Entries by Val Graham

DMC sales & plant hire choose Wiedenmann

DMC sales & plant hire choose Wiedenmann: Limerick business owner, Darragh McCormack, Director of DMC sales and plant hire, has purchased a Wiedenmann Maredo STrac 700 system with four interchangeable heads Based in Ardagh, in the south west, his recently launched business has gone from strength to strength also including a ground care division which […]

Jacobsen mowing double a class act

Jacobsen mowing double a class act: Two new additions to the mowing fleet at Mearns Castle Golf Academy are helping head greenkeeper, Jack Glen, and his team deal with their ‘grass factory’. Mearns Castle Golf Academy has both a nine-hole golf course and 50 covered driving range bays in Glasgow’s southside.  The parkland course is […]

Retiring Ronnie makes two last purchases

Retiring Ronnie makes two last purchases: Buchanan Castle GC’s course manager, Ronnie Myles, retires on May 29 after 50 years’ greenkeeping, the last 15 years as head greenkeeper at the Drymen club. In a busy career, Ronnie has also worked at clubs in East Kilbride, Erskine, Scarcroft, Cathkin and Helensburgh. At least 12 of the […]

Terra Rake makes fairways on point

Terra Rake makes fairways on point: Ponteland Golf Club, just north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, has purchased a Wiedenmann Terra Rake to add even more quality to their surfaces. The picturesque parkland club already has a deserved reputation for first rate greens but sought a Terra Rake to bring their tees, aprons and fairways to the next […]

Scotscraig GC future proofs with Wiedenmann

Scotscraig GC future proofs with Wiedenmann: A golf club with a 205-year-old history has bought a powerful Wiedenmann blower to save significantly on time and be ready for any adverse weather conditions. Scotscraig at Tayport, Fife, founded in 1817, is 13th on the list of earliest golf clubs. Its amateur gold medal competition, which started […]

Durness GC’s new Terra Spike

Durness GC’s new Terra Spike: Lone head greenkeeper, Alistair Morrison at Britain’s most north westerly golf club, Durness GC, has taken ownership of a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD. Durness GC, in Sutherland, is unquestionably as spectacular as it is remote, with rugged coastline, exquisite sandy beaches and windswept moorland in abundance. Featuring on the […]

Wiedenmann duo assists Ladybank GC

Wiedenmann duo assists Ladybank GC: In a corner of the UK where there are many remarkable golf courses, Fife’s Ladybank Golf Club, sets the bar high. Designed by Old Tom Morris in 1879, and venue for final qualifying for The Senior Open in 2018, Ladybank, has quintessential charm. Grant Frogley, who joined as Course Manager […]

East Renfrewshire chooses Wiedenmann

East Renfrewshire chooses Wiedenmann: Course Manager, Barry Nichol, at East Renfrewshire GC in Glasgow’s southside has been twenty years at the club; ten years as deputy course manager, and the last six months in the top job. One of his key tasks moving into his new post was to identify an aerator to target historic […]

Year-round aeration for Duddingston GC

Year-round aeration for Duddingston GC: Head Greenkeeper, John Guthrie at Edinburgh’s Duddingston Golf Club favours the little and often approach to aeration. Maintaining healthy surfaces is key for the parkland club which nestles below Edinburgh’s iconic Arthur’s Seat and has a history dating over 125 years. The purchase of a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD […]

Newquay GC welcomes Terra Float Air

Newquay GC welcomes Terra Float Air: The unique setting of Newquay Golf Club makes it an iconic coastal landmark. With Cornwall’s glorious surfing destination, Fistral Beach as backdrop, it sits high atop the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. For Dan Kendle, Course Manager, at the Harry Colt-designed links, summer has been as hectic as anything […]