New ‘Innovation Hub’ at SALTEX

New ‘Innovation Hub’ at SALTEX Updated

🕔21:15, 10.Sep 2018

New for 2018, SALTEX visitors can expect to see and experience the very latest groundscare ingenuity in a new area on the show floor which is purely dedicated to innovation and new concepts in grounds management.

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Italian agronomist joins Golf Business International

Italian agronomist joins Golf Business International Updated

🕔19:12, 9.Sep 2018

The Italian Golf Federation’s consulting agronomist and ecology officer, Stefano Boni, has joined the not-for-profit Golf Business International.

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Vertical drainage system to benefit Wandsworth Common

Vertical drainage system to benefit Wandsworth Common Updated

🕔05:27, 8.Sep 2018

A revolutionary vertical drainage system is set to assist with reducing Wandsworth Council’s perennial misery of cancelled football games due to waterlogged playing surfaces on its Wandsworth Common pitches.

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What can golf courses do to prevent disease this autumn?

What can golf courses do to prevent disease this autumn? Updated

🕔16:21, 7.Sep 2018

The low rainfall and high temperatures this summer has meant that turf is even more susceptible to disease this autumn than normal. Bayer technical manager Dr Colin Mumford reports.

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Germinal launches new website

Germinal launches new website Updated

🕔06:21, 7.Sep 2018

The amenity website makes selecting the most appropriate golf grass seed mixtures, fertilisers and wildflowers a doddle.

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Lignano Golf Club installs Aqua Edge synthetic lake edging system

Lignano Golf Club installs Aqua Edge synthetic lake edging system Updated

🕔06:03, 6.Sep 2018

The Italian club has installed the EcoBunker system to replace rotten 20-year-old piles that previously formed the edge of the course’s water features.

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How to renovate your turf surfaces following the hot summer

How to renovate your turf surfaces following the hot summer Updated

🕔16:14, 5.Sep 2018

Peter Corbett and Noel Mackenzie from Rigby Taylor explore how greenkeepers can renovate and protect their turf surfaces following the hot and dry conditions experienced this summer.

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Toro brings out new EdgeMax bedknives

Toro brings out new EdgeMax bedknives Updated

🕔06:33, 5.Sep 2018

Toro brings out new EdgeMax bedknives to bring a crisper cut and less wear to Toro greens and fairway mowers.

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‘Keep your lakes and ponds well aerated to prevent them from becoming stagnate’

‘Keep your lakes and ponds well aerated to prevent them from becoming stagnate’ Updated

🕔20:58, 4.Sep 2018

Weeks of high temperatures in June and July turned golf courses brown and while there was not much to be done to counteract it, lakes and ponds can be prevented from becoming stagnate as long as they are well aerated.

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Major BTME expansion for 2019 unveiled

Major BTME expansion for 2019 unveiled

🕔13:31, 3.Sep 2018

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has revealed the improvements to the annual BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME).

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Court orders club to pay £150k over greenkeeper death

Court orders club to pay £150k over greenkeeper death Updated

🕔18:45, 2.Sep 2018

Golf clubs are being encouraged to check health and safety claims of their staff with previous employers after a Leicestershire club was ordered to pay £150k following the death of its course manager.

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Headland Amenity regime makes for improved conditions at Durham Country Cricket Club

Headland Amenity regime makes for improved conditions at Durham Country Cricket Club Updated

🕔07:52, 1.Sep 2018

Through a tried and tested combination of granular and soluble fertilisers, Durham County Cricket Club has sustained a strong, vibrant and healthy plant throughout the season.

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Tacit and Eagle have formed a powerful partnership

Tacit and Eagle have formed a powerful partnership

🕔10:58, 31.Aug 2018

Two of the biggest suppliers to the UK golf industry have announced that they have formed a major partnership that both believe will benefit golf clubs throughout the world.

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A day in the life: Matthew Towler

A day in the life: Matthew Towler Updated

🕔07:11, 31.Aug 2018

Matthew is the course manager at Letchworth Golf Club in Hertfordshire.

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UK greenkeepers worked on PGA Championship

UK greenkeepers worked on PGA Championship Updated

🕔11:32, 30.Aug 2018

Two greenkeepers from Gleneagles, the Scottish hotel and sporting estate, were given the chance of a lifetime in the USA as part of the team that prepared the golf course for the closing Major of 2018: The PGA Championship.

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STRI Research trials begin

STRI Research trials begin Updated

🕔06:30, 29.Aug 2018

This year’s STRI Research event is seeing Bayer continuing its study into disease prevention in pursuit of the best programme for tackling microdochium patch.

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Greenkeeping in Oman, Asia

Greenkeeping in Oman, Asia Updated

🕔19:45, 28.Aug 2018

Jacobsen is making waves in Oman, with equipment being exclusively installed at three out of four golf clubs in Muscat, the capital. With less than 1,000 registered golfers in the country, competition is fierce to attract golfers to any one course.

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This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales

This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales Updated

🕔17:17, 27.Aug 2018

Lucy Sellick has been appointed head greenkeeper at Wenvoe Castle Golf Club – the first time ever that a Welsh golf club has employed a female head greenkeeper.

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DLF Seeds acquires major southern hemisphere seeds supplier

DLF Seeds acquires major southern hemisphere seeds supplier Updated

🕔15:56, 26.Aug 2018

DLF Seeds has acquired PGG Wrightson Seeds. The combined business is being seen as a significant strategic leap towards a major global presence.

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How to achieve sustainable greenkeeping

How to achieve sustainable greenkeeping Updated

🕔08:37, 25.Aug 2018

The true definition of sustainable greenkeeping is to achieve the desired level of performance from our greens – but with minimal input. Agronomist Adam Newton champions the working smarter approach.

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Capillary Concrete and EcoBunker work together in Singapore

Capillary Concrete and EcoBunker work together in Singapore Updated

🕔06:25, 24.Aug 2018

The Bukit course at Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), originally designed by Scottish legend James Braid in 1924, is the venue for a new partnership between two of the worldʼs leading bunker technology firms.

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