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Douglas Park GC invests in new course machinery fleet

Douglas Park GC invests in new course machinery fleet Updated

🕔05:54, 8.Nov 2016

Douglas Park Golf Club, located in Glasgow, has invested heavily in Jacobsen machinery since opting for orange 11 years ago. The club has purchased another Jacobsen fleet this season after major bunker and drainage work means that the course is

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Kubota dealer expands across the south east

Kubota dealer expands across the south east Updated

🕔05:48, 6.Nov 2016

One of Kubota’s leading south east dealerships, Rod Gaskin, has unveiled its new West Sussex depot, expanding the reach of the Kubota agricultural and groundcare products across the South East. The opening of the company’s new Haywards Heath facility was

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BIGGA members to attend Continue to Learn at BTME after securing ICL scholarship

BIGGA members to attend Continue to Learn at BTME after securing ICL scholarship Updated

🕔05:36, 4.Nov 2016

Five BIGGA members who may have been unable to experience the excitement and education offered by the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition in January are celebrating after securing a prestigious new scholarship. BIGGA partner ICL has invited the successful members, some

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Cambridge college gets new seed germination machine

Cambridge college gets new seed germination machine Updated

🕔05:41, 1.Nov 2016

Andrew Myson – head gardener and facilities manager at Trinity Hall in Cambridge, is the proud new owner of the Dennis S500 Plus dual-purpose machine which features both interchangeable spiker and slotter reels. Founded in 1350, Trinity Hall is the

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How Tewkesbury Golf Club dealt with a weed problem

How Tewkesbury Golf Club dealt with a weed problem Updated

🕔23:13, 28.Oct 2016

Tewkesbury Park Golf Club in the Gloucestershire countryside offers a challenging 18 hole, par 72 course for both professional and amateur golfers alike. When course manager Chris Bromley joined the club in April 2015 he turned to Headland Amenity for

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This is how Island GC’s ‘clumpy’ ryegrass was treated

This is how Island GC’s ‘clumpy’ ryegrass was treated Updated

🕔05:06, 26.Oct 2016

An influx of ‘clumpy’ ryegrass on the greens, approaches and surrounds at the Island Golf Club in Donabate, Dublin has now been treated successfully, thanks to Rescue selective herbicide from Syngenta, which is exclusively distributed in the UK and Ireland

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BTME 2017 to offer largest-ever Continue to Learn

BTME 2017 to offer largest-ever Continue to Learn Updated

🕔21:53, 24.Oct 2016

The largest-ever programme of education at a turf industry event in Europe has been unveiled by BIGGA. Continue to Learn at BTME 2017 will feature more than 250 hours of education with guest speakers such as Neil Cleverly, superintendent of

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Bunker firm offers financial guarantee

Bunker firm offers financial guarantee Updated

🕔05:30, 23.Oct 2016

A company that can install and renovate bunkers is offering an insured financial guarantee programme to golf clubs. “Since 2010 Capillary Concrete® has been revolutionising bunker installation with hundreds of successful installations worldwide. The technology has proven itself across five

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Landscape Group picks firm to maintain four golf courses

Landscape Group picks firm to maintain four golf courses Updated

🕔22:56, 21.Oct 2016

The Landscape Group, a UK-based green service provider, has chosen Jacobsen equipment to maintain Sport Aberdeen’s four council-owned golf courses. The Landscape Group won the Sport Aberdeen contract in 2015 and has recently invested in Jacobsen equipment to maintain all

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Overseeding at Banchory Golf Club solved bare green issue

Overseeding at Banchory Golf Club solved bare green issue Updated

🕔04:06, 19.Oct 2016

When Richard Mullen arrived at Banchory Golf Club as course manager in June 2015 he was met by bare greens. But he immediately knew what to do – overseed with Rigby Taylor’s R9 perennial ryegrass. “I’d used R9 before, and

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Kubota UK introduces 0% finance offer across RTV range

