Preparing your golf course for winter

Preparing your golf course for winter Updated

🕔08:35, 24.Nov 2018

Autumn brings with it plenty of changes for greenkeepers. With fewer rounds and more favourable growing conditions, the focus shifts towards winter preparation…

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How greenkeepers can improve their carbon footprint

How greenkeepers can improve their carbon footprint Updated

🕔07:28, 23.Nov 2018

Greenkeepers can use grass seed mixtures that offer improved disease, drought and cold tolerance – and offset their carbon footprint. Jayne Leyland explains how.

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Why golf clubs are investing in their courses in 2018

Why golf clubs are investing in their courses in 2018 Updated

🕔07:22, 22.Nov 2018

A number of golf contractors are reporting that golf clubs have increased investments in their courses in 2018. Richard Allen welcomes this news – and analyses the causes why.

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What’s beneath our feet?

What’s beneath our feet? Updated

🕔07:12, 21.Nov 2018

What happens when you can see that there are problems with your turf but there are no obvious causes? Dr Christian Spring encourages greenkeepers to hunt for clues below their feet.

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Why Long Ashton’s bunkers don’t suffer contamination through winter

Why Long Ashton’s bunkers don’t suffer contamination through winter Updated

🕔19:43, 20.Nov 2018

In the winter of 2015 Durabunker began working with Long Ashton Golf Club in Bristol to address its bunker issues. Three years on, James Braithwaite, course manager, reflects on the benefits it’s brought to the course.

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Ryder Cup experience was ‘fantastic’

Ryder Cup experience was ‘fantastic’ Updated

🕔12:29, 19.Nov 2018

The manager of a Surrey golf club that sent a greenkeeper to help with the preparations of this year’s Ryder Cup has said the experience has been ‘fantastic’.

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ICL scholars revealed for Continue to Learn at BTME 2019

ICL scholars revealed for Continue to Learn at BTME 2019 Updated

🕔15:37, 18.Nov 2018

BIGGA and ICL have revealed the five successful recipients of the third ICL Continue to Learn scholarship.

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One award presented, and one received, for Cub Cadet

One award presented, and one received, for Cub Cadet Updated

🕔16:22, 17.Nov 2018

A duo of awards topped off a fantastic week for the Cub Cadet team at IOG SALTEX 2018, one given and one received.

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Q&A with Craig Boath

Q&A with Craig Boath Updated

🕔08:14, 16.Nov 2018

Craig Boath is the head greenkeeper at Carnoustie Golf Links.

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Lakeside Grounds Maintenance invests in Verti-Drain 7526

Lakeside Grounds Maintenance invests in Verti-Drain 7526

🕔05:43, 15.Nov 2018

With customers ranging from Birmingham City FC, Wasps Rugby and Warwick School, Lakeside Grounds Maintenance has invested in a Verti-Drain 7526 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery, taking its total fleet to four.

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How much petrol can a golf club carry?

How much petrol can a golf club carry?

🕔07:03, 14.Nov 2018

There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the amount of petrol that can be collected from a garage and carried to a working site.

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SISIS offers three slitters to help with aeration

SISIS offers three slitters to help with aeration Updated

🕔20:45, 13.Nov 2018

The Multislit, Maxislit and Megaslit are tractor mounted deep slitters which offer deep, clean penetration with minimal surface disturbance.

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Greenkeeping apprentice achieves top grade

Greenkeeping apprentice achieves top grade Updated

🕔11:55, 12.Nov 2018

Thomas Sherreard from London GC and Hadlow College has become the first greenkeeping apprentice to achieve the new City & Guilds ‘Level 2 Certificate’ in golf greenkeeping associated with the new apprenticeship standard.

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Record attendance for Amenity Forum conference

Record attendance for Amenity Forum conference Updated

🕔12:21, 11.Nov 2018

A record number of people representing all areas of the amenity sector attended the Amenity Forum conference at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton on Trent last month.

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Coxmoor Golf Club uses the ‘Whisper Twister’ to remove leaf debris

Coxmoor Golf Club uses the ‘Whisper Twister’ to remove leaf debris Updated

🕔05:52, 10.Nov 2018

Coxmoor’s previously under-used John Deere 3730 tractor now supports a Wiedenmann Whisper Twister blower on the front and a variety of equipment on the back.

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Company profile: Price Turfcare – distributor of Ryan turf maintenance equipment

Company profile: Price Turfcare – distributor of Ryan turf maintenance equipment Updated

🕔06:35, 9.Nov 2018

Price Turfcare is the UK and Ireland distributor of Ryan turf maintenance equipment, the US-manufactured machinery that has set a standard for compact equipment to help golf course greenkeeping teams, landscape contractors and groundsmen.

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Coventry Hearsall benefits from fixed term finance for irrigation

Coventry Hearsall benefits from fixed term finance for irrigation Updated

🕔07:25, 8.Nov 2018

Coventry Hearsall Golf Club is one of the first clubs to benefit from Reesink Turfcare’s fixed term finance for irrigation.

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Open 2020 preparations at Royal St George’s already underway

Open 2020 preparations at Royal St George’s already underway Updated

🕔06:31, 7.Nov 2018

With the Open Championship returning to Royal St George’s in 2020, the south coast club has chosen Toro irrigation to ensure the course is looking its best when the world’s top golfers arrive in under two years’ time.

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EcoBunker sees rapid growth in past year

EcoBunker sees rapid growth in past year Updated

🕔17:13, 6.Nov 2018

In Australia, for example, the company has gone from no business at all 10 months ago to being involved in major construction work on four world famous golf courses and several others that are highly regarded.

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Here are some brilliant images of greenkeepers at the Ryder Cup

Here are some brilliant images of greenkeepers at the Ryder Cup Updated

🕔10:20, 5.Nov 2018

Some of the 20 greenkeepers sponsored by Capillary Concrete to work on the grounds crew at this year’s Ryder Cup reflect on the experience.

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Greenkeeper profile: David Fraser

Greenkeeper profile: David Fraser Updated

🕔11:41, 4.Nov 2018

Dunston Hall’s new greenkeeper, David Fraser, can boast a number of big-name venues on his CV.

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