Ryder Cup experience was ‘fantastic’

Ryder Cup experience was ‘fantastic’ Updated

🕔12:29, 19.Nov 2018

The manager of a Surrey golf club that sent a greenkeeper to help with the preparations of this year’s Ryder Cup has said the experience has been ‘fantastic’.

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ICL scholars revealed for Continue to Learn at BTME 2019

ICL scholars revealed for Continue to Learn at BTME 2019 Updated

🕔15:37, 18.Nov 2018

BIGGA and ICL have revealed the five successful recipients of the third ICL Continue to Learn scholarship.

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One award presented, and one received, for Cub Cadet

One award presented, and one received, for Cub Cadet Updated

🕔16:22, 17.Nov 2018

A duo of awards topped off a fantastic week for the Cub Cadet team at IOG SALTEX 2018, one given and one received.

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Lakeside Grounds Maintenance invests in Verti-Drain 7526

Lakeside Grounds Maintenance invests in Verti-Drain 7526

🕔05:43, 15.Nov 2018

With customers ranging from Birmingham City FC, Wasps Rugby and Warwick School, Lakeside Grounds Maintenance has invested in a Verti-Drain 7526 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery, taking its total fleet to four.

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How much petrol can a golf club carry?

How much petrol can a golf club carry?

🕔07:03, 14.Nov 2018

There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the amount of petrol that can be collected from a garage and carried to a working site.

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SISIS offers three slitters to help with aeration

SISIS offers three slitters to help with aeration Updated

🕔20:45, 13.Nov 2018

The Multislit, Maxislit and Megaslit are tractor mounted deep slitters which offer deep, clean penetration with minimal surface disturbance.

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Greenkeeping apprentice achieves top grade

Greenkeeping apprentice achieves top grade Updated

🕔11:55, 12.Nov 2018

Thomas Sherreard from London GC and Hadlow College has become the first greenkeeping apprentice to achieve the new City & Guilds ‘Level 2 Certificate’ in golf greenkeeping associated with the new apprenticeship standard.

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Record attendance for Amenity Forum conference

Record attendance for Amenity Forum conference Updated

🕔12:21, 11.Nov 2018

A record number of people representing all areas of the amenity sector attended the Amenity Forum conference at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton on Trent last month.

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Coxmoor Golf Club uses the ‘Whisper Twister’ to remove leaf debris

Coxmoor Golf Club uses the ‘Whisper Twister’ to remove leaf debris Updated

🕔05:52, 10.Nov 2018

Coxmoor’s previously under-used John Deere 3730 tractor now supports a Wiedenmann Whisper Twister blower on the front and a variety of equipment on the back.

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Company profile: Price Turfcare – distributor of Ryan turf maintenance equipment

Company profile: Price Turfcare – distributor of Ryan turf maintenance equipment Updated

🕔06:35, 9.Nov 2018

Price Turfcare is the UK and Ireland distributor of Ryan turf maintenance equipment, the US-manufactured machinery that has set a standard for compact equipment to help golf course greenkeeping teams, landscape contractors and groundsmen.

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Coventry Hearsall benefits from fixed term finance for irrigation

Coventry Hearsall benefits from fixed term finance for irrigation Updated

🕔07:25, 8.Nov 2018

Coventry Hearsall Golf Club is one of the first clubs to benefit from Reesink Turfcare’s fixed term finance for irrigation.

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EcoBunker sees rapid growth in past year

EcoBunker sees rapid growth in past year Updated

🕔17:13, 6.Nov 2018

In Australia, for example, the company has gone from no business at all 10 months ago to being involved in major construction work on four world famous golf courses and several others that are highly regarded.

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Here are some brilliant images of greenkeepers at the Ryder Cup

Here are some brilliant images of greenkeepers at the Ryder Cup Updated

🕔10:20, 5.Nov 2018

Some of the 20 greenkeepers sponsored by Capillary Concrete to work on the grounds crew at this year’s Ryder Cup reflect on the experience.

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Greenkeeper profile: David Fraser

Greenkeeper profile: David Fraser Updated

🕔11:41, 4.Nov 2018

Dunston Hall’s new greenkeeper, David Fraser, can boast a number of big-name venues on his CV.

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Rigby Taylor products help put renewed life into Lees Hall Golf Club

Rigby Taylor products help put renewed life into Lees Hall Golf Club Updated

🕔07:04, 3.Nov 2018

Ian Whitehead knew that simply by applying common sense greenkeeping practices – coupled with the right amenity products – he would be able to make a difference when he joined 18-hole Lees Hall Golf Club in 2016.

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The Leicestershire GC delighted with GripClad

The Leicestershire GC delighted with GripClad Updated

🕔05:57, 2.Nov 2018

“We have 60 sleeper steps around the course which become a slip hazard, particularly during winter. The club decided to research a non-slip material that would solve the problem and make the steps less hazardous.”

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A product to prevent people slipping on your golf course

A product to prevent people slipping on your golf course

🕔23:26, 30.Oct 2018

Wrapping chicken wire around a sleeper to prevent someone from slipping on hazardous elevated stepped access, or tripping or falling from steep sided tees, just doesn’t solve the problem, it contributes to it.

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This is how Gullane GC prepared its course for two major tournaments this summer

This is how Gullane GC prepared its course for two major tournaments this summer Updated

🕔06:25, 29.Oct 2018

Shortly before Oliver Fisher carded the first round of 59 in European Tour history at the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura, South Africa’s Brandon Stone missed a putt to get the same score at the Scottish Open at Gullane GC.

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You do not need to store petrol underground

You do not need to store petrol underground Updated

🕔06:18, 28.Oct 2018

Above ground diesel tanks are a common site at almost every greenkeeping yard up and down the country. In most cases the small machinery is petrol powered, so why not have an above ground petrol tank also?

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INFINICUT® fleet installed at Real Madrid

INFINICUT® fleet installed at Real Madrid Updated

🕔06:20, 27.Oct 2018

A fleet of 22 Cub Cadet INFINICUT®mowers have recently been installed at Ciudad Real Madrid, to maintain all of the natural pitches at the club’s prestigious training facility.

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Eagle launches website design service for golf clubs

Eagle launches website design service for golf clubs Updated

🕔06:09, 26.Oct 2018

In line with its mission to help golf clubs make a better impression on-course and online, Eagle has added website design to its portfolio of services to help your golf club make a better impression to prospective members and visitors.

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