April 2021 (Page 1)

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Leatherjacket challenge!

BIGGA and Syngenta to host major industry event focussing on the threat to the golfing industry caused by increasing populations of harmful insects

in Golf - on 30/4/21

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Best golf greens

Matt Aplin, head greenkeeper at Goring and Streatley Golf Club has been named the best in his profession for the third year running.

in Golf - on 30/4/21


Facing the Future

The world we all knew certainly has changed greatly. The Pandemic has impacted on every aspect of our lives and we all know that the recovery will be long...

in Industry News - on 29/4/21


Stuart joins DLF

DLF Seeds are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Stuart Yarwood MG. Stuart's role as Regional Technical Sales Manager will see him working closely...

in People - on 29/4/21


Fame awaits at Stanedge

A unique new docuseries telling the remarkable story of one woman’s mission to turnaround a rundown golf club and make it a friendly, accessible and...

in Golf - on 28/4/21


Neil joins Aquatrols

Aquatrols have named Neil Mitchell as its new Account Manager for Scotland

in People - on 28/4/21


Rolling, rolling, rolling

The vaccine rollout across the UK continues to be successful and we can only hope that this means bums on stadium seats in the near future. The Covid-19...

in Editorial - on 28/4/21

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Gullane and Toro success

Gullane Golf Club in Scotland and Toro certainly have history. With the latest deal taking it to 25 years, it’s a partnership claimed to have produced...

in Golf - on 27/4/21


BIGGA Open Support Team

The return of The Open Championship this July will see BIGGA members from all over the United Kingdom leap into action once again as the BIGGA Volunteer...

in Industry News - on 27/4/21

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Acelepryn authorised

An Emergency Authorisation for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, to target chafer grubs has been granted for the 2021 season

in Industry News - on 26/4/21

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SISIS to the rescue

Greenkeeper Mark Piper claims that the SISIS Supaturfman has made a remarkable difference to the green at Maldon Bowling Club in Essex.

in Bowls - on 26/4/21

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More Ventrac success

Castle Stuart Golf Links, situated close to Inverness and overlooking the Moray Firth, is the latest Scottish golfing venue to purchase a Ventrac 4500...

in Golf - on 25/4/21

Shining a light on innovation in the amenity sector

Shining a light

As part of its role in promoting best practice in all aspects of amenity management, the Forum has released a new digital publication entitled aptly enough...

in Industry News - on 25/4/21


Measuring soil strength

The Adams and Stewart soil binding test (ASSB) or Motty test as it is commonly known is still a very good method for measuring soil strength. Particularly...

in Cricket - on 25/4/21

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New course for Scotland

Work has finally started on the new Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course at Ury Estate, near Stonehaven.

in Golf - on 24/4/21

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Downfield pick Super 500

The resourcefulness and positivity of Course Manager, John Watson, and his team of six, at the parkland course of Downfield GC, Dundee, saw them through...

in Golf - on 24/4/21

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Electric Dore & Totley!

Dore and Totley Golf Club is the first club in South Yorkshire to take delivery of Toro’s all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 greens mower. The machine...

in Golf - on 23/4/21


Dalymount redevelopment

Dublin City Council has announced that a grant agreement has now been signed with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media...

in Stadium News - on 23/4/21


Only Mansfield Sand ...

Paul Matthew, Head Groundsman at Motherwell FC, believes that Mansfield Sand is the only company to work with if you have a Fibresand pitch

in Football - on 22/4/21


Q&A with Gary McKie

Gary McKie - a lot of things scare him ... and he’s not overly fond of hay fever or Katie Hopkins either!

in Golf - on 22/4/21