Gareth Bale to employ a full-time greenkeeper

Gareth Bale to employ a full-time greenkeeper Updated

🕔06:13, 7.Apr 2016

Real Madrid footballer Gareth Bale has said he will build a golf course for his UK home and employ a full-time greenkeeper to maintain it. Welshman Bale, the world’s most expensive footballer, has commissioned the construction of a three-hole golf

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William Fitzpatrick is Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year

William Fitzpatrick is Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Updated

🕔05:26, 2.Apr 2016

The winner of the ICL and Syngenta sponsored Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year award has been announced as William Fitzpatrick. The award is part of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board’s (KWETB) greenkeeping training course run at

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This image shows the amazing drainage change at Parley

This image shows the amazing drainage change at Parley Updated

🕔06:16, 25.Mar 2016

This picture shows the dramatic impact drainage work that was carried out at Parley Golf Centre in Dorset has had. On the left is how the course looked in January 2014, prior to a £250,000 programme of improvements, and on

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RJ National GEO certified for record third time

RJ National GEO certified for record third time Updated

🕔05:03, 18.Mar 2016

Ransomes Jacobsen’s three-hole golf course, The RJ National, located at its European headquarters on the outskirts of Ipswich, has been re-certified by the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO). With this latest accolade, the RJ National becomes the first golf course in

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Another venue more than trebles the size of its hole cups

Another venue more than trebles the size of its hole cups Updated

🕔03:39, 10.Mar 2016

Norwood Park Golf Centre in Nottinghamshire has become the latest golf club to use giant hole cups to attract juniors and beginners to the game. Instead of using the traditional four and a quarter inch diameter hole cup for golfers,

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BTME 2016 broke educational attendance records

BTME 2016 broke educational attendance records

🕔04:20, 5.Mar 2016

BTME 2016 has been hailed as an unprecedented success after what has been described as ‘a superb few days’ in picturesque Harrogate for BIGGA’s annual turf care festival.

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