August 2009 (Page 1)

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John Deere and the Ladies European Tour (LET) have extended their original patron agreement for two more years, during which Deere will enjoy the designation...

in Industry News - on 30/8/09


In the maintenance of a cricket outfield the success of such work is influenced by whether the site is to be used solely for cricket or for any other winter...

in Cricket - on 30/8/09


Galtres - Softly Softley

What sets a golf course apart from others is usually a mix of its location, its history and the quality of the manicured turf. In the case of the Forest...

in Golf - on 29/8/09

NHS could benefit from better parks access

The NHS could save more than £2bn each year if "equitable, good access" to green space is achieved across England, according to a government advisory...

in Industry News - on 29/8/09


Well, it appears that the gloves are off, the cards are on the table, or any other phrase you care to mention, with regard to the ‘state of play’ within...

in Editorial - on 29/8/09

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A guide to the benefits of topdressing

in Bowls - on 28/8/09

Chris Wood supports Bill Gordon

Chris Wood, the ECB pitches consultant, has given official support for Bill Gordon, the Surrey groundsman, after criticism of the Brit Oval surface for...

in Cricket - on 27/8/09

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Bowling Green Seminar & Demonstration Days 2009

in Bowls - on 27/8/09

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Kubota has enlarged its UK agricultural tractors sales network with the appointment of Cradock Tractors as its dealer covering North and West Wiltshire...

in Industry News - on 27/8/09


The busy Grounds Maintenance department of a Wiltshire City Council stands to save a third on line marking costs this season, following a change to concentrated...

in Local Authority - on 26/8/09


Who do you believe?

You walk through the door of the doctor’s surgery and, without looking up from his desk, he throws a bottle of pills at you and says, “Take these and...

in Consultancy - on 26/8/09

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Eleanor Tindall (14) and Owen Clouting (14) are the inaugural winners of the Ransomes Jacobsen Junior Golf Award organised by the Suffolk County Golf Partnership...

in Golf - on 26/8/09

Hard-up Golf clubs may have to consolidate to accumulate

Cutbacks, staff redundancies, members melting away steadily or finding ways to reduce their subscription costs; this is the ongoing trend in golf clubs...

in Golf - on 26/8/09


With the arrival of colder weather upon us and homeowners across the UK looking to reduce fuel costs, the comforting warmth of the woodburning stove and...

in Industry News - on 26/8/09

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Wiedenmann UK’s sales team has just hosted around 50 dealer staff in two days of interactive business sessions at their worldwide HQ at Rammingen, near...

in Industry News - on 25/8/09

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Visitors to a Scottish loch will be able to enjoy cleaner, clearer water this summer, thanks to the installation of a new Otterbine aerating fountain.

in Industry News - on 25/8/09

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Who are you? Greg Evans, Course Manager at Ealing Golf Club and Managing Director of the Complete Golf Solutions consultancy firm.

in People - on 25/8/09



Under the entrepreneurial auspices of Lord March this dramatically beautiful corner of England has become, arguably, the country’s greatest sporting...

in Best of the Rest - on 25/8/09


Staff at Lindum Turf has double cause for celebration for not only has England won the Ashes but the final Test was played out on Lindum turf.

in Cricket - on 24/8/09

Australians refuse to blame Oval pitch after Ashes turn to dust

Australia's batsmen had queued up to pronounce that Gordon's under-prepared surface was not culpable when they collapsed first time around. Simon Katich,...

in Cricket - on 24/8/09