Meet the course manager: Chris Marker

Meet the course manager: Chris Marker Updated

🕔07:59, 31.Jul 2021

Marker, from Waterlooville GC, details how the last 18 months has changed the club, and he takes us through the grass seed he uses to ensure the venue plays as best as possible.

Read Full Article
Fourth fleet for Haydock Park

Fourth fleet for Haydock Park Updated

🕔08:51, 30.Jul 2021

It was the fourth time last Christmas when Cheshire Turf Machinery in Stockport provided another Toro fleet on a five-year operating lease to Haydock Park Golf Club.

Read Full Article
Could a lightning detector benefit your golf club?

Could a lightning detector benefit your golf club? Updated

🕔07:08, 29.Jul 2021

The BTD-200 lightning detector is currently installed at the Royal Pahang Golf Club, Stellenbosch Golf Club and at Bishops Stortford Golf Club, to name a few.

Read Full Article
Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔07:18, 28.Jul 2021

The Dennis Razor Ultra 560’s development was fine-tuned using feedback from greenkeepers and was the first product which utilised the company’s CAD system back in 2009.

Read Full Article
Major bunker project at Hong Kong’s Clearwater Bay

Major bunker project at Hong Kong’s Clearwater Bay Updated

🕔07:31, 27.Jul 2021

Melbourne Sandbelt style bunkers are to be built at an elite oceanside course by a team including synthetic edging specialist EcoBunker.

Read Full Article
Charterhouse Turf Machinery is now Redexim

Charterhouse Turf Machinery is now Redexim

🕔10:13, 25.Jul 2021

Charterhouse Turf Machinery has been rebranded to become Redexim.

Read Full Article
Maintaining turf health and playability with Zipline

Maintaining turf health and playability with Zipline Updated

🕔09:34, 24.Jul 2021

Water is a critical part of any agronomic programme, and wetting agents are a key component for helping turf professionals manage water in the most efficient and effective way.

Read Full Article
Headland’s Enstar provides concentrated control for a wide range of weed species

Headland’s Enstar provides concentrated control for a wide range of weed species Updated

🕔07:02, 23.Jul 2021

Enstar from Headland Amenity is a powerful three-way selective herbicide for the control of a wide range of weeds including Slender Speedwell, Creeping Buttercup and Yellow Suckling Clover.

Read Full Article
Kubota M7132 treads lightly for ODS Parks

Kubota M7132 treads lightly for ODS Parks Updated

🕔07:54, 22.Jul 2021

Seeking a tractor with ample power and weight to operate its equipment, yet still tread lightly enough to protect turf and playing surfaces, ODS Parks opted for a Kubota M7132.

Read Full Article
Reduce the harmful effects of exhaust emissions with Aspen Alkylate Petrol

Reduce the harmful effects of exhaust emissions with Aspen Alkylate Petrol Updated

🕔07:23, 21.Jul 2021

You may think that if you’re operating petrol-powered equipment, particularly in poorly ventilated spaces, that exposure to harmful hydrocarbons is largely unavoidable, but that’s not the case.

Read Full Article
Q&A with Andy Wood, course manager, Enville Golf Club

Q&A with Andy Wood, course manager, Enville Golf Club

🕔09:34, 20.Jul 2021

Andy talks about maintaining his course, working through lockdowns and why pay needs to be improved in the greenkeeping industry.

Read Full Article
Essendon invests in agronomy team

Essendon invests in agronomy team Updated

🕔08:47, 18.Jul 2021

Essendon Country Club, Hertfordshire, is investing in its golf agronomy department, bringing in best-in-class personnel.

Read Full Article
Dennis and SISIS announce partnership with Staffordshire FA

Dennis and SISIS announce partnership with Staffordshire FA Updated

🕔09:04, 17.Jul 2021

Dennis and SISIS and the Staffordshire Football Association have announced a new partnership which is set to benefit grassroots pitches throughout the county.

Read Full Article
Johnsons delivers more than just a Premier Wicket for Ageas Bowl

Johnsons delivers more than just a Premier Wicket for Ageas Bowl

🕔06:11, 16.Jul 2021

A break in play caused by the first Covid lockdown provided Ageas Bowl head groundsman Simon Lee with a window of opportunity to conduct a full renovation of the club’s nursery ground.

Read Full Article
Major bunker renovation at the Kiawah Island Club

Major bunker renovation at the Kiawah Island Club Updated

🕔07:12, 15.Jul 2021

A major bunker renovation involving UK based Durabunker at a Tom Watson designed course has just been completed.

Read Full Article
Knebworth Golf Club reaps the benefits of Headland’s Enhanced Plant Health programme

Knebworth Golf Club reaps the benefits of Headland’s Enhanced Plant Health programme Updated

🕔07:45, 14.Jul 2021

An enhanced plant health programme consisting of Headland Amenity’s 20-20-30 tank-mix, Mantle® and PPT114 has been key to reducing fungicide applications at Knebworth Golf Club.

Read Full Article
Q&A with Gavin Ballantyne, course manager, Turnhouse Golf Club

Q&A with Gavin Ballantyne, course manager, Turnhouse Golf Club Updated

🕔07:58, 13.Jul 2021

Gavin talks about the challenges of working throughout the pandemic to maintain the course.

Read Full Article
Aplin and Fitzmaurice named Master Greenkeepers

Aplin and Fitzmaurice named Master Greenkeepers

🕔09:15, 11.Jul 2021

Matthew Aplin and Greg Fitzmaurice have both been named new Master Greenkeepers.

Read Full Article
Stuart Tait joins Germinal

Stuart Tait joins Germinal Updated

🕔08:20, 10.Jul 2021

Germinal has recruited Stuart Tait as its new amenity technical sales representative for Scotland and the north east of England.

Read Full Article
Wiedenmann UK dealers introduce the STrac 700

Wiedenmann UK dealers introduce the STrac 700 Updated

🕔07:31, 9.Jul 2021

The Maredo STrac 700 is a pedestrian power unit which supports four different groundscare operations – scarifying, aeration, seeding and fraise mowing, with more to come.

Read Full Article
A day in the life: Stuart Bowman

A day in the life: Stuart Bowman Updated

🕔08:53, 8.Jul 2021

The deputy course manager at New Zealand Golf Club, a Surrey venue that regularly features in top 100 lists of golf courses in England, takes us through his average day.

Read Full Article

Follow us on social media

Latest greenkeeping vacancies

Join Our Mailing List


Advertise with Greenkeeping

To advertise in the magazine or online, contact:



or email marketing@thegolfbusiness.co.uk

View our latest issues