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Meet Carnoustie’s links superintendent: Craig Boath

Meet Carnoustie’s links superintendent: Craig Boath

🕔08:00, 27.Feb 2021

Craig talks about managing three 18-hole courses during a pandemic, a major cabling project to connect to a wind farm and the products he uses to achieve optimal maintenance.

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Enhanced wildflower mixtures offer additional benefits for pollinators

Enhanced wildflower mixtures offer additional benefits for pollinators Updated

🕔07:53, 26.Feb 2021

Germinal has updated its range of wild flora mixtures to make them more beneficial to pollinators.

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A look at some of the latest drainage and aeration products for golf clubs

A look at some of the latest drainage and aeration products for golf clubs Updated

🕔07:50, 24.Feb 2021

There are a range of companies that can help prepare your course for an optimum performance this spring and summer.

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How to brush away dew disease and worm casts

How to brush away dew disease and worm casts Updated

🕔07:21, 23.Feb 2021

Ideal for regular brushing over large areas, the wide working width of the SISIS Flexibrush tractor mounted brush consists of three sections with angled brushes.

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A day in the life: Adrian Hollins

A day in the life: Adrian Hollins

🕔12:15, 20.Feb 2021

The head greenkeeper at Ufford Park Hotel, Golf & Spa, which includes Suffolk’s only two-tiered driving range, takes us through his average day.

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Company profile: Border Sports

Company profile: Border Sports Updated

🕔07:05, 19.Feb 2021

From Mivena fertilisers to Capillary Bunkers, Border Sports supplies a range of products that has been benefiting UK golf courses for years.

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SISIS Litamina saves manpower at Gillingham Golf Club

SISIS Litamina saves manpower at Gillingham Golf Club Updated

🕔06:54, 17.Feb 2021

Leaf collection was once a three-man job but is now a one-man job according to Mark Jaques, deputy head greenkeeper at Gillingham Golf Club – thanks to the SISIS Litamina 1200.

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Crystal Palace FC put their trust in the Dennis PRO 34R

Crystal Palace FC put their trust in the Dennis PRO 34R Updated

🕔06:08, 11.Feb 2021

Crystal Palace FC’s Bruce Elliot claims that his overall confidence in the Dennis brand was a major factor in the club’s decision to purchase six PRO 34R rotary mowers.

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New partnership benefits Leven Links

New partnership benefits Leven Links Updated

🕔08:32, 10.Feb 2021

Golfers visiting Leven Links Golf Course in Fife are often unaware that they are playing, in part, over one of the oldest pieces of golfing land in the world.

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‘It was an easy decision after we saw the performance of the two trial bunkers’

‘It was an easy decision after we saw the performance of the two trial bunkers’ Updated

🕔07:37, 4.Feb 2021

Following a successful trial of two bunkers at Whitecraigs Golf Club, the decision was taken to renovate the remaining 43 bunkers with Capillary Concrete.

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‘Preventative disease methods should be undertaken now’

‘Preventative disease methods should be undertaken now’ Updated

🕔07:15, 2.Feb 2021

While golf courses are facing unprecedented times, greenkeepers are being urged to keep on top of maintenance to ensure courses are in good condition for when golfers return.

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No, golf courses are not bad for the environment

No, golf courses are not bad for the environment

🕔09:32, 30.Jan 2021

There is a media narrative that golf courses are bad for the environment. However, research is finding that, not only is this not true, but golf courses now play a pivotal role in how green a local area is.

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A day in the life: Lee Brinkley

A day in the life: Lee Brinkley Updated

🕔09:37, 29.Jan 2021

The course manager at Manor of Groves GC in Hertfordshire, where the front nine weaves around manor gardens and the back nine is picturesque parkland, takes us through his average day.

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Meet the golf course manager: Dave Gibbons

Meet the golf course manager: Dave Gibbons Updated

🕔09:26, 28.Jan 2021

Dave, from Little Aston Golf Club, talks about greenkeeping during a pandemic, the cultivars he uses to maintain a healthy surface and the biology used to improve the soil profile on the course’s greens.

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Ventrac enables mowing in the wet

Ventrac enables mowing in the wet Updated

🕔07:57, 27.Jan 2021

Rupert Price, managing director of Price Turfcare, the UK and Ireland importer of Ventrac compact tractors and attachments, gives his thoughts on maintaining turf in wet conditions.

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How to remove algae, mould, lichens and moss from the golf course

How to remove algae, mould, lichens and moss from the golf course Updated

🕔08:43, 26.Jan 2021

Winter is the perfect time for areas of the course to become covered in algae, mould, lichens and moss. However, there is now an acid that greenkeepers can use, and it works very quickly.

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The bunker renovation project at Dyrham Park Country Club

The bunker renovation project at Dyrham Park Country Club Updated

🕔07:28, 23.Jan 2021

Having built two trial bunkers in 2019-2020, with Durabunker leading design and construction, the club has now begun a phased renovation with three greenside complexes being completed this autumn.

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Hassle-free winter maintenance with Toro parts and Reesink Turfcare

Hassle-free winter maintenance with Toro parts and Reesink Turfcare Updated

🕔07:02, 22.Jan 2021

While it’s hard to predict what 2021 will bring, what we know with certainty is that the early year cold weather is already upon us and machinery maintenance is a constant.

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Always the right tine for a Verti-Drain® at Charleton Golf Club

Always the right tine for a Verti-Drain® at Charleton Golf Club Updated

🕔07:49, 20.Jan 2021

Shortly after taking over as head greenkeeper at Charleton Golf Club, Brian Heggie quickly drafted in another new member of the team – a Redexim Verti-Drain® 7416 from local dealers Henderson Grass Machinery.

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Royal Norwich Golf Club delighted with Capillary Concrete bunkers

Royal Norwich Golf Club delighted with Capillary Concrete bunkers Updated

🕔07:02, 19.Jan 2021

“Bunkers are a daily drain on labour resources, with having Capillary bunkers we have had a significant improvement to our operational efficiency and to the playing experience for our members and guests.”

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‘Naturalised EcoBunkers’ are solution for The Machrie

‘Naturalised EcoBunkers’ are solution for The Machrie Updated

🕔07:07, 16.Jan 2021

Rebuilt a few years ago by architect and former European Tour player David J. Russell, the famous Machrie links on the Scottish island of Islay has now finished the construction of the bunkers on the new-look course.

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