September 2009 (page 1)


Mr. Carson Houry, Chief Executive of the Vikla Golf and Country Club near Limassol in Cyprus could not believe his eyes when after ordering a set of ‘Crocodile...

in Industry News - on 30/9/09


New SOLO premium outdoor and gardening equipment distributor Lely UK is launching a trio of professional performance chainsaws into the industry.

in Industry News - on 30/9/09

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Etesia chose Saltex 2009 to show off the prototype of their new Attila AK51 walk-behind brushcutter prior to its availability in the UK in 2010.

in Industry News - on 30/9/09

I'm Scotland's most eligible bachelor, says greenkeeper after winning £500k on the lottery

Lottery winner Willie Morton collected a £500,000 jackpot yesterday - and declared himself Scotland's most eligible bachelor.

in Bowls - on 30/9/09


Bright & Mackay

Moves are afoot to transform Sussex County Cricket Club’s playing surface at Hove into one fit for the country’s most successful side of the last decade....

in Cricket - on 30/9/09

Grant Lee

A Course Manager at a Nottinghamshire Club has selected a Scotts iTurf programme for his greens over competitors’ because the recommendations are backed...

in Industry News - on 29/9/09


Established in 1928, Headfort Golf Club, in Kells, Co. Meath is one of the finest and most visually stunning 36 hole golf parkland complexes in the whole...

in Golf - on 29/9/09

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Speedcut Contractors of Oxford have been making good use of their Gwazae deep-probe aerator, which has been in action at racecourses and on sports surfaces,...

in Industry News - on 29/9/09


Drift away ...

Syngenta application specialist, Tom Robinson, reports on the company’s application research that has identified distinct nozzles that could help turf...

in Industry News - on 29/9/09

New EU Pesticide Authorisation Regulation could prevent use of 20% of crop protection products

Chairman of the Crop Protection Association (CPA) chief executive Dominic Dyer — who led the lobbying against the controversial new legislation — warns...

in Industry News - on 28/9/09


Four groundsmen were honoured this month at Lord’s, the home of cricket, as they each received a Cricket World® & Pitchcare Cricket Groundsman of the...

in Cricket - on 28/9/09

Rules mean umpires are seen in a bad light

It was absolutely unbelievable that Yorkshire's County Championship game with Hampshire at Headingley didn't start on time on Wednesday due to "bad light"....

in Cricket - on 28/9/09


With unpredictable weather the only certainty on golf courses, greenkeepers need a little help to make the most of water.

in Industry News - on 28/9/09


British Seed Houses has bucked the current trend in the UK jobs market by appointing two new personnel to strengthen its direct selling force and enhance...

in Industry News - on 27/9/09


Premier Renovations!

Investment in a full time groundsman and a committed, forward-looking turf maintenance firm is paying off as Swindon Town’s County Ground becomes one...

in Football - on 27/9/09

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The high speed systemic activity of Banner MAXX increases the chance for green keepers and turf managers to effectively prevent Fusarium damage as growing...

in Industry News - on 27/9/09

Pest control and leisure services cut in Mole Valley

Free pest control, recycling banks, leisure and community grants and a dog warden are all set to go in a big round of service cuts at Mole Valley District...

in Local Authority - on 26/9/09

Tom’s Wembley stadium turf scholarship triumph

The 19-year-old from Dunstable in Bedfordshire has become the third winner of the prestigious scholarship scheme, which is sponsored by Toro and Lely UK...

in Football - on 26/9/09