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Why you should prepare your winter fungicide application now

Why you should prepare your winter fungicide application now

🕔08:31, 6.Sep 2021

With so many fungicide options denied to greenkeepers for autumn / winter applications, decisions that will be key to ensuring a successful outcome need to be taken early.

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Here’s the finalists for the student greenkeeper awards

Here’s the finalists for the student greenkeeper awards Updated

🕔10:23, 5.Sep 2021

After a year’s hiatus due to Covid, the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards are returning for 2021, with the search on to find the country’s best up-and-coming greenkeepers.

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Trentham Park Golf Club turns to Toro for future-proofing

Trentham Park Golf Club turns to Toro for future-proofing Updated

🕔09:51, 4.Sep 2021

Toro’s build quality and longevity are cited as key reasons for Trentham Park Golf Club in Stoke-on-Trent choosing Toro for the future of its course.

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First European tournament with synthetic bunkers at Dumbarnie

First European tournament with synthetic bunkers at Dumbarnie Updated

🕔09:02, 3.Sep 2021

The Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open on the new Dumbarnie Links course in Fife was the first tier one professional event in Europe ever to be played at a venue with synthetic-edged bunkers.

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Redexim Multi-Seeder ‘pivotal’ in post-winter greens recovery at Downfield GC

Redexim Multi-Seeder ‘pivotal’ in post-winter greens recovery at Downfield GC Updated

🕔08:40, 2.Sep 2021

After spending almost three months under constant snow and ice, a Multi-Seeder from Redexim has been crucial in regaining coverage on the greens at Dundee’s Downfield Golf Club.

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Getting the best from your bent overseeding programme

Getting the best from your bent overseeding programme

🕔08:13, 1.Sep 2021

Some careful consideration of mechanical and nutritional approaches is required to maximise the efficiency of a bent overseeding programme.

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The aeration work at Burnham Beeches Golf Club

The aeration work at Burnham Beeches Golf Club Updated

🕔08:27, 31.Aug 2021

Lee Bishop has a adopted a simple way to highlight the need for renovation to his club members. He does a dummy run of the work on two practice putting and chipping surfaces.

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The Aspen alternative to new E10 pump fuel

The Aspen alternative to new E10 pump fuel

🕔09:03, 30.Aug 2021

From September 2021, regular grade unleaded petrol (95 octane) in the UK is changing.

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More categories for SALTEX innovation

More categories for SALTEX innovation Updated

🕔11:11, 29.Aug 2021

This year’s SALTEX show will feature more categories for the ‘Innovation Award’, a prestigious hallmark for products showcasing the future of groundscare.

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Meet the golf course manager: Simon Marshall

Meet the golf course manager: Simon Marshall Updated

🕔09:53, 28.Aug 2021

Simon, from Wishaw Golf Club in the West Midlands, talks about his role during the pandemic, overcoming overseeding challenges and recent improvement projects to the course.

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Warrington Golf Club goes more electric

Warrington Golf Club goes more electric Updated

🕔07:30, 27.Aug 2021

Warrington Golf Club in Appleton, Warrington, has re-invested in Toro for another five years and has included more electric options in its new fleet from Cheshire Turf Machinery.

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John Deere mowers excel at The K Club

John Deere mowers excel at The K Club Updated

🕔07:06, 26.Aug 2021

One of Ireland’s top golf resorts has taken delivery of two new John Deere 9009A TerrainCut rotary rough mowers to keep its courses in pristine condition.

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Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club agrees 10-year deal with Toro

Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club agrees 10-year deal with Toro Updated

🕔07:22, 25.Aug 2021

A new 10-year Toro agreement deal for Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club in Troon on the west coast of Scotland takes the relationship to 50 years.

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SISIS Autoslit victorious at Victoria Park

SISIS Autoslit victorious at Victoria Park Updated

🕔07:00, 24.Aug 2021

A SISIS Autoslit is currently playing its part in helping to prepare ‘world class’ greens at Victoria Park.

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The Golf Industry Show is renamed

The Golf Industry Show is renamed

🕔09:00, 22.Aug 2021

The world’s largest golf course management event has been rebranded. The Golf Industry Show will, from next year, be called the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show.

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A day in the life: Dan Kendle

A day in the life: Dan Kendle Updated

🕔07:47, 21.Aug 2021

The course manager at Newquay Golf Club – a revered Harry Colt designed course built in 1890 – takes us through his average day.

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Championship treble for dealer support

Championship treble for dealer support Updated

🕔08:23, 20.Aug 2021

Scottish John Deere dealers Thomas Sherriff & Co and Double A are completing a unique treble this summer.

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Superb PRO 34R performs at Bromsgrove School

Superb PRO 34R performs at Bromsgrove School Updated

🕔07:20, 19.Aug 2021

Two Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers are going above and beyond their duties at Bromsgrove School according to head groundsperson Richard Hare.

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The Richmond’s bunker renovation project nears completion

The Richmond’s bunker renovation project nears completion Updated

🕔07:54, 18.Aug 2021

The Richmond Golf Club is nearing completion of a multiphase bunker renovation project that has seen it partner with Durabunker to install a patented synthetic bunker edging system.

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Johnsons mixture hailed ‘amazing’ for fairway recovery at Thorndon Park

Johnsons mixture hailed ‘amazing’ for fairway recovery at Thorndon Park Updated

🕔07:43, 17.Aug 2021

A switch in seeding strategy – from fescue to perennial ryegrass from Johnsons Sports Seed – has seen an ‘amazing’ recovery of the fairways at Thorndon Park Golf Club.

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Kubota chairman awarded National Order of Merit medal

Kubota chairman awarded National Order of Merit medal Updated

🕔08:38, 15.Aug 2021

Kubota’s chairman, Masatoshi Kimata, has been awarded the National Order of Merit medal by the Republic of France, an award which is usually reserved for French citizens.

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