Magazine - Golf
Chiltern Forest - Rising to the challenge...
2 days ago - Golf - Peter Britton - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
Chiltern Forest Golf Club occupies an undulating and north facing position in the Aylesbury Vale and provides a tough challenge for golfers and greenkeepers alike. Head Greenkeeper Steven Horwood explains more
3 days ago - Golf - Val Graham
A new Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi 8HD deep tine aerator has become an instant success with the world’s oldest golfing society.
4 days ago - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club, Otterbine, Lely
5 days ago - Golf - Val Graham
When it comes to rough management, the team at the traditional links course of Luffness New GC at Aberlady, East Lothian reckon their Wiedenmann Super 600 has saved them huge amounts of time and effort. Last season they saved upwards of ten weeks which they hope to repeat when they start using their machine again shortly.
St Pierre Park - Shayne's World!
6 days ago - Golf - Kerry Haywood - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
A friendly relaxed atmosphere, combined with the beautifully landscaped course, makes playing golf a memorable experience for all guests at St Pierre Park Hotel & Golf Resort, Guernsey.
The Vocation that is Greenkeeping
2 weeks ago - Golf - Declan Branigan - Issue 55 - June / July 2014 - 1 comment
Greenkeeping, since the advent of golf, is considered by many who play the game to be the ideal occupation for those who favour an outdoor job where the stresses and strains of society in general can be left at the door of the workplace. However, Golf Course Agronomist, Declan Branigan, suggests that all that glistens is not gold!
2 weeks ago - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Gullane Golf Club in East Lothian Scotland has returned to Toro’s greensmowers. The club has recently purchased four Toro Greensmaster TriFlex Hybrid 3420 riding machines, putting its trust back in Toro for all its greens mowing.
Beekeeping - Beehive yourself!
2 weeks ago - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
Laurence Gale MSc and Edward Ainsworth head to Wilmslow Golf Club to help their Course Manager, Steve Oultram, in his quest to set up an apiary
2 weeks ago - Golf - External source
Greenkeeper Dean Muir is swapping Muirfield, where he was involved in preparing the course for two Opens, for Machrie on the island of Islay
3 weeks ago - Golf - Peter Driver
Longhirst Hall Golf Club, situated near Morpeth in Northumberland, has recently upgraded its fleet, with a significant delivery of new equipment from local Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, Rickerby of Hexham.
3 weeks ago - Golf - Paul Worster - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
Former BIGGA Chairman, Paul Worster, offers some advice on gaining more recognition of your skills and importance to your facility
4 weeks ago - Golf - Steve Castle
BIGGA’s Open Support Team joined the home greenkeeping team at Royal Liverpool Golf Club during a hectic, hard-working and ultimately proud and successful week for the turf management industry at the 143rd Open Championship.
4 weeks ago - Golf - The Grass Group
Knott End Golf Club near Blackpool is described as a stunning 18 hole Golf Course. It’s a course of two halves with the first nine holes running alongside the River Wyre with breathtaking views of the Bowland Hills and Morecambe Bay whilst the back nine go down into the woodland part of the golf course with fantastic views of the local countryside and wildlife.
The Art of Hole Changing
4 weeks ago - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - 1 comment
This is a subject that provokes a lot of debate, especially when the greenkeeper chooses a demanding hole position on the green which does not please everybody!
15 Jul 2014 - Golf - Editorial
Plans for a new £30 million golf course to help JCB boost sales and build global awareness of its brand were today given a unanimous go-ahead by planners.
15 Jul 2014 - Golf - Editorial
For the first time in its 132-year history, Gullane Golf Club will welcome a European Tour event next summer.
12 Jul 2014 - Golf - Tom Rhodes
Robert Phillips, Course Manager at Sandy Lodge Golf Club, Northwood, Middlesex, is fast approaching his 20th year at the club, just a year shy of a landmark tenure at the highly regarded inland links course
12 Jul 2014 - Golf - External source
Royal Aberdeen Golf Club’s Head Greenkeeper, Robert Paterson, has an unusual assistant to help him carry out his job – a blind border collie