August 2013 (Page 5)


The first cricket match that took place at Edgbaston Stadium ground, Birmingham was on the 7th June 1896 when Warwickshire played MCC watched by a crowd...

in Cricket - on 8/8/13

Toro Headingley Carnegie

Headingley Carnegie Stadium is leading the field in sports pitch irrigation after investing in a brand new, state-of-the-art Toro Irrigation system.

in Industry News - on 8/8/13

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Realising Potential

The BSc (Hons) course in Sportsturf Science and Management (formerly called Turfgrass Science), delivered by Myerscough College, is the highest taught...

in Training & Education - on 8/8/13

Gordon Bannerman

Gordon Bannerman Ltd. Canadian manufacturer of Lawn and Sports Turf Machinery have appointed a new distributor for their full range of lawn and turf care...

in Industry News - on 7/8/13

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The National Memorial Arboretum has taken delivery of a new Kubota B2530 compact tractor to help its volunteers maintain the 150 acre site based in Alrews,...

in Industry News - on 7/8/13

me cricket

As has been the case for every groundsman throughout the UK, the past two years have proven challenging. The drought of winter 2011-12 gave way to a deluge...

in Cricket - on 7/8/13

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Latest research and innovation in turf technology on display at Wentworth

in Industry News - on 6/8/13

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The Pype Hayes Golf Course, Gym and Clubhouse in Sutton Coldfield was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Mike Leddy at a ceremony on...

in Golf - on 6/8/13


Since 2009, the EGEU has been advising many Countries, in particular the new golf developing countries mainly throughout Europe, on how best to develop...

in Industry News - on 6/8/13


In the swing at Somerset

Simon Lee has been at the county ground in Taunton for twelve years, the past four as the senior man of the groundcare team. Here, he talks about the...

in Cricket - on 6/8/13

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Following an extensive demonstration process, Leicester City Council has purchased a SISIS Supaturfman - an independently powered heavy duty aerator, for...

in Industry News - on 5/8/13

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Jim Brown

Jim Brown - Cambodia and Goa are an attraction, as is Mrs B apparently!

in People - on 5/8/13

The Carrick on Loch Lomond

The Carrick on Loch Lomon

Jim Brown has worked for the De Vere Group for close on eight years, the last sixteen months on the bonny, bonny banks of Loch Lomond. In this article,...

in Golf - on 5/8/13

Dennis G860 Leeds United

Npower Championship football club, Leeds United, has purchased two Dennis G860 34” professional cylinder mowers, complete with a range of interchangeable...

in Football - on 5/8/13

JD Classic 2013 B

There were several shocks at this year’s John Deere Classic in July, not least the surprising youth of its winner, Jordan Spieth. Only 19 years old,...

in Golf - on 4/8/13

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Wessex have been trialling their new RMX-800 roller mower with its impressive 8 metre mowing width, the perfect machine for use on a turf farm or large...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 4/8/13

Jonathon Paget

Badminton Horse Trials

Preparing for a world class annual sporting event on a green field site with minimal permanent infrastructure, let alone a site that returns to being a...

in Equestrian - on 4/8/13

London Irish 1

MJ Abbott in demand in golf and sport as company begins major training ground project for London Irish.

in Industry News - on 3/8/13

PRESS RELEASE Learning Materials 2013

The GTC is pleased to announce the release of a revised set of best practice learning materials for all levels of student greenkeepers and groundsmen/women....

in Industry News - on 3/8/13

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Bartram Mowers, the Norwich-based Ransomes Jacobsen dealer for East Anglia, has signed a third five-year preferred supplier agreement with Ipswich Golf...

in Golf - on 2/8/13