December 2005 (page 3)

New TORO kit makes a superb finish at Bridlington Links

Bridlington Links Golf Club, in East Yorkshire, has invested in a comprehensive range of Toro turf machinery valued at £180K for its 18- and nine-hole...

in Industry News - on 9/12/05

They do exactly what they are designed to do …

When Ian Giddings was appointed Exterior Services Manager two years ago, part of his brief was to encourage more of the 5000 workforce to use the sports...

in Industry News - on 9/12/05

Pierced compaction pan lets university play.

Nottingham University’s first team is enjoying its first season on a consistently playable football pitch, following deep, compressed air de-compaction...

in Industry News - on 9/12/05

John Deere Toy Range for Junior Greenkeepers & Groundsmen

If you are still deciding what to buy the children for Christmas look no further than the John Deere toy range now available through the Pitchcare Shop....

in Industry News - on 8/12/05

Kubota to preview new tractor and two new front mowers at BTME 2006

Kubota will be using BTME 2006 to debut a new 32hp manual gearbox compact tractor and two new high performance diesel ride-on front mowers-details...

in Industry News - on 7/12/05

New Toro kit makes superb finish

Bridlington Links Golf Club, in East Yorkshire, has invested in a comprehensive range of Toro turf machinery valued at £180K for its 18- and nine-hole...

in Industry News - on 7/12/05

Do you follow Best Practice?

Time and again we are told in articles, official documents and at meetings to ‘Follow Best Practice’ particularly when a pesticide will be part of...

in Industry News - on 6/12/05

Restricting drainage outfall from reconstructed football pitches

The intention of secondary drainage installation on football pitches is to remove surface water as quickly as possible. Throughout the wet winters the...

in Consultancy - on 5/12/05

Water usage efficiency: An environmental must

Conserving water resources is not merely a matter of irrigating less frequently or less intensely. It is a matter of ensuring maximum efficiency by preventing...

in Training & Education - on 4/12/05

Leatherjackets

Leatherjackets

Leatherjackets are the second most widespread pest problem on golf courses in the UK and Ireland (Mann, 2003) and throughout the majority of Europe. Unfortunately,...

in Consultancy - on 3/12/05

New premises for Yorkshire dealer

Yorkshire based John Deere commercial & consumer equipment dealer Bob Wild Grass Machinery has moved to new premises at White Lee, Mytholmroyd, near Hebden...

in Industry News - on 2/12/05

Great start but pegged back slightly

With Warwickshire not playing their last game until the 25th of September, I and the team jumped the gun and used a break in play, between the 18th and...

in Cricket - on 2/12/05

Etesia's Winning Dealers 2005

Etesia dealers took a lap through the world’s largest collection of Grand Prix cars at Donington Park as part of the company’s annual Dealer Awards...

in Best of the Rest - on 2/12/05

The Answer Lies in the Soil

Soil life

The principles of soil physics are many and complex. Incorrect assumptions are often made and misdirected management decisions are taken. Consequently,...

in Training & Education - on 2/12/05

Does it TRIMS the grass for You?

The responsibilities of the Golf Course manager are ever increasing. The burden of record keeping to maintain adequate staff, machine and budget records...

in Industry News - on 2/12/05

A new book on top-dressing released

A new book, written by Dr Stephen Baker, will be published by STRI in February 2006. It replaces his popular but now out of print “Sands for Sports...

in Training & Education - on 2/12/05

Golf Course Development Survey

Golf course development is a growing business across the world. International experience proves that, especially when combined with real estate and/or...

in Golf - on 1/12/05

Winter Maintenance at Chapel Allerton

Well winter is finally here! Cold, icy mornings and plenty of cups of warm tea are the orders of the day however. This is also a crucial time to develop...

in Tennis - on 1/12/05

Otterbine Aerator is clear solution at Brampton Park

Brampton Park Golf Club, near Huntingdon, has successfully overcome a long-standing problem of invasive weeds in a 4,000sq m lake by installing an Otterbine...

in Industry News - on 1/12/05

Fertiliser Usage: The Do’s and Don’ts

Apart from the developments in pesticide formulations, the number of options for nutrient applications is possibly the element of turfgrass management...

in Training & Education - on 1/12/05