Rigby Taylor products help put renewed life into Lees Hall Golf Club

Rigby Taylor products help put renewed life into Lees Hall Golf Club Updated

🕔07:04, 3.Nov 2018

Ian Whitehead knew that simply by applying common sense greenkeeping practices – coupled with the right amenity products – he would be able to make a difference when he joined 18-hole Lees Hall Golf Club in 2016.

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The Leicestershire GC delighted with GripClad

The Leicestershire GC delighted with GripClad Updated

🕔05:57, 2.Nov 2018

“We have 60 sleeper steps around the course which become a slip hazard, particularly during winter. The club decided to research a non-slip material that would solve the problem and make the steps less hazardous.”

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A day in the life: Antony Kirwan

A day in the life: Antony Kirwan Updated

🕔07:29, 31.Oct 2018

Antony is the course manager at Romford GC in Essex. The Open qualifying venue was designed by James Braid and lies just 18 miles from the centre of London.

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A product to prevent people slipping on your golf course

A product to prevent people slipping on your golf course

🕔23:26, 30.Oct 2018

Wrapping chicken wire around a sleeper to prevent someone from slipping on hazardous elevated stepped access, or tripping or falling from steep sided tees, just doesn’t solve the problem, it contributes to it.

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How do you control earthworms without chemicals?

How do you control earthworms without chemicals? Updated

🕔18:00, 30.Oct 2018

With chemical control of earthworms consigned to history, agronomist Emma Beggs looks at ways to reduce the problem of casts on sports surfaces.

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This is how Gullane GC prepared its course for two major tournaments this summer

This is how Gullane GC prepared its course for two major tournaments this summer Updated

🕔06:25, 29.Oct 2018

Shortly before Oliver Fisher carded the first round of 59 in European Tour history at the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura, South Africa’s Brandon Stone missed a putt to get the same score at the Scottish Open at Gullane GC.

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You do not need to store petrol underground

You do not need to store petrol underground Updated

🕔06:18, 28.Oct 2018

Above ground diesel tanks are a common site at almost every greenkeeping yard up and down the country. In most cases the small machinery is petrol powered, so why not have an above ground petrol tank also?

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INFINICUT® fleet installed at Real Madrid

INFINICUT® fleet installed at Real Madrid Updated

🕔06:20, 27.Oct 2018

A fleet of 22 Cub Cadet INFINICUT®mowers have recently been installed at Ciudad Real Madrid, to maintain all of the natural pitches at the club’s prestigious training facility.

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Eagle launches website design service for golf clubs

Eagle launches website design service for golf clubs Updated

🕔06:09, 26.Oct 2018

In line with its mission to help golf clubs make a better impression on-course and online, Eagle has added website design to its portfolio of services to help your golf club make a better impression to prospective members and visitors.

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SALTEX preview: Bayer

SALTEX preview: Bayer Updated

🕔06:41, 25.Oct 2018

Visitors to this year’s SALTEX event will have the chance to preview a new pre-emergence total herbicide that has been submitted to HSE-CRD for formal approval and is expected to be ready for the 2019 season.

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SALTEX preview: BLEC

SALTEX preview: BLEC Updated

🕔06:01, 24.Oct 2018

It has been a busy year for BLEC, appointing dealers, streamlining manufacture and product ranges. Continuing at full steam, BLEC will be returning to SALTEX on stand M080, with two popular seeders on show.

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SALTEX preview: Charterhouse Turf Machinery (CTM)

SALTEX preview: Charterhouse Turf Machinery (CTM) Updated

🕔21:57, 23.Oct 2018

A stop by the Charterhouse Turf Machinery (CTM) stand at SALTEX is a great port of call to see a vast array of equipment for the care of both natural and artificial surfaces.

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Do greenkeepers just simply ‘cut grass’?

Do greenkeepers just simply ‘cut grass’? Updated

🕔20:21, 21.Oct 2018

As most people are experienced in mowing a lawn, there’s an assumption from many that all greenkeepers do is ‘cut grass’. This attitude displays deep ignorance of the know-how of the average greenkeeper, writes John Dempsey PhD.

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World’s first supplementary lighting rig for golf courses is launched

World’s first supplementary lighting rig for golf courses is launched

🕔08:10, 21.Oct 2018

Bernhard and Company announced earlier this year its partnership with MLR Sports, provider of lighting solutions for sports stadiums since 1998. It is now launching a golf rig specifically designed for golf courses.

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SALTEX preview: DLF

SALTEX preview: DLF Updated

🕔05:52, 20.Oct 2018

Following a year of extreme weather conditions, a stop by the DLF stand, J100 at SALTEX, will be a must for turf managers preparing for autumn and winter overseeding operations.

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SALTEX preview: Headland Amenity

SALTEX preview: Headland Amenity Updated

🕔06:47, 19.Oct 2018

Crystal Green® will feature heavily on the Headland Amenity stand at SALTEX 2018.

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SALTEX preview: MTD / Cub Cadet

SALTEX preview: MTD / Cub Cadet Updated

🕔05:42, 18.Oct 2018

Following on from its hugely successful INFINICUT® Floating Head Mower, Cub Cadet is launching a new range of INFINICUT Fixed HeadTM mowers at SALTEX.

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SALTEX preview: Trilo

SALTEX preview: Trilo Updated

🕔05:36, 17.Oct 2018

Trilo will be showcasing its range of products for grass and debris management for sports fields and green spaces at this year’s SALTEX.

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SALTEX preview: Price Turfcare

SALTEX preview: Price Turfcare Updated

🕔19:59, 16.Oct 2018

Price Turfcare, the UK and Ireland distributor of the Ventrac multi-implement compact tractor and Ryan turf maintenance equipment, is returning to SALTEX.

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Greenkeepers Training Committee updates educational materials

Greenkeepers Training Committee updates educational materials Updated

🕔20:08, 15.Oct 2018

The Greenkeepers Training Committee has released a revised set of best practice learning materials for all levels of student greenkeepers. The 327-page publication is available to purchase in digital format.

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Preview of SALTEX 2018

Preview of SALTEX 2018 Updated

🕔13:31, 14.Oct 2018

This year’s SALTEX event at The NEC will include, for the first time, an ‘Innovation Hub’, featuring the latest groundscare innovations from robotics to pesticide alternatives, plus an insight into research and trial work findings.

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