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Alan Prickett joins ISEKI

ISEKI UK & Ireland are pleased to announce that Alan Prickett has joined the growing team in the role of Business Development Manager, responsible for...

in People - 1 day, 4 hours ago

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Dave Harrison retires

Campey Turf Care Systems export sales manager, Dave Harrison, announced his retire-ment after ten years and left the company at the end of 2019

in People - 2 days ago

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Sea change for John Deere

Ex-Royal Navy weapons engineer Greg Harris from Fife in Scotland has won SRUC Elmwood’s annual John Deere HNC Golf Course Management Student of the Year...

in People - 3 days, 4 hours ago


Q&A with James Hutchison

James Hutchison - can someone explain what shinty is please?

in People - 6 days, 4 hours ago


Calmore's double award

Calmore Sports Club’s Loperwood Park ground received an impressive double by scooping both the Southern Premier League and Hampshire Cricket League’s...

in People - 1 week, 4 days ago


A Snowball's chance

Warwickshire County Cricket Club has confirmed that Neil Snowball, Chief Executive, has been selected as the new Managing Director of County Cricket at...

in People - 1 week, 5 days ago


Keynote at Wentworth

In his own words, Kenny Mackay ‘got lucky’, but it could only be through hard work and determination. He spoke to Kerry Haywood about his career path...

in People - 1 week, 6 days ago


Top ten Pitchcare reads

Throughout 2019, Pitchcare brought you high quality articles across all sports disciplines; interviews with greenkeepers and groundsmen at some of the...

in People - 2 weeks, 1 day ago


Don’t suffer in silence

Some of you may have read editor Kerry Haywood’s book review of Ian Darler’s Life’s a Pitch in the last issue. It’s in Chapter 11: Life Changing...

in People - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Kyle is an inspiration

Kyle McClung, who started his career on home turf at Wigtownshire County Golf Club but is now working at Glenbervie, has been named as the top student...

in People - 3 weeks, 6 days ago


RIP Geoff Gardner

Geoff Gardner, a Newborough Cricket Club man for 68 years, has passed away at the age of 82

in People - 4 weeks, 2 days ago


Martin Glenn appointed

The Premier League, The FA and Government’s charity, the Football Foundation, has announced that it has appointed former Chief Executive of The FA, Martin...

in People - on 22/12/19


The toughest thing ...

Greenkeepers are often the unsung heroes of the golf industry. They start work early in the morning and are usually out of the way long before golfers...

in People - on 19/12/19


Q&A with Rob Saxton

The cricket season may be over and an amazing summer of cricket seems like it was a lifetime ago, but for the grounds staff who prepare the pitches there...

in People - on 17/12/19


Simply the best

John Stewart, from Laurieston, Falkirk, has been named the best groundsman in Spanish football in the year 2019 for his work on Deportivo Alaves’ Mendizorrotza...

in People - on 10/12/19


Tributes pour in for Alan

Tributes have been paid to Alan Roberts, the man who tended to the Brewers' pitch for 30 years. Alan sadly died at home, aged 88, on 4th November

in People - on 8/12/19

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It's a family affair ...

We make no apologies for running this story as it perfectly highlights the importance of people behind the scenes at a sports club, no matter its size...

in People - on 7/12/19


Tributes paid to Derek

Derek Hughes, a long-time groundsman at Denbigh Town Football Club and a stalwart of the Llanrhaeadr Summer League team, died on Monday morning

in People - on 6/12/19