Turf News

Woodland Work At Fife Golf Trust

Woodland Work At Fife Golf Trust: Thanks to Fife Golf Trust’s purchase of a GreenMech QuadTrak chipper and trailer, almost 20 years of little woodland management across a number of course in Scotland has come to an end. Fife Council owns seven golf courses and the Trust has maintenance responsibilities for all of them. Golf Courses Manager Paul […]

ICL Praised At Downfield GC

ICL Praised At Downfield GC: ICL products have been a mainstay throughout John Watson’s 20 year greenkeeping career, and the Downfield Golf Club Course Manager has recently singled out H2Pro TriSmart and Greenmaster Pro-Lite Invigorator for praise. This beautiful parkland course in Dundee was once described by Paul Lawrie (1999 Open Champion) as ‘one of the finest inland […]

Sherriff Impresses At Sweetwoods

Sherriff Impresses At Sweetwoods: Two tank mixes containing a range of Sherriff Amenity products have been impressing at Sweetwoods Park Golf Club in Cowden, Kent, with Course Manager Allan Tait reporting excellent results. Based on the borders of Kent and Sussex in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Sweetwoods Park offers a fantastic golf experience through its par 72, […]

Mark Harrod At Molineux

Mark Harrod At Molineux: Wolverhampton Wanderers FC’s Premier League campaign is underway after winning promotion last season, and have kicked off with upgrades at their Molineux Stadium home, which include new match goals. Leading sports equipment manufacturer Mark Harrod Ltd delivered and installed the socketed goalposts, nets and net support posts ready for Wolves’ first home game of […]

Tennis A Priority In London Transformation

Tennis A Priority In London Transformation: A long term masterplan is set to take place in a London borough, and the redevelopment of Tennis courts is the top priority. The London Borough of Hounslow’s planning committee approved Gunnersbury 2026 in January 2016 to unlock the potential of sports facilities at Gunnersbury Park – with tennis […]

Le Golf National Remains GEO Certified

Le Golf National Remains GEO Certified: Le Golf National is preparing to host the 2018 Ryder Cup and 2024 Summer Olympics, and has retained GEO certification, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable business management. Having completed the new and improved OnCourse® programme, the venue was recently visited by independent verifier Pablo Munoz Vega, who confirmed demonstrable results and continual improvement […]

Jacobsen A Ryder Cup Supplier

Jacobsen A Ryder Cup Supplier: The 2018 Ryder Cup is approaching, and Jacobsen® turf equipment is an Official Supplier to the tournament, and will be offering support to the greenkeeping team throughout the competition. Staff based at Ransomes Jacobsen France (RJF) in Toulouse will be assisted by technical staff from the Ipswich-based Ransomes Jacobsen facility. Jacobsen turf equipment […]

Rigby Taylor Praised At Northants

Rigby Taylor Praised At Northants: Cricket groundsmen all over the country faced challenging weather conditions this spring, and it was no different for Craig Harvey at Northamptonshire County Cricket Club, who was left playing catch-up in terms of pitch firmness, playability and presentation. “But,” he says, “despite all the wet weather, we’ve managed to avoid any fungal […]

H2Pro Praised At Blairgowrie GC

H2Pro Praised At Blairgowrie GC: The Lansdowne course at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland, have been reaping the rewards of using ICL’s H2Pro, with Course Manager Craig Stewart full of praise for the moisture management products. Craig Stewart is the man responsible for maintaining the magnificent championship course and has six full-time staff with two seasonal workers […]

John O’Gaunt’s Hole Refresh

John O’Gaunt’s Hole Refresh: John O’Gaunt Golf Club in Bedfordshire have refreshed a par three hole at the course, enhancing it with a 1500m2 lake featuring two Otterbine fountains and eight Toro Infinity sprinklers. Course manager Nigel Broadwith explains the reasons behind the renovation of hole four: “Constantly improving the two courses is of paramount importance to […]