Royal Jersey Golf Club signs exclusivity deal

Royal Jersey Golf Club signs exclusivity deal Updated

🕔12:25, 16.Nov 2014

Royal Jersey Golf Club has become the latest course to sign an exclusive supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity. The three year agreement covers the exclusive provision of fertilisers and chemicals. With the links overlooked by Mont Orgueil castle and the

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Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs

Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs Updated

🕔07:23, 9.Nov 2014

A Buckinghamshire golf club with a link to Tony Jacklin is to aggressively expand its business by the end of this year, including providing a hotel, which will result in 70 new jobs. Magnolia Park Golf & Country Club is

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Vince Cable ‘wrong to say golf courses should be built on’

Vince Cable ‘wrong to say golf courses should be built on’ Updated

🕔14:20, 2.Nov 2014

The business secretary, Vince Cable, has been criticised by the chief executive of the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA), Sandy Jones, for saying that a solution to Britain’s housing crisis would be to build on its golf courses, as this underestimates

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Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals

Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals Updated

🕔09:58, 26.Oct 2014

At least two UK golf clubs have reported that one or more of their greens have suffered an extraordinary chemical attack within the last 12 months. The unusual crime first took place last December when Boringdon Park Golf Club in

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Kevin O’Neill is student greenkeeper of the year

Kevin O’Neill is student greenkeeper of the year Updated

🕔11:18, 18.Oct 2014

Kevin O’Neill has been named Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year 2014. Proud Kevin, deputy head greenkeeper at Muswell Hill Golf Club in North London, pipped runners-up Tom Freeman from Kingsdown Golf Club and Wesley Lenihan from Ealing Golf Club.

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Highspeed Group introduces new offer for its ClearWater product

Highspeed Group introduces new offer for its ClearWater product

🕔14:02, 12.Oct 2014

ClearWater is already established as the most competitively priced washpad water recycling system in the UK and now, to help those wishing to invest in a system to beat the ever closer deadline for the EU Water Framework Directive, Highspeed

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New course manager for Sunningdale Golf Club

New course manager for Sunningdale Golf Club Updated

🕔11:16, 11.Oct 2014

Sunningdale Golf Club has appointed Jamie Wilson, 44, as courses and estates manager, following an extensive recruitment programme. Following graduation from Myerscough College in Preston with an HND in turfgrass science, Jamie continued his studies at Ohio State University. His

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Ipswich GC to embark on major refurb

Ipswich GC to embark on major refurb Updated

🕔11:13, 5.Oct 2014

Ipswich Golf Club has embarked on a bunker renovation project that will see the famed course’s sand traps returned to their original style. The club has called in architect Martin Hawtree to oversee the project, 88 years after his grandfather

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The range of rollers available to greenkeepers

The range of rollers available to greenkeepers

🕔04:19, 3.Oct 2014

Many greenkeepers are not aware of the range of rollers that can be used on golf course mowers, and the benefits that they can provide. Ian Mitchell, product trainer with Cutting Edge Training, details the different types of rollers that

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Greenkeepers are seeing a record rise in debt problems according to national charity

Greenkeepers are seeing a record rise in debt problems according to national charity

🕔10:10, 2.Oct 2014

A charity that helps people who work in horticulture has said that there has been a record rise in greenkeepers with debt problems for the second year running. Perennial said it saw a 17 percent rise in people coming to

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Paul Copsey appointed as project manager for Martin Guy Developments

Paul Copsey appointed as project manager for Martin Guy Developments

🕔11:33, 24.Sep 2014

Martin Guy Developments (MGD), the south east of England’s fastest growing golf course maintenance contractor, machinery hire and specialist construction project and turf renovation company, has appointed Paul Copsey to play a key role in its business. Paul will focus

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SALTEX to stop being an outdoor exhibition

SALTEX to stop being an outdoor exhibition

🕔11:15, 21.Aug 2014

The grounds maintenance exhibition SALTEX is to be radically changed. The Institute of Groundsmanship (IoG) show, which has been hosted at Windsor racecourse every year bar three since 1979, is to end being an outdoor event and will be staged

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Antony Wainwright – an obituary

Antony Wainwright – an obituary

🕔16:22, 13.Aug 2014

A few days ago the industry was shocked to hear the news that leading golf ecologist Antony Wainwright had died at the age of just 42. His colleague, the STRI’s Bob Taylor, reflects on the short life of the former

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Accessing digital versions of print copies of Greenkeeping magazine

Accessing digital versions of print copies of Greenkeeping magazine

🕔10:49, 31.Jul 2014

Digital versions of the print magazines of Greenkeeping and Golf Club Management can be accessed here. Simply click on the dates below. Greenkeeping Greenkeeping, July 2014 Greenkeeping, June 2014 Greenkeeping, May 2014 Greenkeeping, April 2014 Greenkeeping, March 2014 Greenkeeping, February

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The most famous dog in greenkeeping is buried on Royal Aberdeen’s 9th tee

The most famous dog in greenkeeping is buried on Royal Aberdeen’s 9th tee

🕔14:03, 29.Jul 2014

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club’s head greenkeeper, Robert Paterson, has said one of his two famous dogs that helped him manage the course, Brodie, has been buried under the 9th tee. Brodie died a few weeks before the Scottish Open took

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Open greenkeepers had ‘toad licences’

Open greenkeepers had ‘toad licences’

🕔13:56, 22.Jul 2014

Greenkeepers at Royal Liverpool Golf Club were given special training so that a rare species of toad was protected during the Open Championship. Links manager at the Hoylake golf club, Craig Gilholm, and his colleagues, have been licensed to handle

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How to manage a tree-dominated golf course

How to manage a tree-dominated golf course

🕔13:23, 21.Jul 2014

Sittingbourne & Milton Regis Golf Club in Kent has a greenkeeping team that never wants to leave. Greenkeeping caught up with its head to find out why they are so content, and to get some technical advice on how to

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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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