Magazine - Golf (Page 13)
The US Open - working as a volunteer
23 Oct 2013 - Golf - Chris Hodgkinson - Issue 50 - August / September 2013
When Kirkby Lonsdale greenkeeper, Chris Hodgkinson, discovered that the 2013 US Open was to be staged at the Merion Golf Club in Pennsylvania, he immediately contacted their Director of Golf Course Operations, Matt Shaffer
21 Oct 2013 - Golf - Ellie Parry
The British Association of Golf Course Constructors was proud to host its inaugural golf day on Friday 20th September.
17 Oct 2013 - Golf - Mike Beardall
Horton Golf Club members raised more than £1,000 for charity with a golf competition day - and one of the charities benefiting is HART (Henfield Area Response Team).
There’s plenty more to come!
16 Oct 2013 - Golf - David Stansfield - Issue 50 - August / September 2013 - 1 comment
Golf course agronomist David Stansfield looks at the innovations that have come to the fore since the Pitchcare magazine was launched in 2005 and suggests that there\'s plenty more to come
15 Oct 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Ian Tomlinson, course manager at Rungsted Golf Klubb, situated 20 kilometres north of Copenhagen in Denmark, has added the latest Jacobsen LF570 fairway mower to his fleet of course management equipment.
Castle Stuart Golf Links - a monster of a course!
14 Oct 2013 - Golf - Chris Haspell - Issue 50 - August / September 2013 - 1 comment
Castle Stuart Golf Links opened for play in 2009 and, just two years later, hosted its first Scottish Open, testament to Course Manager, Chris Haspell and his greenkeeping team who look after this beautiful links course.
13 Oct 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
Leigh Swann, Head Greenkeeper at Trentham Park Golf Club, Staffordshire, had become accustomed to a persistent problem with Fusarium Patch making a regular and unwelcome appearance on his tees and greens over the winter.
7 Oct 2013 - Golf - Mark Sanderson
A new survey has revealed that the number of people playing golf in the UK could be doubled if clubs and courses were friendlier, encouraged families and offered greater flexibility and better playing conditions.
Frank Kempster - in his father’s footsteps at Glen Gorse
7 Oct 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 50 - August / September 2013
Golf journalist, Bob Ryan, called Glen Gorse “a passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand and water”, and the first three observations perfectly sum up their Course Manager, Frank Kempster
6 Oct 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Technical staff at Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment, had a busy couple of weeks in July providing tournament support at the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National in Paris and at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, played at Castle Stuart Golf Links near Inverness.
6 Oct 2013 - Golf - Scott MacCallum
When Liphook Golf Club Course Manager, David Murdoch MG, looked out over his fabulous heathland course for ways in which to make it even better, there were very few areas in which a significant impact could be made.
2 Oct 2013 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Druids Heath Golf Club near Walsall has switched to an all-Toro fleet in a new five-year agreement.
Builth Wells Golf Club - a river runs through it
1 Oct 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 50 - August / September 2013
When our editor called in unannounced at Builth Wells Golf Club, it was something of a shock to the system for Head Greenkeeper Matt Horton to see our man striding towards him armed with camera equipment and notepad.
27 Sep 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Per Christensen, head greenkeeper at Fredensborg Golf Club, is a loyal customer of the Jacobsen brand.
24 Sep 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
Castle Eden Golf Club, County Durham, measures 5,976 yards and with a par of just seventy, provides a good test for all handicap levels.
23 Sep 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
A highly effective soil penetrant from Headland Amenity is keeping fairways at West Herts Golf Club in good condition as the British summer finally makes an appearance.
17 Sep 2013 - Golf - Michelle Black
Leading golf and amenity supplier, James Coburn Ltd helped to launch Bayer’s latest innovation in turf fungicide at the Royal Belfast Golf Club recently.
All change ...
17 Sep 2013 - Golf - Billy McMillan - Issue 50 - August / September 2013
When we asked the highly experienced and respected Billy McMillan to give us his take on how the industry has changed in the past decade, we were expecting a few words about the role of the head greenkeeper.