Magazine - Golf (Page 14)
Composting - Recycling the Golf Course
28 May 2015 - Golf - James Hutchinson - Issue 60 - April / May 2015
James Hutchinson, recently appointed Environmental Officer at The St Andrews Links Trust, offers us his advice on the use of recycled materials and their subsequent usage on a golf course
27 May 2015 - Golf - Jennifer Denby
Burford Golf Club, in Oxfordshire, has upgraded its old rake with a new Toro Sand Pro in an investment that will see its bunkers’ playing surface perfectly maintained for years to come
25 May 2015 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
Five BIGGA members and one GCSAI member from Ireland recently returned from the trip of a lifetime to the TPC Sawgrass course at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
23 May 2015 - Golf - Louise Prettyman
18 hole Moortown Golf Club in Leeds is steeped in history. The course is surrounded by woodland that has seen an ingress of tree growth over those 100 years. In order to re-promote the heather and the heathland grass areas of the course a programme of tree removal is in progress, scheduled to last for at least the next three years.
22 May 2015 - Golf - Pete Simm
The cream of the UK’s top disabled golfers will head to Belton Woods this weekend to take part in the 2015 BALASA (British Amputee and Les Autres Sports Association) National Championships.
Natural Turf Golf Greens - Are they on their way out?
22 May 2015 - Golf - Tim Lodge - Issue 60 - April / May 2015
The onrush of artificial grass pitches into winter sports, plus the installation of multi use games areas pretty much everywhere else, has prompted agronomist Tim Lodge to ask the question 'are natural turf golf greens on their way out?
21 May 2015 - Golf - Editorial
Moray Golf Club has released details of a series of course improvements that have been made ahead of one of the UK’s most prestigious amateur championships.
19 May 2015 - Golf - Editorial - 2 comments
Golf course groundsman suspended over a tank of water
16 May 2015 - Golf - Dave Bowers
The man who spent more than 20 years masterminding sales and business development for industry giant Toro is the latest recruit to the expanding Golf Consultants Association (GCA).
16 May 2015 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
John Deere turf equipment dealer Godfreys is delighted to announce that David Sturges has joined Godfreys (Sevenoaks) Ltd as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a main board position, as of Monday 11th May.
15 May 2015 - Golf - Editorial
One of the most respected golf course consultants in the world has become the latest high profile figure to state that increasing the size of hole cups in golf would be hugely beneficial to the game.
Looking back to look forward
14 May 2015 - Golf - Andy Church - Issue 60 - April / May 2015
Andy Church of Ultra Soil Solutions looks at how one club in Kent has overcome the problem of split personalities between his greens and saved money into the bargain.
13 May 2015 - Golf - Jennifer Denby
Abergele Golf Club, in North Wales, has taken advantage of a flexible finance offer from Lely UK in a deal that’s seen the coastal course benefit from two new mowers
The TOP Program - truly global opportunities await you
10 May 2015 - Golf - Mike McKenna - Issue 59 - February / March 2015
The TOP program brings close to one hundred turf trainees and interns to America every year, and places them at the country’s top golf courses. There are many programs out there, but this one is by far the best, and I am a true example of that.” Read on ...
8 May 2015 - Golf - Jennifer Denby
World-class tournament venue Wentworth Golf Club, in Surrey, has taken delivery of eight TYM tractors, marking part of a wider £1.2m deal with Lely UK.
6 May 2015 - Golf - Dave Bowers
England Golf, the governing body for English amateur golf, has partnered with 59Club, Europe's leading customer service analysts and training consultants, to help create an even brighter future for the sport.
6 May 2015 - Golf - Mark Sanderson
National Golf Month (www.nationalgolfmonth.com) tees off for May, with hundreds of free coaching opportunities across the UK. It aims to encourage more than 100,000 people to give golf a go for the first time.
Greenkeeping and Golf Academy
4 May 2015 - Golf - Chris McCullough - Issue 59 - February / March 2015
Northern Ireland has produced its fair share of famous golfers and, thanks to a golfing academy at a local agricultural college, that trend is set to continue, reports Chris McCullough
3 May 2015 - Golf - Manuella Whittaker
José María Olazábal and Sergio García, two of Spain’s biggest Ryder Cup stars, have given their full support to the country’s bid to bring The 2022 Ryder Cup to Costa Brava-Barcelona.
3 May 2015 - Golf - Jennifer Denby
Cheshire’s nationally-renowned The Mere Golf Resort & Spa has taken delivery of a new 20-piece Toro fleet, as preparations for the regional qualifying round of the R & A Open Championship get underway.