September 2008 (Page 1)

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Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland has appointed leading sportsturf contractor MJ Abbott Limited to install a new irrigation system.

in Industry News - on 30/9/08

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Toro mowers have long been a must for Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council. The borough’s senior workshop controller of seven years, Adrian Norgrove,...

in Industry News - on 30/9/08

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Live at Leeds

With a fiercely proud County cricket side, two top teams playing both codes of rugby, and Leeds United FC, the city of Leeds has a sporting heritage second...

in Cricket - on 30/9/08

Glam unveil operations director

Glamorgan have appointed Simon Lee as their new operations director as they prepare to host the first Ashes Test next July.

in Cricket - on 30/9/08


Turf Managers can expect high levels of dew from now until November.

in Golf - on 29/9/08

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Malcolm Taylor

Hull KR Groundsperson Malcolm Taylor will be presented with the Brian Cartwright Award at the engage Super League Grand Final after being selected as the...

in Rugby - on 29/9/08

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There are more Gators than greens staff at Loch Lomond and Dundonald, but every one has a vital role to play in the general maintenance of these two prestigious...

in Industry News - on 28/9/08

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Plant Parasitic nematodes

Before we take a look at where we are today and what the future may hold with regard to plant parasitic nematodes, it's worth taking a quick look back...

in Consultancy - on 27/9/08

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It may not be immediately clear what the title of this article is about but, bear with me. As you all may be becoming aware, we at GroundCover, working...

in Industry News - on 27/9/08


Aquadyne held a highly successful draw for a free half pallet of their product at the recent Saltex Show and the two prize winners, Normanton Golf Club...

in Industry News - on 26/9/08

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John Wells, Estate and Golf Operations Manager at Brocket Hall, has taken delivery of a selection of E-Z-GO electric utility vehicles for housekeeping...

in Industry News - on 26/9/08


Brian Clough famously said: “If God had meant football to be played in the air he would have put grass in the sky.” Down at ground level at Hibernian...

in Industry News - on 26/9/08

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Hazard ahead!

When people think of hazards on a golf course, they generally think of bunkers and water. But hazards come in all shapes and sizes and can be used in different...

in Golf - on 26/9/08

Groundsman handed Ashes mission

International Cricket Council chief pitch consultant Andy Atkinson has been brought in as acting head groundsman at Glamorgan ahead of the 2009 Ashes...

in Cricket - on 25/9/08

New guidelines make synthetic sports turf maintenance comprehensive

A collaboration between Cranfield University’s Centre for Sports Surface Technology and the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has resulted in the publication...

in Synthetics - on 25/9/08


Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based turf equipment manufacturer, has introduced flexible finance packages for its range of turf maintenance machinery....

in Industry News - on 25/9/08

McKenzie has grand designs for ‘Welsh Olympics’ in 2010

Now that the dust has settled after the heat of battle at Valhalla, the Ryder Cup greenkeeping baton has been passed firmly to Scot Jim McKenzie, the director...

in Golf - on 25/9/08

EX40 with cab

Ruston’s Engineering have recently launched their new series of cabbed Kioti Compact tractors.

in Industry News - on 24/9/08

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Musselburgh Racecourse in East Lothian has become one of the first to experience the benefits of Barenbrug’s new BAR 50 SOS.

in Industry News - on 23/9/08

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The UK and Ireland sales management team from E-Z-GO, one of the leading manufacturers of golf cars, utility vehicles and light industrial vehicles, has...

in Industry News - on 23/9/08