May 2002 (page 1)

Heavy scarifying the order of the day at Reading

Second Division Groundsman of the Year, Jem Fox explains the reasons for his renovation work this year. With rugby and football to contend with, it hasn't...

in Industry News - on 29/5/02

New man for Hayter

Hayter Ltd have appointed a new Managing Director to assume responsibility for all areas of the company`s business. Who is this man, prepared to relocate...

in Industry News - on 29/5/02

Cricket in full swing

Full time Groundsman, Paul Markham is busy preparing new pitches for a host of games, but he's also renovating the used pitches as well. With the warm...

in Industry News - on 29/5/02

New MD for Hayter

Derek N. Boulton is the new Managing Director at Hayter and will assume responsibility for all areas of the company’s business. James C. Pelletier, C.E.O....

in Industry News - on 29/5/02

Club cricket update(29/05/02)

Cricket matches are in full swing on our square at Bradford and Bingley now. It is peak season and there are lots of matches going on at different levels....

in Cricket - on 29/5/02

Reading pitch renovation

Work is currently underway on the Madejski Stadium pitch in preparation for Division One football next season. The surface looks vastly different at the...

in Football - on 29/5/02

Now let's have a holiday!

I completed my pitch renovations last week. As many of you will know I had the whole pitch re-laid in February, so really it was just a matter of improving...

in Football - on 28/5/02

THE OPEN 2002—The Majesty of Muirfield

As Muirfield prepares for its 15th Open, Colin Irvine, Course Manager, and his team are putting together the final touches for the big event. Preparations...

in Industry News - on 23/5/02

THE OPEN 2002 - The Majesty of Muirfield

As Muirfield prepares for its 15th Open, Colin Irvine, Course Manager, and his team are putting together the final touches for the big event.Preparations...

in Golf - on 23/5/02

New pitch shelved

It is easy to see the worsening crisis in football, Wolverhampton Wanderers, a club which has enjoyed the fortunes of a wealthy benefactor, pulled the...

in Football - on 21/5/02

Spring hope at Carden Park

Course and Estates Manager, Andy Campbell thinks this is the best start in years to the season. The Nicklaus Course closes down in the winter and is still...

in Industry News - on 20/5/02

Ewood update (18/05/02)

Ewood update

The end of the season has finally arrived for Blackburn, and fortunately we can look forward to another Premiership year. The pitch has stood up well to...

in Football - on 20/5/02

Fine spring at Carden Park

The Nicklaus course has now been open since the beginning of April, perhaps an earlier start this year because of the dry early spring, but a very welcome...

in Golf - on 20/5/02

New Regional Groundsmans awards

For the last few weeks judges have been travelling around the country, judging the newly created regional football awards. These awards created by the...

in Industry News - on 17/5/02

Work required May 2002

We currently have eight members looking for jobs, five of them looking for positions at Golf clubs. Are you looking for additional staff? If so take a...

in Industry News - on 17/5/02

Groundsmans awards

For the last few days I have been travelling around the south of the country and even over to Jersey, judging the newly created regional football awards....

in Football - on 17/5/02

New Service for Pitchcare Members

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Soil analysis section. Pitchcare have teamed up with European Turf Laboratories to bring our members a...

in Industry News - on 15/5/02

Former County and England player turns his hand again

The legendary spinner Ray Illingworth, now spends his time in charge at Farsley C.C. He relies on a little help these days, but still gets involved and...

in Industry News - on 13/5/02