Leading UK golf course supplier Farmura bought by US giant Aquatrols

Leading UK golf course supplier Farmura bought by US giant Aquatrols

🕔10:22, 11.Jul 2014

One of the UK’s leading supplier of turf products to golf clubs, Farmura Environmental, has been bought by Aquatrols Corporation of America, the world leader in soil surfactant technology. Farmura Environmental, which provides liquid organic fertilisers to several golf venues,

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Major study finds golf courses can enhance ecosystems and some animals even owe their lives to them

Major study finds golf courses can enhance ecosystems and some animals even owe their lives to them

🕔10:50, 1.Jul 2014

A major study by the University of Missouri on 10 golf courses in the Appalachian mountains in North Carolina has found that not only can golf enhance local ecosystems, but some animals may even owe their lives to the sport.

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England’s newest golf course opens

England’s newest golf course opens

🕔14:00, 25.Jun 2014

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s leading golf resort and hotel, has opened England’s newest championship golf course. The new course is called the Ramside ‘Cathedral Course’ and is named in honour of nearby Durham Cathedral – a

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Golf course designer and industry figurehead Iain Macpherson dies

Golf course designer and industry figurehead Iain Macpherson dies

🕔13:58, 25.Jun 2014

Golf course designer Iain Macpherson has died after a difficult battle with cancer. Iain was very well known and respected in the industry.  Iain began his career as a merchant banker but his main passion was golf and he decided

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Bayer appoints new account manager

Bayer appoints new account manager

🕔13:47, 25.Jun 2014

Bayer CropScience has appointed sports turf and amenity specialist, Neil Pettican (pictured), as its new national account manager for professional products. He brings with him a plethora of academic and practical hands-on experience. Neil has been working in the professional

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Ewen Wilson appointed in sales for Dennis and SISIS

Ewen Wilson appointed in sales for Dennis and SISIS

🕔13:45, 25.Jun 2014

Dennis and SISIS, divisions of the Howardson Group, a leading British manufacturer of innovative world class turf maintenance equipment, have announced the appointment of Ewen Wilson (pictured) as northern area sales manager, incorporating Scotland, Ireland and Northern England. This management

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Greenkeepers beaten in Course Care Cup

Greenkeepers beaten in Course Care Cup

🕔13:42, 25.Jun 2014

Broadstone Golf Club recently played host to the annual Course Care Cup, now in its 18th year. The secretaries were hoping to prize the cup away from the greenkeepers who had held it for the past three years. It was

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Graden machines handed over to Charterhouse

Graden machines handed over to Charterhouse

🕔15:39, 4.Jun 2014

R&K Kensett, one of the UK’s biggest suppliers of golf course machinery, is to close down and cease trading.

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If you like naked men, mowers and charity, then you’ll love this golf club

If you like naked men, mowers and charity, then you’ll love this golf club

🕔14:10, 30.May 2014

Inspired by the Calendar Girls, an Essex golf club is raising thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK – thanks to naked men.

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How to purchase used course machinery that is factory refurbished

How to purchase used course machinery that is factory refurbished

🕔15:47, 20.May 2014

Ransomes Jacobsen has launched the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) initiative, where used equipment is factory refurbished and marketed to end-users.

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‘How to grow golf in the UK’ report is published

‘How to grow golf in the UK’ report is published

🕔10:15, 24.Apr 2014

A new study that aims to help golf clubs and courses retain, attract and grow their customer base has been published.

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STRI’s Trueness Meter wins technology award

STRI’s Trueness Meter wins technology award

🕔14:15, 22.Apr 2014

The STRI has won the ‘Best use of Technology by a Governing Body’ award at the inaugural Sports Technology Awards at The Brewery in London.

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Full extent of flooding damage revealed

Full extent of flooding damage revealed

🕔10:45, 17.Apr 2014

The full extent of the damage and the recovery of the flooding that devastated several golf courses throughout the British Isles this winter is now beginning to emerge.

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Eco-warriors attack golf club

Eco-warriors attack golf club

🕔11:19, 25.Mar 2014

Eco-warriors have torn up four greens at Berkhamsted Golf Club in Hertfordshire because they are angry over the venue’s tree felling policy.

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Pesticides warning after £100K fine threat

Pesticides warning after £100K fine threat

🕔11:38, 19.Mar 2014

Golf clubs have been warned to make sure the pesticides they use are legal after a Hampshire venue has been threatened with a six-figure fine.

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Course manager profile: The Belfry’s Angus Macleod

Course manager profile: The Belfry’s Angus Macleod

🕔16:31, 5.Mar 2014

Nestled within 550 acres of beautiful Warwickshire countryside, The Belfry is renowned as one of the world’s most prestigious golfing destinations; its Brabazon course having hosted the Ryder Cup on four occasions. The venue, headquarters of the PGA, has two

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Golf clubs count cost of storm damage

Golf clubs count cost of storm damage

🕔12:23, 17.Feb 2014

Heavy rain and high winds has wreaked havoc across British Isles’ golf clubs – with fallen trees trapping members and closing courses.

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JCB to invest £150m in Staffordshire

JCB to invest £150m in Staffordshire

🕔07:34, 11.Feb 2014

A golf course construction firm will invest more than £150 million in Staffordshire – and even build a spectacular £30 million golf course simply for its customers.

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German club purchases water recycling system

German club purchases water recycling system

🕔06:46, 29.Jan 2014

Hanau-Wilhelmsbad Golf Club near Frankfurt has become the first golf venue in Germany to purchase a ClearWater washpad water recycling system.

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Dundonald Links wins eco award

Dundonald Links wins eco award

🕔11:29, 28.Jan 2014

Dundonald Links in Scotland has been named ‘Environmental Golf Course of the Year’ at the 2014 Golf Environment Awards.

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Chippenham’s course manager named new BIGGA chair

Chippenham’s course manager named new BIGGA chair

🕔17:06, 27.Jan 2014

Chris Sealey, course manager at Chippenham Golf Club, has been officially named the new chairman of greenkeeping association BIGGA.

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