Entries by Val Graham

Greensward supporting local clubs

Greensward supporting local clubs: A southwest contractor is doing his part to help clubs at all levels come through turbulent times Andy Boyce, Director of Greensward sports consultancy, based in Bath, says if pitches are playable for whatever part of the season that remains, then officials can more easily focus on business matters and financial […]

Terra Spike gives Bentham peace of mind

Terra Spike gives Bentham peace of mind: Lancashire’s Bentham Golf Club has chosen a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD to help its team make the most of weather windows. This summer, the family run club with its backdrop of the Yorkshire Three Peaks, proximity to the Dales and Forest of Bowland has attracted golf tourists […]

Agria 9600 boosts productivity

Agria 9600 boosts productivity: Contractor, GMC, is the latest purchaser of the agria 9600 hybrid banks mower. The family run business, which has over 15 years’ experience of commercial grounds maintenance and landscaping in the Scottish central belt, says the all-weather machine has revolutionised much of their work. Director, Stephen Walker, said: “It’s been here […]

Whitecraigs GC updates Jacobsen fleet

Whitecraigs GC updates Jacobsen fleet: Whitecraigs Golf Club on Glasgow’s south side has renewed its fleet of Jacobsen machines with dealer Fairways GM.  Six new machines will help maintain their main 18 hole and nine hole Par 3 courses. Delivered to the club were two LF570 lightweight large area reel mowers, an Eclipse 322 greens […]

Fairways Warehouse launches online

Fairways Warehouse launches online: Fairways Warehouse is the used equipment division of Fairways GM.  Fairways Warehouse retails high quality used ground care machinery so that you can buy with confidence. The new website – www.fairwayswarehouse.co.uk – lists machines across the following categories: golf mowers, sports mowers, commercial and slope mowers, tractors, utility vehicles, aeration, implements […]

University enjoys H&S benefits

University enjoys H&S benefits: Agria UK’s remotely controlled agria 9600 hybrid bank mower makes lots of friends in high places. Recent converts include the 16 members of the University of Aberdeen’s grounds’ team, all now fully trained and regular users. Bruce Reid, Grounds Officer in the University’s Estates and Facilities Department, said he knew instantly […]

GXi8 HD a difference at Banchory GC

GXi8 HD a difference at Banchory GC: Three years ago, an Aberdeenshire golf club with a keen focus on ecological, environmental and sustainable best practice, chose a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8  HD deep aerator. It was the first purchase made by the then newly appointed course manager at Banchory GC, Richard Mullen. “Aeration needed to […]

Register For Turf Maintenance Live

Register For Turf Maintenance Live: Registration continues for Turf Maintenance Live, the annual showcase of turf maintenance equipment from leading manufacturers and distributors, which is being held at the Woollam Playing Fields, Harpenden Rd in St. Albans on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 October. Entrance to the event, now in its fifth year, is free […]

New Agria Launches At SALTEX

New Agria Launches At SALTEX: Agria UK is a new sister company to Wiedenmann UK and introduces two unique hybrid remote-controlled rotary mulching mowers at Saltex. Agria was established near Stuttgart over 70 years ago. Originally for agriculture, it changed paths to cover soil cultivation, green space maintenance and pavement cleaning. Still prominent in these […]

ALS Purchase GroundPro MT200

ALS Purchase GroundPro MT200: Telford based sports contractor, ALS Contracts has taken delivery of a Maredo MT200 Flex-Verticutter to expand and update its range of scarifiers for estates, fairways and sports pitches. The tractor-mounted scarifier was launched by GroundPro, a trading division of Wiedenmann UK. It provides a rapid response to difficulties that may occur […]