- Course Feature - Woodhall Spa
- Aeration... whatâ€™s on offer?
- A Triumph! - Ben Curtis wasnâ€™t the only winner at this yearâ€™s Open Championship
- Where Does the Wash-Water Go?
- Donâ€™t Make the Rest Lincsgreen with Envy
- Why an MSc?
- Managing a Golf Course
The Lure of Woodhall Spa
Scott MacCallum travelled to Woodhall Spa to meet up with Peter Wisbey, a man who gave up the sunshine of Portugal to take on a great new challenge. Read more
Roland Taylor takes an extensive look at the various methods of aeration currently at a Course Managerâ€™s disposal. Read more
The Open at Royal St Georgeâ€™s was a triumph. Not just for Ben Curtis, who produced what must rank as the greatest shock in the Championshipâ€™s history - he had never played in a Major Championship before; had never claimed a top 10 finish on the US Tour was a 500-1 shot before the start and even 80-1 on the Sunday morning - but for the course; Neil Metcalf and his team and the BIGGA Greenkeeping Support Team. Read more
By Dave Moore Clerk of Works at STRI
Groundwater Regulations have been introduced recently in the UK in response to the EC Groundwater Directive. The legislation is directed at controlling pollution of groundwater, with special emphasis on drinking water. The impact of this new legislation will be far reaching as, for example, it places a limit on Pesticide contamination of one part pesticide to 10,000,000,000 parts water. The Environment Agency advise that just 250 grams of pesticide could be enough to exceed the permitted limit in the whole of Londonâ€™s water supply... Read more
Lincsgreen showed the rest of the field how it is done once again at the annual BIGGA Golf Day. Read more
Ian Somerville, Course Manager at Heaton Moor Golf Club, talks about his decision to undertake an MSc in Sports Surface Technology. Read more
The fourth of a series of five articles by Duncan McGilvray detailing duties of the modern day Course Manager - MANAGING STAFF Read more