News (page 8)

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Grassroots investment

Latest report from the Grounds Management Association (GMA) reveals need for more investment, volunteers and resources to kick-start and boost grassroots...

in Football - on 17/5/20


Dennis integral to County

Matthew Hallam, head groundsman at Notts County FC, claims that the versatile Dennis G860 cylinder mower has been a saving grace after they were unable...

in Football - on 17/5/20


Stan's the (mower) man!

Enforced self-isolation has put lawnmower enthusiast Stan Hardwick's plans to grow his impressive collection on hold

in People - on 16/5/20


Knighton Heath vandalised

Thousands of pounds of damage was caused to various elements of the course at Knighton Heath Golf Club in Bournemouth

in Industry News - on 16/5/20


A cut above ...

With two sets of specially designed counter-rotating blades to minimise the scattering of debris, the new EGO Professional-X RotoCut attachment (RTX2300)...

in Parks & Gardens - on 15/5/20


TYM’s subcompact T194

With TYM’s subcompact T194 and TS25 customers can expand their tractors’ to-do list to include mowing.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 15/5/20


Tributes paid to Roger

Fontwell Park have announced the death of Roger Mant - the man who kept the racecourse in fine condition for more than 40 years

in People - on 15/5/20


Pitch perfect with Cheryl

Leicester Tigers’ longest-serving member of staff reflects on three decades in green, white and red – and why she’s determined to stick around for...

in Rugby - on 15/5/20

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Cuts like a dream

Some eBay finds are just pure gold. In this case, a vintage circa. 1971, unused and undoubtably collectable Toro 21” Greensmaster pedestrian mower, which...

in Bowls - on 14/5/20


Competition-ready courts

As a sole Groundsman, Robin Wilcox has his work cut out looking after the 19 courts and 5 croquet lawns that make up East Dorset Lawn Tennis and Croquet...

in Tennis - on 14/5/20



As part of its mission to champion and advance the game of golf and to actively engage in the sustainability effort across the sports landscape, the USGA...

in Golf - on 14/5/20

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Rink impresses Arbroath

A Rink DS800 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery has dramatically improved the efficiency and results of topdressing the 18 greens at Arbroath Golf Links....

in Golf - on 13/5/20


Mindless idiots

The management of Ballumbie Castle Golf Club have hit out at the ‘mindless idiots’ who destroyed the club’s brand new tee markers late last...

in Golf - on 13/5/20


Q&A with Paul Newcombe

Paul Newcombe - I hope he doesn’t show his wife this!

in Golf - on 13/5/20


In Jim’s footsteps

The cliff tops overlooking the English Channel is where Lee Williams met with Paul Newcombe, East Devon Golf Club’s long-serving Head Greenkeeper, whose...

in Golf - on 13/5/20

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Former Toro CEO dies

Kendrick “Ken” B. Melrose, former chairman and chief executive officer of The Toro Company, passed away Sunday, May, 3, 2020, at the age of 79.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/5/20

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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 - on 12/5/20

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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 - on 12/5/20

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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 - on 12/5/20


Further clarification ...

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

in Golf - on 11/5/20