June 2011 (Page 5)


Fair wind or foul

Bowling clubs are on a knife-edge of survival, with tales of closures and mergers all too frequent over the last decade. So, is the sport tailor-made for...

in Bowls - on 12/6/11

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Suffolk-based sports equipment manufacturer, Mark Harrod Ltd, was main attraction at Europe's largest football event, the Grass Roots Show, at the NEC...

in Industry News - on 11/6/11

BMS new production machine

At the end of May BMS has just invested over £40,000 in new state of the art flag printing technology to add to the portfolio of embroidery and other...

in Industry News - on 11/6/11

Golf Glory for Jim McKenzie - WalesOnline

Golf Glory for Jim McKenzie WalesOnline But as director of golf and head green-keeper , Mr McKenzie played a huge part in hosting the competition last...

in Golf - on 11/6/11


We are pleased to announce that Polaris has signed an agreement to acquire Global Electric Motorcars LLC (GEM), a wholly owned Fargo, N.D. based subsidiary...

in Industry News - on 11/6/11


In parks we trust

David Foster, Chief Executive of the Parks Trust in Milton Keynes, explains the workings of the Trust and how the model might work for other cash strapped...

in Local Authority - on 11/6/11

Our courts will be top quality -groundsman Charman

Devonshire Park groundsman Roy Charman knows what it takes to get the pristine lawns in shape for the AEGON International and he believes this year’s...

in Tennis - on 10/6/11

Dazzling Golf from the World’s Best Juniors

A spectacular display of golf from some of the best young players shone through the blustery conditions in East Lothian at the prestigious U.S. Kids Golf...

in Golf - on 10/6/11

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Scotland’s national gardening show, which closed on Sunday, attracted one of the highest audiences in its history.

in Industry News - on 10/6/11

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A worrying disease that attacks the capital’s most iconic tree has been confirmed in London. The disease, Massaria (Splanchnonema platani), was previously...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/6/11

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John Deere Credit has announced a new interest free finance programme for the John Deere 8700 PrecisionCut fairway mower.

in Industry News - on 10/6/11

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Local authorities and contractors can now view the mowing ability of the Wessex ProLine TGX-150 outfront flail mower from the comfort and convenience of...

in Industry News - on 10/6/11


Talking Point - Parks

“I worry that many of the cuts seem to be centred around getting rid of front line staff, the ones that actually deliver services and have hands on knowledge...

in Local Authority - on 10/6/11


We are offering you the chance to win a 32gb iPod Touch and two pairs of tickets to Roger Waters 'The Wall Tour' at the NEC 27th of June by entering or...

in Industry News - on 9/6/11

Peterculter greenkeeper hits albatross

A greenkeeper at Peterculter Golf Club used his local knowledge to good effect by hitting an albatross on a par five. Fraser Downie, who is also a member...

in Golf - on 9/6/11

EdgeMax at John O\'Gaunt

One of the country’s largest private-member clubs gets four seasons’ use out of Toro’s ultra-durable, hardened-steel blades before finally fitting...

in Industry News - on 9/6/11


Vitax returns to Saltex this year on the biggest stand it has ever had with the company’s Supaturf division planning to unveil a host of new products...

in Industry News - on 9/6/11

Lack of rain affects Open course in Kent

The lack of rain puts pressure on staff at the Kent golf course holding the Open golf tournament in July.

in Golf - on 9/6/11

Another view from new tee 14 during construction May 19th

Speedcut Contractors have built new tees at the 14th hole for Kingswood Golf and Country Club in Surrey ready for the Senior Open Qualifiers starting on...

in Golf - on 9/6/11


Turf professionals have a busy season ahead of them, so it’s vital mower and turf maintenance machinery is kept in optimum working order. And that’s...

in Industry News - on 8/6/11