March 2009 (Page 4)

Keepmoat strives for perfect pitch

Jonathan Jurejko went along to interview head groundsman Andy Thompson to find out just what the job entails.

in Football - on 12/3/09

Phosphite fertilisers What are they?

Making your life easy - and getting beautiful results - is what our business is all about. It is also all about consumer education, and the science behind...

in Best of the Rest - on 12/3/09

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Professional end users looking for a rugged pedestrian mower designed to withstand the rigours of commercial use, need look no further than Etesia’s...

in Industry News - on 12/3/09


In Part 2 of his ‘back to basics’ series on fertilisers, Scotts International Technical Manager, Stuart Staples, considers how understanding turf’s...

in Industry News - on 12/3/09


Sunday 1st February 2009 was a momentous day, both for the pupils of Cox Green School and Lano Sports. In front of the Mayor, the ribbon was cut on the...

in Industry News - on 11/3/09


Reed all about it!

Recent changes in legislation (Groundwater Regulations 1998 and updated in November 2008) have made it a criminal offence to knowingly allow the discharge...

in Golf - on 11/3/09

Lawnmowers to get 'sat-navs'

A fleet of lawnmowers have been fitted with technology to ensure the grass across Leicestershire gets cut properly.

in Local Authority - on 10/3/09

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A Educational Seminar was held at Stock Brook The Country Club recently The day was well attended with 43 delegates including seven sponsors.

in Golf - on 10/3/09

Optimisation of Rolling for Cricket

Following four years of research, Cranfield University have finally published The 'Guidelines for Rolling in Cricket' – aimed at both professional and...

in Cricket - on 10/3/09

Irresponsible dog owners receive the red card.

As we continue our Clean Up Our Streets campaign, reporter Graham Dixon uncovered how pet owners are flouting dog fouling laws on our sports pitches

in Industry News - on 9/3/09

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Hayter mowers supplied by Henderson Grass Machinery have won in a competitive tender for West Lothian Council.

in Industry News - on 9/3/09


Slow play

How does slow play affect your course? Course designer, Jonathan Gaunt, looks at the reasons behind one of the most annoying aspects of playing golf and...

in Golf - on 8/3/09

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Northern Ireland’s Royal Portrush Golf Club has become the latest venue to install a Toro Golf Decoder Controller (GDC) irrigation system.

in Industry News - on 8/3/09


Following the recent signing of a two-year corporate partnership agreement at the GIS Show in New Orleans, E-Z-GO has added its support to the Club Managers...

in Industry News - on 8/3/09

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Groundsman Industries celebrate two decades since the inception of their unique elliptical plunge action mechanism now used in their range of pedestrian...

in Industry News - on 7/3/09


Singing a different Troon

It hasn’t stopped raining in Britain, while Navarino Dunes in Greece hasn’t seen rain since May. How do environments at opposite ends of the spectrum...

in Golf - on 7/3/09

Twickenham helps clubs win their pitch battles

Tractors and aeration equipment funded by the RFU can be used by clubs throughout the country

in Rugby - on 6/3/09

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Six thousand square metres of severely compacted turf at St. James’ Park, London are on the way to recovery, following one-metre deep compressed air...

in Industry News - on 6/3/09

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Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, has supplied one of their newest state-of-the-art walk-behind mowers for...

in Industry News - on 6/3/09

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Lely UK has further expanded its provision of industry-leading training initiatives with its recent accreditation as a Landbased Technician Accreditation...

in Golf - on 6/3/09