March 2003 (Page 2)

The Technical Merit Award February answers

The question posed was: At this time of year, algae is a problem on many sports grass surfaces. There may be a number of contributory factors for this....

in Consultancy - on 21/3/03

Two more dates with Dennis

In addition to the previous dates, an additional Bowling Green Maintenance Seminar is on Wednesday 30th April at Ye Olde Knowle BC, Solihull, West Midlands....

in Industry News - on 21/3/03

British manufacture chosen as the best

Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd (a division of Textron Inc.), the Ipswich based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, is now producing a greens mower that will...

in Industry News - on 18/3/03

MSc Scholarships available at Cranfield with BIGGA

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) are pleased to announce that they have recently awarded four Cranfield Centre for Sports...

in Industry News - on 18/3/03

AberImp sets the standards

The perennial ryegrass AberImp – developed by the British Seed Houses amenity grass breeding programme based at the Institute of Grassland & Environmental...

in Industry News - on 18/3/03

Magnolia Park sign with Mox

Magnolia Park Golf and Country Club in Boarstall near Bicester, in Oxfordshire, have recently taken delivery of a new fleet of turf care equipment and...

in Industry News - on 17/3/03

New budget trailer launched

Indespension have launched a new trailer aimed at those with a limited budget who require a versatile trailer for commercial use. Ideal for carrying small...

in Industry News - on 17/3/03

Southampton return to winning formula

Southampton FC Groundsman Dave Roberts has returned to IGER-bred ryegrasses following the development of AberImp.“I used AberElf when the club played...

in Industry News - on 17/3/03

Environmental Management Policy adopted

Further confirmation of Textron’s commitment to environmental issues across their turf care operations is evident with the announcement that the Jacobsen...

in Industry News - on 17/3/03

Competent..Prove it!!

Myerscough College near Preston, Lancashire is now offering the opportunity for all ground staff and greenkeepers to prove their competence in the safe...

in Industry News - on 17/3/03


Last week Stadia magazine hosted their inaugural sports turf summit 2003 at the Amsterdam arena in Holland. Amid concerns over the state of natural grass...

in Football - on 16/3/03

Joke of the week

A little light relief before the week starts in earnest-this one was picked by Chris Bassett

in Industry News - on 16/3/03


Terrain Aeration Services herald oil-digesting bugs as the answer to oil and diesel spillages around the golf course. Full details and contact number...

in Industry News - on 15/3/03

Broaden your mind

The Technical Merit Award is now half way through March-Don't miss out-Click here for the full details

in Industry News - on 14/3/03

Sportsturf Drainage Seminar near Rugby

Sponsored by AFT Trenchers Ltd and BLEC Ltd, emminent speaker Geoffrey Davison M.A. will be giving a highly informative and enjoyable account on Sportsturf...

in Industry News - on 14/3/03

Last chance to gain place

You have until the 18th March to bid for the chance to play a game at the venue of your choice. Fund raising for Diabetes research by Football Aid has...

in Football - on 13/3/03

Turftrax workshop explores

The first in a series of workshops aimed at providing solutions to key turf troubles was held at Leicester City’s Walker’s Stadium yesterday.The event...

in Industry News - on 12/3/03

Member help required

A Sponsor or sponsors required for a Memorial Bowling Competition in September-full details and contact inside

in Bowls - on 12/3/03

From tin shed to purpose built factory

Triggered by a ‘heart attack’ the story of Groundsman Industries rise from a tin pot, tin shed operation to the major success it is today is a story...

in Industry News - on 12/3/03

Keeping the Environmental Agency happy

Effective and efficient irrigation is vital with increasing pressure to conserve water being put on golf clubs by the Environment Agency. First opened...

in Golf - on 11/3/03