Peter Blackaby joins Headland Amenity

Peter Blackaby joins Headland Amenity Updated

🕔12:39, 27.Jul 2019

To support continued investment, growth and an increase in sales, Headland Amenity has announced the appointment of Peter Blackaby.

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Rigby Taylor’s r9 overseeding success is just champion for Elsham Golf Club

Rigby Taylor’s r9 overseeding success is just champion for Elsham Golf Club Updated

🕔08:26, 26.Jul 2019

After seeing the results of Rigby Taylor’s R9 ultra fine dwarf rye grass on trial plots, head greenkeeper Colin Hopper knew that the perennial ryegrass mix would be ideal for overseeding Elsham GC’s course.

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Machinery review: The Toro Workman GTX

Machinery review: The Toro Workman GTX Updated

🕔09:25, 25.Jul 2019

More choice makes Toro GTX a versatile platform, reports James de Havilland.

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INFINICUT® helps to improve green quality for Galashiels Bowling Club

INFINICUT® helps to improve green quality for Galashiels Bowling Club Updated

🕔07:21, 24.Jul 2019

Galashiels has become another bowling club to join a growing list of those to purchase a Cub Cadet INFINICUT® mower.

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Largs Golf Club acquires new greens’ roller

Largs Golf Club acquires new greens’ roller Updated

🕔20:39, 23.Jul 2019

Largs Golf Club has taken delivery of a new Tru-Turf RB48-11A Greens Roller.

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New Eco Village comes to SALTEX 2019

New Eco Village comes to SALTEX 2019 Updated

🕔09:33, 22.Jul 2019

SALTEX visitors can expect to experience the latest green technology in groundscare in a new area on the show floor for 2019 ­– which is purely dedicated to environmentally-friendly products.

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A day in the life: Andy Brown

A day in the life: Andy Brown Updated

🕔14:41, 21.Jul 2019

The golf course manager at Boundary Lakes Golf Course, the parkland course that’s part of the Ageas Bowl – home to Hampshire Cricket, talks us through his average day.

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These golf courses are so happy with their course machinery that they named their dog Toro

These golf courses are so happy with their course machinery that they named their dog Toro Updated

🕔08:48, 20.Jul 2019

The family-managed duo of golf courses, Thorpe Wood Golf Course and Orton Meadows Golf Course in Peterborough, continues its joint ambition to switch to Toro with the arrival of its latest fleet.

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Product review: The SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

Product review: The SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

🕔06:34, 19.Jul 2019

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

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How Leicester Tigers Rugby Club tackles high-wear problems

How Leicester Tigers Rugby Club tackles high-wear problems Updated

🕔08:20, 18.Jul 2019

Leicester Tigers Rugby Club’s pitches are appearing to stay stronger for longer which its head groundsman attributes to Headland Amenity’s input into the club’s nutritional programme. 

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Oldham Council turns to Charterhouse for maintenance of new sand-based surfaces

Oldham Council turns to Charterhouse for maintenance of new sand-based surfaces Updated

🕔07:18, 17.Jul 2019

A Verti-Quake® and Rink Topdresser have become the latest additions to the machinery fleet of Oldham Council.

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GreenMech Arb 130 proves ‘compact without compromise’ for Castle Trees

GreenMech Arb 130 proves ‘compact without compromise’ for Castle Trees Updated

🕔21:16, 16.Jul 2019

A GreenMech Arborist 130 has become a key tool in the armoury of Ryan Evans, owner of Edinburgh’s Castle Trees.

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Just 1.5% of American greenkeepers are women

Just 1.5% of American greenkeepers are women Updated

🕔10:33, 15.Jul 2019

More female greenkeepers and course architects would drive greater profitability in the golf industry, says an expert on inclusion in business.

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More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees

More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees Updated

🕔15:38, 14.Jul 2019

For the first time ever, more than one in two golf clubs in England now offer nine-hole green fees, according to England Golf.

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This is how Oswestry GC keeps worm casts at bay

This is how Oswestry GC keeps worm casts at bay Updated

🕔12:17, 13.Jul 2019

Gary Barnfield, head greenkeeper at Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire, claims the SISIS Flexibrush has proved to be an ideal solution for controlling worm casts.

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Redemption for turf herbicide Redeem

Redemption for turf herbicide Redeem Updated

🕔09:49, 12.Jul 2019

Headland Amenity’s popular selective turf herbicide Redeem has gained registration renewal and is again available to greenkeepers and groundsmen alike.

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J Premier Pitch delivers vitality to surfaces at AFC Bournemouth

J Premier Pitch delivers vitality to surfaces at AFC Bournemouth Updated

🕔08:38, 11.Jul 2019

When Ian Lucas, head of grounds at AFC Bournemouth, joined 18 months ago, Johnsons J Premier Pitch mixture was the seed of choice across the first-team facilities. And that’s not going to change any time soon.

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Leigh Sports Village expands Dennis fleet

Leigh Sports Village expands Dennis fleet Updated

🕔09:34, 10.Jul 2019

Keith Porter, head groundsman at Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester, has added to his fleet of Dennis mowers by purchasing four G860 cylinder mowers and four PRO 34R rotary mowers.

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How to control worm casts

How to control worm casts Updated

🕔16:20, 9.Jul 2019

Earthworms can benefit golf courses but excessive casting can have a detrimental effect on fine turf surfaces. Here, Dr John Dempsey PhD reviews the scientific data on available casting controls.

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Major course renovation for Prince’s Golf Club

Major course renovation for Prince’s Golf Club Updated

🕔10:12, 8.Jul 2019

Prince’s Golf Club, host of the 1932 Open Championship, has announced details of course renovation works to the Shore and Dunes nines at the 27-hole championship links facility.

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Bernhard launches training academy

Bernhard launches training academy Updated

🕔15:30, 7.Jul 2019

The Bernhard Academy has been launched at the company’s factory facilities in Haverhill, Suffolk.

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