June 2009 (page 4)

Warwickshire set to carry on playing during Edgbaston redevelopment

Colin Povey this week stressed that everything possible will be done to minimise inconvenience and irritation to spectators during Warwickshire’s rebuilding...

in Cricket - on 13/6/09

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Pest Management

New trial data provides ITM help for turf managers. Data gathered from a number of STRI trials has helped Scotts develop a new system which makes integrated...

in Industry News - on 13/6/09


You could be forgiven for thinking that a Dennis Bowls seminar would be just a big sales pitch for the company’s mowers. Nothing could be further from...

in Bowls - on 12/6/09

Oadby's ground force!

Leicester Racecourse's groundstaff have been recognised in a national awards scheme.

in Equestrian - on 11/6/09


Health & Safety

Jim Brown, Estate & Property Manager at De Vere Oulton Hall in Leeds, looks at the connection between training and health and safety and suggests that...

in Industry News - on 11/6/09

HEC at Harper Adams - Make a splash!

What's university life really like? Find out for yourself at the residential Higher Education Choices (HEC) conference at Harper Adams University College,...

in Training & Education - on 11/6/09

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Twenty three members of the Institute of Groundsmanship from across central and southern England attended a one-day ‘In Focus’ workshop, hosted by...

in Industry News - on 10/6/09

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The Golf Environment Organisation’s new website, featuring the groundbreaking GEO Certification programme for golf facilities, went live at the BMW PGA...

in Industry News - on 10/6/09

Amateur’s Formby return delights captain Harrocks

The Amateur is being staged at Formby next week, one of the greatest amateur events in the world, back at one of the greatest links in the country and,...

in Golf - on 10/6/09

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Leading specialist sports and amenity contractor Complete Weed Control (CWC) has intensified its battle against the growing problem of invasive weeds in...

in Industry News - on 9/6/09

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Toro unveils the Workman MDE, an electric-powered utility vehicle launched as part of the new Workman MD Series line-up.

in Industry News - on 9/6/09


Malcolm Mullender has been appointed as Southern Area Sales Manager for Crocodile Golf Products.

in Industry News - on 9/6/09

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James Dentith, Grounds Manager and Head of the Commercial Horticulture Unit at Reaseheath College, has taken delivery of a package of grounds care equipment...

in Industry News - on 9/6/09

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Specialist sportsturf contractor MJ Abbott Limited is approaching completion of its second golf course project in Northern Ireland this year.

in Industry News - on 8/6/09

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Samuel R Allen to become Chief Executive Officer effective 1 August 2009

in Industry News - on 8/6/09

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Legislation Update

It is difficult keeping track of the latest developments regarding legislation and initiatives affecting our industry. David Mears guides us through developments...

in Industry News - on 8/6/09

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The first in a series of 7 GTC-R&A workshops to promote the Sustainable Golf Course programme and Benchmarking Service took place courtesy of Wilmslow...

in Industry News - on 8/6/09

 Coventry City FC groundsman prepares pitch for Take That

Growing grass for a living, you’ve got to have a little... patience.

in Football - on 7/6/09

Ellesmere Port GC

Active8 Leisure Ltd has invested in new golf course maintenance equipment with a retail value in excess of £130,000 for its Ellesmere Port Golf Centre....

in Golf - on 7/6/09

Edgbaston Priory chief on preparations for tennis’s AEGON Classic

Edgbaston Priory’s chief executive Robert Bray and his team of line judges, ball crews and groundsmen have just one day left to ensure everything is...

in Tennis - on 7/6/09