March 2014

March 2014

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  • A letter from America

    Every February the BIGGA Delegation, sponsored by Bernhard and Co, head to the Golf Industry Show in America for a life-changing professional and personal experience.This year Tom Brearley, Assistant Greenkeeper at Sunningdale, was one of the ten Delegates to Orlando and compiled a fascinating diary. Here’s his review of the show, a visit to TPC Sawgrass and how the week led to a dream Ryder Cup opportunity Read more

  • Thatch and Fusarium Patch ...all about balance

    Fusarium patch caused by the fungus Microdochium nivale is the most navel-gazed disease in golf course management, hardly surprising since M. nivale is the most important pathogen of temperate turf and Fusarium patch the number one disease in UK sports turf, writes Dr Terry Mabbett Read more

  • Special sustainability

    ‘Golf and trees don’t mix’ is an old saying amongst architects, but when Norbert Lischka MG was faced with filtration problems on his woodland course in Germany he set out to disprove it… Read more