Building on a trend

Building on a trend

🕔10:08, 28.Feb 2024

Two leading golf courses in England have begun projects to modernise their courses, both driven by soaring participation in recent years. Here we look at what both will entail.

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‘How we’ve uplifted the presentation of the estate’

‘How we’ve uplifted the presentation of the estate’

🕔08:43, 27.Feb 2024

Peter Pattenden, golf courses and estates manager at Carden Park, looks at how the versatility of turf maintenance equipment he first purchased in 2017 has helped him overcome winter challenges.

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9% pay rise recommended for greenkeepers

9% pay rise recommended for greenkeepers

🕔10:28, 25.Feb 2024

The Committee for Golf Club Salaries (CGCS) has recommended a seven percent increase in the salaries of golf club staff for 2024, and nine percent for assistant greenkeepers.

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Meet the Swedish head greenkeeper: Andreas Bergqvist

Meet the Swedish head greenkeeper: Andreas Bergqvist

🕔08:18, 24.Feb 2024

The head greenkeeper at Linkopings Golf Club in Sweden, host of the 1980 Scandinavian Enterprise Open, won by Seve Ballesteros, takes us through his average day.

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“Can we afford a new irrigation system?”

“Can we afford a new irrigation system?”

🕔07:14, 23.Feb 2024

This winter, irrigation expert John Kidson has been asked several questions by clients as they prepare for the new season. Here, he answers the most common one of them all.

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Trench Bowling Club is ‘The Best Kept Green in Shropshire’

Trench Bowling Club is ‘The Best Kept Green in Shropshire’

🕔07:42, 22.Feb 2024

Trench Bowling Club in Telford has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary and to top it off, has been judged The Best Kept Green in Shropshire 2023.

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ClearWater Recycling System installed at an East Midlands private boarding and day school

ClearWater Recycling System installed at an East Midlands private boarding and day school

🕔08:23, 21.Feb 2024

The installation of a ClearWater recycling system, featuring a 5,000-litre capacity and two hoses, was proposed by the ClearWater team to optimise water usage and promote sustainability.

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Risebridge Golf Centre goes from strength to strength

Risebridge Golf Centre goes from strength to strength

🕔10:43, 20.Feb 2024

Continued investment and the hard work of the greenkeeping team has seen Risebridge Golf Centre go from strength to strength – as it adds to an already sizeable fleet of brands including Baroness and Kubota.

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‘A championship-ready course every day of the year’

‘A championship-ready course every day of the year’

🕔09:03, 18.Feb 2024

We speak with The Grove in Hertfordshire venue’s head greenkeeper, Sam Reid, to find out more about him and the practices he uses to get the best out of the stunning surface.

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Royal Mid-Surrey ‘Take Ten’ with Kubota

Royal Mid-Surrey ‘Take Ten’ with Kubota

🕔08:31, 17.Feb 2024

A fleet of five RTVs and five tractors from Kubota are supporting operations across the busy 36-hole complex at Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club.

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How to catch the thatch

How to catch the thatch

🕔07:59, 16.Feb 2024

Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS) explains how to reduce thatch for a truer, firmer and consistent playing surface.

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Employment law changes due in 2024

Employment law changes due in 2024

🕔07:49, 15.Feb 2024

The government has decided to make a lot of employment law changes this year, so please make sure you are aware of them!

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Organic slow-release fertiliser helping Linköping GC

Organic slow-release fertiliser helping Linköping GC

🕔08:28, 14.Feb 2024

A programme based around Suståne 5-2-4+Fe organic slow-release fertiliser is working wonders at Linköping Golf Club in Sweden.

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The Point Hardy Golf Club has its grand opening

The Point Hardy Golf Club has its grand opening

🕔10:11, 13.Feb 2024

One of the most dramatic golf courses ever built has had its long-awaited grand opening on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.

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Meet the golf course superintendent: Frank Clarkson

Meet the golf course superintendent: Frank Clarkson

🕔09:22, 11.Feb 2024

Working for Darwin Escapes, Frank talks about running Dundonald Links all-year round, preparing for professional tournaments and the challenges of managing three very different golf courses.

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New INFINICUT sales manager appointed

New INFINICUT sales manager appointed

🕔08:59, 10.Feb 2024

INFINICUT® has announced the appointment of a new sales manager in the form of Alan Jack.

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Worm casts causing you a problem?

Worm casts causing you a problem?

🕔07:44, 9.Feb 2024

Since Carbendazim was banned due to the potentially toxic effects it has on the human reproductive system, no clear chemical solution has emerged to replace it.

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AFT Trenchers offers multiple drainage solutions

AFT Trenchers offers multiple drainage solutions

🕔09:04, 8.Feb 2024

AFT Trenchers designs and manufactures specialist sportsturf drainage equipment used by major golf courses, sports facilities and contractors all over the world.

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Northenden GC opts for the AIR-EZE FAIRWAY Shoe Cleaner

Northenden GC opts for the AIR-EZE FAIRWAY Shoe Cleaner

🕔07:02, 7.Feb 2024

Nestled amidst the verdant landscapes of Northenden Golf Club, a new era of fairway excellence has begun with the introduction of the AIR-EZE FAIRWAY Shoe Cleaner.

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GripClad – an instant, easy to fit, long-term anti-slip solution

GripClad – an instant, easy to fit, long-term anti-slip solution

🕔10:10, 6.Feb 2024

GripClad has supplied hundreds of golf clubs in the UK and Europe with its well-proven GRP Diamond Hard Gritted slip-resistance product.

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Old Tom Morris and James Braid course to be enhanced

Old Tom Morris and James Braid course to be enhanced

🕔08:10, 4.Feb 2024

Lundin Golf Club in Fife has announced extensive plans to enhance its course, originally designed by Old Tom Morris in the 1860s and later extended by James Braid.

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