March 2008 (Page 1)

Artificial Cricket Wicket [cropped]

Non-Turf Cricket Pitches

Mark Hansford, of contractors GroundCare, reviews the systems available and the maintenance and renovation of Non-Turf Cricket Wickets

in Synthetics - on 31/3/08

Environmental Management Systems applied to turf

Environmental Management

Golf is a huge industry that is constantly growing and developing. Clubs provide important areas of green space in the community and, in some instances,...

in Golf - on 30/3/08

Ransomes Jacobsen Spanish Distributors's are a golf car sales success.

Ransomes Jacobsen's Spanish distributor, Green Mowers has reported two significant sales successes at Caldes International Golf Course and the Real Club...

in Industry News - on 30/3/08

hereford [cropped]

The Hereford United pitch will always be remembered for the 1971/72 third round FA Cup replay against Newcastle United when both teams played in a sea...

in Football - on 29/3/08

RTF Bunkered in South Wales

RTF turf, known for its wear tolerance, deep rooting ability (up to 1.5 metres), and capacity to withstand shade, drought and salt, has been utilised on...

in Golf - on 28/3/08

Jacobsen Mowers and E-Z-GO Golf cars for Rothbury GC

Founded in 1891, Rothbury Golf Club nestles in the heart of Northumberland’s Coquet valley on the site of the former racecourse.

in Golf - on 28/3/08

Members roll their sleeves up

MARCH Town carried out a revamp of the pavilion in an English Cricket Board country-wide pre-season initiative called the Natwest Cricketforce.

in Cricket - on 28/3/08

‘Don’t even think about it, Toby, you’ll never get over it’

They are the most famous fences in the world and they have to be ready on time.

in Equestrian - on 28/3/08

Pinnacle introduces its Billy Goat 2008 leaf collection.

Pinnacle Power Equipment has announced an important new range ofvacuum sweepers to replace its ever-popular Billy Goat KD machines that feature in so many...

in Industry News - on 27/3/08


South Coast smasher

The International Women’s Open tennis championships will be held at Devonshire Park from 14-21 June 2008 guaranteeing more tense battles for an expected...

in Tennis - on 27/3/08

Jacobsen supply mowers to Malaysian Golf & Country Club

Ransomes Jacobsen’s Malaysian distributor, Tractors Malaysia, has delivered new Jacobsen mowers to one of the most prestigious resorts in the...

in Golf - on 26/3/08

Waste Area 1

Waste is a necessary evil and when you run an operation from the Celtic Manor Resort, keeping it under control is of paramount importance-details...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/3/08

Dubai Under Control

To play a round of golf at the Four Seasons Golf Club in Dubai Festival City, Dubai, in summer, you will need to drink 9 litres of water. “Half a litre...

in Industry News - on 25/3/08

Jon Lawrence [cropped]

Budgeting for cricket

Maintenance of any sport surface needs to be paid for, that's simply a fact of life. But exactly what is it that you should be paying for and what are...

in Cricket - on 25/3/08

Varied programme for TGA members’ meeting

Coventry-based forklift manufacturer Moffett hosted the Turfgrass Growers Association’s Spring members’ meeting recently.

in Industry News - on 24/3/08

Jacobsen equipment raises the standards at Gogarburn GC

Gogarburn Golf Club, situated in the parkland grounds of a former psychiatric hospital at Newbridge close to Edinburgh airport, is keeping up with its...

in Industry News - on 24/3/08

Self sufficiency in water...

The third article in Duncan McGilvray’s series on irrigation looks at being self sufficient with your water supply and what is available to you.

in Golf - on 23/3/08

In the black!

In the black!

Sean Sullivan, Superintendent at The Briarwood Golf Course, Stateside in Montana, has introduced black bunkers as an environmentally-sound solution to...

in Golf - on 23/3/08

ALS Appoint National Sales and Marketing Manager

ALS are pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Smith as National Sales and Marketing Manager.

in Industry News - on 22/3/08

Aeration Aids Famous RHS Landmark

The Tulip Tree, planted by the Queen Mother in 1954 is one of three famous landmarks at RHS Wisley, treated this spring to one-metre deep, compressed air...

in Industry News - on 22/3/08