May 2009 (Page 1)


Alex McDermott, (24), Assistant Greenkeeper at The Belfry and Volunteer Groundsman at Wolverhampton Football Club. I am studying for my NVQ 3 in sports...

in Industry News - on 31/5/09


Record keeping, Health & Safety bogeymen, daily checks, disposing of oil! It’s a fair old rant this month from Terrain Aeration’s David Green

in Industry News - on 31/5/09

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John Deere Golf Irrigation has introduced a new range of sprinkler heads to its growing irrigation component range, designed specifically for UK and Irish...

in Industry News - on 30/5/09


Campey days

Richard Campey, Director and Simon Gumbrill, sales director at Campey’s showcased their latest renovation turf care machinery at Shrewsbury School, Shropshire....

in Industry News - on 30/5/09


The continuing success of the sports academy at a Gloucestershire college has prompted the re-construction of four winter sports pitches.

in Industry News - on 30/5/09

Turf at the top ... city firm supplies Wembley's new pitch

Wembley's pitch will look a picture tomorrow - and it's a safe bet that Hillsborough's will be similarly impressive when the new season kicks off.

in Football - on 29/5/09

Hunt for golf course vandal after attacks

Someone or persons have repeatedly vandalised a Sheffield golf course in a spate of suspected 'revenge' attacks.

in Golf - on 29/5/09


With the economy as it is, no wonder attendance was down at the recent SED show.

in Industry News - on 29/5/09


Anglesey golf

This issue’s featured Gingerbread Man Andy Peel is Head Greenkeeper of Bull Bay Golf Club on the Isle of Anglesey. He has to manage the difficult, natural...

in Golf - on 29/5/09

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We are told to expect a hot dry summer.

in Industry News - on 28/5/09

Fury at delayed pitch repairs

Tempers are fraying once again at Tranent Juniors Football Club at the news that East Lothian Council has yet to appoint a contractor to fix long-standing...

in Football - on 28/5/09


Crocodile Golf

With the recent launch of their new ‘Crocodile Golf’ website, the Ralph Martindale Group has underlined their continued progress which they have taken...

in Industry News - on 28/5/09

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John O’Conner (Grounds Maintenance) Limited Opens its Doors to Fellow Landscapers and Contractors British Association Landscape Industries

in Industry News - on 28/5/09

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Leading golf course contractor MJ Abbott Limited has been awarded the contract to build the new Colt Course at Close House Hotel and Golf Resort near Heddon...

in Industry News - on 28/5/09

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In a major move by one of Britain’s leading sports and amenity contractors, Complete Weed Control (CWC) has opened a second administrative hub to further...

in Industry News - on 27/5/09


Kubota, the world leader in compact tractors and diesel ride-on mowers, showcased a selection from its extensive tractor and groundcare product ranges...

in Industry News - on 27/5/09

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Members of the British Association of Golf Course Constructors (BAGCC) were buoyant about the future of golf course construction when they met for their...

in Industry News - on 26/5/09


Severn Heaven

A commitment to the cause is not uncommon amongst volunteer cricket groundsmen but, when the weather turned nasty, Eddie Giles, Head Groundsman at Stourport-on-Severn...

in Cricket - on 26/5/09


Warranties and Guarantees - Are they worth the paper they are printed on?

in Best of the Rest - on 26/5/09

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When it comes to disease identification, there is as much emphasis on you as the turf manager to provide appropriate turf samples for analysis as there...

in Consultancy - on 26/5/09