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Environment body slams 15 golf courses over water usage

Environment body slams 15 golf courses over water usage Updated

🕔07:03, 29.Mar 2015

Scottish golf courses have been exposed for taking more water than they are allowed to by a major government agency that has the power to take legal action against them. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has condemned the performance

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Greenkeeper sues club after slicing foot with chainsaw

Greenkeeper sues club after slicing foot with chainsaw Updated

🕔05:57, 15.Mar 2015

A greenkeeper is suing his golf club for a five-figure sum of money after slicing his foot with a chainsaw. According to Dundee’s Evening Telegraph, James Gowans, 47, has lodged court action against Downfield Golf Club after claiming that a

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Golf in state of shock as 20-year-old man dies at Celtic Manor

Golf in state of shock as 20-year-old man dies at Celtic Manor

🕔07:01, 5.Mar 2015

A 20-year-old man has died at Celtic Manor Resort in Wales after the spraying vehicle he was in rolled into one of the club’s lakes. Ollie Floyd, who was an operator for Complete Weed Control and also a member of

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Swan re-elected to lead golf consultants’ association

Swan re-elected to lead golf consultants’ association Updated

🕔21:55, 1.Mar 2015

Experienced golf course architect Howard Swan was unanimously re-elected chairman of the Golf Consultants Association (GCA) at its recent annual general meeting. The senior consultant at the family owned Swan Golf Designs, Swan – GCA chairman since 2013 – will

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‘Home of Golf’ wins prestigious ecological award

‘Home of Golf’ wins prestigious ecological award Updated

🕔22:52, 20.Feb 2015

St Andrews Links, the ‘Home of Golf’, has earned the prestigious GEO Certified® ecolabel in recognition of its long-term sustainability commitment and achievements. St Andrews Links Trust, which manages the seven courses including the Old Course, at Europe’s biggest golf

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Tyneside golf clubs urged to be vigilant following extraordinary attacks

Tyneside golf clubs urged to be vigilant following extraordinary attacks Updated

🕔05:56, 1.Feb 2015

Police are urging all golf clubs in Tyneside to be extra vigilant after a series of at least five major robberies in just the last three weeks. At least two golf clubs have been attacked by organised criminals, who have

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Ryder Cup fertilisers revealed

Ryder Cup fertilisers revealed

🕔16:48, 26.Jan 2015

In the lead up to The Ryder Cup, the grounds crew at PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles used Farmura and Aquatrols products as the back bone of their fertility and soil conditioning programme. The products used in preparation for the

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GripClad used to prevent slippage on golf courses (sponsored story)

GripClad used to prevent slippage on golf courses (sponsored story)

🕔15:23, 2.Dec 2014

A new product is helping golf course managers ensure that golfers and other walkers do not slip over while out on the course. GripClad is glass-reinforced plastic, supplied in 8×4 feet sheets and cut to customer specification. It is 5ml

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Royal Jersey Golf Club signs exclusivity deal

Royal Jersey Golf Club signs exclusivity deal Updated

🕔12:25, 16.Nov 2014

Royal Jersey Golf Club has become the latest course to sign an exclusive supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity. The three year agreement covers the exclusive provision of fertilisers and chemicals. With the links overlooked by Mont Orgueil castle and the

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Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs

Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs Updated

🕔07:23, 9.Nov 2014

A Buckinghamshire golf club with a link to Tony Jacklin is to aggressively expand its business by the end of this year, including providing a hotel, which will result in 70 new jobs. Magnolia Park Golf & Country Club is

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Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals

Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals Updated

🕔09:58, 26.Oct 2014

At least two UK golf clubs have reported that one or more of their greens have suffered an extraordinary chemical attack within the last 12 months. The unusual crime first took place last December when Boringdon Park Golf Club in

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Greenkeepers are seeing a record rise in debt problems according to national charity

Greenkeepers are seeing a record rise in debt problems according to national charity

🕔10:10, 2.Oct 2014

A charity that helps people who work in horticulture has said that there has been a record rise in greenkeepers with debt problems for the second year running. Perennial said it saw a 17 percent rise in people coming to

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Accessing digital versions of print copies of Greenkeeping magazine

Accessing digital versions of print copies of Greenkeeping magazine

🕔10:49, 31.Jul 2014

Digital versions of the print magazines of Greenkeeping and Golf Club Management can be accessed here. Simply click on the dates below. Greenkeeping Greenkeeping, July 2014 Greenkeeping, June 2014 Greenkeeping, May 2014 Greenkeeping, April 2014 Greenkeeping, March 2014 Greenkeeping, February

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The most famous dog in greenkeeping is buried on Royal Aberdeen’s 9th tee

The most famous dog in greenkeeping is buried on Royal Aberdeen’s 9th tee

🕔14:03, 29.Jul 2014

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club’s head greenkeeper, Robert Paterson, has said one of his two famous dogs that helped him manage the course, Brodie, has been buried under the 9th tee. Brodie died a few weeks before the Scottish Open took

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Open greenkeepers had ‘toad licences’

Open greenkeepers had ‘toad licences’

🕔13:56, 22.Jul 2014

Greenkeepers at Royal Liverpool Golf Club were given special training so that a rare species of toad was protected during the Open Championship. Links manager at the Hoylake golf club, Craig Gilholm, and his colleagues, have been licensed to handle

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England’s newest golf course opens

England’s newest golf course opens

🕔14:00, 25.Jun 2014

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s leading golf resort and hotel, has opened England’s newest championship golf course. The new course is called the Ramside ‘Cathedral Course’ and is named in honour of nearby Durham Cathedral – a

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Golf course designer and industry figurehead Iain Macpherson dies

Golf course designer and industry figurehead Iain Macpherson dies

🕔13:58, 25.Jun 2014

Golf course designer Iain Macpherson has died after a difficult battle with cancer. Iain was very well known and respected in the industry.  Iain began his career as a merchant banker but his main passion was golf and he decided

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Bayer appoints new account manager

Bayer appoints new account manager

🕔13:47, 25.Jun 2014

Bayer CropScience has appointed sports turf and amenity specialist, Neil Pettican (pictured), as its new national account manager for professional products. He brings with him a plethora of academic and practical hands-on experience. Neil has been working in the professional

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Ewen Wilson appointed in sales for Dennis and SISIS

Ewen Wilson appointed in sales for Dennis and SISIS

🕔13:45, 25.Jun 2014

Dennis and SISIS, divisions of the Howardson Group, a leading British manufacturer of innovative world class turf maintenance equipment, have announced the appointment of Ewen Wilson (pictured) as northern area sales manager, incorporating Scotland, Ireland and Northern England. This management

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Greenkeepers beaten in Course Care Cup

Greenkeepers beaten in Course Care Cup

🕔13:42, 25.Jun 2014

Broadstone Golf Club recently played host to the annual Course Care Cup, now in its 18th year. The secretaries were hoping to prize the cup away from the greenkeepers who had held it for the past three years. It was

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