Magazine - Golf (Page 13)
Monkstown Golf Club - Travers perking up the course!
28 Aug 2015 - Golf - Alan Mahon - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
The southern coast of Ireland, around the city of Cork, is not short of a golf course or two, such is the splendour of the topography. So, when GCSAI editor, Alan Mahon, visited Monkstown Golf Club in the cold February sunshine, he was pleasantly surprised to find a course thriving against the local competition
27 Aug 2015 - Golf - Golf Business News
Congratulations to Iain Macleod, Course Manager at Tain Golf Club, who has accepted the role of BIGGA President Elect ahead of officially becoming President next January.
25 Aug 2015 - Golf - Ian Mitchell - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
In this article, ian Mitchell discusses the importance of greens rolling to get the ultimate finish for your turf
Fawley Parish Council - Go Carefully
24 Aug 2015 - Golf - Peter Britton - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
With a career path that includes greenkeeping, six years self employment and a stint at Glasgow Rangers, Niall Gibb now finds himself working for Fawley Parish Council as Head Groundsman at the quirkily named Gang Warily Recreation and Community Centre
23 Aug 2015 - Golf - James Hewtson-Brown - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
There is recognition throughout the groundcare and landscape industries that more needs to be done in the establishment of biodiverse areas within sports facilities and green amenity spaces.
18 Aug 2015 - Golf - Editor - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
Martyn Savident - warm smell of colitas rising up through the air ... and cheese!
It’s not big... but it is clever!
18 Aug 2015 - Golf - Martyn Savident - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
For Martyn Savident, Course Manager at La Grande Mare Golf Club on Guernsey, things took a decided turn for the worse, which saw him spend a considerable amount of time in Southampton General’s cardio unit. Now, thankfully recovered, we catch up with a man who says he “feels like a teenager again”
15 Aug 2015 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
London Golf Club workshop manager Dennis Excell is leaving behind the Toro machines he has had the pleasure of working with since his career began and retiring from the club he joined at its very beginning.
12 Aug 2015 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Established in 1880, Kingsdown Golf Club is a club with longevity. It is the oldest club in Wiltshire and has outlived all but 12 English clubs, even its greens machines have outlived the competition!
12 Aug 2015 - Golf - Lucy Nicholls
Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club is the proud new owner of a Trimax Snake after purchasing the rotary mower ten days before a demonstration was even due to take place.
12 Aug 2015 - Golf - Editor - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
Graham Pickin - balancing height and weight with chocolate and ice cream!
Pickin - his moments
12 Aug 2015 - Golf - Peter Britton - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
Managing a sixty hectare green oasis in the industrial heartland of South Yorkshire requires special skills, especially when it’s a multi-sports venue and you are a qualified greenkeeper.
11 Aug 2015 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
Renowned for its leading greenkeeping and golf course management training and education programmes, which have produced many of the world’s top greenkeepers, SRUC Elmwood Golf Course has recently invested in a new fleet of John Deere and ancillary equipment supplied by local dealer The Double A Trading Company Ltd.
10 Aug 2015 - Golf - Charmian Robson
The AFT Trenchers 45 and AFT Wizz Wheel are set to install a full drainage scheme in the 96-year-old greens at Worcestershire Golf Club, as well as playing a vital part in the installation of a new irrigation system.
8 Aug 2015 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Rushmere Golf Club, in Ipswich, Suffolk, has seen a new TYM tractor come on board, marking part of a wider £140k machinery renewal agreement with Lely Turfcare.
8 Aug 2015 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Championship hosts Foxhills Club & Resort, situated in 400 acres of Surrey countryside just 20 minutes from Heathrow, is enjoying a new fleet of Toro turfcare equipment following a £780,000 investment.
8 Aug 2015 - Golf - James Hutchinson - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
James Hutchinson, the recently appointed Environmental Officer at The St Andrews Links Trust, discusses how gorse has an effect on our sports grounds and golf courses, its pros and cons, the wildlife benefits and how best to manage it
7 Aug 2015 - Golf - Lucy Nicholls
Over the years, Moortown GC has changed the way they have managed and maintained their rough. Everything from wall to wall cutting through to areas being left all season has been tried over the years. Unfortunately, this has led to a perennial ryegrass invasion for Course Manager Steven Robinson. Having been familiar with Everris products for the entirety of his greenkeeping career, there was only one company he would turn to.
7 Aug 2015 - Golf - Peter Driver
Jacobsen mowing equipment, built at the company’s manufacturing facilities in Ipswich, UK and Charlotte, USA are maintaining the Rio Olympic Golf Course as golf returns to the Olympic Games after a 112-year absence.
Land Drainage - Soil, water and...
6 Aug 2015 - Golf - Bruce Brockway - Issue 61 - June / July 2015
We all know what we mean by ‘soil and water’, but it only refers to two of the three ingredients necessary for plant growth - the third being ‘air’. If you only have the first two, you have a drainage problem!