TYM Tractors launches two finance deals

TYM Tractors launches two finance deals Updated

🕔06:24, 25.Jun 2020

Reesink Turfcare appreciates finances are tighter than expected in these difficult times and is supporting customers in getting the tractor they need by launching two finance deals – customers can choose interest-free or a low rate five year finance deal. 

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Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔06:31, 24.Jun 2020

The Dennis Razor Ultra 560’s development was fine-tuned using feedback from greenkeepers following ‘out in the field tests’ and was the first product which utilised the company’s CAD system back in 2009.

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The Glasgow Academy takes delivery of a Verti-Drain® 7521

The Glasgow Academy takes delivery of a Verti-Drain® 7521 Updated

🕔06:28, 23.Jun 2020

With a fleet of natural and synthetic machinery from Charterhouse Turf Machinery, head groundsman Robert Cheape is well equipped to maintain the four separate sites that make up The Glasgow Academy.

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Bristol golf course closes half its course due to rare orchid

Bristol golf course closes half its course due to rare orchid Updated

🕔09:44, 21.Jun 2020

A golf course in Bristol has closed off nine of its 18 holes following advice from an ecologist, after a rare orchid that had grown during the lockdown was found at the venue.

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The improvement in surface quality at Exeter’s County Ground

The improvement in surface quality at Exeter’s County Ground Updated

🕔07:18, 20.Jun 2020

Delivering the strongest coverage, density and recovery head groundsman Andy Ellett has seen in his 13 seasons at the club, J Nitro Premier Wicket is taking the quality of Exeter’s County Ground to new levels.

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Headland Amenity has a comprehensive collection of selective herbicides

Headland Amenity has a comprehensive collection of selective herbicides Updated

🕔07:15, 19.Jun 2020

As temperatures rise and new season growth commences, as does the ingress of many unwelcome weed species appearing in amenity and professional lawncare situations.

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Do we aerate or apply fertiliser?

Do we aerate or apply fertiliser? Updated

🕔06:11, 18.Jun 2020

For Bob Hayton, grounds chairman at Maidstone Rugby, deciding whether to aerate or apply fertiliser, or to delay either for a few days, can make all the difference to successful pitch care.

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GreenMech service seals the deal for The Living Forest

GreenMech service seals the deal for The Living Forest Updated

🕔05:50, 17.Jun 2020

For Kent-based arb contractors The Living Forest, the quality of the customer service they receive from suppliers is just as important as the quality of the machinery itself.

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SISIS helps to deliver award-winning cricket square

SISIS helps to deliver award-winning cricket square Updated

🕔07:31, 16.Jun 2020

Clive Brown, a volunteer groundsman, has praised the SISIS Auto Rotorake Mk. 5 after it helped him pick up an award for the best ground in the Lincolnshire Cricket Premier League.

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Competition golf in England is resuming – and demand for it is huge

Competition golf in England is resuming – and demand for it is huge

🕔12:12, 14.Jun 2020

Several golf clubs across England are reintroducing competition golf – with some saying the number of entries they’re receiving is in the hundreds of golfers.

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Income is rising fast at most UK golf clubs

Income is rising fast at most UK golf clubs Updated

🕔11:35, 13.Jun 2020

Several golf clubs have reported that they are experiencing a boom in revenues due to the current strong demand to play golf, with this including a sharp rise in non-golf income such as from coaching and even food and beverage.

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How to utilise soil biology to minimise excessive thatch

How to utilise soil biology to minimise excessive thatch Updated

🕔07:28, 12.Jun 2020

Excessive thatch has ruined many a golfer’s perfect round. Kelly-Marie Clack discusses this issue and offers an insight into how the soil biology can be utilised and correctly managed to improve conditions.

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The Wildernesse Golf Club purchases a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor

The Wildernesse Golf Club purchases a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor Updated

🕔06:29, 11.Jun 2020

The Wildernesse Golf Club has purchased a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor and selection of attachments to assist in the maintenance of the magnificent wooded 18-hole course, located in the village of Seal near Sevenoaks in Kent.

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Golfing communities pulled together during the pandemic.

Golfing communities pulled together during the pandemic. Updated

🕔06:24, 10.Jun 2020

There is increasing evidence that golfing communities pulled together during the pandemic.

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How this tennis club achieves low cutting heights

How this tennis club achieves low cutting heights Updated

🕔06:27, 9.Jun 2020

As a sole groundsman, Robin Wilcox has his work cut out looking after the 19 courts and five croquet lawns that make up East Dorset Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (EDLTCC).

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Scottish golf clubs are experiencing a membership surge

Scottish golf clubs are experiencing a membership surge

🕔18:17, 7.Jun 2020

Several Scottish golf clubs are experiencing a surge in members after it became the last country in the UK to reopen its golf courses, with one saying 12 people joined just because they enjoyed walking around it during the lockdown.

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‘We’ll have no choice but to cease trading until next April’

‘We’ll have no choice but to cease trading until next April’

🕔16:18, 7.Jun 2020

A number of golf clubs that rely on overseas visitors, particularly in Scotland and Ireland, fear that they will have to close down unless government action is taken before the end of this month.

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Meet the golf course manager: Peter Bradburn

Meet the golf course manager: Peter Bradburn Updated

🕔07:16, 7.Jun 2020

The course and grounds manager at Roehampton Club in London talks about maintaining a prestigious course during the Covid-19 lockdown, the environmental work the club has carried out in recent years and why he still loves being a greenkeeper after three decades in the job.

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Machinery profile: The GKB Sandfiller

Machinery profile: The GKB Sandfiller Updated

🕔06:52, 6.Jun 2020

GKB Machines, the company behind sustainable, reliable and robust maintenance machinery for natural, synthetic and hybrid turf, is offering the possibility to remove organic matter and sand-fill in just one simple and efficient operation, thanks to the GKB Sandfiller.

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Toro’s EdgeMax bedknives deliver edge retention that lasts up to three times longer

Toro’s EdgeMax bedknives deliver edge retention that lasts up to three times longer Updated

🕔06:46, 5.Jun 2020

The hardened tool steel of Toro’s EdgeMax bedknives delivers edge retention that lasts up to three times longer for a sharper, cleaner cut, all season long.

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How Arbroath Golf Links improved topdressing results

How Arbroath Golf Links improved topdressing results Updated

🕔06:42, 4.Jun 2020

A Rink DS800 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery has dramatically improved the efficiency and results of topdressing the 18 greens at Arbroath Golf Links.

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