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Arthur Harrison passes away, aged 88

Arthur Harrison passes away, aged 88 Updated

🕔07:11, 13.Nov 2020

Former SISIS sales director Arthur Harrison has sadly passed away, aged 88.

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Improvements for West Herts GC following Toro irrigation installation

Improvements for West Herts GC following Toro irrigation installation Updated

🕔07:03, 12.Nov 2020

There’s a veritable roll call of improvements for West Herts Golf Club after the installation of a new Toro irrigation system in the winter of 2019.

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Rigby Taylor introduces new cultivar to treat dollar spot

Rigby Taylor introduces new cultivar to treat dollar spot Updated

🕔07:13, 11.Nov 2020

Rigby Taylor has introduced a new 100 percent creeping bent (Agrostis stolonifera) mixture called Flagstick for the superior control of dollar spot.

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Bernhard and Company launches online demonstrations

Bernhard and Company launches online demonstrations Updated

🕔07:05, 10.Nov 2020

Due to coronavirus, Bernhard and Company is to launch a series of demonstration webinars that will be available to book online and free to attend.

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70 UK golf clubs have now achieved GEO certification

70 UK golf clubs have now achieved GEO certification

🕔07:11, 8.Nov 2020

The Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) has announced that 70 golf clubs have now achieved accreditation.

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How to combine liquid and granular nutrition for autumn programmes

How to combine liquid and granular nutrition for autumn programmes Updated

🕔07:17, 7.Nov 2020

Andrew Mcmahon from Rigby Taylor looks at combining liquid and granular nutrition for autumn programmes.

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Control your surface contact of coronavirus with EndoSan

Control your surface contact of coronavirus with EndoSan Updated

🕔07:14, 6.Nov 2020

Control your surface contact of coronavirus as well as bacteria, fungi and algae with EndoSan, a hydrogen peroxide solution for sanitising a wide range of surfaces from Rigby Taylor.

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Aspen Fuel boosts the H&S credentials for Green Valley Arborists

Aspen Fuel boosts the H&S credentials for Green Valley Arborists Updated

🕔06:45, 5.Nov 2020

Health and safety is at the heart of operations for Halifax based Green Valley Arborists (GVA).

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SISIS Quadraplay helps new groundsman

SISIS Quadraplay helps new groundsman Updated

🕔06:39, 4.Nov 2020

Lawrence Brown may have only just embarked on a career in groundsmanship (two months in fact) but he’s already chosen the perfect partner to help him at Ilford Rugby Club in the form of a SISIS Quadraplay.

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INFINICUT® and UltraGroomer™ double delivers quality courts at The Lensbury Club

INFINICUT® and UltraGroomer™ double delivers quality courts at The Lensbury Club Updated

🕔06:56, 3.Nov 2020

Having seen them in action on the world-famous Wimbledon courts, The Lensbury Club in Middlesex is one of a growing list of clubs taking delivery of an INFINICUT® mower.

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English golf courses to close from November 5 to December 2

English golf courses to close from November 5 to December 2

🕔19:15, 1.Nov 2020

The new month-long coronavirus restrictions in England starting from November 5 specifically state that golf courses and driving ranges must close, immediately leading to widespread anger and disbelief.

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Patrick Collins named as new director of Bernhard

Patrick Collins named as new director of Bernhard Updated

🕔06:53, 1.Nov 2020

Bernhard and Company has appointed Patrick Collins as its new director of finance and operations.

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West Cornwall invests in efficient Toro machinery

West Cornwall invests in efficient Toro machinery Updated

🕔07:09, 31.Oct 2020

West Cornwall Golf Club, the oldest club in its county, has invested in Toro machinery to ensure maximum efficiency, in a move spearheaded by the club’s new course manager.

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Wheatley Golf Club benefits from R9 perennial fine ryegrass mixture

Wheatley Golf Club benefits from R9 perennial fine ryegrass mixture Updated

🕔06:28, 30.Oct 2020

Martin Haywood, course manager at Wheatley Golf Club in Doncaster is a big fan of Rigby Taylor’s R9 perennial fine ryegrass mixture.

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Hermitage Golf Club renovates all its bunkers

Hermitage Golf Club renovates all its bunkers Updated

🕔07:08, 29.Oct 2020

Hermitage Golf Club, Dublin, rich in history, is regarded as one of Ireland’s finest parkland courses, and now even more so following a recent bunker renovation.

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Headland EPH programme reduces costly fungicide applications for Stratford Oaks GC

Headland EPH programme reduces costly fungicide applications for Stratford Oaks GC Updated

🕔06:58, 28.Oct 2020

The transition from the main growing season into the cooler, wetter autumn and winter months brings many changes to a turf maintenance programme.

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Case study: The Dennis Razor Ultra

Case study: The Dennis Razor Ultra Updated

🕔06:28, 27.Oct 2020

After Ian Fraser, head greenkeeper at Pitmedden Bowls Club in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, trialled the Dennis Razor Ultra 560 for just a weekend – he quickly decided he couldn’t be without it.

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Saltex is postponed by another eight months

Saltex is postponed by another eight months

🕔06:58, 25.Oct 2020

The grounds management exhibition Saltex has been postponed until November 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Q&A with Ben Lowery

Q&A with Ben Lowery Updated

🕔07:06, 24.Oct 2020

The course manager at Market Rasen Golf Club talks about the maintenance of the greens.

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A day in the life: James Cleaver

A day in the life: James Cleaver

🕔06:50, 23.Oct 2020

The course manager at Stratford Oaks Golf Club in Warwickshire, a parkland venue that was designed by Howard Swan, takes us through his average day.

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GA Plant take delivery of the first GreenMech EVO 165P SUB-750

GA Plant take delivery of the first GreenMech EVO 165P SUB-750 Updated

🕔06:34, 22.Oct 2020

GA Plant and Tool Hire in Swindon has become the first company to take delivery of a brand-new EVO 165P SUB-750 woodchipper from GreenMech.

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