July 2008 (Page 1)

Harrod UK

The last time a GB Football Team attended the Paralympic Games was Barcelona 1992, but for Beijing 2008 it’s all systems go as both the Blind Squad and...

in Football - on 31/7/08

Keith Cann-Evans

Stand V08 - It is ten years since Keith Cann-Evans bought Hunter Grinders Ltd and moved the company forward to its most successful year to-date in...

in Parks - on 31/7/08

Ian Kerry

Kyoeisha UK manufacturers of Baroness fine turf mowers has moved into brand new premises on the outskirts of Basingstoke.

in Industry News - on 31/7/08


Tournament play

Next time you are standing on the tee of the 18th hole at your golf course, try and imagine this situation. You are leading Tiger Woods by a single stroke...

in Golf - on 31/7/08

Clive Williams

Clive Williams retires this month (Aug.) after 39 years in the industry.

in Industry News - on 30/7/08

Royal Birkdale

As Royal Birkdale’s course manager Chris Whittle and his team dealt with the aftermath of this year’s Open Championship – he reckons the course should...

in Golf - on 30/7/08

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Dollar Spot infection can multiply from then first signs of infection to over 80% of turf affected in just 48 hours of humid weather. Turf managers need...

in Industry News - on 28/7/08

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A Kay at the Races

The May Festival is the first meeting of the calendar at York Racecourse. With £835,000 in prize money on offer, top trainers, horses and riders are guaranteed....

in Equestrian - on 28/7/08

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The Landini 6544 ‘large compact’ tractor, which will be launched to the groundscare sector at the SALTEX show, has features and a base specification...

in Parks - on 26/7/08


Mark Jolliffe, Head Groundsman at Taunton School - quiet at times but full of determination, apparently!

in People - on 25/7/08

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The cry of “Get your kit out” can mean lots of things to different people.

in Industry News - on 25/7/08

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Consultant agronomist, Gordon Jaaback, asks what value are modern well-equipped schools if outdoor sports facilities are neglected? Only on the sportsfield...

in Industry News - on 25/7/08


In a continuing purchasing drive as Liebherr-Rental Limited grows and augments its versatile and specialist rental fleet, the company has now added a Seppi...

in Industry News - on 24/7/08

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Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, has introduced an engine upgrade to the diesel engine power unit on the Cushman...

in Industry News - on 24/7/08

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Breaching plant defences

The visible symptoms of disease that develop on the sward are generally our initial indication that the turf has become infected by a pathogen. However,...

in Consultancy - on 23/7/08

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A Jacobsen HR 5111 wide area rough mower, purchased from local Ransomes Jacobsen dealer Bartram Professional, is working five days a week from April to...

in Industry News - on 23/7/08

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Robert Jones Diaries

Rob Jones is part of the Ohio State University’s programme for young greenkeepers. In part VI of his diary he talks about preparing his course for two...

in Golf - on 23/7/08

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Etesia UK Ltd is pleased to announce that Phil Catley has been appointed Area Sales Manager for the South West and Southern England. In his new role,...

in Industry News - on 23/7/08

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New hire company Acacia Groundcare Equipment Rental has opted for a selection of turf maintenance equipment including six of the latest award-winning Ransomes...

in Industry News - on 22/7/08

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To help end users combat rising high prices when buying new outdoor power equipment and machinery, Etesia is launching an ‘economy’ high-tip ride-on...

in Parks - on 22/7/08