October 26, 2018

Master Greenkeeper helps tend to the Oxford Golf Club

Historic Oxford Golf Club recruited agronomist Greg Evans on a consultancy basis to help create and implement a detailed green keeping improvement and maintenance strategy at the 18-hole course. The programme of focused activity has enhanced the greens, tees and approach areas. Greg help devise the bespoke strategy and worked in partnership with Head Green Keeper Doug MacGregor. Greg said: “Oxford Golf Club is a fantastic course and has always […]
February 11, 2018

Client base grows as we head in to 2018

9 years in to his consultancy Greg’s client base continues to grow. In 2017 four new clubs have came on board to work alongside Greg improving their course and structure of the maintenance departments. Stratford-on-Avon, Hillingdon, North Middlesex and Stratford Park have all undertaken Greg’s ‘Advisory Service’ which he does for many clubs across the U.K. It is a service that has grown over the years and helps clubs tackle the […]
December 16, 2017

Chipping Green is Open!

After a busy grow-in, Sandy Lodge Golf Club’s new chipping green opened in November. It was constructed by Profusion in the summer of 2017. The club had twelve weeks to prepare and grow-in the golf green ready for members’ play in the autumn. The greenstaff worked hard led by Michael Elderfield and the green opened at a fantastic standard on time and within budget!    Ricky Willison and Weller Design […]
May 23, 2017
Golf Greens

Excellent Reviews Fuel the Revival at Nevill Golf Club

We live in a time when everyone has an opinion and an easy route to ensuring that their opinion is heard. Twitter has given everyone a voice while no newspaper is complete without each article being accompanied by a string of informed, and some less so, opinions on what has just been featured. Every hotel destination, hotel, restaurant, bar or visitor attraction is only as good as the last entry […]
March 20, 2017

Sandy Lodge, Oxford and Reigate Hill GC’s sign up for 2017!

Greg Evans has been commissioned by three new clubs to work with them in 2017 and beyond. Sandy Lodge, based in Rickmansworth have agreed a management agreement with Greg, whilst Oxford and Reigate Hill have agreed advisory agreements. The agreements allows Greg to help, support and give confidence to the maintenance teams at all three clubs with the aim to produce top quality playing surfaces in a challenging golf market.
March 20, 2017
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‘Good Evans’ at Fulwell

BIGGA member, Sam Evans, 27, has been appointed Head Greenkeeper at The Fulwell Golf Club in Middlesex. Sam, who was formerly appointed Course Manager at Oakland Park Golf Club at the tender age of 25, joined his new club at the end of February. He will be working closely with Greg Evans MG (no relation), who has the position Head of Golf Course Development at the club. Sam joins a […]
March 20, 2017
Agronomy Audits

Agronomy Audits for West Middlesex and The Brentham Club

During March West Middlesex Golf Club and The Brentham Sports club commissioned a full agronomy audit of their playing surfaces. At West Middlesex, Greg looked at the greens and analysed data on 3 selected ones. The Brentham club wanted an audit focusing on the main football pitch, with special emphasis looking at the drainage in the area. This service is proving highly popular with golf and sports clubs across the […]
March 20, 2017
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Greg Tackles Rugby Union!

Golf Course Consultant Greg Evans MG has built a strong following for his unique approach to golf course agronomy in recent years but the skills he has developed to ensure high quality, all year around putting surfaces has now been transferred to a sport with completely different demands altogether – rugby union. Aviva Premiership Club, Wasps, wanted to improve the quality of their training pitch, in Acton and so First […]
March 20, 2017
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Abbeydale Golf Club commission an Agronomy Audit

Abbeydale Golf Club in Sheffield have commissioned a  full agronomy audit of their greens. This service is proving highly popular with golf clubs across the UK. It covers criteria such as organic matter content, percolation rates and compaction, whilst also assessing playability. The audit makes a record of an agronomic starting point. From there, a golf club can make changes and track the results objectively.
March 20, 2017
Agronomy Audit and Management Advisory Service

The Nevill Golf Club sign up to ‘AA’ and ‘MAS’

The Nevill Golf Club in Tunbridge Wells has seen the benefit of the Agronomy Audit (AA) and Management Advisory Service (MAS). In today’s competitive golf market, having your course in top condition year round is essential. These two services allow a club to understand their agronomics and execute a plan to hit their playability goals. Greg’s task is to help them achieve this. The ‘MAS’ visits are to commence immediatly with ‘AA’ visits following in the spring. The golf […]