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Royal Norwich relocates to new home at Weston Estate
23 September 2019

Royal Norwich relocates to new home at Weston Estate

After more than twenty years of planning Royal Norwich has finally relocated to its new home at Weston Estate, a few miles outside the city.

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MJ Abbott mobilises resources rapidly for repair work at London Golf Club
27 August 2019

MJ Abbott mobilises resources rapidly for repair work at London Golf Club

Construction firm MJ Abbott has completed the renovation of 175 bunkers at the 36-hole London Golf Club in England, to repair damage caused by heavy storms.

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Adlington Golf Centre turns to DLF seeds for reliable results
14 August 2019

Adlington Golf Centre turns to DLF seeds for reliable results

Cheshire’s Adlington Golf Centre has recently undergone major construction works to create a brand new 9-hole par 3 course. With a new bypass rendering the old site non-viable it was back to the drawing board for owner & managing director David Moss. One thing that hasn’t changed however is the choice of Johnsons Sports Seed mixtures, from DLF, which are delivering strong coverage as they prepare to open the course to the public.

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Adare Manor confirmed as host venue of 2026 Ryder Cup
25 July 2019

Adare Manor confirmed as host venue of 2026 Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup will return to Ireland in 2026 when Adare Manor, in County Limerick, hosts the biennial contest between Europe and the United States for the first time.

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MJ Abbott employee celebrates 40 years of service
30 June 2019

MJ Abbott employee celebrates 40 years of service

MJ Abbott's current longest-serving employee, Peter Jay (known as PJ), reached the significant milestone of 40 years' service at the end of June. The occasion was marked by a celebratory lunch with Peter and his wife Jan.

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New Foxhills Practice Den "up there with the best in Britain"
20 May 2019

New Foxhills Practice Den "up there with the best in Britain"

Two-time European Tour winner, Anthony Wall, believes Foxhills’ new short-game practice area is up there with the best in the UK.

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EIGCA annual meeting 2019 breaks records
15 May 2019

EIGCA annual meeting 2019 breaks records

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) held its annual meeting in Paris at the beginning of May and welcomed the largest number of delegates in the event’s 19-year history. The 122 members and partners of 22 nationalities came together to play golf, learn, share knowledge and network over the five-day event.

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Bristol Rovers ground staff awarded Grounds Team of the Season
2 May 2019

Bristol Rovers ground staff awarded Grounds Team of the Season

The EFL has announced the winners of the Grounds Team of the Season award for 2018/19 in each of the three divisions, and Bristol Rovers scooped the top award for Sky Bet League One.

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Septic tank regulations are changing, does your system comply?
12 April 2019

Septic tank regulations are changing, does your system comply?

Under the Environment Agency General Binding Rules, if you have a septic tank that discharges directly to a surface watercourse you must replace or upgrade your system to a full sewage treatment plant by 1st January 2020 (or when you sell your property before this date).

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The 151st Open to be played at Royal Liverpool in 2022
26 February 2019

The 151st Open to be played at Royal Liverpool in 2022

The 151st Open Championship will be played at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) from 10-17 July 2022. The occasion will mark the 13th time that golf’s original championship has been played over the famous links where many of the greatest names in the sport have lifted the iconic Claret Jug.

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Foxhills to host Dave Pelz Golf Schools in 2019
12 February 2019

Foxhills to host Dave Pelz Golf Schools in 2019

Golfers eager to sharpen their short-game skills can combine state-of-the-art facilities and a world-renowned coaching progamme thanks to a new link-up between Foxhills Country Club & Resort in Surrey and Dave Pelz Golf Schools.

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MJ Abbott return to BTME for 25th year in 2019
17 December 2018

MJ Abbott return to BTME for 25th year in 2019

When MJ Abbott return to BTME next month for the 2019 edition in Harrogate, it will mark the 25th year the company has taken a trade stand at the show, having exhibited at all 25 editions since 1995.

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MJ Abbott complete next phase of renovation at Royal Blackheath
8 October 2018

MJ Abbott complete next phase of renovation at Royal Blackheath

Golf construction specialists MJ Abbott have completed the penultimate phase of a five-year plan developed by architect Ken Moodie of Creative Golf Design to renovate the golf course at Royal Blackheath Golf Club in London.

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Newbury completes 2018 summer show season for MJ Abbott
14 September 2018

Newbury completes 2018 summer show season for MJ Abbott

The final show in MJ Abbott's country show schedule for 2018 is The Royal County of Berkshire Show at Newbury Showground, which takes place on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September and is one of the largest agricultural shows in the south of England.

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Mashie Niblicks to the fore as Revival Golf Challenge returns to The Downs
10 September 2018

Mashie Niblicks to the fore as Revival Golf Challenge returns to The Downs

On Friday 7 September, The Downs course at Goodwood was transformed back to a bygone era, as players donned their finest tweeds and plus fours to take on the renowned Revival Golf Challenge.

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Gillingham & Shaftesbury next in MJ Abbott's busy show season
13 August 2018

Gillingham & Shaftesbury next in MJ Abbott's busy show season

Following successful outings at Honiton in Devon and Chertsey in Surrey, MJ Abbott's sales team are looking forward to our local agricultural show this week, the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show which takes place on Wednesday 15th August at the Turnpike Showground at Motcombe in North Dorset.

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Honiton Show up first in busy August for MJ Abbott
31 July 2018

Honiton Show up first in busy August for MJ Abbott

Following a successful outing at Mid Devon Show on 28th July, MJ Abbott's sales team continue their annual pilgrimage to the south of England's agricultural and country shows this week. The first show in this year's very busy month of August is Honiton Agricultural Show on Thursday 2nd August.

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The Grove tees up unique Tour Truck Experience
22 June 2018

The Grove tees up unique Tour Truck Experience

The Grove, London’s ultimate five-star retreat, has launched its new and exclusive Tour Truck Experience, an open-to-all custom-fitting solution that introduces everyday golfers to tour-inspired game analysis and equipment recommendations.

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Wentworth's newly-designed West Course has "come of age", says Ernie Els
29 May 2018

Wentworth's newly-designed West Course has "come of age", says Ernie Els

A little over 12 months on from the official unveiling of the renovated West Course, an Ernie Els Design-led project, the world of golf has never been richer in its praise for the iconic golf course.

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Effingham goes back to the future to upgrade classic Colt layout
18 May 2018

Effingham goes back to the future to upgrade classic Colt layout

Effingham Golf Club has used a trip back in time as the inspiration for its new-look championship course after completing a major renovation and upgrade of its classic course and club facilities.

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