December 2008 (Page 3)


Campey Turfcare’s Sales Demonstrator Lee Morgado is on top of the world after winning the World Kickboxing Association’s amateur championship in New...

in Industry News - on 17/12/08

Glamorgan Cricket Appoint New Head Groundsman

Glamorgan Cricket

Glamorgan Cricket are delighted to announce the appointment of Keith Exton as their new Head Groundsman.

in Cricket - on 17/12/08

Centre Court roof set for trial

Wimbledon will host a ticketed event next year in order to test the new retractable roof on Centre Court.

in Tennis - on 17/12/08

2009 Turf Show website goes ‘live’

The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) has launched a new website to promote its 2009 Turf Show.

in Industry News - on 16/12/08


Grant aid for clubs

The Welsh Rugby Union has announced the names of the 47 clubs who will benefit from the £250 000 grant received from the Foundation for Sports and Arts...

in Rugby - on 16/12/08

Silly sod!

Fabio Capello has become a right pain in the grass in a bizarre bust-up over Wembley’s pitch.

in Football - on 16/12/08

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A group of staff from The Scotts Company and a former employee completed the New York Marathon and in the process raised more than £10,000 for the children’s...

in Industry News - on 16/12/08

Turf troubles tipped after ban

Taranaki's sports fields could return to the mud and slush of years of old in the wake of the ban on a chemical earthworm killer.

in Industry News - on 16/12/08

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Hickleton Golf Club, which lies in open parkland in the heart of South Yorkshire between Doncaster and Barnsley, has recently invested in a fleet of new...

in Industry News - on 15/12/08


Parents, sports mad kids and those older players who are still giving it a go on the sports field will all know about the amount of times fields were closed...

in Consultancy - on 15/12/08

Time to turn self-doubt into self-belief ...

With the rush of Christmas and an early print run, this editorial is being written at the end of November and in the midst of financial doom and gloom....

in Editorial - on 15/12/08

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Llanelli is one of the most famous rugby towns in the world. It is home to ‘The Scarlets’, the passionately-supported professional team who compete...

in Industry News - on 15/12/08

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A 10-day, 1,200 mile drive by AGCO engineer, Richard Moore, across the testing and diverse terrain of southern India has helped raise £300,000 for two...

in Industry News - on 14/12/08


The Muck-truck is the UK’s market leader in four wheel drive pedestrian micro dumpers, and can be fitted with a variety of accessories to increase the...

in Industry News - on 14/12/08

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Growth regulators

What are growth regulators? Why do we use them? Why should we use them? How can we achieve the results other than by chemical inputs?

in Consultancy - on 14/12/08

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Andy Thompson, Head Groundsman at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium, is one of the first turf professionals to purchase the latest Turfco TriWave overseeder,...

in Football - on 13/12/08

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Leading synthetic surfacing supplier Notts Sport has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a new Chief Executive and...

in Industry News - on 13/12/08

Frank Newberry

Frank Tips

With Pitchcare’s Health and Safety Workshop in September getting rave reviews.

in Training & Education - on 13/12/08


Australian Open

"WE might just have a day of reckoning," Royal Sydney course superintendent John Odell tells his greenkeeping staff as he briefs them before round two...

in Golf - on 13/12/08


All the answers and the winners of the prizes. The John Deere Toy Tractor and various other prizes will be on the way in time for Christmas.

in Industry News - on 12/12/08