Magazine - Golf (Page 12)
Robson's choice at Hawick Golf Club
16 Apr 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 47 - February / March 2013
The Scottish Borders is renowned for its stunning beauty. Sadly, it’s often awful weather means that it can rarely be seen in its best light. And so it was when our editor called in to Hawick Golf Club, the oldest course in the region, to catch up with Head Greenkeeper, Kenny Robson, and found him battling to stay afloat!
14 Apr 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
The Bedford Golf Club at Great Denham has invested almost £250,000 in a fleet of new John Deere course machinery, bought from dealer P Tuckwell Ltd of Maulden, Bedfordshire on a John Deere Financial six-year finance lease.
8 Apr 2013 - Golf - Val Graham
As you would expect, a clear focus and a precise plan underpins course preparations at Gleneagles ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup.
A visit to Jacobsen's HQ - The Lion Tour 2012
6 Apr 2013 - Golf - Warren Bevan - Issue 47 - February / March 2013
Warren Bevan, Course Manager at Lancaster Golf Club, joined five of his colleagues on a trip to the USA to visit the Jacobsen headquarters in Charlotte, inspect two of the US Open venues and attend a three day turf conference at Penn State University
31 Mar 2013 - Golf - Amy Ellingham
The Toro Company and Lely UK have renewed their joint support for the UK Golf Course Owners Association (UKGCOA), cementing their support for this important industry sector.
What is sustainability in golf?
31 Mar 2013 - Golf - Carolina Nalon - Issue 47 - February / March 2013 - 1 comment
Carolina Nalon, an ecologist and environmentalist from Brazil, argues that, for sustainability to be achieved in golf, it will require changes in human behaviour
29 Mar 2013 - Golf - External source
The England Golf Partnership (EGP) has welcomed the Government’s £150m-a-year boost for primary school sport.
28 Mar 2013 - Golf - External source
To be appointed as the youngest head greenkeeper in Scotland, James Taylor said that landing his dream job feels like sinking a hole in one.
The 2mm debate - agronomic investigation
25 Mar 2013 - Golf - Greg Evans - Issue 47 - February / March 2013 - 2 comments
It has been three years since the infamous ‘2mm debate’ was held at Harrogate in 2010. At that time, there were many angry greenkeepers out there shouting “he can’t sustain it” and “they will be dead in three years!” Well, three years have passed and “they” look okay to me!
24 Mar 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
Course manager Andrew Halfpenny of Ombersley Golf Club in Worcestershire has been with the 21 year old club since it began, throughout 18-hole parkland course’s conception, construction and operation.
21 Mar 2013 - Golf - External source
The Middle East's first all-grass 18-hole golf course, and host to the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic, reaches a landmark anniversary
21 Mar 2013 - Golf - External source
In the first initiative of its kind, a new scheme has been launched to promote golf in the Porto region – the birthplace of the game in Portugal.
Trefloyne Manor - a “field with flags in it" transformed
17 Mar 2013 - Golf - Alwyn Jones - Issue 41 - February / March 2012
A former quarry and farm, and once used by Aberystwyth University for crop trialing daffodils and potatoes, Trefloyne Manor is steadily gaining a reputation as a quality golfing destination reports Alywn Jones
13 Mar 2013 - Golf - Scott MacCallum
The record rainfall of the last three years has had a significant impact on the budgets of UK golf clubs.
11 Mar 2013 - Golf - Amy Ellingham
North Oxfordshire hidden gem Tadmarton Heath Golf Club has signed a new five-year agreement with Toro.
Further developments at Kings Norton Golf Club
10 Mar 2013 - Golf - Mark Allen - Issue 47 - February / March 2013
It’s been six years since Pitchcare visited Kings Norton Golf Club, near Birmingham. Mark Allen of Amenity Land Solutions recently caught up with Course Manager, Mick Reece, to talk about further developments to the golf course
A magnificent backdrop at Hertzenhof Golf Club
4 Mar 2013 - Golf - Marcus Neemaan - Issue 46 - December / January 2012 / 2013
Marcus Neemann visits a golf club that began life on a US Army base, before relocating to one of the most beautiful regions of Germany; the Rhine Gorge in the foothills of the Three Emperors
2 Mar 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
A party of 70 Ransomes Jacobsen guests and staff attended the Golf Industry Show in San Diego recently and were among the first people in the industry to see a prototype of Jacobsen’s new lithium ion ride-on greens mower.