August 2018 (Page 1)

GTC Course

H&S guidelines review

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has launched a free-to-use web-based platform created by the Xact Group that aims to ensure golf club employers...

in Industry News - on 31/8/18

Bird’s Foot Trefoil

Nectar Network R&A boost

Work to create a network of nectar-rich habitats along the Ayrshire coast has taken a step forward thanks to funding from The R&A.

in Golf - on 31/8/18

EGO Saltex Stand

Boosting your EGO

Since its launch, EGO has truly established itself as a pioneer of outdoor power technology. With its 56V Arc Lithium battery, EGO has been going from...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 30/8/18

Feddinch Club

New St. Andrews course

Embracing the natural balance and flow of the coastal landscape overlooking Scotland’s eastern shore and sculpted by 1973 Open Champion and internationally...

in Golf - on 30/8/18

Seeds In Hand

DLF Seeds acquisition

DLF Seeds have announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds.

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 30/8/18


A year of extremes

We can debate climate change and its possible causes ‘ad infinitum’, but there’s no doubting the extremes of weather that we have had to endure so...

in Editorial - on 30/8/18


Spurs announce delays

New safety concerns have emerged after recent testing at the site of English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur’s (Spurs) £1bn new stadium...

in Industry News - on 29/8/18

ClubCo 2609A

Price Turfcare return

Price Turfcare, the UK and Ireland distributor of the Ventrac multi-implement compact tractor and Ryan turf maintenance equipment, is returning to the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/8/18


It was 50 years ago today

In the nearly fifty years since The Beatles called it a day, the UK has lost over fifty percent of its biodiversity, whilst the populations of birds,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 29/8/18

Bombus Terrestris Bee

Operation Pollinator

Golf courses can now sign up to join the Syngenta Operation Pollinator initiative quickly and easily, with an instant on-line form.

in Industry News - on 28/8/18

BTME Harrogate Convention Centre

Latest changes to BTME

With a little over five months to go until BTME 2019, BIGGA is excited to reveal that we have lived up to our promise to expand and evolve the turf management...

in Industry News - on 28/8/18

Old Golf Clubs

Golf club recycling

A pilot scheme that encourages people to drop off old and unused golf clubs at their local golf course, which are then recycled, is so popular that it...

in Golf - on 27/8/18


New Parklife Football Hub

Community sport in Middlesex has been given a major boost as construction works have now started on a new multi-million pound Parklife Football Hub in...

in Football - on 27/8/18

Leonardslee 3029 Web

The garden of delights...

A Mecca for garden lovers has been reborn as an international visitor destination set in a dazzling landscape of seasonal colour. Greg Rhodes meets the...

in Public Places - on 27/8/18

Le Golf National GEO Certified

Le Golf National accolade

Le Golf National, the host venue for The 2018 Ryder Cup and 2024 Summer Olympics, has retained GEO certification, once again highlighting its commitment...

in Golf - on 26/8/18

AMS Belrobotics

AMS pitch mowing

Automated Managed Services Ltd (AMS) is the UK’s official distributors for Belrobotics robots and offers a contract based robotic maintenance service...

in Football - on 26/8/18


New Emerald Stand

The redevelopment of Emerald Headingley Stadium is the most exciting and highly anticipated improvement in over a century. The home of Leeds Rhinos, Yorkshire...

in Cricket - on 25/8/18


Plastic should be banned

Artificial pitches should not be allowed in elite football, said Rangers manager Steven Gerrard, after he lost winger Jamie Murphy to a knee injury on...

in Football - on 25/8/18

Andy Spetch Of British Sugar TOPSOIL

BIGGA education supporter

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has welcomed British Sugar TOPSOIL as the association’s latest Education Supporter.

in Golf - on 24/8/18

Blairgowrie (Landowne) 3

H2Pro key to programme

The Lansdowne course at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland has seen huge benefits since using a range of ICL’s H2Pro moisture management products...

in Golf - on 24/8/18