Meet the course manager: Scott Robertson

Meet the course manager: Scott Robertson

🕔09:18, 31.Dec 2022

From Strathmore Golf Centre in Perthshire, Scott discusses his love of the job and the challenges his team have to overcome, including how they cut a tree-lined course featuring mounds and undulations.

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A day in the life: Vince DeMarzo

A day in the life: Vince DeMarzo

🕔09:49, 29.Dec 2022

The first assistant at Wildernesse Golf Club in Kent, which was laid out in 1890 and is an Open qualifying venue and a host for England Golf events, takes us through his average day.

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First lithium triples sold into Premiership football club

First lithium triples sold into Premiership football club

🕔09:59, 28.Dec 2022

Southampton Football Club, nicknamed The Saints, is the first club in the Premiership to invest in Toro’s all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 riding mower.

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How some clubs in Portugal irrigate their courses

How some clubs in Portugal irrigate their courses

🕔09:52, 27.Dec 2022

Here, we look at three venues in Portugal, which have all invested in new irrigation systems recently, to see how they deal with the drought-like conditions the UK experienced in 2022 every year.

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James Lynch wins greenkeeping tournament

James Lynch wins greenkeeping tournament

🕔09:12, 25.Dec 2022

West Sussex Golf Club greenkeeper James Lynch has won the BIGGA National Championship at the first attempt following two rounds of golf at Enville Golf Club.

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Course profile: Ashridge Golf Club

Course profile: Ashridge Golf Club

🕔09:50, 23.Dec 2022

A change of governance structure in 2020 at Ashridge Golf Club in Hertfordshire has seen the quality of the golf course become the new board’s core objective. And this is already proving to be a successful initiative.

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Meet the golf course manager: Jonathan Taylor

Meet the golf course manager: Jonathan Taylor

🕔07:52, 22.Dec 2022

From Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire, Jonathan details how he dealt with the 2022 drought, hosted the Rose Ladies Series at short notice and has responded to a huge increase in footfall in the last three years.

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Dispatch Sprayable’s role in winter course management

Dispatch Sprayable’s role in winter course management

🕔09:09, 21.Dec 2022

Penetrants have been proven to give course managers greater control over moisture levels in spring and summer – but new data is finding one can also reduce rainfall run-off onto greens – in winter.

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How to choose the right winter fertiliser

How to choose the right winter fertiliser

🕔09:55, 20.Dec 2022

Kelly Clack and Geoff Fenn from Origin Amenity Research & Development Centre detail new research that will give greenkeepers a better understanding of what will work best for their courses.

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Scottish course receives funding to become wildlife haven

Scottish course receives funding to become wildlife haven

🕔09:25, 18.Dec 2022

Belleisle Golf Course in South Ayrshire is to become a wildlife haven after being awarded funding from the Scottish government.

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Toro and Reesink Turfcare bring ultimate in after-cut appearance to global event set-up procedures

Toro and Reesink Turfcare bring ultimate in after-cut appearance to global event set-up procedures

🕔09:59, 17.Dec 2022

St Andrews trusted Toro maintenance equipment to maintain ‘the home of golf’ for the 150th Open.

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GKB Machines launches the Combi-Tool

GKB Machines launches the Combi-Tool

🕔08:03, 16.Dec 2022

Combining versatility and value-for-money, GKB Machines has launched the new Combi-Tool.

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Carrier and Verti-Drain® combo keeps Warrenpoint GC dry and ready for winter play

Carrier and Verti-Drain® combo keeps Warrenpoint GC dry and ready for winter play

🕔09:59, 15.Dec 2022

For the first time in four years, the players at Warrenpoint Golf Club are going into the winter on main greens, thanks to an extensive aeration programme introduced by head greenkeeper Matt Purcell.

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Burford Golf Club leases 16 new Toro machines

Burford Golf Club leases 16 new Toro machines

🕔08:59, 14.Dec 2022

Burford Golf Club gets its hands on 16 new Toro machines in its first ever Toro lease deal. This renewal deal with distributor Reesink Turfcare proves to be a cost-effective solution to replacing old machines.

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Smithco greens rollers are versatile options

Smithco greens rollers are versatile options

🕔08:59, 13.Dec 2022

With over 55 years of manufacturing exceptional golf course maintenance equipment, Smithco is proud of its excellent customer service and its commitment to providing the best turf equipment on the market.

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Howardson acquires Lloyds Mowers and Hunter Grinders

Howardson acquires Lloyds Mowers and Hunter Grinders

🕔08:43, 11.Dec 2022

Howardson Group, manufacturer of the Dennis and SISIS range of grounds maintenance equipment, has announced the acquisition of Lloyds Mowers of Letchworth and Hunter Grinders.

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Origin Amenity Solutions helps The Club Company make ideal putting conditions

Origin Amenity Solutions helps The Club Company make ideal putting conditions

🕔10:46, 10.Dec 2022

Assisting The Club Company is the technical team from Origin Amenity Solutions who, from conducting in-depth soil-sampling, have helped in the tailoring of the renovation and nutritional requirements of 270 greens.

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Topdressing is easier with the WideSpin 1550

Topdressing is easier with the WideSpin 1550

🕔09:41, 9.Dec 2022

Turfco designs and builds equipment that increases productivity, saving work hours while reducing fuel costs when operating on fine turf surfaces.

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George Browns opens new depot

George Browns opens new depot

🕔09:42, 8.Dec 2022

Kubota has announced that George Browns has opened a new depot in Oxfordshire. The new site creates a wider spread of dealership locations across its sales area, better meeting the needs of its customers.

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Nairn praises the Wiedenmann Terra Float Air

Nairn praises the Wiedenmann Terra Float Air

🕔09:59, 7.Dec 2022

Nairn Golf Club, in the Scottish Highlands, is a majestic links course that nestles on the shores of the Moray Firth.

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‘It’s winter, who cares about irrigation?’

‘It’s winter, who cares about irrigation?’

🕔10:21, 6.Dec 2022

Even though your irrigation system is unlikely to be used at this time of year, it is actually the perfect time to carry out essential irrigation tasks, writes John Kidson.

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