May 2012 (page 5)


Testing Greens

When Greg Evans ‘came out’ about maintaining greens in an aggressive manner (such as cutting at heights as low as 2mm), a huge amount of debate and...

in Golf - on 12/5/12

Andy Owen   UCLAN Award

A Myerscough College lecturer has been named ‘Best Module Tutor’ at the University of Central Lancashire’s 2012 Teaching Awards, held at UCLan’s...

in Industry News - on 11/5/12

Mid Kent GC  Wiedenmann XP Lee Sayers & Vic Maynard (Ernest Doe, Dartford)

Mid Kent GC has chosen a Wiedenmann Terra Spike for the third successive time to carry out all its aeration requirements at the Gravesend course.

in Industry News - on 11/5/12

West Sussex golf club could close after equipment thefts

Horton Golf Club, Henfield, West Sussex, could close after all its course machinery was stolen in two night-time raids.

in Golf - on 11/5/12

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As the UK’s leading artificial pitch maintenance provider, Technical Surfaces inspects around 80 artificial sports pitches every month.

in Industry News - on 10/5/12

Ryder Cup preparations to be assessed at golf Industry summit

Preparations for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and developing the golf tourism industry in Scotland will top the agenda at a national summit in July....

in Golf - on 10/5/12

Bob Stretton

Winter turf pitches

The midday Sun peered from behind a cloud and danced across the turf, neatly chequered patterns run the full length and breath of the pitch. The...

in Football - on 10/5/12

Plumpton College panorama, latest SD 2010

Plumpton College regrets that, very reluctantly, the decision has been made to cancel the Open Day on Saturday 12 May 2012.

in Industry News - on 9/5/12


Divers were called in to retrieve a golfer's watch and wedding ring after his bag, clubs and trolley plunged into a lake during a gust of wind.

in Golf - on 9/5/12

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Unpredictable weather conditions and an increased demand for sporting facilities through the winter can mean a bigger workload for synthetic sports surfaces,...

in Industry News - on 9/5/12

Dedicated Oakwood Football Club coach Neil Blackwell up for award

A Football lover who has devoted three decades of his life to one club has been put forward for a prestigious award.

in Football - on 9/5/12


Compliance with new labelling requirements for the use of herbicides on hard surfaces will help ensure targeted, effective weed control and responsible...

in Industry News - on 9/5/12

Supertrencher 760 060

Sports turf drainage

Cost effective, efficient, lean production, economical - all words used by management consultants in their study of processes. With these words in mind,...

in Industry News - on 9/5/12

Worcs back at HQ as flood recedes

Worcestershire will host their championship fixture against Surrey at New Road as originally planned as the flood that struck the ground again last week...

in Cricket - on 8/5/12

Geenthumbs up for top scotland garden show 2012

Lawn care specialists GreenThumb are to sponsor a new award at Gardening Scotland 2012.

in Industry News - on 8/5/12


Industry bodies renew calls for hosepipe concessions for landscape and turf industry

in Industry News - on 8/5/12

Assistant groundsman Glenn Jeneson gets recognition at annual club awards

The 22-year-old couldn't quite believe it when manager Micky Adams named him as the clubman of the year.

in Football - on 8/5/12


New for Spring 2012 is the Little Wonder petrol engined professional hedge trimmer featuring the legendary Little Wonder 30 inch reciprocating ground steel...

in Industry News - on 8/5/12

Nick Darling

Having given 22 years service, Nick Darking has been rewarded with promotion to General Manager of Surrey based Charterhouse Turf Machinery (CTM).

in Industry News - on 7/5/12


People in west and south London, and Pangbourne in Berkshire, are being cautioned not to touch the oak processionary caterpillars which are now emerging...

in Industry News - on 7/5/12