‘England’s best golf course’ embarks on major changes

‘England’s best golf course’ embarks on major changes Updated

🕔06:23, 7.May 2016

The Brabazon course at The Belfry, the only golf course in the world to host the Ryder Cup four times and voted as ‘England’s Best Golf Course’ at the 2015 World Golf Awards, is to undertake a series of course

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‘Keep rotary blades sharp for most efficient cut’ advises greenkeeping expert

‘Keep rotary blades sharp for most efficient cut’ advises greenkeeping expert

🕔12:24, 1.May 2016

Michael Hampton, Turfcare parts manager at Lely Turfcare, has advised greenkeepers that sharp, well-maintained rotary blades are the key to the most efficient cut, and the most superior after-cut appearance possible. And with the new season’s flourish of grass growth

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Extensive renovation project at Burhill Golf Club

Extensive renovation project at Burhill Golf Club Updated

🕔03:43, 1.May 2016

Burhill Golf Club in Surrey has begun work on an extensive renovation project across the facility. An ongoing course renovation project that is to continue this year is the redesign and relaying of bunkers on four holes across the New

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HS2-destroyed venue to be given new golf course

HS2-destroyed venue to be given new golf course Updated

🕔23:49, 23.Apr 2016

A golf club that will be effectively annihilated by the £43 billion high-speed HS2 route is to be given a new state-of-the-art course. Ingestre Park Golf Club in Staffordshire will lose seven of its 18 holes, with the line passing

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Making green speeds faster slows a round down

Making green speeds faster slows a round down Updated

🕔23:57, 17.Apr 2016

A significant study on golf green speeds has found that making the surface faster actually increases the length of time for golfers to play a round on that course. The perceived long length it takes to play a round of

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Highspeed offer £100 spring discount on tanks

Highspeed offer £100 spring discount on tanks Updated

🕔05:08, 14.Apr 2016

Highspeed Group has launched a ‘Big Discount Carbery Fuel King Spring Promotion’ on its Bundedtanks.com website. “There’s probably not been a better time to buy a diesel refueling tank if that’s what you are considering. Bundedtanks.com has launched the latest

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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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