The Amenity Forum annual conference takes place on October 9

The Amenity Forum annual conference takes place on October 9

🕔15:07, 29.Sep 2018

The Amenity Forum ‘annual conference and exhibition’ – a must attend event for all involved in, or with an interest in, all aspects of the management of amenity spaces, is to take place on Tuesday, October 9.

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Meet the golf course manager: Simon Olver

Meet the golf course manager: Simon Olver Updated

🕔07:55, 29.Sep 2018

Four years ago Whitley Bay Golf Club began a journey to create a financially sustainable and responsibly managed golf course. We look at what the plan entails, how it is being achieved and what progress has so far been made.

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The versatility of compact tractors

The versatility of compact tractors Updated

🕔10:04, 28.Sep 2018

We look at why two models are so popular with greenkeepers at the moment.

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Toro introduces four new finance schemes

Toro introduces four new finance schemes Updated

🕔20:20, 27.Sep 2018

Reesink Turfcare’s four Toro finance schemes offering ten ways to pay launched last year and were so successful they’re back again.

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A day in the life: Dale Housden

A day in the life: Dale Housden Updated

🕔09:07, 27.Sep 2018

Dale is the course manager at Hollywood Golf Club near Birmingham. The course is laid out in a valley and has twin streams running through it.

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Product review: The SISIS Veemo MK 2 scarifier

Product review: The SISIS Veemo MK 2 scarifier Updated

🕔05:46, 26.Sep 2018

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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What aeration and overseeding practices should we deploy this autumn?

What aeration and overseeding practices should we deploy this autumn? Updated

🕔17:05, 25.Sep 2018

Now that the summer is over, greenkeepers are working harder than ever to deal with the ramifications of such a prolonged dry period.

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New greenkeeping director for St Andrews

New greenkeeping director for St Andrews Updated

🕔17:39, 24.Sep 2018

St Andrews Links – the ‘Home of Golf’ – has appointed Sandy Reid as its new director of greenkeeping, one of the most prestigious roles in golf course management in the world.

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New fountains and sprinklers for John O’Gaunt Golf Club

New fountains and sprinklers for John O’Gaunt Golf Club Updated

🕔06:12, 23.Sep 2018

When it was time for a refresh at Bedfordshire’s John O’Gaunt Golf Club, the fourth hole on the John O’Gaunt course was enhanced by a massive lake with two Otterbine fountains and eight Toro Infinity sprinklers.

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John Deere dealer Double A to move location

John Deere dealer Double A to move location Updated

🕔06:48, 22.Sep 2018

The Double A Trading Company, based in Cupar, Fife and at Altens in Aberdeen, has announced it will be moving from its current location in Altens to a new purpose-built facility in Kintore Business Park, Kintore, Aberdeenshire.

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How Mid Herts GC re-established heather

How Mid Herts GC re-established heather Updated

🕔06:39, 21.Sep 2018

A project is underway to re-establish the native heather around the 18 holes by course manager Jody Wilson.

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Merchant Taylors’ continues to choose Dennis

Merchant Taylors’ continues to choose Dennis Updated

🕔06:25, 20.Sep 2018

Merchant Taylors’ School has continued to put its trust in Dennis by purchasing a G860 and a G30D cylinder mower to add to the two G860’s and Razor mowers the school already had.

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Why the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 increases the speed of aeration

Why the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 increases the speed of aeration Updated

🕔06:05, 19.Sep 2018

The patented SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 machine greatly increases the speed of the aeration process by directly injection air into the rootzone at a fast working rate, creating thousands of fissures.

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Preventative fungicide treatments excel in STRI research trials

Preventative fungicide treatments excel in STRI research trials Updated

🕔19:41, 18.Sep 2018

Recent STRI research trials prove that preventative disease control programmes outperform curative options when analysed for turf quality, colour and presence of microdochium patch.

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BASIS celebrates its 40th anniversary

BASIS celebrates its 40th anniversary Updated

🕔18:38, 17.Sep 2018

Standard setting, training and auditing organisation, BASIS Registration is celebrating its 40th year of service to agricultural and related industries throughout 2018.

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Dunbar GC finds BLEC Multiseeder creates minimum disruption to course

Dunbar GC finds BLEC Multiseeder creates minimum disruption to course Updated

🕔07:16, 16.Sep 2018

The 18-hole links recently took delivery of a BLEC Multiseeder, allowing the greenkeeping team to increase the frequency of overseeding whilst leaving minimal disruption on the greens.

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How Thorpeness Golf Club replaced its course machinery after a fire

How Thorpeness Golf Club replaced its course machinery after a fire Updated

🕔07:14, 15.Sep 2018

A massive fire in January 2015 saw Suffolk’s Thorpeness Golf Club lose all of its equipment – valued at £355,000. For course manager of 22 years Ian Willett, the replacement of his fleet has been gradual…

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Headingley takes delivery of Cub Cadet INFINICUT® mowers

Headingley takes delivery of Cub Cadet INFINICUT® mowers Updated

🕔05:06, 14.Sep 2018

Cub Cadet INFINICUT® mowers make it a ‘first’ for Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds. The INFINICUT® purchase is a ‘first’ for a rugby club in the UK.

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Why this machine could benefit your golf course

Why this machine could benefit your golf course Updated

🕔06:50, 13.Sep 2018

This summer many courses discovered that plant cell enzymes had been destroyed by the prolonged hot weather. As one club found, a solution is a turf fan.

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Huntercombe Golf Club replaces its irrigation system with Toro

Huntercombe Golf Club replaces its irrigation system with Toro Updated

🕔06:41, 12.Sep 2018

Huntercombe Golf Club has replaced its irrigation system with Toro because according to course manager Grant Stewart “it’s the best on the market” for covering compact tees and vast greens.

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What pump is best for dispensing for petrol?

What pump is best for dispensing for petrol? Updated

🕔20:36, 11.Sep 2018

You’ve decided what size petrol tank you want but what pump is best for dispensing? This guide attempts to answer that question.

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