August 2009 (page 4)

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Grandvalira Golf Club, the highest golf club in Europe situated at 2250 metres above sea level in the heart of the Pyrenees, has taken a package of Ransomes...

in Golf - on 12/8/09

Sports pitches in frame for £120,000 work

Two major sports pitches in Lochaber could get a new lease of life if a bid to a national sports body for funding is successful.

in Industry News - on 12/8/09



Bojan Joavanovic has been living in the UK for six years and has recently completed his studies at Cranfield University in Sport Surface Technology.

in Industry News - on 12/8/09

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The Environmental Services department at Lisburn City Council has taken delivery of the first Ransomes HR-3300T rotary mower in Northern Ireland, from...

in Industry News - on 11/8/09


Golf Course Designer, Jonathan Gaunt, gives us a fascinating insight into the design and build of a new course in Fes, the medieval capital of Morocco...

in Golf - on 11/8/09

Sportsturf Student Prize Winners at Myerscough College

Myerscough College held their presentation of awards ceremonies over two days on Thursday 16th July and Friday 17th July.

in Training & Education - on 11/8/09

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Barenbrug’s BAR 50 SOS and BAR Extreme grass seed mixtures proved the perfect pairing in the recent recovery of Garforth Golf Club’s flood-damaged...

in Golf - on 10/8/09

Terrain Aeration

Terrain Aeration launches a new Deep Drill Service following the complete overhaul of the machine acquired from C&P Soilcare.

in Parks - on 10/8/09

True Solutions Roadshows

Sherriff Amenity has completed a successful run of “True Solutions” roadshows throughout the UK, from Edinburgh in Scotland down to Highcliffe on the...

in Industry News - on 10/8/09

HRH Princess Anne

The world’s first design of a robot for the formulation of new turf and crop protection products has been officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal...

in Industry News - on 9/8/09


Ecology matters

Enhancing the natural environment on the golf course is something STRI has promoted throughout the golf industry for the past twenty years. Richard Stuttard,...

in Golf - on 9/8/09


AFC Wulfrunians have taken over the former RFU National Training Centre at Castlecroft, a move they hope will see them playing Midlands Alliance football...

in Football - on 9/8/09


Laurence Pithie MG, shares his views and ambitions with Pitchcare, following the setting up of Turf Master One Ltd., and gives an insight into what makes...

in People - on 8/8/09


A Common Touch

Paul Worster is Courses Manager at Minchinhampton Golf Club, a three course facility in the Cotswolds. He is also Vice Chairman of BIGGA and passionate...

in Golf - on 8/8/09

Synthetic Turf ... Low Maintenance, Not No Maintenance

While synthetic turf is proving an excellent low wear, low maintenance asset at many golf clubs, ranges and teaching academies, as well as for golfers...

in Synthetics - on 7/8/09


Bristol City’s fibrelastic pitch has recently completed its second full season. Head Groundsman, Craig Richardson, explains how the decision to install...

in Football - on 7/8/09


The Premiership ‘yo-yo’ club, West Bromwich Albion have, once again, been relegated to the Championship but budgets for end of season renovations have...

in Football - on 7/8/09

Vari Scary

The new Vari Scary gas gun from Techneat Engineering will keep pigeons and other pests on the move from amenity turf sports areas.

in Industry News - on 6/8/09

BAR Rubra

Barenbrug has launched a 100 percent fescue mixture – BAR Rubra – to help greenkeepers increase or re-introduce highly desirable fescues to all areas...

in Golf - on 6/8/09


A series of regional RESCUE Roadshows planned to launch the innovative new product this autumn will give greenkeepers the opportunity to see how they can...

in Golf - on 6/8/09