October 2005 (page 2)

Last chance to nominate your Cricket Groundsman

Cricket Groundsman

There are just a few days left of October to get in your nominations for Cricket Groundsman of the Year Awards 2005. Cricket World and Pitchcare.com are...

in Cricket - on 25/10/05

A busy year at St Paul's School

St Paul's School

St Paul’s School is situated on the South side of the River Thames, adjacent to Hammersmith Bridge in South West London; it is a Private Boys School,...

in Industry News - on 24/10/05

LDCA Drainage Day at  Bisham Abbey

LDCA Drainage Day

Well over 50 delegates attended the recent Land Drainage Contractors Association (LDCA) Drainage Day held at Bisham Abbey’s National Sports Centre in...

in Training & Education - on 24/10/05

Speed & Quality is the secret at Malone Golf Club

The speed and quality of deep aeration is one of the secrets to the superb level of course presentation at Malone Golf Club, the ‘Augusta of Northern...

in Industry News - on 24/10/05

New technology aids marking out

Phil Sharples arrived at Compton Park, the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers training ground to demonstrate the new BeamRider, the laser guided line marking...

in Industry News - on 21/10/05

The Oldest Track in Town

The Oldest Track in Town

Ludlow racecourse is one of the UK's oldest racetracks. Tradition has it that in the fourteenth century soldiers from Ludlow Castle came to the site not...

in Equestrian - on 21/10/05

Parts ordering made simple

Over 3500 John Deere customers in the UK and Ireland already experience the benefits of using the JDParts website, www.jdparts.johndeere.com – now the...

in Industry News - on 21/10/05

Square Renovation, Bath 2005

Square Renovation

The last game of the season took place on Sunday 11th September. Boughton Loam Turf Management were due to arrive on Monday 12 September to dig up the...

in Cricket - on 20/10/05

Edgbaston Used Machinery

Steve Rouse is doing a clear out at Edgbaston and was wondering if any Pitchcare members were interested in some of his surplus machines. Knowing Steve,...

in Industry News - on 20/10/05

My view of the green

The book "My View of the Green" by Richard Hurley, Ph.D., Lifelong experiences and observations about golf courses and the game of golf. The book was written...

in Golf - on 19/10/05

As smooth as a sewing machine and as fast as can be!

“As smooth as a sewing machine and faster than anything else on the market” is how Dave Harvey, Contracts Manager at Amenity Land Services describes...

in Industry News - on 19/10/05

Carnoustie Links selects Hydroscapes Mi-T-M biological wastewater system for washing equipment

Golf has been played over the famous Carnoustie Links since the 1500’s, with the present championship course coming into being in the late 1920’s....

in Industry News - on 19/10/05

New TWIN BLADE topper from BOMFORD

BOMFORD has introduced a new range of rotary toppers, the TWIN BLADE, which is available in three different widths and two formats - inline or offset.

in Industry News - on 19/10/05

Preparing for winter on the golf greens

The problem, as John Hall of Bayer Environmental Science points out, is that winters are getting milder with very few frosts; the turf therefore keeps...

in Golf - on 18/10/05

Pitch Quality – a case of fine tuning

Managing natural turf winter sports pitches is a challenge and one that many Groundsmen around the UK rise to every day. As the emphasis on a science-based...

in Training & Education - on 17/10/05

Ransomes Jacobsen Provide Mower for Ghanain School

It might appear to be a simple gesture from a multi-national organisation, but the enthusiasm and effusiveness of the thanks from the school in Ghana which...

in Industry News - on 17/10/05

Daniel gets Industry boost.

A Warwickshire College student who was never interested in school has won an award after taking an apprenticeship in greenkeeping at a local golf...

in Training & Education - on 17/10/05

Cultivation Techniques – Planning an optimum programme

Cultivation Techniques

The first part of a two-part article reviewing the processes of identifying soil physical problems and the design of a corrective programme using appropriate...

in Training & Education - on 17/10/05

Two-way four-wheel drive tractor comes with added driver comfort.

A spacious cab with opening front and rear windows for added ventilation has been developed for the Valpadana Series 6500 four-wheel drive tractor to broaden...

in Industry News - on 17/10/05

Deep aerator continues successful drainage regime at Adare Manor Golf Resort.

When Ryder cup star Paul McGinley says that the Adare Manor and Golf Resort course “is not just one of the best in Ireland, its one of the best in the...

in Industry News - on 15/10/05