November 2009 (Page 4)

Hove overhaul set for December

Hove spectators could be observing a radically different landscape by 2011 if full development proposals go ahead

in Cricket - on 13/11/09

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Help is at hand for Local Authorities forced to cancel football matches following the late summer drought, and now faced with unplayable surfaces as rain...

in Football - on 13/11/09


Square bashing!

Neil Godrich, Head Groundsman at Derbyshire County Cricket Club, has been involved in an ambitious programme to turn the square through ninety degrees...

in Cricket - on 13/11/09

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Woodbury Park has become one of the latest golf clubs to switch to an all-Toro fleet.

in Golf - on 12/11/09

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Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa is a luxury five star resort, located within an historic Grade 1 listed property painstaking restored by the owners, Elite...

in Golf - on 12/11/09


Irrigation or irritation?

In part 1 of his series on irrigation systems for bowls clubs, John Jinks of Osprey Water Management looks at storage tanks and pumping units

in Bowls - on 12/11/09

Matt Parry - Twenty Questions

Matt Parry - groundsman at Fulham Football Club - seems to be a little ‘cranky’ about small women!

in Football - on 11/11/09

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Real Club de la Puerta de Hierra, Madrid’s oldest golf club, which can trace it origins back 146 years, has recently taken delivery of a fleet of 40...

in Golf - on 11/11/09

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Most turf surfaces will already have the Fusarium pathogen on leaves and in thatch. With the risk of disease outbreaks forecast to be high all week, turf...

in Industry News - on 11/11/09

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Construction underway at TPL’s striking New Giza project, in view of the Pyramids

in Golf - on 10/11/09


The demands of a 20 acre housing development have resulted in two new pitches for a thriving Suffolk rugby club.

in Rugby - on 10/11/09

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Motherwell FC’s head groundsman Ian Wilson says he’s “over the moon” with Fir Park Stadium’s new pitch following its complete reconstruction...

in Industry News - on 10/11/09

Letham Grange Hotel, Golf & Country Estate in Scotland being refurbished

Letham Grange Hotel, Golf & Country Estate, one of the best kept golfing secrets in Scotland, is undergoing a £300,000 refurbishment as part of a major...

in Golf - on 9/11/09


Sparrows are increasing in Islington following the planting of four green roofs on the same building in February last year.

in Industry News - on 9/11/09

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Why do pesticides perform so inconsistently, and what can you do to get better results and better value for money? By Alex Webster, Tower Sport

in Best of the Rest - on 9/11/09

Messy pitch concerns Halfpenny

Wales wing Leigh Halfpenny has hit out at the state of the Millennium Stadium pitch after the Welsh slipped to a 21st consecutive loss to New Zealand.

in Rugby - on 9/11/09


The FIFA U-17 World Cup 2009 is a showcase for the world’s most promising young footballing talent, with 24 teams battling it out over 8 match venues...

in Football - on 8/11/09


Turning turf around

Wayne Lumbard, Head Groundsman at Wolverhampton Wanderers, has been trialing a new product from Vitax that has proved very succesful

in Football - on 8/11/09


Gary Harland Wakefield MBC event organizer states” The aim of the event was to attract anyone with an interest in the Amenity Sector to make a special...

in Industry News - on 7/11/09

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Will Bowden, Programme Manager for Greenkeeping and Sportsturf, Bridgwater College (Cannington Centre) says that incorporating biodiversity into golf...

in Golf - on 7/11/09