October 2009 (Page 3)


Phoenix from the ashes ..

Michael Phoenix is Head Groundsman at Great Melton Cricket Club in Norfolk. Typical of many volunteer groundsmen in cricket, he has to juggle full time...

in Cricket - on 22/10/09


Stand Golf Club, Whitefield, Nr Manchester, knew they needed a heavy duty flail collector to clear leaves all around the course, having used a sweeper...

in Industry News - on 21/10/09

Old Course Road Hole to be lengthened ahead of the 2010 Open Championships at St ANdrews

The 17th hole of the Old Course will be lengthened ahead of the 150th Anniversary of The Open Championship at St Andrews.

in Golf - on 21/10/09


in Industry News - on 21/10/09


There’s no other word to describe the cricket ground at Hagley Hall, in Worcestershire, other than ‘beautiful’. The history of the Hall, the cricket...

in Cricket - on 21/10/09

Grenade explodes on Burnley golf course

An explosion caused by a grenade left a huge crater in a golf course green.

in Golf - on 20/10/09


Spraying amenity turf is easier and more accurate than ever with John Deere's new HD200 SelectSpray machine. This is an upgraded version of the 750-litre...

in Industry News - on 20/10/09

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New Holland’s TZ21D sub-compact tractor is proving to be the ideal workhorse on the Berkshire estate of Roger and Jill Gent.

in Industry News - on 20/10/09

Clarification Notice

A statement issued by Tower

in Industry News - on 20/10/09


A walk in the park

Public parks are familiar to most people today either because we make use of them in our daily lives or because we played in them as children. Every town...

in Best of the Rest - on 20/10/09

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Versatile, reliable New Holland tractors have become the cornerstone of Sherborne Turf’s business, meeting the diverse needs of its turf growing and...

in Industry News - on 19/10/09

Warriors rue replay ruling because of poor pitch

Dave Emslie, the Warriors CEO, is "very disappointed" with CSA's decision to replay in November last week's abandoned SuperSport Series game between the...

in Cricket - on 19/10/09


The village of Curdridge is situated in the ‘pretty’ part of Hampshire at the southern end of the Meon Valley, just a few miles north of the suburban...

in Cricket - on 19/10/09


With its new 200 Vario range, Fendt sets completely new accents for “compact” standard tractors in the 70 to 110 hp power segment.

in Industry News - on 18/10/09

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Inspired by John Deere’s established customer feedback programme, the 8000e E-Cut hybrid fairway mower is an industry first. This brand new, three-wheeled,...

in Golf - on 18/10/09

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So it’s official: golf will rejoin the roster of Olympic Sports at Rio 2016

in Golf - on 18/10/09


Jonathan Gaunt - enjoys whale watching and mountain biking - not at the same time, obviously!

in People - on 17/10/09

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When you manage winter games pitches for the sporting elite, grounds managers are thankful for the summer renovations window which enables them to carry...

in Football - on 17/10/09


Compost tea on test

Head Greenkeepers Glen Miles of Strawberry Hill Golf Club and Lauchlan Millar of Hayling Island Golf Club have been trialling compost tea with considerable...

in Golf - on 17/10/09


Despite the poor economic conditions, the Pellenc stand proved to be of great interest for many visitors at this years’ IOG SALTEX with the centre-piece...

in Industry News - on 16/10/09