Irrigation roadshow sold out

Irrigation roadshow sold out

🕔14:54, 24.Jan 2014

Toro distributor Lely, and BIGGA, are celebrating the sell-out success of their first irrigation roadshow. Lely and BIGGA joined forces to stage events at Elmwood in Scotland and Sherborne, Dorset, for BIGGA members to learn about the latest developments in

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Longcliffe invests in new course machinery fleet

Longcliffe invests in new course machinery fleet

🕔14:49, 24.Jan 2014

One of the premier courses in the East Midlands, Longcliffe Golf Club, has signed its first Toro package deal. Wanting to invest in new machinery, course manager Peter Sands called in three major turfcare suppliers to demo. “I reviewed our

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BTME has record breaking year

🕔11:53, 24.Jan 2014

BTME 2014 saw 8,751 visitors attend the show – the highest number in the exhibition’s history.

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Precision irrigation control systems will be at BTME

🕔19:36, 15.Jan 2014

Golf irrigation specialist Bailoy Products is showing its range of Gemini and Trident precision irrigation control systems, which water in millimetres, at BTME.

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Aeration system to debut at BTME

Aeration system to debut at BTME

🕔19:32, 15.Jan 2014

Golf course pond and lake management specialist Otterbine will debut its new Fractional five-in-one aerating system on the ‘Lely – Partners in Turfcare’ stand at BTME 2014.

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TYM tractors to exhibit at BTME for first time

🕔19:26, 15.Jan 2014

TYM tractors will be at BTME 2014 for the first time with UK distributor Lely.

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New ‘smart’ sprinkler to be launched at BTME

🕔19:17, 15.Jan 2014

Toro says ‘the best golf sprinkler in the industry’ just got better with its new Infinity Series Sprinkler with Smart Access.

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BIGGA launches BTME app

🕔14:46, 10.Jan 2014

The British and International Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has launched an app for the BTME turf management exhibition this month.

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TaxPayers Alliance criticised over golf idea

🕔12:41, 10.Jan 2014

The TaxPayers’ Alliance has suggested that cows and sheep should be used, rather than professional greenkeepers, to cut grass at municipal golf courses.

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Reading FC’s golf plan ‘not eco friendly’

🕔11:59, 8.Jan 2014

An associate for the Golf Environment Organisation has warned that Reading Football Club’s proposed new academy on a golf course could destroy biodiversity.

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Hinckley course manager dies on course

🕔13:20, 2.Jan 2014

The course manager at Hinckley Golf Club in Leicestershire, Douglas ‘Dougie’ Johnstone, has been killed on his own golf course during the atrocious weather at the end of December.

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Lely acquires turf company JSM

🕔11:54, 17.Dec 2013

Toro turf machinery distributor Lely (UK) has acquired the turfcare equipment dealership, John Shaw (Machinery) (JSM).

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Black sheep used as greenkeepers

🕔10:54, 13.Dec 2013

An award winning environmentally friendly Scottish golf course has employed an unusual team of greenkeepers to mow the grass this winter – 40 black sheep.

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Banker quits City to be a greenkeeper

🕔11:07, 7.Nov 2013

An investment banker has given up a highly lucrative career in the City of London in order to become a greenkeeper.

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Call to restore pollinating insects

🕔11:47, 21.Oct 2013

One of Britain’s leading entomologists has called for golf clubs to take a lead in restoring pollinating insects to the British countryside.

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Call for clubs to employ younger staff

🕔10:27, 18.Oct 2013

The head greenkeeper of a leading golf club has said clubs will continue to struggle as long as their committees fail to employ younger staff as managers.

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Greenkeeper wins second BIGGA tournament in 2013

🕔09:34, 18.Oct 2013

The assistant greenkeeper at Cathkin Braes Golf Club in Glasgow has won his second industry championship this year.

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Outcry after geese shot by golf club

🕔10:10, 19.Sep 2013

A Worcestershire golf club has faced an angry backlash from its local community after it shot several geese because their faeces may have dirtied golf balls.

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Keith Kensett dies, aged 61

🕔15:36, 17.Sep 2013

Keith Kensett, the owner of R&K Kensett, one of the biggest suppliers of turf machinery to golf clubs, has died, aged 61.

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Cambridge Golf Club closes down

🕔09:50, 28.Aug 2013

Cambridge Golf Club has closed down and will be converted into a new town’s housing estate.

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Hoebridge awarded environmental label

🕔10:08, 19.Aug 2013

Hoebridge Golf Centre in Surrey has received the GEO global environmental award – the first pay-and-play facility in the UK to have ever won the accolade.

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