Industry praises decision to move SALTEX

Industry praises decision to move SALTEX Updated

🕔08:54, 19.Jul 2020

The recent announcement that SALTEX will be rescheduling from November 2020 to March 2021 has been met with support.

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Product review: The SISIS Rotorake TM1000

Product review: The SISIS Rotorake TM1000 Updated

🕔07:37, 18.Jul 2020

The SISIS Rotorake TM1000 is a tractor mounted scarifier and linear aerator with collection which now features a new interchangeable reel system.

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A new approach for Minchinhampton Golf Club

A new approach for Minchinhampton Golf Club Updated

🕔07:25, 17.Jul 2020

Minchinhampton Golf Club’s championship courses in Gloucestershire are renowned for their year-round immaculate presentation.

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Otterbine diffuses the situation this summer

Otterbine diffuses the situation this summer Updated

🕔07:13, 16.Jul 2020

Water management specialist Otterbine is advising greenkeepers to be pre-emptive to the challenges hot weather can throw at lakes and ponds.

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More kits, more value from Toro

More kits, more value from Toro Updated

🕔06:42, 15.Jul 2020

Toro’s MVP (maintenance value performance) kits are widely known as one of the most effective solutions to minimising downtime.

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Kings Norton Golf Club completes construction of 33 bunkers

Kings Norton Golf Club completes construction of 33 bunkers Updated

🕔06:47, 14.Jul 2020

Kings Norton Golf Club, one of the Midlands’ premier courses, recently completed the construction of 33 bunkers on the ’Red 9’, following 29 bunkers being rebuilt on ‘The Blue 9’ though 2018/19.

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St Enodoc embarks on 5-year biodiversity drive

St Enodoc embarks on 5-year biodiversity drive Updated

🕔06:59, 12.Jul 2020

St Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall has embarked on a five year ecological management plan to return both its championship Church Course and Holywell Course back to a biodiverse landscape.

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Meet the golf course manager: Richard Mullen

Meet the golf course manager: Richard Mullen Updated

🕔07:28, 11.Jul 2020

The course manager at Banchory Golf Club in Aberdeenshire explains why the venue is an ecological haven that is rightfully being recognised for environmental best practice. 

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Celebrating Terry Wharton: 40 years a greenkeeper at the same golf club

Celebrating Terry Wharton: 40 years a greenkeeper at the same golf club Updated

🕔07:47, 10.Jul 2020

A decade ago we profiled Terry Wharton, one of the longest-serving greenkeepers in golf, as he’d celebrated his 30th anniversary at Haydock Park. He’s now amassed 40 years at the same venue. 

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Caversham Heath Golf Club completes stunning bunker project

Caversham Heath Golf Club completes stunning bunker project Updated

🕔07:21, 9.Jul 2020

At Caversham Heath, golf course architect Tom McBroom and contactor Mark Ely are well on target to deliver an ambitious heathland restoration project, and the bunker works are critical in establishing the desired aesthetic.

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Q&A with Alec Macindoe, West Surrey Golf Club’s courses manager

Q&A with Alec Macindoe, West Surrey Golf Club’s courses manager Updated

🕔07:16, 8.Jul 2020

Alec talks about why the presentation of the greens helped drive a membership boom in June, and gave confidence to the club to invest in its facilities.

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How to maximise irrigation efficiency

How to maximise irrigation efficiency Updated

🕔07:45, 7.Jul 2020

With plenty of wet weather starting the year and May the driest on record since 1986, this year is fast shaping up to be very much like 2018 for its extreme weather.

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What has this all meant for greenkeepers?

What has this all meant for greenkeepers? Updated

🕔08:22, 5.Jul 2020

Two months of no golf, in most cases with minimal course maintenance, followed by unprecedented footfall and almost no rain. What should greenkeepers now be asking about their golf courses?

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A day in the life: Chris Goodall

A day in the life: Chris Goodall Updated

🕔06:37, 4.Jul 2020

The head greenkeeper at Selby Golf Club, one of the oldest golf clubs in Yorkshire, takes us through his average day.

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How to work with the weather with a well-thought-out ‘Turf Action Plan’

How to work with the weather with a well-thought-out ‘Turf Action Plan’ Updated

🕔06:59, 3.Jul 2020

“Throughout my travels, the only consistent trend I’ve observed regarding the effects of the weather on sports turf maintenance is its inconsistency!’’ Aquatrols’ technical support and European account manager, Michael Fance, says.

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Golf courses in France have seen major improvements

Golf courses in France have seen major improvements Updated

🕔07:22, 2.Jul 2020

As France reopens its borders, golfers at Golf d’Hardelot and Le Touquet Golf Resort on the country’s northern coast can now enjoy a number of course enhancements, practice area improvements and new routings.

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Most Brits do not realise how dry the UK is

Most Brits do not realise how dry the UK is Updated

🕔07:16, 1.Jul 2020

A nationwide survey of 2,000 British adults has revealed a paradox that 77 percent believe the UK is a ‘wet and rainy country’, but in reality our demand for water could soon outstrip supply. 

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Reesink Turfcare develops three new easy-care maintenance plans

Reesink Turfcare develops three new easy-care maintenance plans Updated

🕔07:59, 30.Jun 2020

Reesink Turfcare has developed three new easy-care maintenance plans which will be rolled out over the coming weeks through its three turfcare branches in Scotland, South East and East Anglia.

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Jeff Anguige retires after 46 years in turfcare

Jeff Anguige retires after 46 years in turfcare

🕔09:18, 28.Jun 2020

Reesink Turfcare has announced the retirement of its national sales manager Jeff Anguige after 21 years working with the Toro UK distributor and its predecessor Lely UK, and a total of 46 years serving the turfcare industry.

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‘Weed killer used to make a swastika on Blackpool golf course’

‘Weed killer used to make a swastika on Blackpool golf course’ Updated

🕔07:24, 27.Jun 2020

A golf club in Blackpool has found racist messages including a swastika, and abuse at the NHS, have been etched into the grass using weed killer, according to local reports.

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INFINICUT® enables Richard Peel Groundcare to deliver on new bowls contract

INFINICUT® enables Richard Peel Groundcare to deliver on new bowls contract Updated

🕔06:59, 26.Jun 2020

Richard Peel Groundcare has become the latest name on the growing list of sports turf contractors to take delivery of an INFINICUT® FX pedestrian mower.

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