Magazine - Golf (Page 15)
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.
10 Jul 2013 - Golf - External source
MPs support local golf club over misleading weather forecasts TWO Conservative MPs have supported a call by a golf club manager for the Met Office to be less negative when delivering weather forecasts, as it has an adverse effect on golf participation.
7 Jul 2013 - Golf - External source
Construction is underway on the new golf course in Calabar, the capital of Nigeria's Cross River State.
6 Jul 2013 - Golf - John Haschak
Slow greens that tended to turn yellow in the winter are now a thing of the past at Hayston Golf Club thanks to the efforts of head green keeper Tam Currie
Talking conservation at Turton Golf Club
6 Jul 2013 - Golf - Antony Wainwright - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
Winning the Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year in 2011 has provided a confidence boost for the greenkeeping team at Turton Golf Club, whilst also inspiring members to become more active. Here, Antony Wainwright explains the further conservation methods being employed at his club.
A quiet revolution at Newbury & Crookham Golf Club
3 Jul 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
One of Berkshire’s oldest golf courses, Newbury & Crookham, is now in the loving care of Course Manager, Alec MacIndoe and, as our editor discovers, it’s been a quiet evolution that has seen the club’s fortunes turnaround, thanks to his attention to detail and presentation skills.