April 2012 (Page 1)

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Polaris Industries Inc. today reported record first quarter net income of $60.1 million, or $0.85 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31,

in Industry News - on 30/4/12

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Pitchcare Editor, Laurence Gale spent last week touring America with John Deere. Whilst he was away, the rest of the team at Pitchcare HQ devised a campaign...

in Industry News - on 30/4/12

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I consider myself privileged to have been asked to join a very special press trip to the United States recently, to be part of the 175 year anniversary...

in Industry News - on 30/4/12

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University of Kent

Neville Johnson heads to the University of Kent’s Canterbury campus to meet Paul Griffiths, the man whose job it is to see that the grounds always get...

in Schools & Colleges - on 30/4/12

Accrington Stanley set to invest in their Crown Ground pitch

The Reds spent £70,000 on the pitch two years ago in a bid to make big improvements to the surface but suffered continuing problems with the surface.

in Football - on 29/4/12

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Coping with dual sports

Coping with dual sports is never easy but, with a new pitch, new equipment and ‘new’ assistant, Phil Collinson, Head Groundsman at Rochdale’s Spotland...

in Football - on 29/4/12

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Anatomy of a golf course

In this final article in the series, Andy Watson (Andy Watson Golf Design) will consider fairways. Specifically, he will discuss their structure and placement...

in Golf - on 28/4/12

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National Football Centre

In July 2012, the National Football Centre St.George’s Park will finally open its doors to become the home for all the England national teams under The...

in Football - on 28/4/12

Surrey CCC appoint new Oval Groundsman

Lee Fortis is to return to The Oval as head groundsman next week. Fortis, 30, was previously assistant head groundsman and, since leaving the club in 2006,...

in Cricket - on 27/4/12

Lamberhurst Engineering

Petts Wood and Hawkwood National Trust have enjoyed a long relationship with Lamberhurst Engineering, stretching back to when they ordered their very first...

in Industry News - on 27/4/12

Teddington CC

Sports surface specialist total-play Ltd is celebrating the completion of a number of high profile projects in and around the capital.

in Cricket - on 27/4/12


Thanks to all our loyal customers, we have increased our goods outward business to the extent we have launched our own Pitchcare branded lorry in conjunction...

in Industry News - on 26/4/12

Greetham Valley GC gives Toro the Thumbs-up

Adrian Porter, course manager at 45-hole Greetham Valley Golf, Hotel and Conference Centre in Rutland, remains one of Toro and distributor Lely UK’s...

in Golf - on 26/4/12

RPR at Dunfermline

Barenbrug’s much-anticipated BAR 7 RPR sports perennial ryegrass mixture has completed its journey from pot trials and field tests to its UK commercial...

in Industry News - on 26/4/12

The Tough Get Trailing

The latest additions to the Wessex range are Professional and Country trailers, which have been specifically designed for use with a compact tractor. Wessex...

in Industry News - on 25/4/12

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Superintendents and course managers in Ireland have a great chance for free training and advice on how to get the best results from ecological habitat...

in Industry News - on 25/4/12

Sussex CCC Love their Grinders

The oldest first class cricket club in the UK – Sussex County Cricket Club is the first UK Cricket club in the country to own its own grinders – and...

in Cricket - on 25/4/12

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Revetting pot bunkers

Normally carried out under the cover of darkness, away from prying eyes, revetting pot bunkers has been a closely guarded secret passed down through generations...

in Golf - on 25/4/12

Edinburgh Princes Street Gardens

Rolawn’s Medallion Turfmaster 1300 rolls have recently been used as part of a major restoration programme at one of Edinburgh’s most famous city centre...

in Industry News - on 24/4/12


Paul Griffiths

Paul Griffiths - a passionate, energetic and enthusiastic Welshman - living off coffee and living in Kent.

in People - on 24/4/12