Tag: Toro

The Toro Company GEO Foundation partnership

How has Toro helped sustainable golf in the last 10 years?

By: 2024. 02. 05.

The Toro Company continues to uphold its pledge to promote sustainability in golf as it extends its strategic partnership with the GEO Sustainable Golf Foundation for another decade. For years, The Toro Company has been an inspiration in…

ICL Continue to Learn Scholars for 2024 Jason Norwood an ICL scholar

Who are the lucky participants of the 8th ICL Continue to Learn Scholars for 2024?

By: 2023. 10. 26.

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) and Premium Partner ICL have revealed the 5 participants of the 8th ICL Continue to Learn Scholarship. The ICL Continue to Learn Scholars for 2024 accurately represents the diverse greenkeeping…

Clube de golf Santo da Serra golf course view

How is Clube de Golf Santo da Serra preparing for climate change’s effects?

By: 2023. 01. 26.

Water costs are one of the biggest expenses for golf clubs. At the same time, it is better to prepare now that we will not always have an infinite amount of water at our disposal. I can still…

Foxhills Club and Resort Sean Graham

How much more Foxhills is ready to spend on golf course modernization?

By: 2023. 01. 09.

Foxhills Club & Resort has begun work on a major golf course modernization project that has seen £1.5 million already invested – and has announced a new director of golf to help oversee the improvements. Sean Graham -…

Stonehill Golf Club and Jebsen and Jessen cooperation

How did Stonehill Golf Club extend cooperation with Jebsen & Jessen?

By: 2022. 12. 14.

Let's start with a clarification. Jebsen & Jessen Technology Turf & Irrigation has just extended its partnership by 10 years with the Thai and not the Canadian Stonehill Golf Club. The Thai Stonehill Golf Club opened with a…

The new Toro ProCore 648s turf aerator comes with 10 new patents to…

By: 2022. 02. 10.

Do I have to introduce you to the Toro ProCore 648 turf aerators? Probably, not...Toro's turf aerator has existed at least since 2006. Correct me if I am wrong in the comment box! The new Toro ProCore 648s…

Thornbury Golf Centre-golf course

The Thornbury Golf Centre embarked on a £600,000 irrigation investment project

By: 2021. 11. 08.

Thornbury Golf Centre - near Bristol - will start soon a £600,000 irrigation investment project (funded by club owner and operator, Burhill Group Limited (BGL)) with the aim of amplifying the look and playability of both golf courses,…

Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year winners Rhian Barton and Matthew Milligan

Who won the 2nd Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year competition?

By: 2021. 09. 08.

I found an interesting study from O.C. Tanner. They found the most important driver (37%) of great work is "Recognize me". To have a successful culture of recognition, you need to consider these 5 factors: Be specific &…

Roganstown Hotel & Country Club the main building

Who is helping Roganstown Hotel & Country Club become sustainable?

By: 2021. 08. 25.

Before I share with you GreenClub’s latest new business win (Roganstown Hotel & Country Club) let's see what are the top sustainability trends in 2021. I see the following 5 sustainability trends golf clubs should follow: Decarbonisation of…

Yas Acres golf course in the future

How long should we wait for the Yas Acres golf course?

By: 2021. 07. 06.

To understand my impatience, we have to go back in time to 2016. The golf design company Fry/Straka has completed plans for a new nine-hole golf course in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2016. Yas Acres golf course is…

Husqvarna robotic lawnmower CEORA teaser

Can Husqvarna convince the greenkeepers with its robotic lawnmowers?

By: 2021. 04. 12.

Maybe I need to re-evaluate the autonomous/robotic lawnmowers? It so happened that I found an interesting study by the Scandinavian Turfgrass and Environment Research Foundation (STERF) on this topic. The study found: Results from 2020 showed few significant…

Golf de Pals autonomous mower

Golf de Pals gave an opportunity to autonomous mowers

By: 2021. 04. 05.

How many of you have thought to implement autonomous/robotic mowers in your golf clubs? What motivates you to consider them? I am asking this because it is one of the commercial landscaping trends in 2021. My clients explain…

Arabian Ranches Golf Club Re-Opens

The Arabian Ranches Golf Club is over its largest enhancements

By: 2019. 11. 14.

The Arabian Ranches Golf Club (managed by Troon) has just completed its largest enhancement since the opening in 2004. The renovation was undertaken by Desert Landscape, a division of Desert Group, who completed the project two weeks ahead…

Public golf courses in “hybrid way”

By: 2009. 09. 17.

Toyota came out recently with an interesting website to promote its Prius and the idea of environment protection. What is the connection between Toyota Prius and public golf courses? Environment consciousness is gaining momentum, not just in the…