May 2006 (Page 3)

Cutting Back the Years

Age has proved no barrier to learning for a Reaseheath College trainee who has been recognised in a prestigious greenkeeping competition. Dave Newton,...

in Industry News - on 15/5/06

Under New Management

I was very pleased to hear the news about Kevin Ball’s appointment as caretaker manager at Sunderland Football Club. I have known Bally for many years,...

in Football - on 14/5/06

Bibionid Flies

There are two Bibionid flies that are common to amenity turfgrass areas. One is the St Mark’s Fly and the other is the Fever Fly. These flies cause...

in Consultancy - on 13/5/06

All Hands on Deck

As part of Technical Surfaces wide-ranging remit in the field of sports maintenance, they have recently completed extensive line marking works to the wooden...

in Synthetics - on 12/5/06

Sarah's learning the ropes

learning the ropes

Sarah has been with the club for a month now and has already proved herself to be hard working and keen to learn new skills. She has been mowing the net...

in Cricket - on 12/5/06

Greenkeepers Survey on Michrodochium Patch Disease

This survey is part of a EU-funded project on policies for sustainable development (contract QLRT-2002-02718). It is implemented by Eco Innovation, a not-for-profit...

in Golf - on 11/5/06

Short trip but a long road for Tipp captain O'Grady -

Short trip but a long road for Tipp captain O'Grady, Ireland - 3 hours ago ... Only last weekend the venerable Thurles groundsman...

in Best of the Rest - on 11/5/06

DLF Trifolium go live with their new Website Press Release

DLF Trifolium have recently launched their website which has already generated a great deal of interest due to its wealth of information and ease of navigation...

in Industry News - on 11/5/06

New Toro system at Saltford is better by design

Roger Davey, managing director of independent irrigation consultants, Irritech, explains the challenges of a recent installation of a Toro system at Saltford...

in Golf - on 10/5/06

Headingley fits Drainage into tight renovation Window

Following improvements in surface drainage, Pugh-Lewis will return to the Headingley Carnegie Stadium in Leeds for the third time this August to Sand Master...

in Rugby - on 10/5/06

Catching up at Wimbledon

Catching up at Wimbledon

Like most of my compatriots I have found this spring to be very challenging, the cold, dry weather resulted in little or no real significant grass growth...

in Tennis - on 10/5/06

Significant Investment at Lanark Golf Club

Lanark Golf Club is renowned for its smooth fast greens, natural moorland fairways and beautiful scenery. Originally laid out by Tom Morris and later refined...

in Golf - on 10/5/06

A Groundsman's tale

The departing Groundsman, also an ex-player, gave me as much help as he could, but I quickly realised that the job was going to be a lot harder than I...

in Cricket - on 10/5/06

Golf Course Management and Controlling Software

A Head Greenkeeper’s Experience. By Andrew Foyle, Head Greenkeeper, Golfclub Chieming im Chiemgau e.V., Bavaria, Germany.

in Golf - on 9/5/06

Pitch Logos – Pure Genius

On my travels last week I had the good fortune to meet up with a specialist team who design and paint logos on pitches for major sporting events.

in Industry News - on 9/5/06

Toro is spot on for Spurs

High-flying Tottenham FC has recently brought in Toro machinery for the first time, and is finding the kit versatile, easy to use and a solution to a number...

in Industry News - on 8/5/06

BSH appoints new technical advisor for Scotland & the North East of England

British Seed Houses has made a further addition to its team of technical advisors by appointing Alistair Eccles to cover Scotland and the North East of...

in Industry News - on 7/5/06

Top Turf Expert at Scotts Primo Maxx Roadshows

World-renown turf expert Dr Karl Danneberger, of Ohio State University, was the keynote speaker at a series of Turf Management Roadshows organised recently...

in Industry News - on 6/5/06

Aberdeen City Council add to fleet for new Grounds Care Seaon

Aberdeen has a wide range of beautiful and interesting parks and green spaces with the best of these equal to any in the UK. They are a key contributor...

in Industry News - on 6/5/06

Reaseheath Sportsturf Machinery Show 2006

Make it a date in your diary! Wednesday 5th July 2006. Now in its fourth year, the fast-growing Reaseheath Sportsturf Machinery Show will take place on...

in Industry News - on 5/5/06