Saturday, 25th February, 2017

Stories tagged ‘Syngenta’


Friday, February 17th, 2017

Steve Thompson with Sophie Vukelic and Caroline Carroll

Award for Operation Pollinator Champion

John O’Gaunt Golf Club greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, has picked up the prestigious Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award, for the golf club’s consistently outstanding ecological habitat creation and management .....read the full story »


Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

from left: TGI Golf Partnership’s Marketing Manager, Pauline Dale with love.golf founder, Alastair Spink and TGI Golf Partnership Board Member and PGA Professional at Huddersfield Golf Club, Alex Keighley

TGI Golf Partnership and love.golf team up to drive female participation

More women could be falling in love with golf thanks to a new partnership between the UK and Ireland’s leading golf retail services group and a pioneering female golf coaching programme


Monday, February 13th, 2017

Denis Pugh

TGI Golf Celebrates ‘Most Successful Business Conference Ever’

With more Partners attending than ever before and an educational seminar timetable of first rate speakers – including a presentation from Sky Sports pundit and European Tour coach Denis Pugh – Partners left the event ready for the season ahead


Monday, January 30th, 2017

from left: STRI Senior Ecology Consultant Bob Taylor, Greetham Valley’s Managing Director Robert Hinch, Business & Marketing Director Dee Hinch, Course Manager Adi Porter and STRI Ecology Consultant Sophie Vukolic

Greetham Valley wins top Environmental Award

Greetham Valley in Rutland, England, has been crowned 2017 Environmental Golf Course of the Year at the prestigious national Golf Environment Awards ceremonial dinner hosted by STRI .....read the full story »


Thursday, January 19th, 2017

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Golf Environment Awards 2017 winners revealed

The winners of the 2017 Golf Environment Awards were announced last night at the Hotel Du Vin, Harrogate, in a ceremony hosted by STRI Group


Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

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New Look GreenCast Supports Better Decision Making

The new look Syngenta GreenCast website now gives greenkeepers, agronomists and industry advisors faster and easier access to key information to manage turf more effectively


Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Denis Pugh

Denis Pugh Announced as Headline Speaker at TGI Golf Business Conference

Sky pundit joins stellar list of speakers at Belfry event


Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Syngenta Golf Ambassador, Carin Koch and Syngenta Global Head of Lawn & Garden, Jeff Cox launched the new report at the HSBC Golf Business Forum

Golf’s $35 billion opportunity

Women account for just 24% of golfers worldwide, yet the number of prospective female players could add $35 billion to the global golf economy


Monday, November 28th, 2016

Caroline Carroll of Syngenta (second from right) receives the contribution award for love.golf, alongside Elisa Gaudet of Women's Golf Day from the EGCOA’s President, Alexander Baron von Spoercken (left), and CEO Lodewijk Kllotwijk

love.golf Claims Prestigious Golf Industry Contribution Award

love.golf, the pioneering social group coaching programme supported by Syngenta, has been awarded the European Golf Course Owners Association’s (EGCOA) Contribution Award


Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Microdochium spreading on green collar

Contact clean-up for turf disease prevention

As autumn soil temperatures cool, there is now limited opportunity for recovery from disease damage before the winter


Friday, November 4th, 2016

(from left) love.golf coaches Ollie Rush, Alastair Spink, Jil Luthringer and Nicola Stroud with Carin Koch

Carin Koch and Syngenta love.golf

Ladies European Tour star introduces love.golf the pioneering social coaching programme, to staff at Syngenta’s global headquarters in Switzerland


Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Turf Science Live answers challenges for turf managers in Ireland

The biggest ever one-day Turf Science Live event – organised by ICL and Syngenta, in association with Campey Turf Care Systems and Toro – was attended by over 150 of Ireland’s leading turf superintendents, groundsmen, agronomists and turf industry professionals


Thursday, October 20th, 2016

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Rescue Helps to Treat ‘Clumpy’ Ryegrass at Links Course

