June 2013 (Page 2)

Dakota 410 towed Bristol City FC & H. Curtis   Left Craig Richardson and Nigel Howe from H. Curtis & Sons

Bristol City Football Club’s training ground at Failand has achieved outstanding pitch results – largely due to the Dakota 410 top dresser from Campey...

in Football - on 24/6/13

Golf NW net 5

When North Wilts GC decided to install a Sportsmark double bay practice cage, they wanted it to be absolutely ‘state of the art’.

in Golf - on 24/6/13

Neil Stubley

For Neil Stubley, the former chef who became Wimbledon's eighth head groundsman last year, the process of serving up a perfect set of grass courts is similar...

in Tennis - on 24/6/13

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The 35-acre Polesden Lacey National Trust property on the North Downs at Great Bookham, Surrey, one of the Trust’s most popular properties, is now using...

in Industry News - on 23/6/13

Speedcut Contractors in action at Plumpton Racecourse, West Sussex

Speedcut Contractors have been completing sportsturf projects on racecourses, golf courses and sports pitches across the UK while the weather remains relatively...

in Industry News - on 23/6/13

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Surveying your trees

In the present climate of litigation, many clubs are now afraid of the words health and safety. However, with a common sense approach to surveying your...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 23/6/13

wimbledon

Wimbledon is the only grand slam tournament still played on grass after the U.S. and Australian Opens switched to less labour intensive hard courts in...

in Tennis - on 22/6/13

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Opened for play on 12th December 1896, Maidenhead Golf Club has obviously evolved over the intervening years, but it is still based around its original...

in Industry News - on 22/6/13

Kedleston Park Dave, left, James, right

A new Wiedenmann Terra Spike GX8i HD was the stand out choice when the team at Kedleston Park Golf Club, Derby needed a new aerator. After a visit to...

in Industry News - on 22/6/13

INFiNiSystem Bowls

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show will have a buzz about it this year, but not where The Grass Group are exhibiting! Tim Merrell, MD, will be taking...

in Industry News - on 21/6/13

The new CAMON range of lawnmowers high res

Tracmaster’s highly successful CAMON brand continues to go from strength to strength with the introduction of 27 NEW products.

in Industry News - on 21/6/13

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Endophyte Technology

In March 2013 I was the guest of PGG Wrightson Turf in New Zealand, a major supplier of turf technology products worldwide. The trip was to learn about...

in Consultancy - on 21/6/13

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Henfield Cricket Club

The West Sussex village of Henfield is a surprisingly bustling hub, sandwiched between cosmopolitan Brighton and the historic market town of Horsham, recently...

in Cricket - on 21/6/13

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The curse of blades

Our anonymous football league head groundsman, Mr AKA Grasscutter, discusses the damage that blades do to the playing surface ... and the players!

in Football - on 20/6/13

bacton cc

A cricket club has been barred from its home of 36 years after refusing to agree to a ban on hard balls being used during batting practice on the pitch....

in Cricket - on 20/6/13

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Kerry Haywood

Kerry Haywood to add her talents to the Pitchcare team

in Industry News - on 19/6/13

Matchsaver

Automated Pitch Protection at Chelsea FC’s Training Ground will ensure a quality playing surface is available whatever the weather.

in Football - on 19/6/13

kawaski

Global manufacturer, Kawasaki is pleased to announce the redevelopment of its European Engine website offering more user-friendly features.

in Industry News - on 19/6/13

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Leeds Rhinos

Leeds Rugby Club is a rare breed. It is a club that continues to grow and invest, and yet has no debts. Rugby, as well as the surrounding community, is...

in Rugby - on 19/6/13

CGS screen grab

Cricket ground specialist total-play Ltd has announced the re-launch of its popular online store

in Industry News - on 18/6/13