How does golf tackle the grubs that are ‘threatening the viability of our sport?’

Leatherjackets and chafer grubs are the scourge of the golf industry and you can find out more about their impact in a special webinar

Hidden below the surface of our golf courses, tiny grubs are threatening the viability of our sport. You may have seen the social media posts – the swathes of damaged turf that look like they’ve been ploughed by a digger, or the groundsheets festooned with tens of thousands of the creatures that are keeping your course manager awake at night. Huge numbers of leatherjackets and chafer grubs are causing tremendous damage to courses all across the UK. A recent survey by Syngenta found that, during 2020, just 1 per cent of layouts reported no damage due to these insects....
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