Magazine - Golf (Page 15)
Testing Time for Greenkeepers
30 May 2013 - Golf - Editor
Last season’s conditions proved a testing time to cope with the huge variability in British weather conditions - from the threat of extreme drought, to the wettest summer on record for many.
29 May 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
Course Manager Mark Smith has seen considerable improvement to the fairways at Olton Golf Club using Johnsons Sports Seed Ji Tee.
28 May 2013 - Golf - Editor
Keith Johnson of Crewe triumphed in the 20th Reaseheath Open – Vintage Day 2013, a tournament for players aged 65-plus run by the college sports turf students.
25 May 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
One of the fairest of the Open Championship courses is how Muirfield is often described, and everyone at The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers is eagerly anticipating the staging of the 16th Open Championship at Muirfield in July 2013.
24 May 2013 - Golf - Andy Hiseman
The course management team at The Shire London, led by Tony Peterson, have installed a stunning new life-size statue of Seve Ballesteros, which now greets all visitors to The Shire London, in Hertfordshire.
Living the good life in Tuscany
22 May 2013 - Golf - Gianni Casini - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
In Italy, there are over 180 golf clubs ranging from 9 hole to 36 hole facilities, plus an additional fifty-nine driving ranges.
Wetting agents - hold on to water for healthy root uptake
20 May 2013 - Golf - Dr Simon Watson - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
The use of a wetting agent to hold moisture more evenly through the soil profile could aid nutrient uptake and the efficiency of fertiliser applications, reports Syngenta Technical Manager, Dr Simon Watson
13 May 2013 - Golf - Amy Ellingham
Here’s the North Weald greenkeeping team celebrating the arrival of the Essex golf club’s three new Toro mowers.
The pluck of the Irish at Gort Golf Club
10 May 2013 - Golf - Alan Mahon - Issue 47 - February / March 2013
Greenside’s editor, Alan Mahon, visits Gort Golf Club in County Galway, where he finds the Course Superintendent, Peadar Grealish, in reflective mood as Ireland’s economic woes impact on him and his staff
The Golf Environment Organization - Action areas
8 May 2013 - Golf - Golf Environment Organization - Issue 47 - February / March 2013
In the second of a series of articles, the Golf Environment Organization looks at issues of sustainability - the six key action areas that golf courses across the world need to address
5 May 2013 - Golf - Val Graham
Fulwell Golf Club in London has taken delivery of its fourth Wiedenmann machine in three years. Clever deployment means the team there is getting through huge amounts of work far quicker than envisaged and has revitalised two separate areas quite unexpectedly.
1 May 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Jacobsen GP400 is ideal for club’s undulating tees and approaches
1 May 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Hankley Common Golf Club, situated amidst the spectacular scenery of the Surrey Hills, has recently taken delivery of a fleet of golf course maintenance equipment from local Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, TH White Ltd.
Singing in the rain at Glynneath Golf Club
30 Apr 2013 - Golf - Tom James - Issue 47 - February / March 2013
Heavy rainfall, an environmentally sensitive location and a small team have proved of little hindrance to the progress of Glynneath Golf Club, where passion, commitment and the will to always think positively have allowed the club to flourish, as Tom James discovers
29 Apr 2013 - Golf - Mike Beardall
Speedcut Contractors had to move quickly to rebuild a bridge at Ham Manor Golf Club, West Sussex, within 24 hours - completing the job the morning before a ‘shotgun’ start of a major tournament in the afternoon.
Senses working overtime at The Chase Golf Club & Spa
20 Apr 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 47 - February / March 2013
At The Chase Golf Club & Spa near Stafford, it all gets a bit touchy, feely, smelly where soil samples are concerned. Their Course Manager, Simon White, explains all to our editor
18 Apr 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Craig Cameron, Deputy Course Manager at Aldeburgh Golf Club, is the first person to record a hole-in-one at the RJ National, Ransomes Jacobsen’s three-hole golf course, located at their European headquarters on the outskirts of Ipswich.
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.