Kubota UK introduces 0% finance offer across RTV range Updated

🕔06:33, 16.Oct 2016

Kubota UK has introduced a 0% finance offer across its full range of utility vehicles for the rest of October. The company is a leading manufacturer of agricultural, groundcare and construction machinery solutions. According to a company spokesman, Kubota’s RTV

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Beaumont Grounds Maintenance expands its machinery fleet

Beaumont Grounds Maintenance expands its machinery fleet Updated

🕔23:34, 13.Oct 2016

Beaumont Grounds Maintenance has been seeing an increase in artificial surfaces, in particular with schools. This has led to it expanding its machinery fleet with a Redexim Verti-Top 1200 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery. Established by his grandfather in 1965, current

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A-Plant adds woodchippers to its existing fleet

A-Plant adds woodchippers to its existing fleet Updated

🕔02:33, 11.Oct 2016

A-Plant is the UK’s largest equipment hire company with over 150 service centres nationwide. Its garden and landscaping offering boasts some prestigious customers including the Environment Agency and Balfour Beatty which entrust A-Plant to deliver machinery that fulfils their varied

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Sherriff Amenity launches three new pest control products

Sherriff Amenity launches three new pest control products Updated

🕔23:26, 8.Oct 2016

Sherriff Amenity has launched a unique range of new biological pest control products. It is that time of year again when we might just find some unwanted visitors dwelling in our soil, feeding on plant roots and damaging the turf.

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Three golf clubs find cost effective way to renovate bunkers

Three golf clubs find cost effective way to renovate bunkers Updated

🕔22:24, 5.Oct 2016

Southerndown, Pennard and Secession GC have found that the EcoBunker construction method is a cost effective way to renovate their bunkers. Andrew Mannion (Southerndown) and Huw Morgan (Pennard) figured that every ‘traditionally’ built bunker on their courses was costing them

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Opposition to new golf course due to rare fly

Opposition to new golf course due to rare fly Updated

🕔23:16, 2.Oct 2016

A championship golf course that is being proposed to be built in the Highlands is at risk due to concerns for a rare species of fly. The site for the proposed 18-hole course is in Coul. The Fonseca’s seed fly

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Open day to launch new Reesink Turfcare branch in Scotland

Open day to launch new Reesink Turfcare branch in Scotland

🕔08:08, 30.Sep 2016

Reesink Turfcare’s first service branch in Scotland will receive its official launch at a special customer open day on 6 October. At the event, visitors will be able to see a wide range of the latest Toro turf equipment from

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Island Golf Club finds ‘phenomenal’ herbicide

Island Golf Club finds ‘phenomenal’ herbicide Updated

🕔04:30, 30.Sep 2016

David Edmondson, links superintendent at the Island Golf Club in Donabate, Dublin, believes that Praxys, ICL’s high performance, highly concentrated systemic selective herbicide has provided ‘phenomenal’ results since he has been using it. The Island Golf Club, founded in 1890,

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These are the latest images from Wentworth’s West Course

These are the latest images from Wentworth’s West Course

🕔21:59, 28.Sep 2016

These are the latest images from Wentworth’s iconic West Course, which is currently undergoing a major revamp. “The most significant news at this time involves the bunker renovation, with 25 per cent of the bunkers removed across the course,” said

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Tewkesbury Park completes major course upgrades

Tewkesbury Park completes major course upgrades Updated

🕔23:35, 24.Sep 2016

One of the West of England’s most scenic golf hotels has completed a major series of improvements to its golf course, and has published photographs which showcase its new look. The work recently undertaken on the 6,579 yard par 72

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This is how to deal with the second leatherjacket season

This is how to deal with the second leatherjacket season Updated

🕔23:28, 22.Sep 2016

Alan Abel from Complete Weed Control gives turf managers his view ahead of the autumn fertiliser treatment window and how to deal with the second leatherjacket season: ‘Summer has been somewhat of a wash out for many of us. We

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