May 2014 (Page 1)

Rangers FC training ground B

Quality on the pitch

Rangers FC’s £14 million, 38acre state-of-the-art training centre at Murray Park in Milngavie, near Glasgow, includes two full-size and one half-size...

in Football - on 31/5/14

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Dennis at 2014 World Cup

Leading British manufacturer Dennis Mowers has won a prestigious order to supply over thirty G860 34” professional cylinder mowers, complete with a range...

in Football - on 31/5/14

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Wessex pass the test

Dealing with large areas of dense vegetation, long grass, brambles and bracken calls for a tough mower.

in Industry News - on 31/5/14

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Premiership Rugby Final

You can be certain that the Twickenham surface will be at its most impressive on Saturday when Saracens and Northampton Saints take to it for the Aviva...

in Rugby - on 30/5/14

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New par 3 at Woking GC

Woking Golf Club in Surrey, England, has opened its new par three sixteenth hole. The new hole, which was designed by architect Tim Lobb, London-based...

in Golf - on 30/5/14

Macc Town FC Renovation Day 20.5.14 (2)

Campey Renovation Day

Macclesfield Town Football Club’s Moss Rose Stadium in Macclesfield, Cheshire, underwent a transformation when the whole pitch surface was removed using...

in Football - on 30/5/14


Problem Investigation

In part two, Frank Newberry explains how to do some simple diagnostics that could close the gap and help us to have a much better motivated and skilled...

in Training & Education - on 30/5/14

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Sisis for Colfe's School

Colfe’s school, which is one of London’s oldest school’s dating back to 1574, has become the latest SISIS customer to invest in dedicated machinery...

in Industry News - on 29/5/14

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Red Thread disease

In recent days, members have been asking questions about red thread in turf, it seems to be quite prevalent at the moment.

in Pests & Diseases - on 29/5/14

Koro FTM in work

Campey Koro Invite

Invite from Campeys to see Koro break new ground at Naas GC

in Industry News - on 29/5/14

FIFA face concerns over Maracana pitch

Maracana pitch concerns

With just over two weeks to go to kick-off, World Cup chiefs may have a new concern on their hands with the playing surface at the Maracana in a shocking...

in Football - on 28/5/14


58 years a greenkeeper

Peter Thompson has just completed 58 years as greenkeeper at Castlefields Golf Club.

in Golf - on 28/5/14


Vote for May's Winner

Feathered Friends has been a highly popular subject for May’s Monthly Photo Competition. We have had another record amount of entries, with some of our...

in Editorial - on 28/5/14


Little course - big heart

Our editor walks Newton Abbot racecourse in Devon with Clerk of the Course, Jason Loosemore, and discovers a little course with a big heart and a distinct...

in Equestrian - on 28/5/14

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Chuck Greif appointed MD

Chuck Greif, the former Director of Sales for Jacobsen’s Eastern region of the USA, has been appointed Managing Director, Asia Pacific, and will be relocating...

in Industry News - on 27/5/14

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A summer of Golf

Up to 700,000 women and young people in the UK are ‘very interested in taking up golf this summer,’ according to a new survey to be published by Syngenta....

in Golf - on 27/5/14


Carlisle's pitch battle

The painstaking task of getting Carlisle United’s pitch ready for next season is now under way – with the help of 30 tonnes of sand.

in Industry News - on 27/5/14

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Jacobsen AR522 at Club

The Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh, the oldest golfing society in the world, established in 1735, and one of only 10 ‘Royal’ golf clubs...

in Industry News - on 26/5/14


Greenshields investment

One of the world’s largest JCB machinery dealers is investing for growth with a £1.5 million expansion of its headquarters.

in Industry News - on 26/5/14

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New Allett Turf rake

The Allett system of quickly interchangeable cartridges for their mowers offers a cost effective solution to sports clubs and turf maintenance contractors....

in Industry News - on 26/5/14