January 2020 (page 3)

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Laura's new life on Jura

A chance visit to a Scottish island resulted in a life-changing decision for Laura Sayer-Hall from Wirral.

in Golf - 1 week, 6 days ago

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Surviving coronavirus

Les Howkins is course manager at The Richmond in London. He’s also a Master Greenkeeper and a former chairman of BIGGA. Although he was never tested...

in Golf - 1 week, 6 days ago

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Campey have a plan ...

Campey Turf Care Systems is putting plans in place to safely reintroduce the team over the next few weeks that will still strictly adhere to government...

in Industry News - 1 week, 6 days ago


Further clarification ...

The UK Government has today provided clarification on outdoor recreation and rules on social distancing in England

in Golf - 2 weeks ago

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New GDD Calculator

A new Syngenta GreenCast Growing Degree Day calculator is set to provide turf managers with a more accurate tool to help make better decisions on timing...

in Industry News - 2 weeks ago

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FREE golf for NHS workers

Chipstead Golf Club would like to thank all NHS workers for the incredible work they are doing at this difficult time.

in Golf - 2 weeks ago


Nominations open for GEA

Golf clubs and greenkeepers around Europe are invited to apply for the Golf Environment Awards 2021

in Industry News - 2 weeks ago


Sustainable soils legacy

When Martin Ward launched Symbio with his brother David thirty years ago, it’s fair to say that their natural approach to soil and turf management was...

in People - 2 weeks ago

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Interview with Gary Cook

Gary Cook, the head greenkeeper at Enmore Park Golf Club, admits that he is a fortunate man, writes Richard Walsh.

in Golf - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

London Stadium Mowing

Dangerous move for clubs

GMA is is warning clubs and governing bodies during the pandemic: "Cut back staff at your peril".

in Industry News - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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73 sheep take over

A novel idea thought up by one shepherd has helped him get to work as a paramedic as well as raising much-needed funds for the NHS during these testing...

in Rugby - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Mr Saltex

Saltex operations manager Derek Walder, provides an insight into his illustrious career, his passion for the exhibition and his adventurous days with the...

in People - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Uncertain times

While most counties have furloughed staff and players in a bid to save money as they wait to see what, if any, cricket will be played this summer, a hardy...

in Cricket - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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New fertilizer from ICL

New for 2020, SierraformGT CalMag is a homogenous slow release fertilizer supplying calcium, magnesium and trace elements for turf growth and all-round...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Greenkeeper celebrates

Terry Wharton, Head Greenkeeper at Haydock Park Golf Club (above) must be one of the longest serving greenkeepers in the industry and is celebrating 40...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 3 days ago


Q&A with Ian Riley

Ian Riley - I’m sure we all want to ask Hitler why?!

in Football - 2 weeks, 3 days ago


The life of Riley

Wallsend Boys Club in North Tyneside has gained a formidable reputation for the early development of many professional footballers, including Alan Shearer,...

in Football - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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First phase complete

Ken Moodie has completed the first phase of a six-year renovation project at Pleasington Golf Club in Blackburn, England.

in Golf - 2 weeks, 4 days ago


Pitch Preparation Fund

The Premier League, The FA, the government and Sport England have come together through their Football Foundation to launch a new ‘Pitch Preparation...

in Football - 2 weeks, 4 days ago


Greenkeepers poised ...

Greenkeepers in Scotland have responded positively to being advised to have their courses ready for re-opening at very short notice, “perhaps even...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 4 days ago