Magazine - Golf (Page 13)
Hogg's in the limelight at St Annes Old Links
20 Aug 2013 - Golf - Stuart Hogg - Issue 49 - June / July 2013
It took Stuart Hogg just sixteen years to rise from apprentice to become only the thirty-seventh Master Greenkeeper in 2004. Now, as Course Manager at St Annes Old Links -one of the finest links courses in the UK - he is putting all his experience to good use, and even getting a helping hand from an unusual source. In this article, he discusses his working practices and ‘drones’ on about the club’s latest marketing initiative
20 Aug 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
While golf fans around the world were watching Phil Mickelson win The 2013 Open Championship, John Deere was winning fans of its own at Muirfield.
16 Aug 2013 - Golf - Redexim
In 2000 the 9 hole Nuuk golfcourse was opened in Greenland, the largest island in the world.
15 Aug 2013 - Golf - John Haschak
Golfers at one of the UK’s most northerly clubs are back out enjoying their game after it was devastated by a massive storm in December!
15 Aug 2013 - Golf - Charmian Robinson
New to the UK and European market is the Air2G2 Injection Aerator introduced by Campey Turf Care Systems based in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
Reducing Organic Matter
12 Aug 2013 - Golf - Charles Henderson - Issue 49 - June / July 2013 - 1 comment
The reduction of organic matter remains a high priority for golf and bowls greenkeepers. Agronomist Charles Henderson explains that, as no two greens will ever be exactly the same, a more measured and scientific approach should be considered
11 Aug 2013 - Golf - Editor - Issue 49 - June / July 2013
Location, location and location - oh, and cakes, biscuits and honeysuckle!
Kington Golf Club - lambing, ramming and a load of ...
11 Aug 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 49 - June / July 2013 - 1 comment
Kington Golf Club in Herefordshire is the highest club in England and is situated on the east side of Offa’s Dyke. Here, the greenkeeping staff have more to worry themselves about than marauding Welsh folk as over 1000 sheep are free to roam the course, doing what comes naturally!
9 Aug 2013 - Golf - Mike Beardall
At Foxhills Golf Club and Resort, Surrey, they completely reconstructed the 17th green of the Bernard Hunt course as well as further tee laser-grading and installing new paths.
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.