January 2019 (page 2)

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Q&A with Craig Earnshaw

Craig Earnshaw - I would love to know what he won’t tell us!

in Golf - 1 week ago

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Harleyford Golf Club

Harleyford Golf Club lies about two miles west of Marlow, Buckinghamshire on a country estate near Harleyford Manor, which dates back to the 13th century....

in Golf - 1 week ago

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Help requested ...

Philip Tutty of Southern Machinery is asking colleagues in the industry to be on the lookout for two Hustler Zero Turn mowers and a 14ft Ifor Williams...

in Industry News - 1 week, 1 day ago

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Planning submitted

AFL Architects in conjunction with AFC Bournemouth have submitted revised plans for an ambitious and aspirational training facility to bring together AFC...

in Football - 1 week, 1 day ago

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Elvaston Castle challenge

Balancing the need to preserve the unique features of a historic estate with the demands of free public access to a council-owned country park is a challenge...

in Public Places - 1 week, 1 day ago

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Gleneagles Choose E-Z-GO

Since joining Gleneagles in March 2015, director of golf, Gary Silcock, has been on a four-year journey to provide a premium experience for golfers of...

in Golf - 1 week, 2 days ago

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£70m Wimbledon complex

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has appointed Willmott Dixon to construct a new members’ centre adjacent to the iconic Wimbledon Championship...

in Tennis - 1 week, 2 days ago

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Adlington select DLF

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...

in Golf - 1 week, 2 days ago

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Tony Sanders wins award

Tony attended the 2019 FA & McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards national ceremony at Wembley Stadium to collect his award after being named winner...

in Football - 1 week, 3 days ago

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Travellers set up camp!

Travellers have pitched up on a cricket club’s field, putting the rest of its season in jeopardy. The cohort with six caravans arrived at Bridgnorth...

in Cricket - 1 week, 3 days ago

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Gary Lewis tributes

Tributes have been paid to former Blackpool FC groundsman Gary Lewis, who has tragically passed away.

in Football - 1 week, 3 days ago

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Grounds for greatness

One of the most recurring topics in our industry is how to attract youngsters into this compelling career. Over in the USA, one golf club has come up with...

in Golf - 1 week, 3 days ago

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ICL School Seminar Shines

In what turned out to be the hottest day of the year, the 2019 ICL Independent School Seminar, held at the illustrious Cheltenham College, saw a record-breaking...

in Cricket - 1 week, 4 days ago

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Doonhamers tricky task

Fans caught feeding seagulls have been warned they will be thrown out of Queen of the South's stadium!

in Football - 1 week, 4 days ago

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Syn-Pro by SISIS thrives

A range of Syn-Pro equipment by SISIS is helping Cameron Flitten, head groundsman for De Montfort University at Beaumont Park, keep the synthetic surfaces...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 1 week, 4 days ago

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MM stands the test

Glamorgan County Cricket Club head groundsman Robin Saxton believes that a range of Limagrain UK grass seed is helping the venue stand up to the demands...

in Cricket - 1 week, 5 days ago

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Enville invest in Ventrac

Enville Golf Club has just invested in a Ventrac package from local dealer, Farols. The package includes a Ventrac compact tractor unit with Tough Cut...

in Golf - 1 week, 5 days ago

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New GKB Vstrong

Championship league football club, Reading Football Club (FC), have been using their GKB VS160 Vstrong for the maintenance of their impressive pitches...

in Football - 1 week, 5 days ago

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Vic Demain's seed Q&A

The August edition of the nomadgroundsman blog looks at seed for upcoming renovations with Vic Demain, Head Groundsman at Durham County Cricket Club, who...

in Cricket - 1 week, 5 days ago

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Fulwell's bunker renos

Following completion of a major bunker renovation programme by highly regarded golf course architect, Tom Mackenzie, Fulwell Golf Club in Middlesex is...

in Golf - 1 week, 6 days ago