June 2011 (Page 2)

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One of the UK’s busiest golf resorts, The Belfry, is using the latest GPS technology to remotely control its golf car fleet, optimise course maintenance,...

in Golf - on 26/6/11


It's one good turn ...

In the third and final part of our series, Frank Fielding catches up with Old Trafford’s Head Groundsman, Matthew Merchant, to see how he’s progressing...

in Cricket - on 26/6/11

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JCB today officially marked its 65th anniversary by presenting gifts to its employees. JCB employees received a bottle of Château Léoube rosé wine,...

in Industry News - on 25/6/11

Spray Line

Good quality line markings can make all the difference to both the appearance and appeal of an artificial turf sports facility say Technical Surfaces,...

in Industry News - on 25/6/11


Three men went to mow ...

Tim Facer, Head Greenkeeper at Hamptworth Golf Club in the New Forest, has seen his team dwindle to just three, yet he continues to improve the course...

in Golf - on 25/6/11

ATT Ultragroomer 005

Well groomed greens are on every greenkeeper’s wish list, providing the optimum playing surface for an increasingly discerning membership while promoting...

in Industry News - on 24/6/11

Notts Sport   10,000th Installation at Sawley & Long Eaton Park Cricket Club

Notts Sport, the world’s leading supplier of synthetic cricket surfacing systems, celebrated its 10,000th installation in style – at a community volunteer...

in Cricket - on 24/6/11

Fairmont St Andrews GC

Scotland’s Fairmont St Andrews Golf Resort is marking its 10th anniversary this year, with an all-new Toro fleet arriving just in time to join the celebrations....

in Golf - on 24/6/11

Richard's Pitches

Bolton Wanderers FC Jun 22 2011 10:51AM GMT

in Football - on 23/6/11

Final whistle to be blown on football club

A Village football team is on the brink of closure because of the poor state of its pitch and changing rooms, writes Sarah Holmes.

in Football - on 23/6/11

Ian Howard 1

On 4th January 2011 Sisis became a division of Howardson Ltd, alongside Dennis. At that time the new owners promised an immediate review of all aspects...

in Industry News - on 23/6/11


Understanding soil

Andy Turnbull, Managing Director of the Great Turf Company, discusses the benefits of undertaking a rootzone survey

in Consultancy - on 23/6/11

Greenkeepers scoop awards

Two greenkeepers at St Andrews Links have received awards from Elmwood College for the high standard of their work at the Home of Golf.

in Golf - on 22/6/11

Sir Anthony Bamford 2

JCB today officially marked its 65th anniversary by presenting thousands of employees around the world with gifts to mark the occasion.

in Industry News - on 22/6/11

City Upgrade Training Ground Pitches

Stoke City Football Club June 21 2011 2:17PM GMT

in Football - on 22/6/11

Leaf Spot lr

With temperatures rising, football stadium managers will have to be more alert than ever to the risks of Leaf Spot infection breaking out, warns Dr Simon...

in Industry News - on 22/6/11

Red faces at Lord's as Middlesex dominate Kent on 'below average' pitch

Middlesex (153 & 120-1) trail Kent (87 and 232) by 46 runs Middlesex dominate Kent on 'below average' pitch.

in Cricket - on 21/6/11

Campey Turf Care 25th Anniversary celebrations

The response from the industry to the Campey Turf Care 25th Anniversary celebration has exceeded expectations.

in Industry News - on 21/6/11

Richard Ede on his Tooting and Mitcham FC pitch with the BLEC Multivator

Head Groundsman Richard Ede has struggled to keep his pitch at ‘The Hub’ in Morden up to scratch with a total of 130 games played in the last season,...

in Industry News - on 21/6/11


Rasen to be cheerful ...

Sulekha Varma is one of a growing number of young women taking prominent roles in horse racing. As Clerk of the Course at Market Rasen, she and her team...

in Equestrian - on 21/6/11