Magazine - Golf (Page 12)
6 Aug 2013 - Golf - Claire Kearney
The Pype Hayes Golf Course, Gym and Clubhouse in Sutton Coldfield was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Mike Leddy at a ceremony on Wednesday 31 July, following a £2m refurbishment by social enterprise Mytime Active.
6 Aug 2013 - Golf - Fiona Lyttle
Since 2009, the EGEU has been advising many Countries, in particular the new golf developing countries mainly throughout Europe, on how best to develop and maintain greenkeeper education, training and qualifications.
The Carrick on Loch Lomond - true love awaits!
5 Aug 2013 - Golf - Jim Brown - Issue 49 - June / July 2013
Jim Brown has worked for the De Vere Group for close on eight years, the last sixteen months on the bonny, bonny banks of Loch Lomond. In this article, he talks about how he came into the industry and details the maintenance regimes required to keep this stunning piece of real estate in harmony with both the local ecology and demanding golfers
4 Aug 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
There were several shocks at this year’s John Deere Classic in July, not least the surprising youth of its winner, Jordan Spieth. Only 19 years old, Spieth is the youngest person ever to win the Classic, and the first teenager to win a PGA Tour event in 82 years.
2 Aug 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Bartram Mowers, the Norwich-based Ransomes Jacobsen dealer for East Anglia, has signed a third five-year preferred supplier agreement with Ipswich Golf Club.
31 Jul 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
Longcliffe Golf Club, in Loughborough, is reaping rewards from its latest Trilo and ATT purchases from The Grass Group.
28 Jul 2013 - Golf - Steve Castle
A team of volunteer greenkeepers from BIGGA have arrived back at their courses after a frenetic week preparing the links at Muirfield for the world’s greatest players – and raking over 1,500 bunkers in the process.
26 Jul 2013 - Golf - Lorna Bishop
A focus on improving greens has won over members at Ashton on Mersey Golf Club who saw the end game was worth the minor disruption.
24 Jul 2013 - Golf - Bayer Crop Science
On 30 July, the Manchester Golf Club will host the second in a series of educational workshops for greenkeepers, where they will be able to learn how healthy, firm and smooth greens can be achieved this year.
22 Jul 2013 - Golf - Scott MacCallum
The latest club to engage Greg Evans Golf Course Solutions to advise on course maintenance has seen the condition of their golf course make remarkable strides.
20 Jul 2013 - Golf - Editor
The Golf Environment Organization look at issues relating to the natural environment - landscapes and ecosystems, habitats and vegetation types, and the values these bring to golf courses and biodiversity all around the world.
A League of Nations on the OSU Programme
20 Jul 2013 - Golf - David Rieck - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
The Ohio State University’s internship programme offers greenkeepers aged between twenty and twenty-seven the opportunity to work at some of the most high profile golf course in America. As German national, David Rieck, discovers, it is something of ...
17 Jul 2013 - Golf - External source
One of the greatest challenges for greenkeepers is bunker maintenance and achieving consistency.
16 Jul 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
John Deere will be the official supplier of golf course machinery for The 2015 Solheim Cup, the highlight of the women’s professional golf calendar.
15 Jul 2013 - Golf - Steve Castle
As the world’s premier golfers head to Muirfield for The 142nd Open Championship, they will be supported by a committed band of BIGGA volunteer greenkeepers who play a critical role away from the spotlight.
Colin Irvine - The Golfers’ Course Manager
15 Jul 2013 - Golf - Neville Johnson - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
One of the fairest of the Open Championship courses, that’s how Muirfield is often described. What golfers see is what they get. The course is an Old Tom Morris original that oozes tradition and heritage. It has lost none of its golfing allure since it was created for the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers back in 1891, and everyone there is eagerly anticipating the staging of Muirfield’s 16th Open Championship in 2013. Neville Johnson talks to their long-serving Course Manager.
Adding a splash of colour to golf courses
14 Jul 2013 - Golf - Mark Allen - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
Two Midlands Course Managers, Kim Blake from Fulford Heath, and Andy Laing from Gaudet Luce, discuss how adding a splash of colour on their respective golf courses has been appreciated by golfers, visitors, bees and birds
12 Jul 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
Revitalised fairways without spending a fortune! – a great result that has been achieved by Head Greenkeeper Dan Harden at Cardiff Golf Club, with the help of Headland Amenity’s Elevate FE.