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GreenMech QuadChip 160 means access is no issue for AS Treecare

GreenMech QuadChip 160 means access is no issue for AS Treecare Updated

🕔07:40, 1.Sep 2020

Offering the ultimate flexibility for kerbside working, a QuadChip 160 from GreenMech is the chipper of choice for Andrew Steel of AS Treecare

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Mold greenkeeper wins horticulture student award

Mold greenkeeper wins horticulture student award Updated

🕔07:14, 30.Aug 2020

Mold Golf Club’s greenkeeper, Jake Edwards, 18, has been named ‘Horticulture Learner of the Year 2020’ by Coleg Cambria.

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How this Spanish golf club is going green

How this Spanish golf club is going green Updated

🕔07:50, 29.Aug 2020

Lumine Golf Club has an ambition to be the most sustainable golf course in Spain. Here we detail what the venue is doing to bring that about.

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New Speed-Seed from Charterhouse delivers improved accuracy and efficiency

New Speed-Seed from Charterhouse delivers improved accuracy and efficiency Updated

🕔06:32, 28.Aug 2020

Launched in 2019, the new Redexim Speed-Seed from Charterhouse Turf Machinery offers a lot more than just a new livery.

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Product profile: The SISIS Veemo MK 2

Product profile: The SISIS Veemo MK 2 Updated

🕔07:24, 27.Aug 2020

The SISIS Veemo MK 2 is a tractor-mounted scarifier used for removing thatch from large areas of turf, such as golf course fairways.

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Swan launches safety audit for golf clubs

Swan launches safety audit for golf clubs

🕔15:14, 25.Aug 2020

Swan Golf Designs and Taylor Rose LLP have formed a partnership in which they are offering safety audits to golf clubs – in particular regarding risks of people being hit by flying golf balls.

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GreenMech introduce new EVO 165P SUB-750

GreenMech introduce new EVO 165P SUB-750 Updated

🕔07:05, 25.Aug 2020

‘We listened, we worked and we made it awesome’ – that was the mantra of GreenMech when it launched the EVO series at the 2019 Arb Show.

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Golf course put on temporary greens after chemical applied ‘in error’

Golf course put on temporary greens after chemical applied ‘in error’ Updated

🕔10:05, 23.Aug 2020

A historic golf course in Aberdeen has said it will be on temporary greens for the rest of the year and into 2021 after a chemical was applied in error earlier this summer, causing significant damage.

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Aquatrols and Redox sign exclusive agreement

Aquatrols and Redox sign exclusive agreement Updated

🕔07:10, 22.Aug 2020

The Exclusive Global Agreement now becomes a tangible reality as Aquatrols Europe prepares to make these proven turf products available to the UK market.

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Headland’s 20/20/30 approach significantly reduces fungicide costs for Oakridge Golf Club

Headland’s 20/20/30 approach significantly reduces fungicide costs for Oakridge Golf Club Updated

🕔07:16, 21.Aug 2020

A successful trial of Headland Amenity’s 20/20/30 tank-mix over the winter of 2019 has seen it become a staple in the nutritional programme at Warwickshire’s Oakridge Golf Club.

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Cold Ashby Golf Club renovates its bunkers to budget

Cold Ashby Golf Club renovates its bunkers to budget Updated

🕔07:42, 20.Aug 2020

After a successful trial with one bunker, Cold Ashby GC gave EcoBunker a budget to renovate all the bunkers on its course, something which was achieved in less than a month during July and August.

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The pitch transformation at Holwell Sports FC

The pitch transformation at Holwell Sports FC Updated

🕔07:28, 19.Aug 2020

With 12 years of greenkeeping experience under his belt, Carel Fourie has been turning his hand to the maintenance at Holwell Sports FC.

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‘No washdown in any bunker despite recent thunderstorms’

‘No washdown in any bunker despite recent thunderstorms’ Updated

🕔07:40, 18.Aug 2020

Well placed investment is paying dividends for Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society, the fourth oldest club in the world.

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“We are planning for every eventuality”

“We are planning for every eventuality” Updated

🕔09:22, 16.Aug 2020

SALTEX and events director, Luke Perry, believes that SALTEX 2021 will provide a huge opportunity for the grounds management industry to regroup, reunite and celebrate.

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The key to maintenance is reducing stresses

The key to maintenance is reducing stresses

🕔06:18, 15.Aug 2020

Whether you’re maintaining a football or rugby pitch, bowling greens, cricket square or outfield, keeping a balanced nutritional / bio-stimulant programme is key to reducing stresses.

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Knutsford appoints new deputy course manager

Knutsford appoints new deputy course manager

🕔08:45, 14.Aug 2020

Neill Sidebotham, 40, from Northwich has joined Knutsford Golf Club as the new deputy course manager.

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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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