An influx of ‘clumpy’ ryegrass on the greens, approaches and surrounds at the Island Golf Club in Donabate, Dublin has now been treated successfully, thanks to Rescue selective herbicide from Syngenta, which is exclusively distributed in the UK and Ireland by ICL


Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Mowing on dewy green

Autumn Dew Points To Disease Risk

As we move into autumn, moist air flows from the west create dewy mornings with wet leaf surfaces that are slow to dry. Combined with the milder conditions seen in recent years, it is likely to lead to early outbreaks of foliar diseases


Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Rescue-treated rough

Rescue rough to enhance playability

The effects of thick long rough, often overgrown with ryegrass, has led to some particularly vociferous criticism and complaints from golfers


Friday, August 5th, 2016

Reaping the education rewards with ICL and Syngenta

Reaping the Education Rewards

Turf Rewards, the loyalty scheme from ICL and Syngenta, provides the opportunity for customers to earn points from purchases that can then be exchanged against a fantastic selection of agronomic or turf related items and learning opportunities


Friday, July 29th, 2016

Carin Koch makes surprise visit to love.golf coaching session

Carin Koch surprise visit to pioneering female golf coaching programme

love.golf, which is backed by market research and academic study, is gaining traction with PGA Professionals who have the opportunity to earn up to £84.44 per hour delivering the six-week starter and follow-on programmes

Carin Koch with Simon Elsworth; Syngenta will continue to support golf club managers as part of a renewed two-year partnership with the CMAE

Syngenta partners with CMAE to ‘Unlock Golf’s True Potential’

Focusing on course playability, operational productivity and golf business sustainability, Syngenta will work with club managers to communicate and introduce industry-leading initiatives


Friday, July 8th, 2016

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Entries open for Operation Pollinator Awards

Be rewarded for pollinator action that has created ecological features that are managed to attract our essential pollinating insects and other wildlife


Friday, June 3rd, 2016

The Introductory Morning is open to all PGA Professionals interested in becoming a love.golf©coach

Carin Koch to host PGA Professionals at love.golf© Introductory Morning at Woburn

love.golf©, which offers PGA Professionals the opportunity to earn up to £84.44 per hour, is based on the academic study of award-winning Fellow PGA Professional Alastair Spink and groundbreaking market research by Syngenta


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Fairway treatment

Qualibra use extends with cost effective new options

This season Qualibra is now available in a 500 litre IBC, offering a great value option for bulk purchase to treat larger areas; the existing 10 litre S-pac bottles and 200 litre drums are still available. The IBC is quick, easy to use and extremely cost effective


Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Brian Scott (left) and Craig Stewart

ICL a ‘Big Success’ at two Championship Golf Courses

The Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland, has reported successful results from regular applications of a range of ICL products to its two championship golf courses


Thursday, March 17th, 2016

(from left) David Perdisatt the assistant Course Co-ordinator, William Fitzpatrick, Colman Warde – Country Manager, ICL and Aisling Mahon, Course Co-ordinator

ICL Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Announced

The winner of the ICL & Syngenta sponsored Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year award has been announced as William Fitzpatrick .....read the full story »


Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Scott Fraser, head greenkeeper at Easter Moffat Golf Club and Jamie Lees, Technical Area Sales Manager at ICL

Easter Moffat Golf Club Praises ICL

Scott Fraser, head greenkeeper at Easter Moffat Golf Club, has commented on the success of using ICL products on the stunning eighteen hole course in Airdrie, Scotland


Friday, March 11th, 2016

The FEGGA Board: (from left) Kamil Pecenka (Czech Republic – Vice-Chairman), Olafur Agustsson (Iceland - Chairman), Erich Steiner (Patron Representative), Dean Cleaver (Executive Officer), Joel Nunes (Portugal - Board Member), Paul Worster (UK - Board member), and Darko Cecelja (Slovenia - Board Member)

Promoting Responsible Turf Management

The recent conference of the Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations, which has 22 member countries, recently took place at Zandvoort in The Netherlands