 11.Sep 2019

Thanks to Reesink Turfcare’s 24-hour delivery service, customers can have their stock of Toro Titan Tines replenished and their machines back up and running as quickly as possible.

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Hever Castle sells ‘ready-made’ Euroflor packs due to positive feedback

Hever Castle sells ‘ready-made’ Euroflor packs due to positive feedback Updated

🕔19:29, 10.Sep 2019

Kent-based stately home Hever Castle has launched a retail scheme where ‘ready-to-sow’ flower seed kits are available for purchase by visitors, due to encouraging feedback.

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Harleyford opens new greenkeeping facility

Harleyford opens new greenkeeping facility

🕔12:07, 9.Sep 2019

Harleyford Golf Club’s newly constructed and equipped greenkeeping facility has been opened by Richard Scott, the mayor of Marlow in Buckinghamshire.

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Why is there still little consistency when it comes to green speed?

Why is there still little consistency when it comes to green speed? Updated

🕔10:08, 8.Sep 2019

The STRI’s Paul Woodham considers why there is still very little consistency and understanding on the language of green speed.

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Phenomenal fairway recovery at Aldwickbury Park

Phenomenal fairway recovery at Aldwickbury Park Updated

🕔13:43, 7.Sep 2019

The drought of 2018 saw some of the fairways at Aldwickbury Park GC fall victim to the dry spell, but a programme from Headland Amenity saw a recovery that course manager Craig Betts describes as ‘phenomenal’.

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Hinckley finds value in fleet finance

Hinckley finds value in fleet finance Updated

🕔09:23, 6.Sep 2019

Hinckley Golf Club is looking to build on its reputation as one of the ‘must play’ courses in the Midlands, after investing in a new John Deere course maintenance equipment fleet supplied by local dealer Farol.

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GreenMech sends off first fleet of EVO 165 Woodchippers

GreenMech sends off first fleet of EVO 165 Woodchippers Updated

🕔06:50, 5.Sep 2019

Following its launch at The Arb Show in May, the first batch of EVO 165 woodchippers recently left the GreenMech factory for dealerships across the country.

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Enville Golf Club invests in Ventrac

Enville Golf Club invests in Ventrac Updated

🕔07:29, 4.Sep 2019

Enville Golf Club has invested in a Ventrac package from local dealer, Farols. The package includes a Ventrac compact tractor unit with Tough Cut deck, Contour deck, stump grinder, blower and trencher.

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Royal Norwich completes installation of bunker liner system

Royal Norwich completes installation of bunker liner system Updated

🕔15:23, 3.Sep 2019

The new Royal Norwich course in Norfolk, which opens this month, has completed the installation of the Capillary Concrete liner system in its 60 bunkers.

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