September 2012 (Page 2)

Mount Murray 016A

A Jacobsen AR250 five unit rotary mower is proving its worth on the 18-hole golf course at Mount Murray Hotel and Country Club at Santon on the Isle of...

in Industry News - on 25/9/12

PortTalbot Graden

Corus Steel Cricket Club

ECB pitch adviser, cricket groundsman and fine turf maintenance contractor. Three occupations, all undertaken by one man, Wayne Duggan, who is widely known...

in Cricket - on 25/9/12

cricket diary 06 loam bags

Income streams at cricket clubs have been severely interrupted, and at many clubs I hear of cost-cutting measures, particularly when it comes to essential...

in Cricket - on 24/9/12


There’s an old saying quoted by motor mogul Henry Ford: ‘chop your own wood and it will warm you twice’.

in Industry News - on 24/9/12

David calls it a day - after 44 years!

After a career spanning 44 years as a greenkeeper on the St Andrews links - 37 of which were continuous - David Wilson has retired.

in Golf - on 24/9/12

 New Captain Drives In

The traditional driving-in ceremony for the new Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews took place on the first tee of the Old Course...

in Golf - on 23/9/12

IMG 4000

Well, what can I say; it was, in fact, a perfect day in terms of the weather, turn out and hospitality at the recent Dennis/Sisis Groundsman's seminar....

in Cricket - on 23/9/12


A national disgrace!

Symbio’s Paul Lowe has a bit of rant about the state of grassroots football pitches, and suggests that it is time to have a coordinated plan in place...

in Football - on 23/9/12

BASF to become a global leader in biological seed treatments

BASF to strengthen global crop protection business with acquisition of Becker Underwood

in Industry News - on 22/9/12


England’s summer of Olympic and Paralympic sport has inspired thousands of people to have a go at golf.

in Golf - on 22/9/12

 Outstanding services to cricket are awarded at Sussex

THE Outstanding Services to Cricket Awards (OSCAs) took place last Friday evening at The PROBIZ County Ground, Hove, recognising those special people...

in Cricket - on 22/9/12

Monty´s golf clinic at Kingsbarns putting

Scottish golf legend Colin Montgomerie has expressed his delight at the funds raised for the foundation set up in his mother's name by a special golf day...

in Golf - on 21/9/12

PR4051 Royal Cromer1

Royal Cromer Golf Club in Norfolk has become the first course in the UK to fully upgrade to a state-of-the-art Lynx and GDC Toro Irrigation system.

in Industry News - on 21/9/12

EddieMills Clubhouse

Edgbaston Golf Club

Having spent his earlier career working in Birmingham’s parks and open spaces, our editor is well aware of the landscape gems within its confines. The...

in Golf - on 21/9/12

Richard Clark & Mick Claxton with the award winning Supertrencher+ 760

Lincolnshire businessman David Shelton recently celebrated a double win as his companies, E. Skinns and Shelton Sportsturf Drainage Solutions collected...

in Industry News - on 20/9/12

Windermere GC ­ David Wilkinson

Windermere Golf Club, in the heart of the Lake District, has dramatically extended its playing season after switching to Barenbrug’s BAR Extreme grass...

in Industry News - on 20/9/12

Day 5 team photo

After nearly 50 years without a permanent home, Strollers Cricket Club from Herefordshire have now setup base in the village of Fownhope.

in Cricket - on 20/9/12

PR4049 Bailoy @ Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham has dramatically cut its annual water bill after upgrading to a Gemini-Trident Irrigation (GTI) system from Bailoy...

in Golf - on 19/9/12


This year at Saltex Polaris Britain shared their stand with Goupil, the electric vehicle manufacturer acquired by Polaris’ US parent company in 2011....

in Industry News - on 19/9/12

RMX 680

Broadwood International displayed five ranges of turf, snow and amenity equipment at Saltex 2012.

in Industry News - on 19/9/12