July 2008 (Page 4)

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Cricket Wicket Repair

ECB Cricket Pitch Advisor, Gordon Gill, gives us his take on repairing bowler footmarks and damage to the crease, whilst Mark Jolliffe, Head Groundsman...

in Cricket - on 9/7/08


Eight out of the nine Open Championship courses now advocate relief grinding and own a Hunter Grinder to keep their courses up to the required standard...

in Golf - on 9/7/08


Trilo (UK) Ltd will be releasing the new SG670, vacuum sweeper. It has a 250mm hose and 2 metre brush head with huge suction power and is built to the...

in Industry News - on 9/7/08

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A local authority has transformed two worn-out sports parks into healthy and hard-working public pitches thanks to Barenbrug’s specialist grass seed...

in Industry News - on 8/7/08

Golf 'ruining our green and pleasant land'

The spread of golf courses threatens Britain's traditional landscapes, a report from the leading conservation authority will warn this week-details...

in Golf - on 8/7/08

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Phil Stain, Course Manager of Notts (Hollinwell) Golf Club, was delighted to receive a Scotts iTurf weather station recently as part of the prize for being...

in Industry News - on 8/7/08

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Turf managers should be on the lookout for the first signs of Take-All infection, especially on sand-based constructions where nutrient and manganese availability...

in Industry News - on 7/7/08

Weed Control Conference

Weed Control has an important place in amenity horticulture and the managers in Local Authorities, Highways, Transport, Industrial sites and sports turf...

in Industry News - on 7/7/08

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A major refurbishment of the Torrance Course at Fairmont St. Andrews is “progressing well”, according to Steve Briggs from leading golf course contractor...

in Golf - on 7/7/08


The Aebi Group, which is based in Switzerland, offers a very broad range of multipurpose vehicles, equipment and system solutions, all of the highest quality...

in Parks - on 7/7/08

Low Decibel Blower

The all new low-decibel series of tractor mounted leaf & debris blowers from AgriMetal will be launched at Saltex, September 2nd – 4th 2008, Windsor...

in Parks - on 5/7/08

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Charlton FC

Paul Geary has been Head Groundsman at the Charlton Athletic’s training ground since 1994 and, in recent years, has played an important role in the development...

in Football - on 5/7/08


Trilo (UK) Ltd will be releasing the new SG670, vacuum sweeper at Saltex 2008. It has a 250mm hose and 2 metre brush head with huge suction power and is...

in Parks - on 4/7/08

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Gingerbread man

When Carl Crocher joined Caldy Golf Club as Course Manager in 2003, he brought over twenty years experience to the club, having previously worked on new...

in Golf - on 4/7/08

Hero of the Golf Course

Greenkeeper tells how he dragged a drowning man from a deep pond.

in Golf - on 3/7/08

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Ohio State University, in the USA, has become home to Daniel Weston an ex-Writtle College student. After completing his NVQ level 2 in Sports Turf ahead...

in Training & Education - on 3/7/08

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lost in the sands of time

Tim Lobb, principal and golf course architect in Thomson, Perrett and Lobb, a leading international golf course design business, explains why bunkers are...

in Golf - on 3/7/08

New Sports pitch opened

Staff, pupils and parents from St Colman's Primary School in Annaclone have been joined by a range of personalities to officially launch their new sports...

in Industry News - on 3/7/08

Atom Edger

Jonathan Calderwood, grounds manager of Aston Villa Football Club, needed a fast solution to keeping the pitch edges sharp when the new stadium surface...

in Industry News - on 2/7/08

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Compare & contrast

Paul Lowe at Bromborough Golf Club considers himself fortunate to have the support of the STRI, the EGU and the R&A. Also that he enjoys being involved...

in Golf - on 2/7/08