October 2009 (Page 2)


A brush with reality

Technical Surfaces have commissioned the world’s first study to assess the effects of brushing on the wear of synthetic sport carpet systems. The research...

in Synthetics - on 27/10/09


Two new products launched at the Rochford GM specialist dealer exhibition day in Sparkford, Somerset in October, were the new Mitox 4 in 1 multi-tool and...

in Industry News - on 26/10/09

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in Industry News - on 26/10/09

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John Deere’s 2009 Golf Roadshow drew the crowds, as well as favourable comments from greenkeepers and groundsmen, according to the company’s turf equipment...

in Golf - on 26/10/09

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The credit crunch has come as a blessing in disguise for one top golf club.

in Industry News - on 25/10/09

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A nationwide roadshow of seminars, organised by Syngenta and Bernhard and Company, has provided greenkeepers and turf managers with key tips and advice...

in Industry News - on 25/10/09


Alias Smith and Golfers!

Peter Smith, Head Greenkeeper at the Cavendish Golf Club, is on a mission to bring the Alister MacKenzie designed course back to its former glories. Laurence...

in Golf - on 25/10/09

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Rochford Garden Machinery welcomed over 300 visitors to the Haynes Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset, for their annual Trade Day on the 8th October.

in Industry News - on 24/10/09


Battersea Park

Once a Victorian playground and site of the Festival of Britain, Battersea Park suffered neglect under the ‘management’ of the Greater London Council...

in Best of the Rest - on 24/10/09

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An Allett owner and user for more than 25 years, well-known cricket commentator and writer, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, first became aware of the brand...

in Industry News - on 24/10/09

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A new Product Specialist, Darren Clewes, has been appointed by Campey Turfcare Systems to manage product sales and services in the North and East Midlands....

in Industry News - on 23/10/09

 JCB Donates $250,000 worth of Diggers to help Indonesian Quake Relief Effort

JCB, the world’s third largest manufacturer of construction equipment, is donating equipment worth $250,000 to help the disaster relief effort in the...

in Industry News - on 23/10/09


It has been a busy month for me attending several seminars and demonstration days at a number of golf clubs up and down the country, however the theme...

in Golf - on 23/10/09

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Etesia’s UK and Ireland Sales Manager, Colin Plumb has retired after fifteen years’ service with the company, firstly as ASM, before being promoted...

in Industry News - on 23/10/09

Black sheep cut golf course grass

A flock of Hebridean sheep has been drafted in to control rough on a links golf course in western Scotland where mowing is prohibited.

in Golf - on 23/10/09

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Despite this impressive portfolio, Tonbridge & Malling Council were not deterred from choosing MJ Abbott through open tender to replace an existing PVC...

in Industry News - on 23/10/09


R & K Kensett are holding an Open Day in conjunction with Syngenta, Scotts, the STRI, and Amenity Land Solutions at Fulford Heath Golf Club on Tuesday...

in Industry News - on 22/10/09

Eccleshall rolled out the red carpet to welcome Keith Kent, head groundsman at Twickenham.

Eccleshall were one of a few clubs chosen to get five-star treatment and Kent spent the best part of an afternoon at Baden Hall.

in Rugby - on 22/10/09

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Brick hard ground conditions due to exceptionally dry weather failed to stop annual renovation of Windsor Racecourse after the Saltex trade show.

in Industry News - on 22/10/09


With the introduction of the 200 Vario, Fendt now drives 100 percent stepless from 70 to 360 hp and thus offers one uniform drive concept across all power...

in Industry News - on 22/10/09