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Major storms couldn’t prevent Durabunker build at Chippenham GC

Major storms couldn’t prevent Durabunker build at Chippenham GC

🕔10:16, 24.Mar 2022

Storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin all contrived to make a bunker renovation at Chippenham Golf Club challenging for Durabunker – but the first phase of the project was still completed.

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Toro chosen for SSSI irrigation intracies at West Sussex Golf Club

Toro chosen for SSSI irrigation intracies at West Sussex Golf Club

🕔09:57, 23.Mar 2022

The intricacies of selecting and installing the right irrigation network are no more pronounced than for West Sussex GC, an SSSI, which recently completed the installation of a full course Toro irrigation system.

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Complete confidence in after sales takes fourth Wiedenmann Terra Spike to Largs GC

Complete confidence in after sales takes fourth Wiedenmann Terra Spike to Largs GC

🕔10:08, 22.Mar 2022

Iain Barr, course manager at Largs GC, Ayrshire, has known and used Wiedenmann deep aerators since they were launched 30 years ago, and has had close association with six machines.

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SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid relieves compaction

SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid relieves compaction

🕔11:33, 21.Mar 2022

The patented SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 machine greatly increases the speed of the aeration process by directly injection air into the rootzone at a fast working rate, creating thousands of fissures.

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Greenkeepers find historic message

Greenkeepers find historic message

🕔10:55, 20.Mar 2022

Greenkeepers at Golf House Club, Elie in Scotland have found a 95-year-old packet of cigarettes in a bottle, which contained a message written by greenkeepers in the 1920s, hidden on the course.

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Suicide prevention charity reaches out to turf professionals

Suicide prevention charity reaches out to turf professionals

🕔09:44, 19.Mar 2022

Suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has announced that it will be attending turf management events throughout 2022.

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Bring your course to life at night with Otterbine’s lighting systems

Bring your course to life at night with Otterbine’s lighting systems

🕔09:23, 18.Mar 2022

With Otterbine’s Fountain Glo™ colour changing lights there is no need for the lights to go out when the sun goes down.

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GripClad Q&A

GripClad Q&A

🕔09:35, 17.Mar 2022

Here are some GripClad anti-slip tread frequently answered questions.

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Presenting a picture-perfect course at Killarney

Presenting a picture-perfect course at Killarney

🕔09:19, 16.Mar 2022

Killarney Golf and Fishing Club has purchased a new course machinery fleet using John Deere Finance.

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New bunkers transforming operations at Burleigh

New bunkers transforming operations at Burleigh

🕔09:26, 15.Mar 2022

Course on Australia’s Gold Coast installs Capillary Bunkers and EcoBunker.

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A day in the life: Keith Burgon

A day in the life: Keith Burgon

🕔10:49, 14.Mar 2022

The head greenkeeper at Eyemouth Golf Club, an 18-hole cliff-top links that provides spectacular views over the East Berwickshire coastline, takes us through his average day.

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Greenkeepers selected for Open support work

Greenkeepers selected for Open support work

🕔08:44, 13.Mar 2022

Several volunteer greenkeepers have been selected to help prepare the Old Course’s famous fairways for the 150th Open at St Andrews this summer.

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New managing director for Reesink UK

New managing director for Reesink UK

🕔10:55, 12.Mar 2022

Reesink UK has appointed David Banks as its new managing director.

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New technology for world’s oldest course

New technology for world’s oldest course

🕔09:31, 11.Mar 2022

Musselburgh Old Course is reaping the benefits of installing EcoBunker on the historic course.

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Thonock Park chooses Ventrac

Thonock Park chooses Ventrac

🕔09:07, 10.Mar 2022

Thonock Park is the latest club to appreciate the benefits of Ventrac, purchasing a 4500 all-terrain compact tractor with a Contour deck and Turbine blower from Rotherham-based dealer, Russells.

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Redexim Multi-Seeder delivers seed and significant time-savings for Eyemouth GC

Redexim Multi-Seeder delivers seed and significant time-savings for Eyemouth GC

🕔09:14, 9.Mar 2022

Head greenkeeper at Eyemouth Golf Club, Keith Burgon, has praised the Redexim Multi-Seeder for transforming overseeding operations at the Scottish club.

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Headland’s EPH tank-mix helps Essendon Country Club emerge from winter disease-free

Headland’s EPH tank-mix helps Essendon Country Club emerge from winter disease-free

🕔09:09, 8.Mar 2022

A nutritional programme from Headland Amenity has been praised by the director of courses at Essendon Country Club, for helping the club get through the autumn and winter of 2021 disease-free.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Mark Dodd

Meet the head greenkeeper: Mark Dodd

🕔10:22, 7.Mar 2022

The head greenkeeper at Gairloch Golf Club in the north-west Highlands of Scotland talks about what he loves about his work – and what makes it so much easier for him.

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Andrew Smith named vice president of BIGGA

Andrew Smith named vice president of BIGGA

🕔09:56, 5.Mar 2022

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has revealed that Shirley Golf Club course manager Andrew Smith will become vice president of the association for 2022.

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BTME preview: Border Sports Services

BTME preview: Border Sports Services

🕔17:59, 23.Feb 2022

Border Sports is the UK distributor of Capillary Bunkers and will be exhibiting at BTME at Harrogate Convention Centre from March 22 to 24.

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Meet the golf course manager: Robert Davies

Meet the golf course manager: Robert Davies

🕔10:18, 19.Feb 2022

From The Manor House in Wiltshire, Robert talks about how the use of robotic mowers has helped combat winter worm casts and why greenkeepers deserve more respect for their professionalism than they typically receive.

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