Sunday, 23rd April, 2017

Archive for the ‘Courses’ Category

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Pachesham Golf Centre, Surrey

Pachesham gears up for the future

Popular Surrey golf centre now has longer driving range and six hole course, writes Charles de Haan

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Ramside courses manager Roger Shaw and Ramside Golf Professional Robert Lister at the club’s new ‘Short Game Zone’

Durham Golf Resort marks anniversary with £50k investment

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club unveils new short game practice facilities and buggy shelters as part of its 21st Anniversary celebrations

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Ian Hockley, course manager of Royal Ascot on the Toro Greenmaster 3250-D, which is also part of the club’s lease agreement

Royal Ascot GC Improves Productivity and Course Playability with Toro Machinery

Royal Ascot Golf Club recently opted for a lease agreement when renewing its Toro fleet. And it’s a plan that has, according to its members, brought the course on in leaps and bounds

The Wisley’s director of greens John Lockyear, middle, with Toro’s Andrew Brown, right, and Reesink Turfcare’s Jeff Anguige

The Wisley Golf Club Continues 25-year Relationship with Toro

This year, The Wisley Golf Club celebrates its 25th anniversary and long-standing 25-year relationship with Toro, which is now set to continue thanks to a recent renewal agreement

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Perry Dye and Pete Dye

The Dye London is granted planning permission

Located on attractive rising ground in Edgware, north London, The Dye London will thrill the capital’s golfers with a layout designed to excite and inspire all golfers, from beginners to elite level

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Finca Cortesin

New Bunkers To Enhance Finca Cortesin Golf Experience

The exclusive resort, a three-time host of the Volvo World Match Play Championship, has unveiled plans to reconstruct its bunkers using the ‘Better Billy Bunker’ system employed by a collection of the world’s most prestigious golf venues

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Simon Ashford, Head Greenkeeper, with the new Eclipse 322 (left) and AR522 (right), in front of the Upton-by-Chester clubhouse.

Upton-by-Chester Golf Club Saves Time, Money and Neighbours with Jacobsen

Three sides of the golf course are surrounded by a residential area, and after several complaints about noise early in the morning, Head Greenkeeper Simon Ashford and Course Director Fred Hopley decided to invest in the battery-powered Eclipse 322

Royal Dornoch First Green

Royal Dornoch Chooses Sportsmaster CRF Mini for Longevity

Eoin Riddell, Course Manager at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, believes that the use of ICL’s Sportsmaster CRF Mini granular fertilizer has significantly improved his tees

Friday, April 7th, 2017

(Front left to right) Waltham Windmill Golf Club’s head greenkeeper Robert Welford, Tony Jenkins of John Deere dealer F G Adamson & Son and club proprietor Niel Strawson, with the greenkeeping staff and their new machinery fleet

Premium machinery for premium plans

New John Deere course maintenance equipment bought from dealer F G Adamson & Son using a John Deere Financial package

Representatives from Muir of Ord Golf Club on stage to accept their award (Pic Kenny Smith)

Muir Good News for Highlands Golf Club

Muir of Ord Golf Club is celebrating winning £3,000 to spend on updating its computer systems after being named Scottish Golf Club of the Year at a Club Systems International-sponsored industry awards night in Edinburgh

Approach to 18th Green Burton on Trent Golf Course

Course Drainage Program Benefits Burton on Trent Golf Club

Course Manager Leon Dalton talks about his 10 year plans and how recent drainage work has improved course closures this winter, despite the inclement weather

The par-4 6th hole presents an intimidating tee shot to a plateau, then a relatively easy shot to the green

Stunning New Mountain Course at Quy Nhon, Vietnam

Brian Curley – a low handicap golfer who originally hailed from Pebble Beach, California – designed the course perched high above the imposing FLC Luxury Resort facing the East Sea the full story »

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Ladybank Golf Club

Ladybank Golf Club Thrilled With Response

Ladybank Golf Club has received an unprecedented response to its new membership categories. The Club has also introduced its first international membership category and is proactively establishing commercial partnerships

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Hellion Lakes Hotel and Golf Resort

Picture by: Mark Newcombe/

New-Look Hellidon Lakes Set for Lift-Off

The Daventry club – part of the multi-award-winning QHotels group – has unveiled several fresh faces and innovative ideas as part of its 2017 revamp

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Kingsbarns Aerial 17th Green & Course

Kingsbarns Golf Links Set For New Season

Under direction of course architect Kyle Phillips, new tees on the 3rd and 16th holes have been constructed on existing land immediately beside the rocky beach

Friday, March 31st, 2017

The GKB stand at BTME in January

GKB Sandfiller on par for Leeds Golf Centre

Leeds Golf Centre in West Yorkshire has teed off for spring with their new GKB Sandfiller, which was delivered in January shortly after BTME

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Toro Newquay GC

Newquay Golf Club Proves Slow And Steady Wins The Race

Since Dan Kendle, head greenkeeper at Newquay Golf Club, arrived at the links course overlooking Fistral beach in Cornwall in 2014, he has been steadily adding Toro to its shed

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Simon Woolley, Brickendon Grange Golf course manager, standing centre, with James Boyle, Oliver Landpower, to his left and Lewis Mattholie deputy head greenkeeper to his right with members of the greenkeeping team seated on the club’s new Toro machines

Winning Combination for Brickendon Grange

Team effort by manufacturer, dealer and distributor

Monday, March 27th, 2017

South Beds Golf Club general manager Richard Martin (right) and course manager Tom Hooper with the new John Deere fleet

South Beds reaps financial benefits

Featuring both 18 and 9-hole courses based on free-draining chalk land in Bedfordshire, South Beds Golf Club is now on its fourth generation of John Deere greens mower, following a John Deere Financial lease deal signed with dealer P Tuckwell Ltd

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

The Air2G2 on the Hotchkin Course, Woodhall Spa Golf Club

Woodhall Spa Golf Club brings in year-round aeration with Air2G2

Woodhall Spa Golf Club has acquired an Air2G2 from Campey Turf Care Systems, via the dealer Burdens

Warrington Golf Club course manager John McLoughlin (left) with Bailoy’s Phil Chadwick demonstrating the club’s Bailoy system

Warrington GC Strikes It Lucky With Bailoy

When Warrington Golf Club’s course was struck by lightning the voltage burnt out its 30-year-old irrigation controller and the club found itself in the market for a new system

Monday, March 20th, 2017

(Front left) Dunstable Downs Golf Club captain Mick Doyle, general manager Duncan Mutton and deputy head greenkeeper Gary Bolton with the greens staff and the new John Deere machinery fleet

Fleet finance package suits Dunstable Downs

The Club’s new course maintenance equipment fleet, delivered by John Deere dealer P Tuckwell Ltd, was bought on a rolling five-year programme using a John Deere Financial package including PowerGard maintenance

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Frank Prescott, Greg Evans and Ian Marden

Excellent Reviews Fuel the Revival at Nevill Golf Club

The Nevill Golf Club in Sussex has discovered the benefits from acting on visitor feedback and now has a range of positive reviews which has seen many additional visitors to the club, happy members and a positive future for the club

Paul Burley Aug 2016

IMG Adds Cam Ranh Links Golf Resort to Golf Course Management Portfolio

Slated to open later this year, the Greg Norman designed 18 hole Championship golf course is part of the first phase of a large upscale development set on a stunning 800ha site with 5km of ocean frontage set on Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

The new pool at Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club

BGL’s Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club Prepares for Grand Opening

The venue has undergone a series of dramatic changes over the last 12 months, including the addition of a 25 metre swimming pool, children’s pool, extensive wellness facilities, and renovated fitness studios and gym areas