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Growth of EcoBunker evident at BTME

Growth of EcoBunker evident at BTME Updated

🕔04:38, 22.Dec 2016

EcoBunker has introduced three new inventions, all of which will ease the burden of bunker maintenance and increase the range of product choices for progressive golf clubs. The most recent of these inventions is PermaEdge. Demand for Ecobunker’s synthetic bunker

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Sherriff Amenity to showcase BunkerFilter at BTME

Sherriff Amenity to showcase BunkerFilter at BTME Updated

🕔04:23, 21.Dec 2016

The Weald of Kent Golf Club initially installed four BunkerFilter drainage systems. Having assessed their performance, Andy Gough, the course manager, “is so impressed at how good the product is that he has decided to use it for all bunker

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Smartphone app launched for BTME exhibition

Smartphone app launched for BTME exhibition Updated

🕔08:13, 19.Dec 2016

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has kicked its preparations for Europe’s leading turf management exhibition into top gear with the launch of a brand new smartphone application. The exclusive BTME 2017 event app has been created by leading

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Dubai Golf strengthens Jacobsen partnership

Dubai Golf strengthens Jacobsen partnership Updated

🕔05:31, 17.Dec 2016

Dubai Golf, which manages the three leading golf clubs in the Middle East – Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and Almouj Golf in Muscat, Oman – has chosen Jacobsen to supply golf course maintenance equipment and

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This is the new chair of the Greenkeepers Training Committee

This is the new chair of the Greenkeepers Training Committee Updated

🕔10:03, 15.Dec 2016

The Greenkeepers Training Committee has appointed Alistair Booth its new chairman. He fills the role vacated by Donald Steel in October. Having been in consumer and business electronics for a large part of his working life, Alistair sold his business

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The Island GC cuts fertiliser usage

The Island GC cuts fertiliser usage Updated

🕔05:25, 13.Dec 2016

The Island Golf Club in Donabate: ‘The best course in Ireland, you’ve never heard of’ is making significant time and cost savings—thanks to the drought resistant cultivars in Barenbrug BAR FESCUE. Head greenkeeper Dave Edmondson says: “The course tends to

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Winner Group purchases four Kubota RTVs

Winner Group purchases four Kubota RTVs Updated

🕔04:18, 11.Dec 2016

Winner Group, one of the UK’s leading plant and equipment hire specialists for the events industry, has strengthened its fleet of Kubota utility vehicles to meet increasing demand from the event hire sector. The company has recently purchased another four

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Nairn Dunbar Golf Links invests in new course machinery

Nairn Dunbar Golf Links invests in new course machinery Updated

🕔05:12, 9.Dec 2016

A club with a mission has invested in both a Wiedenmann Super 500 and a Terra Rake 2.3m. Nairn Dunbar Golf Links has put in place a rough management programme with these two machines central to its success. Richard Johnstone,

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Bolton Wanderers’ new fertiliser programme is a success

Bolton Wanderers’ new fertiliser programme is a success Updated

🕔04:55, 7.Dec 2016

Chris Simm, head groundsman for Bolton Wanderers FC, believes the pitch at Macron Stadium has benefited greatly from embarking on an ICL iTurf programme specifically tailored to its requirements. Chris has been at Bolton Wanderers for the last twenty years

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Beaconsfield Golf Club purchases a greens’ roller

Beaconsfield Golf Club purchases a greens’ roller Updated

🕔04:48, 5.Dec 2016

Beaconsfield Golf Club, located in Seer Green, Buckinghamshire, has taken delivery of the first Smithco Tournament Ultra Lite greens’ roller in the United Kingdom. Delivery was made by local dealer, The Turney Group. Stuart Langhorne has been the course manager

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Etesia launches electric pedestrian mower

