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Highspeed offer £100 spring discount on tanks

Highspeed offer £100 spring discount on tanks Updated

🕔05:08, 14.Apr 2016

Highspeed Group has launched a ‘Big Discount Carbery Fuel King Spring Promotion’ on its Bundedtanks.com website. “There’s probably not been a better time to buy a diesel refueling tank if that’s what you are considering. Bundedtanks.com has launched the latest

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Gareth Bale to employ a full-time greenkeeper

Gareth Bale to employ a full-time greenkeeper Updated

🕔06:13, 7.Apr 2016

Real Madrid footballer Gareth Bale has said he will build a golf course for his UK home and employ a full-time greenkeeper to maintain it. Welshman Bale, the world’s most expensive footballer, has commissioned the construction of a three-hole golf

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William Fitzpatrick is Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

William Fitzpatrick is Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Updated

🕔05:26, 2.Apr 2016

The winner of the ICL and Syngenta sponsored Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year award has been announced as William Fitzpatrick. The award is part of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board’s (KWETB) greenkeeping training course run at

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This image shows the amazing drainage change at Parley

This image shows the amazing drainage change at Parley Updated

🕔06:16, 25.Mar 2016

This picture shows the dramatic impact drainage work that was carried out at Parley Golf Centre in Dorset has had. On the left is how the course looked in January 2014, prior to a £250,000 programme of improvements, and on

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RJ National GEO certified for record third time

RJ National GEO certified for record third time Updated

🕔05:03, 18.Mar 2016

Ransomes Jacobsen’s three-hole golf course, The RJ National, located at its European headquarters on the outskirts of Ipswich, has been re-certified by the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO). With this latest accolade, the RJ National becomes the first golf course in

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Another venue more than trebles the size of its hole cups

Another venue more than trebles the size of its hole cups Updated

🕔03:39, 10.Mar 2016

Norwood Park Golf Centre in Nottinghamshire has become the latest golf club to use giant hole cups to attract juniors and beginners to the game. Instead of using the traditional four and a quarter inch diameter hole cup for golfers,

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BTME 2016 broke educational attendance records

BTME 2016 broke educational attendance records Updated

🕔04:20, 5.Mar 2016

BTME 2016 has been hailed as an unprecedented success after what has been described as ‘a superb few days’ in picturesque Harrogate for BIGGA’s annual turf care festival. The comprehensive Continue to Learn education programme broke attendance records, smashing through

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SRUC Elmwood awarded GEO re-certification

SRUC Elmwood awarded GEO re-certification Updated

🕔05:08, 1.Mar 2016

The planting of more trees and hedgerows, an artificial sand martin nesting wall, improved wetland habitats and a range of other actions on SRUC Elmwood’s golf course have meant the venue has been recommended for re-certification for the Golf Environment

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This is the extent of flood devastation one club suffered

This is the extent of flood devastation one club suffered Updated

🕔04:23, 22.Feb 2016

These are the extraordinary images that show how badly Deeside Golf Club in Aberdeen was flooded at the end of last year and beginning of 2016. The club sits by the River Dee and was already under water due to

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Three more golf clubs involved in land sell off for housing

Three more golf clubs involved in land sell off for housing Updated

🕔03:14, 15.Feb 2016

At least three more golf clubs are involved in schemes to sell off their land in order to build housing – in one case this will even result in the club shutting down. Bradley Park Golf Club in Yorkshire has

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Four more golf clubs close for good

Four more golf clubs close for good Updated

🕔04:00, 10.Feb 2016

Any optimism that the golf industry was in a state of recovery has been shaken over the news that at least four major golf clubs have all closed down for good or are about to. Frome GC in Somerset, Canford

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Rickerby wins dealer of the year award

Rickerby wins dealer of the year award Updated

🕔02:51, 5.Feb 2016

Rickerby, the Ransomes Jacobsen dealer for the north of England and Dumfries and Galloway, has won the coveted ‘E-Z-GO Dealer of the Year’ award for the United Kingdom. With sales and distribution centres in Carlisle and Hexham, the company has

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Six greenkeepers win trip to the USA

Six greenkeepers win trip to the USA Updated

🕔01:54, 5.Feb 2016

Once again five BIGGA members from Great Britain and a GCSAI member from Ireland will be enjoying the opportunity of a lifetime when they join the golf course maintenance team at the legendary TPC Sawgrass venue in Florida for the

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Major course improvements set for The Grove

Major course improvements set for The Grove Updated

🕔04:30, 1.Feb 2016

London’s five-star golf resort, The Grove, has commenced a series of major changes to its Kyle Phillips-designed golf course, in preparation for hosting The European Tour’s British Masters later this year. The Grove is renovating all 90 bunkers on its

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These are some of the courses that flooded this month

These are some of the courses that flooded this month Updated

🕔04:40, 25.Jan 2016

Several UK golf courses were under water due to the extreme wet weather that hit much of Britain in December and January. Several golf courses flooded and were unplayable. One of the courses at Yeovil Golf Club was covered by

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160 golf clubs now offer footgolf

160 golf clubs now offer footgolf Updated

🕔04:04, 16.Jan 2016

More than 150 UK golf clubs offer footgolf, the new sport that combines football and golf, even though it only came to the UK less than three years ago. Golf clubs have to offer giant holes because the balls are

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Turf industry set for BTME 2016

Turf industry set for BTME 2016

🕔16:43, 14.Jan 2016

The turf industry is preparing to head to Harrogate for BTME 2016, dubbed ‘the show of the year’ – which this year offers several highlights. On the eve of the show organizer BIGGA has revealed that Club Car, which will

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STRI forms major global partnership with AZF

STRI forms major global partnership with AZF

🕔15:45, 13.Jan 2016

The global educational centre for the development of sporting champions, Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF), also known as Doha Sports City, in Qatar, has formed a partnership with the UK-based STRI, the design and consultancy specialist for the development of elite

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Greenkeeper finds salmon swimming in bunker puddle

Greenkeeper finds salmon swimming in bunker puddle Updated

🕔03:26, 8.Jan 2016

A stunned greenkeeper at Peterculter Golf Course in Scotland has filmed a salmon swimming in a puddle in the one of the course’s bunkers. It is thought the fish was originally in the River Dee, which was flooded during Storm

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Stage set for mammoth BTME 2016

Stage set for mammoth BTME 2016 Updated

🕔00:01, 1.Jan 2016

With just days remaining before the turf management show of the year – BTME 2016 is set to be one of the biggest yet with five halls of exhibitors for the first time in years, a bumper education programme and

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Golf Environment Awards finalists unveiled

Golf Environment Awards finalists unveiled Updated

🕔04:14, 25.Dec 2015

STRI has unveiled the finalists of the 2016 Golf Environment Awards for the ‘Environmental Golf Course of the Year’, ‘Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year’ and ‘Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year’ categories. The winner of each coveted award category will

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