Magazine - Golf (Page 12)
Once in a lifetime golf internships up for grabs
1 Oct 2012 - Golf - Editor - 2 comments
Young people interested in careers in golf grounds and sports turf management are being invited to take up once-in-a-lifetime internships in the United States, and be paid too!
Do clay pipes help with drainage?
30 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor - Issue 44 - August / September 2012
Steve Oultram, Course Manager at Wilmslow Golf Club in Cheshire, believes the ‘old boys’ had it right when they talked about the pulling power of clay pipes when used for on-course drainage. To this day, he continues to use this method as his preferred choice over more modern pipe systems
24 Sep 2012 - Golf - External source
After a career spanning 44 years as a greenkeeper on the St Andrews links - 37 of which were continuous - David Wilson has retired.
23 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor
The traditional driving-in ceremony for the new Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews took place on the first tee of the Old Course today.
22 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor
England’s summer of Olympic and Paralympic sport has inspired thousands of people to have a go at golf.
21 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor
Scottish golf legend Colin Montgomerie has expressed his delight at the funds raised for the foundation set up in his mother's name by a special golf day at Kingsbarns Golf Links.
Edgbaston Golf Club - belying the city's industrial heritage
21 Sep 2012 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 44 - August / September 2012
Having spent his earlier career working in Birmingham’s parks and open spaces, our editor is well aware of the landscape gems within its confines. The city can boast one of the most diverse and tree populated urban landscapes in the country, with close to six hundred parks and over two hundred play areas. Add in countless public schools, private estates and several golf courses and Birmingham certainly belies its more industrial heritage.
19 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor
Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham has dramatically cut its annual water bill after upgrading to a Gemini-Trident Irrigation (GTI) system from Bailoy Products.
17 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor
Rain Bird are pleased to announce the successful erecting and commissioning of the WT-M Rain Bird turbine on a 24metre mast at Merlin GC, Cornwall nr. Padstow.
16 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor
Golf Tourism Scotland (GTS), the voice of the Scottish golf industry, has announced a series of new honours to be handed out at its seventh annual Gold Standard Awards dinner.
12 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor
Bromsgrove Golf Centre in Worcestershire is hailing its 16th lake as the course’s new signature hole after installing two Otterbine aerating fountains.
11 Sep 2012 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
John Deere Financial has announced two new finance programmes for UK golf club customers this autumn.
10 Sep 2012 - Golf - Amy Ellingham
Here’s the Royal Dornoch Golf Club team celebrating the arrival of their new Toro fleet with Lely and Toro.
7 Sep 2012 - Golf - Mark Sanderson
Good autumn growing conditions now give greenkeepers and course managers an opportunity to tackle the thick rough that has been the bane of every golfers’ game this season.
Achieving Green Speed on a Small Budget
7 Sep 2012 - Golf - Greg Evans - Issue 44 - August / September 2012 - 3 comments
Greg Evans questions whether ‘double cutting’ is achievable for course managers with small staffing levels (or anyone else for that matter) and offers his own solutions to the prickly topic of green speeds.
2 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor - Issue 44 - August / September 2012
A landmark tax case, that could allow private members’ golf clubs to recover thousands of pounds-worth of VAT paid on green fees, has been sent to the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
25 Aug 2012 - Golf - Editor
The UK Golf Course Owners Association (UKGCOA), the country’s leading authority on the business of golf facility operation, has formed a corporate partnership with Leaderboard Last Minute Golf, a new online tee time reseller service looking to grow the profits of golf courses across the country.
24 Aug 2012 - Golf - Editor
Burhill Group Limited (BGL) Chief Executive Colin Mayes and a team of golf industry professionals will be donning life jackets and picking up paddles as they take on the grueling Great GlenKayak Challenge in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.