Magazine - Golf (Page 13)
28 Jun 2016 - Golf - External source
The grass, as the fabled cliché proffers, is always greener on the other side of the fence. But what if that fence runs through what used to be desert?
24 Jun 2016 - Golf - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment and its French branch, Ransomes Jacobsen France based in Toulouse, have recently signed a preferred supplier agreement with Golf National for the next five years following a tender late in 2015. The prestigious golf course, which belongs to the French Federation of Golf and will soon host the Ryder Cup, has demonstrated its confidence in Ransomes Jacobsen France, who has supplied equipment since 2010.
22 Jun 2016 - Golf - Peter Driver
Dustin Johnson won the 116th US Open Championship at Oakmont Country Club on greens prepared with specially adapted Jacobsen PGM 22 walking mowers. In a controversial final round he held off the challenge of Shane Lowry, Jim Furyk and Scott Piercy to win by three strokes with a total score of 276.
15 Jun 2016 - Golf - External source
The course will be the first in England to have the SubAir system introduced to all its greens; and the Creeping Bent grass strain we’re planting will help create some of the most distinguished greens in the world
Oakmont in the spotlight
15 Jun 2016 - Golf - Peter Britton
With the US Open about to get underway at the Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, the course has come under the spotlight in more ways than one
14 Jun 2016 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
In April, Liverpool’s Childwall Golf Club hosted the annual Four Counties Junior Tournament, shortly before which a new fleet of Toros arrived on site.
12 Jun 2016 - Golf - Editor
Gary Douglas - Dinner with Gazza, Ally and, err, Nacho - it’s a Rangers thing!
Cupar Golf Club - One man went to mow!
12 Jun 2016 - Golf - Peter Britton - Issue 66 - April / May 2016
Cupar Golf Club is reckoned to be the oldest 9-hole course in the world. It occupies a stunning position on Hill of Tarvit in the Kingdom of Fife, just a few kilometres west of St Andrews. Pitchcare caught up with the club’s only greenkeeper, Gary Douglas, to find out how he occupies his time!
8 Jun 2016 - Golf - Editor - Issue 66 - April / May 2016
Ben Lovett - spends most nights thinking over ideas - Kylie is a good one!
Montgomerie Maxx Royal - You gotta Lovett!
8 Jun 2016 - Golf - Peter Britton - Issue 66 - April / May 2016
Colin Montgomerie has now turned his considerable golfing talents to course design, and one of his most stunning creations is Montgomerie Maxx Royal on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast at Belek. Course Manager, Ben Lovett, discusses his role at the club and how he came to be a Brit working abroad
3 Jun 2016 - Golf - Tony Hawkins
Even light showers can ruin a recently dressed golf bunker. The BunkerMaster offers a fast solution for greenkeepers to get bunkers back into shape with minimum disruption
2 Jun 2016 - Golf - Lucy Nicholls
Adi Porter, course manager at Greetham Valley Golf Club, has said that he is now in full control of thatch build-up since using the Sisis Rotorake TM1000
2 Jun 2016 - Golf - Editor - Issue 66 - April / May 2016
Ben Morgan - Steve, Vic and Bob are welcome round for a curry - or fish and chips - any time!
On the right track at Drax
2 Jun 2016 - Golf - Ben Morgan - Issue 66 - April / May 2016
Drax Golf Club is set in attractive woodland just south of the town of Selby in Yorkshire. As its backdrop, it has the largest, yet cleanest coal powered power station in the UK. Assistant Greenkeeper, Ben Morgan, discusses their plans for the course in the coming months and years
31 May 2016 - Golf - Andy Hiseman
How many holes in one can we score, in 24 hours? That is the question
31 May 2016 - Golf - External source
Paramedics hitched lift on greenkeeper's buggy to reach collapsed player on golf course
28 May 2016 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
West Yorkshire’s Wakefield Golf Club moved to its current site at Woodthorpe in 1911, but it was established in 1891 on common land making 2016 its 125th anniversary, and meaning there’s a lot to celebrate this year!
Irrigation Check List
28 May 2016 - Golf - Robert Jackson - Issue 66 - April / May 2016
In this article, Robert Jackson, Irrigation Manager at Lely Turfcare, discusses why it’s time to start applying the same principles to irrigation maintenance that are applied to machinery maintenance