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New Marathon fertiliser launched for turf managers

New Marathon fertiliser launched for turf managers Updated

🕔04:31, 14.Apr 2017

Sherriff Amenity has announced the launch of Marathon Turf Core Renovator, which is the latest addition to the popular range of Marathon fertilisers. For a number of years, turf managers have reaped the benefits of Sherriff Amenity’s range of Marathon

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This is how England’s most south westerly golf course is maintained

This is how England’s most south westerly golf course is maintained Updated

🕔22:23, 12.Apr 2017

England’s most south westerly course, the nine-hole Isles of Scilly Golf Club, offers stunning views and is maintained by a team of three volunteer greenkeepers, headed by Derek Metcalfe. Having no previous greenkeeping, or even gardening, experience Derek relies on

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Nominations open for student of the year

Nominations open for student of the year Updated

🕔21:41, 10.Apr 2017

The prestigious Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards are returning for 2017. Last year Jimmy Heritage, of Maylands, joined the list of talented greenkeepers who have secured the highly coveted award, which is now in its 29th year. “Winning

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Mount Lawley Golf Club takes delivery of Jacobsen fleet

Mount Lawley Golf Club takes delivery of Jacobsen fleet Updated

🕔05:30, 8.Apr 2017

Mount Lawley Golf Club, located in Perth, Western Australia, has taken delivery of a fleet of machinery from renowned turf equipment manufacturer Jacobsen. Local dealer McIntosh & Son made the delivery. The club decided to invest in brand new machinery

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Market Drayton GC receives first Terra Spike SL6

Market Drayton GC receives first Terra Spike SL6 Updated

🕔05:12, 6.Apr 2017

Top Shropshire course, Market Drayton GC has taken delivery of the first Terra Spike SL6, Wiedenmann’s super light aerator for fine turf. “It came along just as I was looking for extra depth,” said head greenkeeper, Simon Cotterill. “Our previous

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How Castleford Tigers achieved the ‘healthiest grass ever seen’

How Castleford Tigers achieved the ‘healthiest grass ever seen’ Updated

🕔23:25, 4.Apr 2017

After having to rely on outside assistance for the past few years, Castleford Tigers RLFC are now able to keep all of their turf maintenance tasks in-house after purchasing a brand new Dennis G860 cylinder mower. Stuart Vause has been

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Turf Maintenance LIVE! returns for this month

Turf Maintenance LIVE! returns for this month Updated

🕔19:58, 3.Apr 2017

The turf care event Turf Maintenance LIVE!, which has an emphasis on working demonstrations and up close inspection of the new season’s products, is returning for 2017. The collaborative event by eight of the industry’s leading innovators will be held

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OutThere invests heavily in Kubota machinery

OutThere invests heavily in Kubota machinery Updated

🕔04:14, 2.Apr 2017

OutThere, one of the leading grounds maintenance and landscaping businesses in Northern Ireland, has strengthened its fleet of Kubota machinery following a successful 2016 and a strong start to the new year. The company, which has developed an excellent reputation

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This is how Spey Valley dealt with moss and thatch issues on its golf course

This is how Spey Valley dealt with moss and thatch issues on its golf course Updated

🕔05:55, 31.Mar 2017

Spey Valley Golf & Country Club may have been voted the most picturesque course in the UK, but for head greenkeeper Dave Beardwood it has its drawbacks. At 400 feet above sea level, and set in the heart of the

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Support team for BMW PGA Championship revealed

Support team for BMW PGA Championship revealed Updated

🕔06:34, 28.Mar 2017

A support team of members of the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) will be heading to The Wentworth Club this May to help prepare the course for the BMW PGA Championship. The greenkeepers will be on hand to

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‘Marked increase in golf courses requesting aeration service’

