May 2008 (page 4)

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Green Fingers

With the planet’s temperature rising and worldwide concerns over ‘global warming’ and ‘carbon footprint,’ Tim Lobb, of renowned golf course architecture...

in Golf - on 8/5/08

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Sherriff Amenity have launched SeaVolution™, a new organic nutritional alginate range, produced from the seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum, which is sourced...

in Industry News - on 8/5/08

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Blec ‘Top Six’ Demo Tour

Peterborough based Blec Machinery have recently completed a week long, five venue demonstration tour to show off their latest developments.

in Industry News - on 8/5/08

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A spell of hot dry weather this week has created a high risk of Take-All infection, not normally experienced this early in the spring. Heritage is the...

in Industry News - on 8/5/08

Why cricket forced batsmen to give up scientific advances

Technological innovations in bats have hugely altered the balance between batsmen and bowlers, which makes the authorities' action this week long overdue,...

in Cricket - on 8/5/08

Moscow's Champions League pitch replaced

A major doubt has emerged over the playing surface for the Champions League final.

in Football - on 8/5/08

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The leading golf cart company Club Car celebrates partnership with The Carrick on Loch Lomond

in Industry News - on 7/5/08

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African Cup of Nations

When, in 2003, Frank Boahene, the then Head of Corporate Grounds at Fulham FC, was asked to act as a consultant to the Ghanaian Sports Ministry in the...

in Football - on 7/5/08

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Everything comes in threes. Kestrel have just completed their third stadium pitch construction in the last three years.

in Football - on 7/5/08

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Overseeding worn and bare areas on sports pitches is an essential maintenance regime to ensure the upkeep of a healthy grass sward. Successful seed germination...

in Consultancy - on 6/5/08

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MJ Abbotts

From humble beginnings more than forty years ago, MJ Abbotts has become one of the leading sportsturf contractors in the UK. With its roots in agriculture,...

in Industry News - on 6/5/08

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A pioneering approach...

Tensar times as community project hits a problem. Charmian Robinson reports on how Cleveland Land Services were able to resolve the situation using a ‘super...

in Industry News - on 6/5/08

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Crossing over for Jordan

Former Crystal Palace Head Groundsman, Ian Jordan, talks to Pitchcare’s Laurence Gale MSc about setting up his own contracting business

in Industry News - on 6/5/08

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3PointPower, the new distributor for Sisis Equipment in Scotland, are pleased to announce that the company’s own products, The 3 Point Linkage and...

in Industry News - on 6/5/08

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Ransomes Jacobsen

Ransomes Jacobsen, the UK’s leading turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, has supported an exchange visit of Czech greenkeepers organised and facilitated...

in Golf - on 5/5/08


The extremely successful TCDRB is one of three models of Turf multi Cutters manufactured by Groundsman Industries.

in Industry News - on 5/5/08

Why PM must act to avoid 2018 World Cup calamity

An obscure tax on the endorsements of foreign athletes could ruin Gordon Brown's 'golden decade' of sport

in Industry News - on 4/5/08

Thomson Perrett & Lobb signs Goosen to design staff

International golf course architecture practice recruits South African to world-class design team

in Golf - on 4/5/08

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Attila the Hun at Hadrian’s Wall? Sounds unlikely until you realise that the ‘Attila’ in question is Etesia’s ride-on brushcutter.

in Industry News - on 3/5/08


Melton Mowbray Golf Club in Leicestershire has taken delivery of a new fleet of turf maintenance equipment from their local RANSOMES JACOBSEN dealer Platts...

in Industry News - on 3/5/08