Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014

Archive for the ‘Courses’ Category

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Yellow Suckling Clover

Get the best out of Spring Weed control on Amenity Turf

The ushering of warmer weather gives way to the first flush of grass growth and a helping hand to its unwelcome neighbour, the ‘weed’

Sandbelt Trails #16

Schmidt-Curley Design’s Sandbelt Trails Makes a Splash!

Award-winning Schmidt-Curley Design has written another notable slice of golfing history with its Sandbelt Trails Course hosting the PGA Tour’s inaugural China Series

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

The third hole on the Sea Course overlooking the JägalaRiver estuary at Estonian Golf & Country Club, which has achieved GEO Certified™ status

Sustainability award for Estonian Golf & Country Club

Estonian Golf and Country Club, part of the European Tour Properties network, has demonstrated its dedication to sustainable business practices to earn the prestigious international mark, GEO Certified™

Dooks website

Dooks Golf Club Celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2014

Seaside Gem plans special events and promotions to mark occasion

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Angus MacLeod, front, second left, director of golf courses and estates at The Belfry, shakes hands with Lely’s Jon Lewis. From left to right: John Pike, Lely, Chris Minton, workshop manager at The Belfry, Graham Hall, managing director of Redtech, and the greenkeepers.

It’s Toro Again For The Belfry

Owner KSL Club Corp invests over £200,000 in Toro equipment

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Renaissance Course1

The Renaissance Club announces “One Time Experience”

One of the world’s most exclusive golf clubs has announced an opportunity for non-members to experience what the club has to offer – but only once

New driving range bays at Branston Golf and Country Club

Range Solutions plays key role in two driving range transformations

hey have played a key role in giving a new modern and professional look for 2014 to Branston Golf and Country Club in Burton upon Trent and to Woodlands Driving Range in Barnsley, Yorkshire

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Porsche Centre Mid Sussex shortcourse

A New Way to Get Novice Golfers on the Course

The Porsche Centre Mid-Sussex Performance Golf Course is a shortened 9 hole course enabling new golfers to play alongside their more experienced friends and family

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Remodelled bunkers in 2014 have made the Ballesteros Masters Course an even tougher golfing test

Major Improvements at The Shire London

The Shire London, which features the UK’s only full Severiano Ballesteros course design, has announced the completion of a major series of course refurbishments and facilities upgrades

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Carnoustie Golf Links New Buddon Holes

Revamped Carnoustie Buddon Links Officially Open for Play

The £500,000 revamp of the Buddon Links was the handiwork of Mackenzie & Ebert Ltd, who have designed well over 60 courses worldwide and in recent years have been responsible for major overhauls of the four Open Championship courses

South Moor's new practice facility

Historic Club Makes Unique Free Golf Proposal

South Moor Golf Club in Durham, which was designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie, wants one of the world’s leading golfers to open its new junior coaching facility

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Royal St.George's Golf Club

Historic Royal St. George’s Golf Club switches to Bernhard Grinders

14-Time Open Championship Host is Latest Venue in Rota Benefiting from Sharper Mower Blades

The opening green on the second half of the championship course at KGA

Karnataka Golf Association Hosts Bonallack Trophy

Five years ago Swan Golf Designs was selected to lead the upgrade of the original Peter Thomson designed course at KGA, with the project completed in two phases of nine-holes over a ten month period

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Western Gailes course manager Jim Devlin with (left and right) greenkeepers Ian Templeton and Ross Hodge and their new John Deere 7500 Precision Cut fairway mowers.

Fairway mowers tick all the boxes

Western Gailes Golf Club in Ayrshire club has been a customer of John Deere dealer Nairn Brown Ltd at Busby in Glasgow since 2007

View from the 16th Green, Melbourne Course, Brocket Hall

Brocket Hall On Course For Another Successful Year

Brocket Hall Golf Club will head into the 2014 summer season in a strong position following one of its most successful years since the economic downturn

Calle Carlsson, General Manager LUMINE Golf & Beach Club

Record-Breaking Lumine Golf Club Smashes Q1 Forecast

Spanish resort continues its epic ascent as one of Europe’s favoured destinations

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Steeped in centuries old vegetation and limestone landscape, Teluk Datai’s The Datai is the destination of choice for romantic getaways and a luxurious retreat

Golfers Paradise after Ernie Els Re-Design

Troon-managed Els Club TelukDatai, Malaysia, is set to wow visitors following the four-time Major Champion’s stunning re-design

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Course manager Jaime Acton seated on the Toro Groundsmaster 4500-D, and the greenkeeping team

Toro Brings Rushmore Golf Course To Life

Rushmore Golf Club has nine holes in Wiltshire and nine in Dorset and that gives us a unique set of maintenance requirements. For example, there are no bunkers in Wiltshire… the full story »

(left to right) Spiro Borg and Derek Smith show off the new equipment purchased through the investment

Cottrell Park announces facility investment

Cottrell Park Golf Resort near Cardiff has unveiled a comprehensive investment plan to improve facilities and on-course machinery

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Meldrum House Golf Club course manager Kenny Harper on the John Deere 2500E hybrid electric greens mower

Hybrid mowers keep it clean

Meldrum House Golf Club course manager Kenny Harper is a man on a mission – to make this top 100 course as environmentally friendly and efficient as possible, with benefits to both the golf course and the overall parkland estate

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Night Golf at Windermere Golf Club

Players light up the fairways for Windermere’s ‘Night Golf’

The Night Golf Company was brought in to organise the event, with fairways lit on either side with white lights, greens encircled with green lights, and tees marked with red and blue lights the full story »

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

West London Golf Centre (photo Magic Hour Golf)

West London’s new golf course opens in June 2014

New course at West London Golf Centre from creators of The Shire London and The Dye London; 9-hole Par 36 course offers spectacular full-length challenge

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Gainsborough Golf Club Appoints Two Key New Members of Staff

Martin Robinson has been appointed as the new General Manager of the 36-hole facility which is owned and operated by leading club manufacturer PING, and Greg Skinner has taken over as Course Manager

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Heythrop Park 13th Hole

It’s Magic Hour as HeythropPark shows new photos

Early springtime isn’t always the best time to photograph a golf course, but rural Oxfordshire golf destination Heythrop Park Resort is already looking marvellous

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

James Carpenter, left, is presented with the certificate by Iain Lancaster

Southport Golf Academy hits the mark

A family-owned business has transformed a rundown golf facility into a centre of excellence the full story »