Magazine - Golf (Page 14)
The soil biology revolution
28 Nov 2015 - Golf - Martin Ward - Issue 63 - October / November 2015
In the first of a series of articles, Symbio’s Managing Director Martin Ward looks at how healthy soil works and why natural grass systems remain friable, drain well, disease free and colonised by perennial grasses
27 Nov 2015 - Golf - Mark Sanderson
Syngenta Golf Ambassador Carin Koch was among the expert speakers for a keynote presentation and panel discussion on female participation in golf in the UK at the Golf Club Managers Association Conference
21 Nov 2015 - Golf - Fred Wehmeyer
The cold winter months can slow down the rate of charge/discharge on your vehicle, golf cart and equipment batteries. In addition to affecting rates, colder temperatures also carry the risk of freezing the electrolyte if the battery is not stored properly. Here are some key tips to keep golf cart batteries from freezing and using a hydrometer to know their state of charge.
17 Nov 2015 - Golf - Editor - Issue 63 - October / November 2015
Andrew Hatcher - wouldn't be the quietest dinner party you had ever been to. He should be so lucky; lucky, lucky, lucky!
Coed-Y-Mwstwr Golf Club - Whispering Woods
17 Nov 2015 - Golf - Peter Britton - Issue 63 - October / November 2015
Coed-Y-Mwstwr Golf Club is situated close to the town of Bridgend. Its English name of ‘whispering woods’ perfectly describes its peaceful, tree lined fairways and wooded location.
15 Nov 2015 - Golf - Steve Thompson - Issue 63 - October / November 2015
Steve Thompson’s motto says it all. His tireless conservation work at John O’Gaunt Golf Club has seen him win numorous awards, and he has even made an appearance on BBC local TV to talk about his work
14 Nov 2015 - Golf - Sam Coleman
A greenkeeper at Cleeve Hill Golf Club in Gloucestershire, who had his golf clubs stolen, saw them up for sale on auction website eBay, a court has heard.
13 Nov 2015 - Golf - Val Graham - 1 comment
New course manager at Farleigh GC is Kenny MacPhail, who took over the reins at the 27-hole North Surrey club in November. Deputy Course Manager for the last 18 months he has been instrumental in another new start at the club, a Wiedenmann Super 600 three- in- one collector which has just been installed.
12 Nov 2015 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Pwllheli Golf Club, on the northern edge of Cardigan Bay in North Wales, has been investing in its future by bringing in a range of new Toro greens, tees and fairway mowers
4 Nov 2015 - Golf - Greg Rhodes - Issue 63 - October / November 2015
Low Laithes is an eighteen hole, parkland course designed by the legendary Dr Alistair Mackenzie. Golf was first played on the course in 1925 and it has developed over the years into a challenging test for golfers of all abilities.
A Vale of beauty and challenges
3 Nov 2015 - Golf - Kerry Haywood - Issue 63 - October / November 2015
Set in beautiful parkland, in the Vale of Glamorgan, Brynhill Golf Club is a picturesque 18-hole course. Managed for the last fourteen years by Course Manager Iain Grant, he talks us through his career and the maintenance of this stunning course.
31 Oct 2015 - Golf - Steve Castle
Golf Course Owners and Operators are being urged to book their place at GolfBIC, which is being held for the first time in conjunction with the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition, BTME.
30 Oct 2015 - Golf - Ladies European Tour
Scotland has won the right to host The Solheim Cup in 2019 and the 16th edition of the greatest team event in women’s golf will be played at the world famous PGA Centenary Course at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire.
30 Oct 2015 - Golf - Louise Prettyman
Headland Amenity recently played host to the Haifa Chemicals (Northern Europe) Greenpower Conference. Held at the Woburn Estate in Bedfordshire, delegates included Senior Haifa personnel alongside European Greenpower distributors.
29 Oct 2015 - Golf - Steve Castle
The Director of Grounds for the American venue of the next Solheim Cup is celebrating after becoming BIGGA’s latest recipient of the Master Greenkeeper Certificate.
27 Oct 2015 - Golf - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen's distributor for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, held a two-day education event at Kuneticka Hora Golf Resort, 120 kilometres east of Prague in the Pardubice region
TPC Sawgrass - Amazing
24 Oct 2015 - Golf - David Perdisatt - Issue 62 - August / September 2015
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. They had won the opportunity to join the maintenance team that helped prepare the course for the 2015 Players Championship
23 Oct 2015 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
Two golf courses, Hallmark Cambridge just off the M11 and Hallmark Welcombe in Stratford Upon Avon, are seeing a vast improvement on all their playing surfaces thanks to Toro
22 Oct 2015 - Golf - Press Release
Wayne Vincent, Course Manager at Cotswold Hills Golf Club in Gloucestershire, has praised Limagrain UK for helping him produce the stunning 18-hole course you see today