March 2010 (Page 1)


FIFA has announced that Pitchcare's Laurence Gale is to become editor of their new magazine 'Play Fair' which is due for launch in the Autumn.

in People - on 31/3/10


Pamela Marnie from Glenrothes, Fife was awarded ‘Horticultural Learner of the Year’, and Overall Runner-Up at Lantra’s Land-based Learner of the...

in Industry News - on 31/3/10

RAF delighted with new multi-use 3G pitch

The service men and women at RAF Odiham in Hampshire are benefiting from a brand new 3G pitch after their existing weathered sand based pitch was taken...

in Synthetics - on 31/3/10

Irrigation at The Oaks

A brand new John Deere irrigation system is being installed on 27 holes at The Oaks pay-and-play golf courses at Oaks Park in Carshalton, Surrey, by Irrigation...

in Golf - on 31/3/10


The Waitt goes on!

Tom James meets Andy Waitt, Clerk of the Course and Estates Manager at Folkestone Racecourse, and finds that he's had a difficult winter.

in Equestrian - on 31/3/10

Paul Drain promoted to Director of Product Management at Jacobsen

Paul Drain, Jacobsen’s former program manager who worked on the launch of the Eclipse 322 greens mower and R311 rotary mower, has been promoted to Director...

in People - on 30/3/10


The continuing loyalty to the ‘Crocodile’ brand is the latest investment by South Staffs GC, nr. Wolverhampton with the recent introduction of two...

in Golf - on 30/3/10

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Hagley Golf and Country Club, situated close to Stourbridge and just 5 miles southwest of Birmingham, has purchased a small fleet of E-Z-GO RXV electric...

in Golf - on 30/3/10

Wetting Agents - Why, what and where?

Dry patch is a recurring phenomenon and, whilst ever you use topdressing, it will continue to be so. Dry patch only grows and will always return to the...

in Best of the Rest - on 30/3/10

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Thomson Perrett & Lobb, the international golf course architecture practice founded by five times Open Champion Peter Thomson with partners Ross Perrett...

in Golf - on 29/3/10


Pottering about!

Andy Jackson, Head Groundsman at the Britannia Stadium, was one of a just a handful of groundsmen presiding over a match as the ‘big freeze’ decimated...

in Football - on 29/3/10


SISIS Equipment (Macclesfield) Ltd recently held a series of 6 bowling green demonstration days/seminars in the North East and East of England. These days...

in Industry News - on 28/3/10

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Maintaining their commitment to education, Dennis mowers have kicked off their 2010 series of Bowling Green Maintenance Seminars, starting in Leeds before...

in Industry News - on 28/3/10

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Three Massey Ferguson compact tractors made their UK public working debut at the Grounds Care Road Show events staged by the company in mid March in conjunction...

in Industry News - on 28/3/10

Police investigate damage to a Guernsey football pitch

A police investigation is under way after vandals churned up a Guernsey football pitch with a quad bike.

in Football - on 27/3/10

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Hunstanton Golf Club, situated on the north Norfolk coast and one of the premier links courses in the UK, has taken delivery of a range of new Ransomes...

in Golf - on 27/3/10


Going Green

Chipco Green has been one of the leading contact fungicides in the UK for close on thirty years. It continues to be a popular choice for turfcare professionals......

in Consultancy - on 27/3/10


RHS Wisley purchased its oldest Kubota machine, a B6200 compact tractor, more than 20 years ago – and it still forms an essential part of their groundcare...

in Industry News - on 26/3/10

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With warmer weather encouraging the onset of growth turf managers should move to fast acting systemic Banner Maxx to prevent disease infection of newly...

in Industry News - on 26/3/10


Security & Theft

In this first part of our two-part special on security and theft, we look at how machinery can be protected. In part two we study what grounds and clubs...

in Best of the Rest - on 26/3/10