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Unique self-watering grass system

Unique self-watering grass system: The newly opened Ångfärjeparken has already become popular among the people of Helsingborg. The park has a world-unique self-watering lawn that uses technology found only here and in Hong Kong. The first ever hydroponic lawn has deeper roots and better wear-tolerance. The technology in combination with a soil moisture sensor in […]

First tournament with synthetic bunkers

First tournament with synthetic bunkers: The Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open, which takes place this week on the new Dumbarnie Links course in Fife, will be the first tier one professional event in Europe ever to be played at a venue with synthetic-edged bunkers. Dumbarnie, which was designed by Clive Clark and opened last year […]

RainDance course features Capillary Bunkers

RainDance course features Capillary Bunkers: The new RainDance National golf course in Windsor, Colorado, should be finished this year and will open in July 2022. Part of a substantial housing development, the course, which is being designed by architect Harrison Minchew, along with former PGA Tour pro Fred Funk, is using Capillary Bunkers lining technology. […]

Capillary Bunkers solve elk damage

Capillary Bunkers solve elk damage: Elk getting into bunkers has resulted in damage to them at Rock Creek Cattle Company in Montana, designed by architect Tom Doak. But lining the bunkers with the Capillary Bunker system is set to solve the problem. “When the course was built, the bunkers were lined with a textile product,” says […]

Capillary Bunkers at Newnan CC

Capillary Bunkers at Newnan CC: It’s only two weeks since Newnan CC, about thirty five miles southwest of metro Atlanta in Georgia, completed the installation of the Capillary Bunkers liner product on its golf course. But superintendent Andy Scott already is already seeing major benefits. “We’ve had three big rainstorms – three inches overnight – […]

EcoBunker’s new business development manager

EcoBunker’s new business development manager: Synthetic bunker edging specialist EcoBunker has made a significant expansion by appointing Hamish Crichton as its new business development manager. Crichton joined EcoBunker at the start of May, from soil surfectant and wetting agent provider Aquatrols. “I come from a corporate background, but a few years ago I decided I wanted to […]

Busiest spring for Capillary Bunkers

Busiest spring for Capillary Bunkers: Bunker liner specialist Capillary Bunkers is in the midst of the busiest period in its history, since its foundation in 2010. April and May have seen the firm working on more than sixty projects around the world, and the rest of the year looks set to be just as busy. Courses involved […]

EcoSward liner at Cavendish

EcoSward liner at Cavendish: Cavendish Golf Club in Buxton, England, has completed the first phase of a multi-year course renovation, including the construction of several new bunkers in an attempt to return the course more closely to Alister MacKenzie’s original design. And, although the bunkers echo MacKenzie’s work in their positioning, they are built using […]

Bunkers ensure success at Marco Simone course

Bunkers ensure success at Marco Simone course: Although the Covid-19 pandemic means it will have to wait another year until it hosts the Ryder Cup, preparation of the Marco Simone course in Rome continue apace. All eighteen holes of the new-look course, designed by European Golf Design, opened for member and guest play earlier this month. […]

New Stillwater club to feature revetted EcoBunkers

New Stillwater club to feature revetted EcoBunkers: Set to open in late 2021, the all-new Stillwater community and golf club will be located in Northeast Florida between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. This 18-hole layout will mark the area’s first new golf course since 2004. Pete Dye protégé Bobby Weed, fresh off his new golf course build for Michael […]