June 2010 (page 5)


Municipal golf

Birmingham City Council are currently conducting a review of the seven golf courses under their charge. This includes the stunning Lickey Hills Golf Club...

in Golf - on 11/6/10

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The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) has announced that J & B Farnaby will host its 2011 Turf Show.

in Industry News - on 10/6/10

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A golf centre in the north-east of England has developed its own, possibly unique, approach to golf course mowing by using John Deere’s new 8000e E-Cut...

in Industry News - on 10/6/10


Thornbury Town Council groundsman Paul Le Riche is relishing the summer groundcare season after investing in a New Holland tractor that saw his winter...

in Industry News - on 10/6/10

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The revitalised site contains several fresh new features including a clear and easy-to-navigate product area, up to date blog/ news page and a straight...

in Industry News - on 9/6/10

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Steven James - doesn’t want to be Brown, but likes the smell of getting brown!

in People - on 9/6/10

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Training pitches in perfect playing condition thanks to rapid turf repair seed

in Football - on 9/6/10

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Bowling greens

The management of the green during the off-season is important if a good bowling surface is to be provided for the upcoming playing season. While the bowlers...

in Bowls - on 9/6/10

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The school has had two new rugby pitches and an artificial cricket wicket added to its extensive sports facilities by Speedcut Contractors of Oxford.

in Industry News - on 8/6/10

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The Surrey Cricket Groundsmans Association held their annual conference at the Brit Oval. Yet again over 60 guests were in attendance surely making the...

in Cricket - on 8/6/10

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Mandy Caton, Sales Administrator at Campey Turf Care Systems, has completed her London to Paris cycling challenge, raising more than £4,000 for the Breast...

in Industry News - on 8/6/10

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When Derek Thomson, course manager at The Wynyard Golf Club on the outskirts of Stockton-on-Tees, wanted to improve the condition of the rough on the 7,000...

in Golf - on 8/6/10

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Peter Leech has recently been appointed regional training manager for John Deere’s agriculture & turf division in region 2 (Europe, CIS, North Africa,...

in Industry News - on 7/6/10


As with most other aspects of this year’s World Cup, the grounds maintenance regime was slow to come to fruition. It only gathered pace at the beginning...

in Football - on 7/6/10

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Golf course managers and greenkeepers are being invited to take part in The Primo Maxx Fairway Challenge, to witness the fairway quality improvement from...

in Industry News - on 7/6/10


Hell bent on golf history

In the third and final article on grasses for golf greens in the UK, Kevin Munt examines the oldest fescue/bent.

in Golf - on 7/6/10


The first task after a match for the groundsmen at Liverpool FC is a mow to clean up the playing surface and Principal Groundsman Terry Forsyth is delighted...

in Football - on 6/6/10

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RECO are pleased to announce this week that they have finalised an agreement with Canadian manufacturer Schulte, which gives them the sole rights to import...

in Industry News - on 6/6/10


Pyrford Golf Club triumphed in a sudden death penalty shoot out to lift the JSM Cup. The final was a hard fought affair between the winner’s and a team...

in Football - on 6/6/10

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A new golf course built by Kestrel Contractors has opened just outside Guildford that promises to cut out the expense and hassle associated with the more...

in Golf - on 5/6/10