April 2008 (Page 1)

Mike Dodd and Apprentices

Ahead of the domestic cricket season, which kicked off on 10 April at Lord’s Cricket Ground, the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) and Hadlow College...

in Training & Education - on 30/4/08


Following the successful launch of the Hayter HD21” at GLEE last year, the company has now announced the new Toro 26” (66cm) Heavy Duty Hi-Vac walk...

in Industry News - on 30/4/08


Although the number of synthetic turf installations steadily grows each year, the maintenance of these facilities remains an all too frequently overlooked...

in Industry News - on 30/4/08

Do we still tee up for business?

Believe the hype and you would think that business people struck more deals than golf balls when they played 18 holes in the '80s.

in Golf - on 28/4/08


Scotts’ new website at www.turfenergy.com helps users plan fertiliser programmes specifically for sports pitches and amenity turf.

in Industry News - on 28/4/08


‘Under qualified treatment specialists are making a serious problem worse’

in Industry News - on 28/4/08

World-class speakers to address KPMG Golf Business Forum, Ireland, May 12-14

Jack Nicklaus and leaders of the global golf industry descend on the spectacular, new Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt Hotel, County Wicklow, for the premier international...

in Golf - on 28/4/08

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Student mechanics

Mechanics students from Evesham College, get shown the ropes at The Celtic Manor Resort-details inside

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/4/08

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Charterhouse Turf Machinery Managing Director Philip Threadgold is to step down from the day to day management of Charterhouse Turf Machinery from 31st...

in Industry News - on 27/4/08

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Good aeration can help turf to cope with factors such as changing weather conditions and mechanical wear from play and machinery operations.

in Industry News - on 26/4/08

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Significant savings in time, manpower and pesticide usage are promised for a new and highly-effective professional weed control system being introduced...

in Industry News - on 26/4/08

GMB Greenkeepers and Groundspersons Branch

The formation of the GMB Greenkeeper and Groundspersons Branch of the GMB Union Sports Section officially commenced on 21st of April 2008

in Industry News - on 25/4/08


Irrigation system design

It is often said that all that is needed to provide a successful irrigation system is sufficient water, an adequate power supply and enough money!

in Consultancy - on 25/4/08

Waterlogged Worcestershire home and dry at last

To gaze over the cricket ground at Worcester yesterday, where the sun shone from a milky blue sky and the horse-chestnut trees were in garish early leaf,...

in Cricket - on 24/4/08

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Abnormally low U.K. temperatures mean it’s not too late to help sluggish greens with Floratine’s Turf Action Plan (TAP), Spring Start.

in Industry News - on 24/4/08


Golf course superintendents asked for a superior 18-3-6 fertilizer loaded with soil-friendly organics and just the right amount of chelated minerals, and...

in Industry News - on 23/4/08

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Golfsocieteit De Lage Vuursche near Den Holder in the Netherlands is the first golf club in Europe to take delivery of the new E-Z-GO RXV golf car, launched...

in Industry News - on 23/4/08


Dressing up

Careers Counsellor and conference speaker Frank Newberry returns, with some real life examples, to probe the theme of personal image and its impact in...

in Training & Education - on 23/4/08

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A marriage made in Devon!

David Wood must enjoy a challenge. Having got out of dairy farming, he bought 125 acres in South Devon to build a golf course. A brave, some would say...

in Golf - on 22/4/08


New Holland tractors are achieving first-class results in maintaining facilities at Harper Adams University College in Shropshire, one of the UK’s premier...

in Industry News - on 22/4/08