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First impressions count with the SISIS Quadraplay

First impressions count with the SISIS Quadraplay Updated

🕔06:45, 7.Oct 2020

Nigel Mortimore, head groundsman at Topsham RFC, is a believer in first impressions – and his SISIS Quadraplay is helping him to create a pitch that opposition teams will remember.  

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OxyShot® helps Air2Root reach new depths in the fight against compaction

OxyShot® helps Air2Root reach new depths in the fight against compaction Updated

🕔07:11, 6.Oct 2020

Air2Root Turfcare prides itself on using market leading machinery to bring a ‘breath of fresh air’ to compacted sports surfaces in and around the West Midlands.

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Royal Dornoch unveils new seventh hole

Royal Dornoch unveils new seventh hole Updated

🕔07:24, 4.Oct 2020

Former Open champion Paul Lawrie has officially opened the new seventh hole on the Championship Course at Royal Dornoch.

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Walton Heath Golf Club invests £1m in Toro fleet deal

Walton Heath Golf Club invests £1m in Toro fleet deal Updated

🕔07:17, 3.Oct 2020

Walton Heath has had Toro machinery for decades, but after seeing the benefits a package deal would bring to the course, the club signed its first five-year agreement with the brand.

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New 25L and 60L package sizes from Aspen Fuel

New 25L and 60L package sizes from Aspen Fuel Updated

🕔06:51, 2.Oct 2020

To meet growing demand from commercial customers, Aspen Fuel has announced the introduction of two new package sizes to its range of 2-stroke and 4-stroke Alkylate Petrol.

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What condition can we expect Augusta to be in this November?

What condition can we expect Augusta to be in this November?

🕔11:51, 1.Oct 2020

It is going to be fascinating to see Augusta National Club in November this year for the 2020 US Masters.

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How Topsham Bowls Club keeps its green intact

How Topsham Bowls Club keeps its green intact Updated

🕔06:17, 1.Oct 2020

John Brand, greenkeeper at Topsham BC, insists that the Dennis FT510 and the Dennis Razor Ultra 560 are helping him to keep the reputation of Devon’s finest bowls green intact.

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Sprayed in 60 minutes! Headland tank-mix protects Leicester Tigers in peak disease-pressure period

Sprayed in 60 minutes! Headland tank-mix protects Leicester Tigers in peak disease-pressure period Updated

🕔06:54, 30.Sep 2020

A weather forecast of significant rainfall combined with warm, humid temperatures means only one thing for grounds managers – high disease pressure.

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Toro’s Titan tines have been built to last up to four times longer

Toro’s Titan tines have been built to last up to four times longer Updated

🕔06:35, 29.Sep 2020

Built to take on the toughest of tasks, Toro’s Titan tines last up to four times longer than standard tines, meaning fewer change-outs and replacements for greater productivity.

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Double A to acquire Nairn Brown

Double A to acquire Nairn Brown

🕔07:06, 27.Sep 2020

John Deere turf dealership The Double A Trading Company has agreed to acquire Nairn Brown (Glasgow) Ltd of Busby – and the transfer should fully go through this week.

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Meet the course manager: Darren Anderson MG

Meet the course manager: Darren Anderson MG Updated

🕔07:02, 26.Sep 2020

Bromborough Golf Club in the Wirral earlier this year became an award-winning venue for a major bunker and irrigation renovation project. Darren talks us through the work and his career to date.

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Overstone Park Resort reports ‘great results’ from brushing dew away

Overstone Park Resort reports ‘great results’ from brushing dew away

🕔06:50, 25.Sep 2020

The wide working width of the SISIS Flexibrush tractor makes it ideal for regular brushing over large areas.

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New technology works well for North Shore

New technology works well for North Shore Updated

🕔07:01, 24.Sep 2020

The pandemic interrupted, but ultimately did not affect, an order for the club’s first new fleet of John Deere course maintenance equipment.

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St Andrews Links invest in electric golf course machinery

St Andrews Links invest in electric golf course machinery Updated

🕔07:07, 23.Sep 2020

“Toro’s new eTriFlex machines have again pushed the boundaries and are in my opinion unrivalled,” says St Andrews Links director of greenkeeping Sandy Reid.

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Q&A with Dale Housden

Q&A with Dale Housden Updated

🕔07:05, 22.Sep 2020

The head greenkeeper at Drayton Park GC talks about the success he’s had in particular with improving the greens in the last 18 months.

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‘Staycation’ golf holidays have more than doubled in the last year

‘Staycation’ golf holidays have more than doubled in the last year

🕔15:58, 21.Sep 2020

Holiday bookings at UK golf resorts more than doubled from early June to early September 2020, compared with 2019, according to new data.

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Reesink Turfcare’s Richard Harris retires

Reesink Turfcare’s Richard Harris retires Updated

🕔07:14, 20.Sep 2020

Richard Harris, managing director of Reesink Turfcare IRE, has announced his retirement from the company.

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John Deere will not attend international trade shows in 2021

John Deere will not attend international trade shows in 2021 Updated

🕔07:41, 19.Sep 2020

John Deere has announced it will not attend any turf machinery trade shows in Europe until at least November 2021, due to coronavirus.

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Toro Irrigation talk of the town at Pennard Golf Club

Toro Irrigation talk of the town at Pennard Golf Club Updated

🕔08:27, 18.Sep 2020

With an irrigation system in desperate need of replacing, Pennard Golf Club opted for a combination of Toro Lynx Central Control and Toro sprinklers, based on multiple recommendations from within the industry.

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Otterbine brings new life to Southmere Lake

Otterbine brings new life to Southmere Lake Updated

🕔07:23, 17.Sep 2020

The installation of an Otterbine Giant Fountain by The Fountain Workshop has marked an important step in the regeneration of Southmere Lake housing development in Thamesmead.

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Dennis PRO 34R a time saver at the Forsyth Barr Stadium

Dennis PRO 34R a time saver at the Forsyth Barr Stadium Updated

🕔07:17, 16.Sep 2020

Michael Watson, turf manager at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand, claims that his two recently purchased Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers are saving hours of maintenance work.

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