Magazine - Golf (Page 12)
10 Jan 2014 - Golf - Mark Sanderson
New trials to evaluate the optimum intervals for Primo Maxx application have concluded that Growing Degree Day (GDD) calculations used by greenkeepers in the US are too simplistic and imprecise for use in the UK and northern Europe.
10 Jan 2014 - Golf - Louise Prettyman
Located on the western slopes of Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock Golf Club enjoys excellent drainage and rarely closes.
Managing Soil Biota - anyone for tea?
8 Jan 2014 - Golf - Ken Barber - Issue 52 - December / January 2013 / 2014 - 4 comments
Ken Barber, Course Manager at Staverton Park, is an avid user of compost tea. In this article, he explains his reasoning and methodology and suggests you “do it before it is too late!”
Managing the Committee
7 Jan 2014 - Golf - Paul Worster - Issue 52 - December / January 2013 / 2014
Paul Worster, recently elected onto the board of FEGGA, takes a look at the workings of the committees of a typical members’ golf club, professionals,
Bowood Golf Club - don't be so dense!
3 Jan 2014 - Golf - Mark Sanderson - Issue 51 - October / November 2013
New techniques for managing areas of rough grass around the prestigious Bowood Golf Course are set to enhance conditions for both players and the environment.
Chesterton Valley Golf Club - Dream a little dream
2 Jan 2014 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 51 - October / November 2013
There can be nothing more satisfying than seeing your dream come to fruition. And so it was for Shropshire landowner Michael Davis, whose plot of land has become one of the most popular pay and play golf courses in the county.
31 Dec 2013 - Golf - BBC
A planning battle has been raging over what campaigners say will be the 142nd golf course in Surrey. But how much golf course is too much?
The R&A Scholarship will open doors
29 Dec 2013 - Golf - James Hutchinson - Issue 51 - October / November 2013
As James Hutchinson comes to the end of his R&A Scholarship, he introduces us to a few of his colleagues who have also benefitted from the programme
28 Dec 2013 - Golf - Editorial
Drawing on his own personal experience of suffering a sudden cardiac arrest on August 28, the 1995 winning captain was joined by a gallery of friends and colleagues from the world of sport and show business at Wentworth Club to activate the Bernard Gallacher Defibrillator Campaign 2014.
Laurence meets a hoo or two!
26 Dec 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 51 - October / November 2013
Straddling the county border of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, Luton Hoo is an historic mansion that has been returned to its former glory thanks to a £60m investment by Elite Hotels
24 Dec 2013 - Golf - External source
Hexham's reputation as a thinking man’s golf club has been enhanced by their greenkeeping department.
21 Dec 2013 - Golf - External source
An award winning environmentally friendly Scottish golf course has employed an unusual team of greenkeepers to mow the grass this winter – 40 black sheep.
21 Dec 2013 - Golf - Tina Ribbans
Sisis will be exhibiting at the Golf Industry Show (GIS) which is taking place in the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando on February 5-6 2014, at booth 1979, with two new products – the Rotorake 600HD pedestrian de-thatcher and the Rotorake TM1000 tractor mounted de-thatcher which now features a new interchangeable reel system.
Growth Potential – Are your greens reaching their full potential?
20 Dec 2013 - Golf - Greg Evans - 7 comments
This year at Ealing Golf Club, we ‘tweaked’ our fertility programme somewhat using a Growth Potential (GP) model that has been promoted over the last couple of years.
20 Dec 2013 - Golf - Tina Ribbans
Dennis return to the Golf Industry Show (GIS) which is taking place in the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando on February 5-6 2014, at booth 1979, featuring the Dennis FT510 interchangeable cassette cylinder mower with innovation being the key message.
Environmental Management Strategy at Bolton Old Links
19 Dec 2013 - Golf - Antony Wainwright - Issue 51 - October / November 2013
Antony Wainwright has begun his new role at Bolton Old Links Golf Club by creating an environmental management strategy. Here, he explains the criteria he uses and some of the methods that will be employed
18 Dec 2013 - Golf - Claire Kearney
Hatchford Brook Golf Course, Driving Range, Gym and Clubhouse was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Mike Leddy at a launch ceremony on Wednesday 11 December, following a £2.5m refurbishment by social enterprise Mytime Active.
15 Dec 2013 - Golf - Derek Metcalfe - Issue 51 - October / November 2013
Pitchcare’s attention was drawn to the Isles of Scilly Golf Club when our editor received an email about three volunteer greenkeepers who, with a collective age of 229, were keeping the course going for members and visitors
14 Dec 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
John Deere Financial’s latest interest free finance offers are just a few examples of a comprehensive range of schemes designed to help golf course owners and managers make the most of their capital budgets.