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How to purchase used course machinery that is factory refurbished

How to purchase used course machinery that is factory refurbished

🕔15:47, 20.May 2014

Ransomes Jacobsen has launched the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) initiative, where used equipment is factory refurbished and marketed to end-users.

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Accessing digital versions of print golf magazines

Accessing digital versions of print golf magazines

🕔16:32, 18.May 2014

Digital versions of the print magazines Golf Club Management and Greenkeeping can be accessed here. Simply click on the dates below. Golf Club Management Golf Club Management, June 2014 Golf Club Management, May 2014 Golf Club Management, April 2014 Golf

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Humane ways to control rabbits

Humane ways to control rabbits

🕔15:19, 3.Apr 2014

Controlling animals, especially rabbits, is a controversial task. Here, Mimi Bekhechi, associate director at PETA, details that allowing people to shoot the animals at night is ineffective, cruel and can even lead to PR disasters for the golf club. Bounding

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Course manager profile: The Belfry’s Angus Macleod

Course manager profile: The Belfry’s Angus Macleod

🕔16:31, 5.Mar 2014

Nestled within 550 acres of beautiful Warwickshire countryside, The Belfry is renowned as one of the world’s most prestigious golfing destinations; its Brabazon course having hosted the Ryder Cup on four occasions. The venue, headquarters of the PGA, has two

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The latest legislation affecting greenkeepers

The latest legislation affecting greenkeepers

🕔14:38, 14.Aug 2013

David Mears is the managing director of Highspeed Group. Here, he analyses the plethora of legislation affecting greenkeepers today Washpads Much has been said about the requirement to comply with regulations across the EU and to prevent pollution. It is

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What does wet weather mean for golf clubs’ use of fertilisers?

What does wet weather mean for golf clubs’ use of fertilisers?

🕔16:26, 25.Jun 2013

David Lawson, senior research officer at the STRI, argues that recent heavy rainfall means clubs need to look differently at the fertilisers they use Everyone is struggling with the weather. Its unpredictability causes major planning difficulties and, with the prolonged

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How Hankley Common GC has maintained the heather on its golf course

How Hankley Common GC has maintained the heather on its golf course

🕔16:58, 18.Mar 2013

“It is always great to hear and read the results of greenkeepers’ endeavours in respect of their ecological management work and one club that has never failed to impress me in this area is Hankley Common. Many greenkeepers may regard

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Will a unique, new mat improve your winter business on the course?

Will a unique, new mat improve your winter business on the course?

🕔11:37, 8.Nov 2012

Sponsored feature: A new R&A-approved, pocketable smart mat has been created that allows golfers to maintain their normal swing and imparts the sensation of a divot. by Damian Kilby, managing director of divotEND Scotland We all know that rain and

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Why Temple Golf Club is a wildlife haven

Why Temple Golf Club is a wildlife haven

🕔14:30, 15.Oct 2012

Temple Golf Club near Hurley in Berkshire, with its backdrop of ancient beech woodlands and acres of wildflower meadows, is one of the most natural golf courses in England. For more than 100 years the golf club has provided a

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Would your club be better off with a borehole?

Would your club be better off with a borehole?

🕔13:29, 15.Oct 2012

Golf courses need water; in light of the recent hosepipe ban (in a time when rainfall broke records in some areas) what can facilities do to combat / manage the effect the weather has on their courses? Can they plan

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