‘Marked increase in golf courses requesting aeration service’ Updated

🕔05:19, 27.Mar 2017

Terrain Aeration has been receiving a marked increase in the number of golf courses requesting its specialist soil compaction and aeration service. Normal aeration on fairways such as Verti-draining is a fast, short term solution but for many courses recent

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Seed coat ProNitro shortlisted for sport innovation award

Seed coat ProNitro shortlisted for sport innovation award Updated

🕔06:12, 25.Mar 2017

DLF Seed’s newest nitrogen seed coat technology, ProNitro, has been shortlisted for the “Innovatieprijs Sportaccommodaties” or “Sports Innovation Prize” for 2017. The award, presented for the first time this year, is intended to stimulate a focus on innovation and the

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260 delegates attend groundsmen seminar

260 delegates attend groundsmen seminar Updated

🕔04:50, 24.Mar 2017

The recent Dennis and SISIS Cricket Groundsman’s Seminar recorded its highest ever attendance with an impressive 260 delegates making their way to Gloucestershire County Cricket Club all looking to refresh and enhance their education on a variety of topics. The

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Apex turf fertilisers given major ‘make-over’

Apex turf fertilisers given major ‘make-over’ Updated

🕔05:07, 23.Mar 2017

Rigby Taylor, the company at the forefront of supplying innovative products for the successful management and maintenance of turf surfaces, has given its Apex turf fertilisers a major ‘make-over’ resulting in a range of high-organic content fertilisers with low salt

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Pistol herbicide now supplied with low drift nozzles

Pistol herbicide now supplied with low drift nozzles Updated

🕔23:51, 22.Mar 2017

All bottles of the barrier acting, total herbicide, Pistol® from Bayer, are now supplied with two low drift sprayer nozzles and a stewardship checklist attached. The addition of the low drift nozzles forms part of the new authorisation for Pistol®

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Greenkeeping charity saw client numbers double in 2016

Greenkeeping charity saw client numbers double in 2016 Updated

🕔06:44, 21.Mar 2017

A charity that offers help to greenkeepers who are struggling with financial issues has said it saw an almost 100 percent increase in the use of its ‘advice only’ service in 2016. Perennial, which provides support and information to people

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Holywood installs revetted bunkers

Holywood installs revetted bunkers Updated

🕔04:29, 19.Mar 2017

Working closely with Swan Golf Designs, EcoBunker has recently installed three revetted bunkers in front of the 9th green, as part of a complete re-model of the green complex at Holywood Golf Club in Northern Ireland. The club, famously known

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Napa Valley Country Club wins ClearWater prize

Napa Valley Country Club wins ClearWater prize Updated

🕔22:46, 18.Mar 2017

Highspeed Group, buoyed by the success of its ClearWater prize draw at BTME 2017 in the UK, ran the same prize draw at the Golf Industry Show in Orlando USA this year. Managing director, David Mears, said: “ClearWater is the

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DLF releases its mixture guide for 2017

DLF releases its mixture guide for 2017 Updated

🕔04:15, 17.Mar 2017

DLF’s Johnsons Sports Seed has released its 2017 mixture guide. Whilst no new cultivars have been introduced for 2017, a number of the key mixtures dedicated for sports turf have been reformulated to further enhance performance. All these mixtures have

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John Deere partners with the PGA of America

John Deere partners with the PGA of America Updated

🕔23:23, 16.Mar 2017

John Deere has been named the ‘Official Golf Course Turf Equipment Provider’ to the PGA of America. The wide-ranging five-year agreement includes support of the PGA Championship, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship and the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. John Deere will

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Dudsbury Golf Club switches from liquid to granular fertilisers

Dudsbury Golf Club switches from liquid to granular fertilisers Updated

🕔05:29, 15.Mar 2017

Warren Moss, course manager at Dudsbury Golf Club in Bournemouth, believes that his greens are reaping the rewards following a switch from liquid fertilisers to ICL’s SierraformGT and Greenmaster Pro-Lite granular fertilisers. “I wasn’t happy with the way our previous

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