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18 Welsh clubs benefit from sustainability grants

18 Welsh clubs benefit from sustainability grants

🕔08:52, 12.Sep 2022

Nearly 20 golf clubs in Wales have benefitted from grants totalling just under £40,000 to help them foster nature, improve water efficiency and reduce emissions.

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Wiedenmann Mega Twister blows in new era at Buchanan Castle GC

Wiedenmann Mega Twister blows in new era at Buchanan Castle GC

🕔09:15, 11.Sep 2022

One of the greenkeepers’ first decisions was the purchase of a Wiedenmann Mega Twister blower from Scottish dealer, Fairways GM, when their existing blower started to fail.

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Kubota loader range for M-series tractors

Kubota loader range for M-series tractors

🕔08:58, 10.Sep 2022

A full range of MX-built Kubota loaders is now available for M-series tractors including the M4, M5, M6 and M7 models which span the 66-170hp sector.

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The game of golf pays its respects to the Queen

The game of golf pays its respects to the Queen

🕔10:41, 9.Sep 2022

The golfing world has paid its respects to Queen Elizabeth II.

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Simon Doyle promoted to Troon’s vice president of agronomy

Simon Doyle promoted to Troon’s vice president of agronomy

🕔09:26, 4.Sep 2022

Simon Doyle is Troon’s new vice president of agronomy for the international division, following his promotion from director of agronomy, Troon International Europe region.

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Irrigation: Your questions and answers

Irrigation: Your questions and answers

🕔11:11, 3.Sep 2022

Unsurprisingly, irrigation expert John Kidson has been asked a lot of questions in the last few weeks. Here are some of the most common ones.

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TriCure AD™ keeps the greens green at Wexham Park Golf Centre!

TriCure AD™ keeps the greens green at Wexham Park Golf Centre!

🕔08:28, 2.Sep 2022

As the UK has scorched in some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded, the greens at Wexham Park Golf Centre are… well, green, thanks to TriCure AD™ from Headland Amenity!

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Sustainability and technology unite in new unique control system from Toro

Sustainability and technology unite in new unique control system from Toro

🕔18:23, 1.Sep 2022

Toro’s latest irrigation technology unites with sustainability in the new Tempus Air, a solar-powered, cloud-based, battery-operated, remote-controlled, wireless control system.

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South Wales Sports Grounds impressed with GKB Infiller

South Wales Sports Grounds impressed with GKB Infiller

🕔08:28, 31.Aug 2022

The GKB Infiller has dramatically improved the speed of infill spreading, whilst retaining the quality of finish.

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Experience the Aspen difference with new offer launching at APF 2022

Experience the Aspen difference with new offer launching at APF 2022

🕔08:55, 30.Aug 2022

Alkylate petrol pioneer Aspen is back at APF for 2022, showcasing the benefits of its ethanol-free fuel for two and four-stroke engines.

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Adare Manor embarks on tree planting drive

Adare Manor embarks on tree planting drive

🕔08:45, 28.Aug 2022

Adare Manor has announced a tree planting initiative as it takes sustainable steps towards the 2027 Ryder Cup and its centenary hosting duties.

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Meet the course manager: Jason Norwood

Meet the course manager: Jason Norwood

🕔10:16, 27.Aug 2022

From Reay Golf Club, Jason talks about a career that’s already progressed from assistant PGA professional to Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year.

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Jon Lewis joins Price Turfcare

Jon Lewis joins Price Turfcare

🕔09:16, 26.Aug 2022

Jon Lewis, one of the premier groundscare equipment salesman in the West Midlands, has joined Price Turfcare, in a regional sales management role.

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Delivery of Trilo S3 proves to be silver lining for fire-stricken Mount Kelly School

Delivery of Trilo S3 proves to be silver lining for fire-stricken Mount Kelly School

🕔09:10, 25.Aug 2022

They say that out of adversity, comes opportunity, and that’s exactly how the team at Mount Kelly are approaching a devastating fire that destroyed an equipment store.

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‘A leaf-blower can emit up to 11 times more carbon monoxide than a Ford Fiesta’

‘A leaf-blower can emit up to 11 times more carbon monoxide than a Ford Fiesta’

🕔09:14, 24.Aug 2022

Recent research into the environmental impacts of petrol-powered hand tools has highlighted some worrying statistics around emissions.

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Canmore Golf Club purchases fairway hybrid mower

Canmore Golf Club purchases fairway hybrid mower

🕔08:43, 23.Aug 2022

Canmore Golf Club is celebrating 125 years with delivery of the industry’s first and only fairway hybrid mower, the Reelmaster 5010-H from Toro.

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Woodhall Spa earns sustainability award

Woodhall Spa earns sustainability award

🕔11:41, 21.Aug 2022

Woodhall Spa Golf Club has been awarded GEO Certified status for its work to preserve nature, conserve resources and play an active role in supporting the local community.

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Profile: The electric bunker rake from Smithco

Profile: The electric bunker rake from Smithco

🕔08:59, 20.Aug 2022

The Sand Star E incorporates a 165-amp lithium battery pack, with an on-board battery management system, supported by a five-year manufacturer’s warranty.

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John Deere announces online careers event targeted at military service leavers

John Deere announces online careers event targeted at military service leavers

🕔17:43, 19.Aug 2022

John Deere is calling on former and soon-to-be ex-servicemen and women to consider joining its dealership network as qualified technicians.

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Meet the course manager: Gary Corlett

Meet the course manager: Gary Corlett

🕔09:28, 19.Aug 2022

The course manager at Mount Murray GC talks about his career, including managing a club in China, and his greenkeeping team, which includes two retired bankers.

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A day in the life: Lucy Sellick

A day in the life: Lucy Sellick

🕔09:00, 18.Aug 2022

The head greenkeeper at Wenvoe Castle Golf Club in Wales, which was founded around Wenvoe Castle – the home of its first president, takes us through her average day.

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