Entries by Colin Hoskins

Fungicide Promotion Winners

Fungicide Promotion Winners: Formby Golf Club is now the proud owner of a new Gambetti Pro 300 tractor-mounted sprayer having won Rigby Taylor’s 2017 Autumn Fungicide Promotion. In addition, and as part of the promotion, the Liverpool club’s course manager Paul Swift has won an expenses-paid trip to the GCSAA convention and trade show in San […]

IOG Pilots New Framework

IOG Pilots New Framework: The leading membership organisation for people involved in the management and maintenance of sports pitches, landscape and amenity facilities in the UK, The IOG, is piloting a new framework to the ‘measurement’ of the standard of football pitches at grassroots level. The new Pitch Grading Framework will not only highlight the […]

Rain Bird Appoints Rigby Taylor

Rain Bird Appoints Rigby Taylor: Rain Bird, a leading global manufacturer of irrigation product and services, has confirmed the appointment of Rigby Taylor as its distributor of golf products for the UK market. UK golf course managers will continue to access products through the UK-wide network of approved Rain Bird contractors, but they will now receive additional […]

New Rigby Taylor Brochure

New Rigby Taylor Brochure: Rigby Taylor – the company at the forefront of supplying innovative products for the successful management and maintenance of turf surfaces – have introduced a new two-in-one brochure which focuses on key products for both grounds maintenance and landscaping. The informative, 60-page publication – which complements the company’s Professional Products range […]

Rigby Taylor At Stinchcombe GC

Rigby Taylor At Stinchcombe GC: The word ‘steep’ and its connotations ideally describe a number of facets of Stinchcombe Hill Golf Club, located in Gloucestershire. Established back in 1889 with nine holes, which was then extended to 18 holes in 1906, the club is steeped in history with the Edwardian mansion, Stinchcombe House, which was built […]

IOG Advises Pay Rise

IOG Advises Pay Rise: The leading membership organisation for those involved in the management of sports pitches, landscape and amenity facilities in the UK, the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG), is recommending a 2.5 per cent increase in grounds staff’s national minimum salary bands for 2018.  But the IOG also advises that a 2.5 per cent increase would, […]

More New Products From Rigby Taylor At BTME

More New Products From Rigby Taylor At BTME: For new products, Rigby Taylor is the company to visit at BTME: discover about a major NEW distribution announcement; see the NEW product introductions and on a NEW, vibrant and interactive stand. It’s all taking place on the Rigby Taylor stand (B60) at BTME. While enjoying a freshly […]

Rigby Taylor Statement

Rigby Taylor Statement: Peter Corbett, the company’s Chemicals Product Manager says, “Rigby Taylor is delighted that the EU has renewed the licence for glyphosate.” “The loss of this important active would have cost local authorities many hundreds of millions of pounds to replace with alternative means of vegetation control. “The industry now needs to take on […]

Rigby Taylor Has An Award-Winning Way To Mark Pitches

Rigby Taylor Has A Very Intelligent – And Award-Winning Way To Mark And Over-Mark Pitches: Intelligent One (iO), the world’s first autonomous robot dedicated to the hands-free, initial marking and over-marking of sports pitches, running tracks and much more, has won the prestigious Innovation Award at the SALTEX 2017 exhibition. Available from Rigby Taylor – […]

Rigby Taylor Help Course Manager Meet Expectations

Rigby Taylor Products Help Course Manager Meet All Expectations – Whatever The Weather: Apart from weather patterns that nowadays often mean the seasons seemingly merge into one another, one of the biggest challenges facing Course Manager Justin Robinson is coping with the large temperature differences that he sees at different holes on the Henley-on-Thames Golf […]