November 2008 (Page 2)

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Featuring higher horsepower and payloads, better ergonomics and improved operator comfort, John Deere’s new 5R and 5RN Series utility tractors are rated...

in Industry News - on 24/11/08

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A golfing crusade!

David Croxton is a man on a mission. As proprietor of Cold Ashby Golf Club he implemented the construction of nine new holes and has now moved on to an...

in Golf - on 24/11/08

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John O’Conner Grounds Maintenance has recently purchased another seven LT 322 triple mowers from George Browns, bringing its fleet of Hayter triple mowers...

in Industry News - on 24/11/08

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Improving turf condition is a priority for all golf course managers, and at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, home of the Open in 2006, Links Manager Craig Gilholm...

in Industry News - on 24/11/08

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Greenkeepers now have a new implement to improve drainage and aeration on greens, tees and approaches – and it’s one cool cat.

in Golf - on 24/11/08

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Fulham Football Club’s campaign in the Premiership this season has been underpinned by the efforts of head groundsman Dave Fellowes and his team in keeping...

in Industry News - on 23/11/08

Vicky wades in over pitch drainage problem

Selkirk youngsters are being put at a disadvantage because of sports pitches which were branded as deplorable this week.

in Industry News - on 23/11/08

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They say travel broadens the mind, and a trip to America certainly paid dividends for Chris Brook, who is in charge of course maintenance at the prestigious...

in Industry News - on 22/11/08

Top award for Golspie greenkeeper

ONE of Scottish golf's most prestigious accolades has been awarded to Alexander Macdonald, the head greenkeeper at Golspie Golf Club.

in Golf - on 22/11/08

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Newly appointed as Customer Manager with professional grounds maintenance equipment company Dennis, Roger Moore joins the company at an exciting time....

in Industry News - on 22/11/08

GTC Work shops

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) in association with The R&A will be hosting workshops for staff working at the GTC Approved Training Providers...

in Training & Education - on 21/11/08

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Facts about Fairy Rings

Fairy rings have intrigued man for centuries, stimulating in him the desire for understanding. The curious scar which magically appears in fields and meadows,...

in Consultancy - on 21/11/08

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Groundsman awards

Bill Gordon from The Brit Oval wins both the four-day and one-day pitches titles.

in Cricket - on 21/11/08

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Barenbrug will be showcasing its ‘Perfect 10’ at BTME 2009 – 10 brand new cultivars that star in the specialist grass seed breeder’s 2009 BAR range....

in Industry News - on 21/11/08

Groundsman Bill shows the young 'uns how it's done

Green-fingered Bill Barnes has picked up a prestigious cricket award - at the age of 80.

in Cricket - on 20/11/08

Never rains but pours

You know you’ve got football on the brain when you’re more worried about torrential downpours causing the cancellation of training than flooding your...

in Football - on 20/11/08

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Synthetic pitch maintenance specialists Technical Surfaces have secured a major industry coup, winning the maintenance contract for the FIFA 2* approved...

in Synthetics - on 20/11/08

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Leading British manufacturer Dennis has expanded its range, introducing a petrol engined version of its renowned Premier cylinder mower, a firm favourite...

in Industry News - on 20/11/08

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Features including its rugged construction and the accurate seed placement offered by the Vredo overseeder have persuaded leading sportsground contractor...

in Industry News - on 20/11/08

EGU to permit the use of distance-measuring devices

The English Golf Union (EGU) has taken the decision to allow Distance-Measuring Devices (DMD) to be used in all its championships in 2009.

in Golf - on 20/11/08