June 2011 (Page 3)

Thousands descend on Wimbledon as forecasters predict a washout

The outlook for the start of the Wimbledon tournament has been grim with heavy rain predicted by forecasters - but the sun shone on Monday as fans queued...

in Tennis - on 20/6/11


After one of the driest, hottest spring seasons for decades – April’s temperatures, according to the Met Office were the highest since 1910, with rainfall...

in Industry News - on 20/6/11

Sanli at Saltex 3

Outdoor power equipment specialist, Sanli, will be making its second-ever appearance at Saltex with an expanded machinery display which will include several...

in Industry News - on 20/6/11

Ten blue tractors, prepared to do it all

After a very busy winter, the ten brand new New Holland Groundcare T3000 tractors that arrived at South Lanarkshire Council in November, will now be out...

in Industry News - on 20/6/11


Magpies - two for sorrow!

During last winter, Greg Smith, Stadium Manager at Notts County Football Club, had to contend with a huge dump of snow and a prolonged spell of sub-zero...

in Football - on 20/6/11

What fuel do you use to cut your grass?

Farmer fined for using red diesel, the news will have worried sports club committees all over Devon

in Industry News - on 19/6/11

The crowds and cash are in short supply: Is it time for county cricket to up stumps?

While our Test team roars to the top of the world, county cricket is on its last wicket stand. From the empty stands of Kent at Canterbury, Philip Robinson...

in Cricket - on 19/6/11

Huxley Golf putting green at Nairn Dunbar jpg

Scotland’s amateur golfers are improving their game thanks to a series of all-weather Huxley Golf installations ordered by the Scottish Golf Union for...

in Industry News - on 19/6/11

Vandal outrage at historic Leeds cricket club

A ground glass and oil attack on 11 cricket pitches has devastated an historic club catering for hundreds of enthusiasts.

in Cricket - on 19/6/11

Eclipse322 cutting unit

For FOCs Sake!

Richard Comely, Director of Product Management at Ransomes Jacobsen, looks at Frequency of Cut (FOC) and its importance to the quality of cut on fine turf...

in Consultancy - on 19/6/11

Groundsman delivers man-of-the-day display - Portsmouth News

Portsmouth News Groundsman delivers man-of-the-day display Portsmouth News The long-serving Rose Bowl groundsman shot to fame on t20 finals day last year...

in Cricket - on 18/6/11

Groendael 032A

The exclusive nine-hole private members’ club, Golfpark Groendael, situated on the North Sea coast 30 kilometers northwest of Rotterdam, has recently...

in Golf - on 18/6/11

Loam Delivery

No but yeah but no but ..

Events in the supply chain for loams in 2010 have forced cricket groundsmen to consider their options for their square maintenance going forward. These...

in Cricket - on 18/6/11

Image 1   European Open

London Golf Club, a European Tour Destination and host venue of the 2008 and 2009 European Open, has unveiled plans for a new 5-star hotel and spa.

in Golf - on 17/6/11

GTS33 HAV test 1

Exceptional results have been achieved by Sanli hand-held equipment in independent Hand- Arm Vibration (HAV) tests carried out under actual working conditions...

in Industry News - on 17/6/11

U.S. Open returns to Shinnecock in 2018

The U.S. Open will return to New York's Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in June 2018 after officials promised there would be no repeat of the farcical scenes...

in Golf - on 17/6/11

Poole 038A

One of Continental Landscapes’ premier grounds care contracts in Borough of Poole, Dorset is supported by a large fleet of mowing equipment from Ransomes...

in Industry News - on 17/6/11


Shaken but not stirred

Neville Johnson sees that the ravages of winter hadn’t shaken preparations for golf's oldest ‘major’, but had stirred the desire for perfection

in Golf - on 17/6/11

Rotorua bowling greens vandalised - The Daily Post

Rotorua Bowling Club greenkeeper Tony Gray is tired of people vandalising the clubs greens.

in Bowls - on 16/6/11

Royal Troon irrigation

Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire has been installing its first John Deere irrigation sprinkler heads, supplied by dealer Nairn Brown (Glasgow) Ltd.

in Industry News - on 16/6/11