Magazine - Golf (Page 15)
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
Canada Geese - Britain’s most hated bird?
26 May 2016 - Golf - Peter Britton - Issue 66 - April / May 2016 - 1 comment
Now considered a pest in the UK, Canada Geese may be culled with the appropriate licence. But just what does this bird get up to that so annoys humans and how can they be controlled?
24 May 2016 - Golf - Sam Evans
BIGGA member, Sam Evans, 27, has been appointed Head Greenkeeper at The Fulwell Golf Club in Middlesex.
19 May 2016 - Golf - Louise Prettyman
Droitwich Golf Club can trace its history back to 1897 when it was a nine hole course. By 1923 it boasted eighteen holes when the course was redesigned and extended by James Braid. Today the push-up clay construction of the greens mean that Course Manager Gary Watkins has some real problems with drainage, especially in winter in particular, enough for Phil Day Sports to be called in to improve the situation.
Nettles and other weeds - Not as bad as you think!
19 May 2016 - Golf - Steve Thompson - Issue 66 - April / May 2016
Steve Thompson, looks at the benefits that nettles and other ‘weeds’ bring to the golf course. In this article, he explains how some of the more ‘nuisance’ species can, in fact, be of huge benefit to all manner of wildlife, both large and small
18 May 2016 - Golf - Ella Boyden
Littlehampton Golf Club, situated close to the banks of the River Arun on the south coast of England, has purchased a fleet of new Jacobsen mowers from local Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, Ernest Doe and Sons Ltd.
18 May 2016 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
R&A Scholar Peteris Sadovskis, originally from Latvia, has won this year’s John Deere sponsored SRUC Elmwood HNC Student of the Year Award.
17 May 2016 - Golf - Karl Hansell
Three top greenkeepers are celebrating after achieving BIGGA’s Master Greenkeeper status, one of the most prestigious accreditations within the golf course management industry. The latest successful candidates are Stuart Ferguson from Dundas Parks Golf Club in Scotland, Matthew Wharton from Carolina Golf Club in North Carolina and Erin Stevens from Emerald Dunes Club in Florida.
17 May 2016 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
The Henley, which until recently was known as Henley Golf and Country Club, is entering a new period of its young life. A new name as part of a comprehensive rebrand, a new course manager and its first ever machinery package deal with Toro sees this 250 acre club with a new and determined focus to achieve its full potential.