Etesia launches electric pedestrian mower Updated

🕔05:40, 3.Dec 2016

Etesia has launched the Duocut 46 RMBE pedestrian mower, which features the new Briggs and Stratton 775iS Series Instart engine. The Briggs and Stratton 775iS Series™ DOV® InStart® engines represent the ultimate performance package. They naturally incorporate the heritage attributes

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SISIS showcases its three aeration machines

SISIS showcases its three aeration machines Updated

🕔03:35, 1.Dec 2016

Aeration is a key process to improve drainage, reduce turf compaction and thatch build up. With three models in the SISIS range, with different working widths and varying maximum depths to suit any tractor and most applications – the Multislit,

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Honda UK to unveil new ATV: the Pioneer

Honda UK to unveil new ATV: the Pioneer Updated

🕔04:32, 29.Nov 2016

Early 2017 will see Honda UK launch its first side-by-side, the Pioneer. Strengthening its already market-leading ATV lineup, the capable Pioneer 700 will feature a powerful and efficient 700cc engine and two- and four- seat configurations. This versatility, twinned with

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Saffron Walden Golf Club renovates two further holes

Saffron Walden Golf Club renovates two further holes Updated

🕔06:13, 26.Nov 2016

Saffron Walden Golf Club has taken further steps to ensure it retains its place as one of the best parkland courses in eastern England, by renovating two further holes under the auspices of Suffolk-based Swan Golf Designs (SGD). William Swan,

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Macdonald invests £550,000 in course upgrades

Macdonald invests £550,000 in course upgrades

🕔06:43, 23.Nov 2016

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, the UK’s largest independently owned hotel group, is investing £550,000 to enhance the playing conditions of its golf courses. Highlighting the group’s on-going commitment to ensuring the courses remain in prime condition throughout the year, a

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Trainee greenkeeper becomes first Level 2 apprentice

Trainee greenkeeper becomes first Level 2 apprentice Updated

🕔06:15, 20.Nov 2016

A student at Myerscough College has become the first trainee greenkeeper in the UK to be enrolled on a ‘Level 2 Apprenticeship’ to the new ‘trailblazer’ standard. Sixteen-year-old Reece Tomalin will be undertaking the new City and Guilds Level 2

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Etesia UK celebrates 25th anniversary at ‘Partners in Excellence’ awards

Etesia UK celebrates 25th anniversary at ‘Partners in Excellence’ awards Updated

🕔05:30, 18.Nov 2016

Etesia UK’s 2016 ‘Partners in Excellence’ awards proved to be one to remember, as the company celebrated its 25th anniversary in the UK as well as recognizing the monumental efforts of its widespread dealer network. Over the past 25 years,

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This is how Clay Cross FC has improved its playing surface and revenue

This is how Clay Cross FC has improved its playing surface and revenue Updated

🕔05:15, 16.Nov 2016

A year on from the launch of The FA Pitch Improvement Programme (PIP) – a four year, £8 million pound scheme with the aim of improving 2,000 grassroots level pitches by 2019 – it’s clear that a host of sports

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Vanmac appoints new factory support manager

Vanmac appoints new factory support manager Updated

🕔05:18, 14.Nov 2016

Vanmac bv, manufacturers of the Trilo range of blowers, vacuum collectors and verticutters, has appointed Jeremy Vincent as UK factory support manager. The ever-growing nationwide dealer network has necessitated the need to split the country in two in order to

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Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’

Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’ Updated

🕔05:05, 12.Nov 2016

William Watson, head groundsman at Hamilton Academical FC, believes that his SISIS Osca has helped the synthetic pitch at the Superseal Stadium stand up to the rigours of an extensive amount of playing time. Hamilton Academical along with Kilmarnock FC

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Wiedenmann UK hosts training event in Germany

Wiedenmann UK hosts training event in Germany Updated

🕔05:59, 10.Nov 2016

Wiedenmann UK has taken 54 dealer representatives on a training mission to Grassau in southern Germany to see new machines and developments in their fleet. Taking centre stage were the company’s latest additions. The Terra Spike SL is for fine

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