Sustainability award for bunker-free golf club

Sustainability award for bunker-free golf club Updated

🕔08:02, 16.May 2020

Berkhamsted Golf Club has been recognised as one of the UK’s most sustainable and environmentally-responsible golf clubs by achieving GEO Certified® status.

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Product profile: The EVO 165D from GreenMech

Product profile: The EVO 165D from GreenMech Updated

🕔09:22, 15.May 2020

An EVO 165D from GreenMech has become the dominant machine on the arb fleet of Swansea-based Rooted Tree & Landscapes.

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‘The Notts County pitch has never been so clean’

‘The Notts County pitch has never been so clean’ Updated

🕔09:12, 14.May 2020

Since using the Dennis PRO 34R rotary mower, the pitch at Notts County FC’s Meadow Lane has never been so clean according to head groundsman Matthew Hallam.

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Why we took delivery of two INFINICUT® 34” FX mowers

Why we took delivery of two INFINICUT® 34” FX mowers Updated

🕔09:07, 13.May 2020

The Loughborough University Stadium is the jewel in the crown of the dedicated ‘football hub’ at the site’s Holywell Sports Complex.

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GreenMech strengthen dealer coverage in South Wales with Phoenix appointment

GreenMech strengthen dealer coverage in South Wales with Phoenix appointment

🕔06:58, 13.May 2020

Strengthening its representation in Wales, GreenMech has announced the appointment of leading plant and tool dealer, Phoenix Hire & Sales.

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Selby Golf Club delighted with its new Charterhouse Verti-Drain® 7416

Selby Golf Club delighted with its new Charterhouse Verti-Drain® 7416 Updated

🕔09:04, 12.May 2020

Course manager at Selby Golf Club, Chris Goodall, says the arrival of their new Charterhouse Verti-Drain® 7416 in November 2019 couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Golf course mower efficiency: An overview of leading products

Golf course mower efficiency: An overview of leading products Updated

🕔15:16, 11.May 2020

Three of the industry’s main suppliers of course machinery to golf clubs have been adapting their products so they are more efficient for greenkeepers.

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Golf courses in England can reopen from Wednesday, May 13

Golf courses in England can reopen from Wednesday, May 13

🕔08:41, 11.May 2020

Golf courses and tennis courts in England can reopen from Wednesday, May 13, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation.

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Ireland issues five-phase plan for the reopening of golf clubs

Ireland issues five-phase plan for the reopening of golf clubs

🕔13:29, 10.May 2020

The governing golfing unions of Ireland have issued a five-phase plan for the resumption of golf which could see clubhouse restaurants and changing rooms reopening next month.

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Profile of a golf club during the lockdown: Longniddry

Profile of a golf club during the lockdown: Longniddry Updated

🕔09:27, 10.May 2020

Longniddry in East Lothian has furloughed staff, cancelled events, negotiated payment holidays for services and, thanks to course maintenance prioritising, is looking forward to the resumption of golf with some optimism.

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Meet the golf course manager: Gary Rowe

Meet the golf course manager: Gary Rowe Updated

🕔07:20, 10.May 2020

With all but two of the greenkeeping team furloughed during April, Gary Rowe, course manager at Banstead Downs Golf Club, details how the club has adapted to life against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, plus how the course drastically improved irrigation efficiency.

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‘Golf club of the decade’ manager is now a lockdown greenkeeper

‘Golf club of the decade’ manager is now a lockdown greenkeeper

🕔07:07, 10.May 2020

The manager of the club Wales Golf has named ‘Golf Club of the Decade’ has revealed that he is working as a greenkeeper at his club during the lockdown, because it has furloughed staff.

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Woodhall Spa chooses Toro again

Woodhall Spa chooses Toro again Updated

🕔09:00, 9.May 2020

It’s a relationship over two decades strong, therefore it’s no surprise that when it came to renewing its machinery fleet as it concluded what is widely recognised as the biggest in-house golf renovation project in the UK, that Woodhall Spa chose Toro again.

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Ventrac – It’s the greenkeeper’s Swiss army knife

Ventrac – It’s the greenkeeper’s Swiss army knife

🕔07:43, 9.May 2020

The course manager who owns a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor really does possess the industry’s equivalent of the Swiss army knife as this robust and deceptively powerful 24.9hp machine is so versatile.

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New Nutri-Link nutritional and bio-stimulant systems launched

New Nutri-Link nutritional and bio-stimulant systems launched Updated

🕔08:44, 8.May 2020

Rigby Taylor has announced the new Nutri-Link nutritional and bio-stimulant system for a wide range of turf surfaces, including sand-based constructions.

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A day in the life: John Cunningham

A day in the life: John Cunningham Updated

🕔07:03, 6.May 2020

The head greenkeeper at Isle of Skye Golf Club, the seaside nine-hole venue that’s the only one in the world to have its holes named in Gaelic, takes us through his average day.

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Here’s some brilliant stories about what the golf industry has been doing during the pandemic

Here’s some brilliant stories about what the golf industry has been doing during the pandemic

🕔09:06, 5.May 2020

Here’s a round-up of some heartening stories involving golf clubs, their members and their suppliers, and how they have gone the extra mile in the last month, and in doing so have ensured we can look to this industry with pride.

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A day in the life: James Williams

A day in the life: James Williams Updated

🕔08:10, 5.May 2020

The course manager at Oake Manor Golf Club in Somerset, a venue that offers an 18-hole course, a nine-hole course and a practice area, takes us through his average day.

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Htn Contracting had a busy start to 2020 before the Covid-19 lockdown

Htn Contracting had a busy start to 2020 before the Covid-19 lockdown

🕔14:01, 4.May 2020

David Houghton, managing director of Htn Contracting, gives his update of what the company was up to in the first three months of 2020.

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UK golf courses could be given ‘just a few hours notice’ about reopening

UK golf courses could be given ‘just a few hours notice’ about reopening

🕔08:29, 4.May 2020

UK golf courses are set to find out this weekend when they can reopen following the Covid-19 lockdown, with some warning the notice period could be less than 24 hours.

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Golf could return in the UK on May 7 (or May 11 or May 18)

Golf could return in the UK on May 7 (or May 11 or May 18)

🕔13:43, 3.May 2020

The Daily Telegraph has revealed that golf courses in the UK could reopen on May 7, while the BBC is reporting that it could be May 11, as golf clubs in Guernsey and Jersey will reopen this week.

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