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Meet the course manager: Chris Marker

Meet the course manager: Chris Marker Updated

🕔07:59, 31.Jul 2021

Marker, from Waterlooville GC, details how the last 18 months has changed the club, and he takes us through the grass seed he uses to ensure the venue plays as best as possible.

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Could a lightning detector benefit your golf club?

Could a lightning detector benefit your golf club? Updated

🕔07:08, 29.Jul 2021

The BTD-200 lightning detector is currently installed at the Royal Pahang Golf Club, Stellenbosch Golf Club and at Bishops Stortford Golf Club, to name a few.

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Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560

Machinery profile: The Dennis Razor Ultra 560 Updated

🕔07:18, 28.Jul 2021

The Dennis Razor Ultra 560’s development was fine-tuned using feedback from greenkeepers and was the first product which utilised the company’s CAD system back in 2009.

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Maintaining turf health and playability with Zipline

Maintaining turf health and playability with Zipline Updated

🕔09:34, 24.Jul 2021

Water is a critical part of any agronomic programme, and wetting agents are a key component for helping turf professionals manage water in the most efficient and effective way.

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Headland’s Enstar provides concentrated control for a wide range of weed species

Headland’s Enstar provides concentrated control for a wide range of weed species Updated

🕔07:02, 23.Jul 2021

Enstar from Headland Amenity is a powerful three-way selective herbicide for the control of a wide range of weeds including Slender Speedwell, Creeping Buttercup and Yellow Suckling Clover.

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Kubota M7132 treads lightly for ODS Parks

Kubota M7132 treads lightly for ODS Parks Updated

🕔07:54, 22.Jul 2021

Seeking a tractor with ample power and weight to operate its equipment, yet still tread lightly enough to protect turf and playing surfaces, ODS Parks opted for a Kubota M7132.

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Reduce the harmful effects of exhaust emissions with Aspen Alkylate Petrol

Reduce the harmful effects of exhaust emissions with Aspen Alkylate Petrol Updated

🕔07:23, 21.Jul 2021

You may think that if you’re operating petrol-powered equipment, particularly in poorly ventilated spaces, that exposure to harmful hydrocarbons is largely unavoidable, but that’s not the case.

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Q&A with Andy Wood, course manager, Enville Golf Club

Q&A with Andy Wood, course manager, Enville Golf Club

🕔09:34, 20.Jul 2021

Andy talks about maintaining his course, working through lockdowns and why pay needs to be improved in the greenkeeping industry.

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Johnsons delivers more than just a Premier Wicket for Ageas Bowl

Johnsons delivers more than just a Premier Wicket for Ageas Bowl

🕔06:11, 16.Jul 2021

A break in play caused by the first Covid lockdown provided Ageas Bowl head groundsman Simon Lee with a window of opportunity to conduct a full renovation of the club’s nursery ground.

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Knebworth Golf Club reaps the benefits of Headland’s Enhanced Plant Health programme

Knebworth Golf Club reaps the benefits of Headland’s Enhanced Plant Health programme Updated

🕔07:45, 14.Jul 2021

An enhanced plant health programme consisting of Headland Amenity’s 20-20-30 tank-mix, Mantle® and PPT114 has been key to reducing fungicide applications at Knebworth Golf Club.

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Q&A with Gavin Ballantyne, course manager, Turnhouse Golf Club

Q&A with Gavin Ballantyne, course manager, Turnhouse Golf Club Updated

🕔07:58, 13.Jul 2021

Gavin talks about the challenges of working throughout the pandemic to maintain the course.

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Wiedenmann UK dealers introduce the STrac 700

Wiedenmann UK dealers introduce the STrac 700 Updated

🕔07:31, 9.Jul 2021

The Maredo STrac 700 is a pedestrian power unit which supports four different groundscare operations – scarifying, aeration, seeding and fraise mowing, with more to come.

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A day in the life: Stuart Bowman

A day in the life: Stuart Bowman Updated

🕔08:53, 8.Jul 2021

The deputy course manager at New Zealand Golf Club, a Surrey venue that regularly features in top 100 lists of golf courses in England, takes us through his average day.

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What will it take to win the 2021 Open Championship?

What will it take to win the 2021 Open Championship?

🕔10:03, 7.Jul 2021

The Open Championship returns to Royal St. George’s Golf Club this month, a full decade after Darren Clarke lifted the Claret Jug on the famous course in Sandwich, Kent following a six-shot victory in 2011.

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New fleet gives The Blackwood a boost

New fleet gives The Blackwood a boost Updated

🕔07:07, 7.Jul 2021

A switch in management policies at one of Northern Ireland’s leading golf clubs has resulted in a major £160,000 investment in new John Deere course maintenance equipment.

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Toro’s Reels+ helps with cylinder mower maintenance

Toro’s Reels+ helps with cylinder mower maintenance Updated

🕔07:59, 6.Jul 2021

Cylinder mower maintenance doesn’t have to be a chore and with Toro’s Reels+ there’s less time and labour needed on maintenance which means more time and labour for the mower.

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How we’re preparing for the Open Championship

How we’re preparing for the Open Championship

🕔08:25, 4.Jul 2021

With just a few days to go until the 149th Open at Royal St George’s takes place, we speak to their course manager Paul Larsen about how they’re preparing for the tournament.

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Toro Irrigation helps Royal St George’s through drought

Toro Irrigation helps Royal St George’s through drought

🕔07:22, 30.Jun 2021

Royal St George’s Golf Club has continued to trust Toro by becoming a Toro Total Solutions customer with the installation of new irrigation in 2018 and leasing further machinery in 2019.

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Understanding plant respiration and heat stress

Understanding plant respiration and heat stress

🕔10:52, 28.Jun 2021

Providing the plant with optimum levels of potassium is critical at this time of year.

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Meet the golf course manager: Chris Barnard

Meet the golf course manager: Chris Barnard Updated

🕔10:27, 28.Jun 2021

The course manager at Scotscraig Golf Club in Fife talks about ensuring the course is maintained as best as possible – even during a pandemic.

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Irrigation control is made easy with the SRC Grower

Irrigation control is made easy with the SRC Grower Updated

🕔07:51, 25.Jun 2021

At the end of last year Reesink Turfcare introduced a cost-effective and uncomplicated irrigation solution to its range from SRC – the Grower 6000 D.

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