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Q&A with Dale Housden

Q&A with Dale Housden Updated

🕔07:05, 22.Sep 2020

The head greenkeeper at Drayton Park GC talks about the success he’s had in particular with improving the greens in the last 18 months.

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‘Staycation’ golf holidays have more than doubled in the last year

‘Staycation’ golf holidays have more than doubled in the last year

🕔15:58, 21.Sep 2020

Holiday bookings at UK golf resorts more than doubled from early June to early September 2020, compared with 2019, according to new data.

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Toro Irrigation talk of the town at Pennard Golf Club

Toro Irrigation talk of the town at Pennard Golf Club Updated

🕔08:27, 18.Sep 2020

With an irrigation system in desperate need of replacing, Pennard Golf Club opted for a combination of Toro Lynx Central Control and Toro sprinklers, based on multiple recommendations from within the industry.

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Otterbine brings new life to Southmere Lake

Otterbine brings new life to Southmere Lake Updated

🕔07:23, 17.Sep 2020

The installation of an Otterbine Giant Fountain by The Fountain Workshop has marked an important step in the regeneration of Southmere Lake housing development in Thamesmead.

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A day in the life: Bob Meikle

A day in the life: Bob Meikle Updated

🕔07:13, 15.Sep 2020

The course manager at Crail Golfing Society in Scotland. the seventh oldest golf club in the world, takes us through his average day.

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How can the industry adapt to the loss of fungicides?

How can the industry adapt to the loss of fungicides?

🕔17:42, 13.Sep 2020

The industry has had to significantly adapt to the loss of fungicides in recent years but STRI trials have shown we can prevent the diseases in the first place and create better surfaces in doing so.

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Why is overseeding essential?

Why is overseeding essential?

🕔15:34, 13.Sep 2020

As grass mortality rates are higher than ever, greenkeepers want resilience within the sward. This is why overseeding is essential, and why aeration, to ensure seed-soil contact is equally vital.

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“Our maintenance has been transformed”

“Our maintenance has been transformed” Updated

🕔08:00, 12.Sep 2020

Last year a leading Hampshire venue embarked on its first-ever bunker upgrade. The ‘design and build’ contract has produced stunning results – for both golfers and greenkeepers.

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Preventative overseeding: an essential disease prevention tactic

Preventative overseeding: an essential disease prevention tactic Updated

🕔07:53, 11.Sep 2020

With the loss of key fungicides, greenkeepers must implement a series of management strategies to provide effective control against threats such as microdochium patch.

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J Premier Pitch delivers establishment Cardiff City FC can rely on

J Premier Pitch delivers establishment Cardiff City FC can rely on Updated

🕔07:59, 5.Sep 2020

With over 13 seasons of experience using Johnsons Sports Seeds J Premier Pitch mixture, head groundsman at Cardiff City FC Liam James confidently conducted his renovation during the lockdown.

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How this Spanish golf club is going green

How this Spanish golf club is going green Updated

🕔07:50, 29.Aug 2020

Lumine Golf Club has an ambition to be the most sustainable golf course in Spain. Here we detail what the venue is doing to bring that about.

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New Speed-Seed from Charterhouse delivers improved accuracy and efficiency

New Speed-Seed from Charterhouse delivers improved accuracy and efficiency Updated

🕔06:32, 28.Aug 2020

Launched in 2019, the new Redexim Speed-Seed from Charterhouse Turf Machinery offers a lot more than just a new livery.

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Product profile: The SISIS Veemo MK 2

Product profile: The SISIS Veemo MK 2 Updated

🕔07:24, 27.Aug 2020

The SISIS Veemo MK 2 is a tractor-mounted scarifier used for removing thatch from large areas of turf, such as golf course fairways.

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GreenMech introduce new EVO 165P SUB-750

GreenMech introduce new EVO 165P SUB-750 Updated

🕔07:05, 25.Aug 2020

‘We listened, we worked and we made it awesome’ – that was the mantra of GreenMech when it launched the EVO series at the 2019 Arb Show.

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Headland’s 20/20/30 approach significantly reduces fungicide costs for Oakridge Golf Club

Headland’s 20/20/30 approach significantly reduces fungicide costs for Oakridge Golf Club Updated

🕔07:16, 21.Aug 2020

A successful trial of Headland Amenity’s 20/20/30 tank-mix over the winter of 2019 has seen it become a staple in the nutritional programme at Warwickshire’s Oakridge Golf Club.

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The pitch transformation at Holwell Sports FC

The pitch transformation at Holwell Sports FC Updated

🕔07:28, 19.Aug 2020

With 12 years of greenkeeping experience under his belt, Carel Fourie has been turning his hand to the maintenance at Holwell Sports FC.

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The key to maintenance is reducing stresses

The key to maintenance is reducing stresses

🕔06:18, 15.Aug 2020

Whether you’re maintaining a football or rugby pitch, bowling greens, cricket square or outfield, keeping a balanced nutritional / bio-stimulant programme is key to reducing stresses.

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A day in the life: Ian Hockley

A day in the life: Ian Hockley Updated

🕔07:41, 12.Aug 2020

The course manager at Royal Ascot Golf Club, the second oldest, and the only royal, golf club in Berkshire, takes us through his average day.

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A look at recent course renovation projects

A look at recent course renovation projects Updated

🕔07:32, 11.Aug 2020

Numerous course renovation projects were scheduled to take place this year and, despite the lockdown and the subsequent boom in golf, many still went ahead, albeit not always without difficulties.

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Need a quick fix irrigation solution?

Need a quick fix irrigation solution? Updated

🕔06:04, 8.Aug 2020

If you need a quick fix irrigation solution this summer, then Toro’s T7 golf sprinklers could be the answer.

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Q&A with David Gray, course manager at Leven Links

Q&A with David Gray, course manager at Leven Links Updated

🕔06:51, 7.Aug 2020

David talks about how an investment in a roller has helped the club with its course maintenance strategy.

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