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Plan ahead with 4turf® from DLF to ease the pain of spring & summer drought

Plan ahead with 4turf® from DLF to ease the pain of spring & summer drought Updated

🕔08:34, 20.Nov 2021

As spring and summer droughts become more common, and water becomes a more valuable resource, turf managers need to consider ways of maintaining lush green grass all summer long.

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Versatile Verti-Drain helps Rudding Park prepare for winter

Versatile Verti-Drain helps Rudding Park prepare for winter Updated

🕔08:02, 19.Nov 2021

The recent delivery of a Verti-Drain 7416 from Redexim is proving key in the pre-winter preparations at Harrogate’s Rudding Park Golf Course.

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SISIS Flexibrush key to fantastic fairways

SISIS Flexibrush key to fantastic fairways Updated

🕔08:54, 18.Nov 2021

Worm cast dispersal, dew removal, standing grasses up prior to mowing and excellent presentation – the SISIS Flexibrush is having a positive impact at Herefordshire Golf Club.

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Sleaford Golf Club seeks higher standards

Sleaford Golf Club seeks higher standards

🕔08:46, 17.Nov 2021

Set in the heart of Lincolnshire, Sleaford Golf Club is an 18-hole private members’ course redesigned by Peter Alliss, with an additional six-hole Academy par three course.

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Ventrac package for The RAC

Ventrac package for The RAC Updated

🕔08:40, 16.Nov 2021

Iain Dye, the courses manager at The RAC in Woodcote Park, has taken delivery of a Ventrac 4500 with Contour deck and Tough Cut deck, to help maintain the two downland golf courses.

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Q&A with Peter Fiske, head greenkeeper at Buckpool Golf Club

Q&A with Peter Fiske, head greenkeeper at Buckpool Golf Club

🕔11:20, 15.Nov 2021

Peter talks about maintaining the venue with a limited number of staff.

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Southorn is Troon’s new agronomy director

Southorn is Troon’s new agronomy director Updated

🕔09:46, 14.Nov 2021

Troon International has appointed Clinton Southorn (pictured) as the organisation’s new director of construction and agronomy, taking over from industry veteran Robin Evans.

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EcoBunker expands its contracting operation

EcoBunker expands its contracting operation Updated

🕔09:26, 13.Nov 2021

Synthetic bunker edging specialist EcoBunker is expanding its in-house construction capability.

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Kubota launches new multifunctional LX compact tractor range

Kubota launches new multifunctional LX compact tractor range Updated

🕔08:14, 12.Nov 2021

Kubota introduces its new LX Series, a range of multi-purpose compact tractors that allow users to handle a wide variety of tasks.

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Trusty Dennis G860 upgraded at Caley Thistle

Trusty Dennis G860 upgraded at Caley Thistle Updated

🕔08:01, 11.Nov 2021

Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC has said goodbye to its trusty 19-year-old Dennis cylinder mower and welcomed a new G860 as its replacement.

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A look at the Leisure Operator Water Charter

A look at the Leisure Operator Water Charter Updated

🕔08:18, 10.Nov 2021

The water industry in England and Wales is finding ways to identify sustainable sources of water for turf irrigation and reduce the impacts of water stress on the future of the leisure sector.

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Henbury Golf Club completes bunker renovation

Henbury Golf Club completes bunker renovation Updated

🕔08:28, 9.Nov 2021

Situated in magnificent parkland setting of mature woodland in Bristol, Henbury GC recently completed a second stage of work with bunker construction specialist Durabunker.

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Wiedenmann UK introduces the Super 1300 S compact turf and leaf collector

Wiedenmann UK introduces the Super 1300 S compact turf and leaf collector Updated

🕔11:04, 8.Nov 2021

The new Wiedenmann Super 1300 S compact turf and leaf sweeper is mounted on the lower link arms of the rear three-point hitch of the tractor, so is extremely nimble and manoeuvrable.

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DLF to invest £3.5m in seed processing site

DLF to invest £3.5m in seed processing site Updated

🕔09:36, 7.Nov 2021

Grass seed breeder DLF Seeds is to invest £3.5 million in new state-of-the-art mixing and distribution facilities at its main seed processing site in Worcestershire.

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Meet the course manager: Les Howkins MG

Meet the course manager: Les Howkins MG Updated

🕔08:49, 6.Nov 2021

The course manager at The Richmond Golf Club in south west London explains how he became a convert to the idea of rolling greens on a regular basis.

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A look at the industry’s new science and technology centre

A look at the industry’s new science and technology centre Updated

🕔08:05, 5.Nov 2021

Origin Amenity Solutions comprises four leading brands and 70+ field based technical personnel, supported by a technology centre, that offers benefits for the UK golf industry.

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Sustainable Toro chosen to improve operations at Wallasey

Sustainable Toro chosen to improve operations at Wallasey Updated

🕔08:52, 4.Nov 2021

Sustainable machinery in the form of Toro’s all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 and three electric Workman GTXe utility vehicles lead Wallasey Golf Club’s new order.

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Kubota teams up for Rugby spraying

Kubota teams up for Rugby spraying Updated

🕔08:54, 3.Nov 2021

A Kubota RTV utility vehicle and purpose-designed sprayer is proving to be the perfect combination to keep the course pristine at Rugby Golf Club.

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A day in the life: Carl Crocher

A day in the life: Carl Crocher

🕔09:13, 2.Nov 2021

The course manager at Caldy Golf Club, the 6,714-yard course situated at the end of the Wirral Peninsula, alongside the River Dee, takes us through his average day.

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Q&A with Richard Bell, course manager at Dullatur Golf Club

Q&A with Richard Bell, course manager at Dullatur Golf Club Updated

🕔10:07, 1.Nov 2021

Bell talks about maintaining the course during a period including the pandemic and significant climatic issues.

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Weybrook Park Golf Club opens new course

Weybrook Park Golf Club opens new course Updated

🕔10:54, 31.Oct 2021

Weybrook Park Golf Club in Hampshire has celebrated the opening of its new West Course with golf legend, Bernard Gallacher OBE, hitting the honorary tee shot.

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