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Duncan Ross At Longridge GC

Duncan Ross At Longridge GC: Duncan Ross Sports Contractors has used its drainage expertise to successfully revitalise three fairways at Longridge Golf Club that had previously suffered heavily with water retention. The 18-hole, 5,904-yard, course provides outstanding views over the Ribble Valley, Forest of Bowland and the Fylde coast, and, is maintained to an exceptional standard […]

Capillary Concrete Bunker Upgrade

Capillary Concrete Bunker Upgrade: ‘You know exactly what you’re going to get’, says superintendent of club, one of the hundred oldest golf clubs in America. New Canaan, Connecticut, 12 November 2018 — The Country Club of New Canaan, one of the oldest golf clubs in America, is three years into a five year masterplanning process with […]

Grow Lights At The Allianz Arena

Grow Lights At The Allianz Arena: Although LED technology isn’t new, there haven’t been any sports surfaces grown on a large scale successfully with the help of LED light yet. After extensive research, development and testing, Allianz Arena are convinced they will now be the first, by using the SGL LED grow lighting system. Allianz Arena […]

Redditch GC Benefit From MM Seed

Redditch GC Benefit From MM Seed: The application of Limagrain’s MM grass seed has produced fantastic results on the tees and greens at Redditch Golf Club, reports course manager Karl Williams. The Worcestershire club is a 72 par course which provides a true test of golf. The part parkland and part woodland golf course is universally acclaimed […]

Turf Reward Benefits For West Malling GC

Turf Reward Benefits For West Malling GC: Since claiming the Team Scout pedestrian sprayer through ICL and Syngenta’s Turf Rewards loyalty scheme, Course Manager Sam Young has seen an improvement in the efficacy of his spraying operations at West Malling Golf Club in Kent. Turf Rewards provides the opportunity for customers to earn points from purchases that […]

Master Green Keeper Helps Oxford GC

Master Green Keeper Helps Oxford GC: Renowned Agronomist Greg Evans has taken the lead a two-year turf maintenance programme that has transformed the historic Oxford Golf Club. Oxford Golf Club recruited Mr Evans on a consultancy basis to help create and implement a detailed green keeping improvement and maintenance strategy at the 18-hole course. The […]

Invigorator Crucial At Kingsbarns

Invigorator Crucial At Kingsbarns: ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite Invigorator 4-0-8+2MgO+4Fe is playing a crucial role in the fairway maintenance programme at Kingsbarns Golf Links, reports Course and Facilities Manager Innes Knight. Golf has been enjoyed over the links land of Kingsbarns dating all the way back to 1793 when the Merchants and Lairds of Kingsbarns drafted articles to form the […]

Rigby Taylor Renews Life At Lees Hall GC

Rigby Taylor Renews Life At Lees Hall GC: When joining 18-hole Lees Hall Golf Club in 2016, Ian Whitehead knew that simply by applying common sense greenkeeping practices – coupled with the right amenity products – he would be able to make a difference. The badly-presented, badly-playing course was effectively “playing second fiddle to the […]

Hong Kong EcoBunkers Survive Typhoon

Hong Kong EcoBunkers Survive Typhoon: Hong Kong were last weekend hit by Typhoon Mangkhut, which was the most intense storm to hit the territory since records began back in 1946. Winds of up to 250 km/h (155 mph) battered the region, and the associated storm surge saw floodwaters reach their highest levels since 1904, up to 3.38 […]

Stressbuster & Primo Maxx A Winning Formula

Stressbuster & Primo Maxx A Winning Formula: Brian Scott, Course Manager at the Rosemount course at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland, has praised a tank-mix combination of ICL’s Vitalnova Stressbuster and Syngenta’s Primo Maxx II growth regulator for the success of his greens. The Rosemount Course, venue of Greg Normans first European tour victory was designed […]