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How trailed mowers are revolutionising the golf industry

How trailed mowers are revolutionising the golf industry

🕔08:40, 17.Jun 2024

Using a trailed mower attached to a tractor improves the sustainability of the club and potentially saves a considerable amount of money.

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Mansfield Sand’s MM35 is ‘pure’ brilliant

Mansfield Sand’s MM35 is ‘pure’ brilliant

🕔08:40, 16.Jun 2024

When Stuart Broom, head greenkeeper at Honiton Golf Club, was looking for a pure sand for top-dressing, he identified Mansfield Sand’s MM35 Golf as the ideal product.

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Employment advice from Golf HR: Resignation and notice periods

Employment advice from Golf HR: Resignation and notice periods

🕔07:34, 15.Jun 2024

Golf HR provides advice to a golf club that asks the question: ‘My employee resigned yesterday and wants to come back today – do I have to let them?’

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Upgraded compound for Royal Troon

Upgraded compound for Royal Troon

🕔08:31, 14.Jun 2024

Royal Troon Golf Club has upgraded its greenkeepers’ compound, incorporating state-of-the-art locker rooms, ahead of this summer’s 152nd Open.

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Beau Desert’s sustainability mission echoes through landscape and machinery

Beau Desert’s sustainability mission echoes through landscape and machinery

🕔08:53, 13.Jun 2024

Steve Mucklow, the course manager at Beau Desert Golf Course in Staffordshire, and Luke Sheldon, the venue’s head greenkeeper, discuss the sustainability benefits they have implemented.

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Revolutionising turf care for greenkeepers

Revolutionising turf care for greenkeepers

🕔08:01, 12.Jun 2024

Decrease labour costs, reduce energy bills and minimise maintenance expenses with Kress Mission Mega RTKn mowers.

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GKB Machines launches the Combislit

GKB Machines launches the Combislit

🕔09:00, 11.Jun 2024

Recognising that aeration is at the forefront of every turf professional’s maintenance plans, GKB Machines have announced the launch of the Combislit – a new, fast and effective solution to low-disruption aeration.

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ANSK training for Complete Weed Control employees

ANSK training for Complete Weed Control employees

🕔08:56, 10.Jun 2024

Complete Weed Control has recently put 13 employees through the Amenity Nominated Storekeeper (ANSK) training and examination to strengthen its future workforce.

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Mixing Vitalnova SMX with TriSmart ‘significantly enhanced turf quality’

Mixing Vitalnova SMX with TriSmart ‘significantly enhanced turf quality’

🕔08:16, 9.Jun 2024

An ICL trial at St Andrews Links demonstrated that tank-mixing Vitalnova SMX with an H2Pro TriSmart programme surpassed the improvements achieved by using TriSmart alone.

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“Replacing an irrigation system is a big job – do it properly”

“Replacing an irrigation system is a big job – do it properly”

🕔09:07, 8.Jun 2024

Longevity has been key to Toro’s irrigation strategy since its early development and it’s certainly something Reesink Hydro-Scapes can attest to seeing ‘on the ground’ in the UK.

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Double A to expand turf business

Double A to expand turf business

🕔07:14, 7.Jun 2024

Double A, the Scottish dealer for a number of turf business companies, including John Deere, has begun construction on a new purpose-built outlet in Glasgow.

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“Water management is the key to good course management”

“Water management is the key to good course management”

🕔09:39, 6.Jun 2024

Ross Jones, the courses director at Get Golfing, who oversees the 13 golf courses, talks to irrigation expert John Kidson about how he and all the venues’ head greenkeepers try to meet their varying irrigation needs.

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Avant e6: Powering sustainability at Paddington Recreation Ground

Avant e6: Powering sustainability at Paddington Recreation Ground

🕔08:00, 5.Jun 2024

Westminster Council, in collaboration with leisure contractor Everyone Active, has embarked on a transformative journey, propelled by innovative solutions like the Avant e6 Electric Multi-Functional Loader.

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Seven years of consistency at Carden Park

Seven years of consistency at Carden Park

🕔09:04, 4.Jun 2024

“The Ventrac has uplifted the presentation of the estate; it’s simply a no-brainer purchase for any golf course or estate manager.”

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Northenden Golf Club invests in AIR-EZE FAIRWAY Shoe Cleaner

Northenden Golf Club invests in AIR-EZE FAIRWAY Shoe Cleaner

🕔08:43, 3.Jun 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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Hillside Golf Club invests in six eco Toro machines

Hillside Golf Club invests in six eco Toro machines

🕔16:01, 2.Jun 2024

Hillside Golf Club in Southport has invested in four more Toro all-electric eTriFlex 3370 greensmowers and two Toro Workman GTX-Lithium utility vehicles from distributor Reesink Turfcare.

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Dollar spot seminar a success for OAS

Dollar spot seminar a success for OAS

🕔07:39, 1.Jun 2024

Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS) has stated that its webinar, ‘Dollar Spot Demystified: Proven Strategies from the USA and UK for Effective Integrated Management,’ which took place in April, was a success.

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New course manager for Thetford GC

New course manager for Thetford GC

🕔08:43, 31.May 2024

Thetford Golf Club in Norfolk has appointed Matthew Perks as its new course manager.

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“The Toro Grandstand means more efficient mowing”

“The Toro Grandstand means more efficient mowing”

🕔08:59, 30.May 2024

The GrandStand is a stand-on mower, meaning it’s smaller and more compact, allowing greater access to smaller areas than a ride-on.

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Wrekin Golf Club has free-draining fairways

Wrekin Golf Club has free-draining fairways

🕔06:19, 29.May 2024

Like many, the team at Wrekin Golf Club has recorded extraordinary levels of rainfall over the winter of 2023/24.

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EuroGrass Pro Rapid Repair from DSV is ‘a game-changer in turf management’

EuroGrass Pro Rapid Repair from DSV is ‘a game-changer in turf management’

🕔08:35, 28.May 2024

After a thorough search for the ideal seed, head greenkeeper Joel Chappell discovered EuroGrass Pro Rapid Repair by DSV, a breakthrough solution that has transformed the course’s resilience and aesthetics.

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