August 2014 (Page 2)

Matfen Hall Golf Club

John Deere at Matfen Hall

Privately owned Matfen Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa near Newcastle has made its first significant machinery fleet purchase for four years, with the acquisition...

in Industry News - on 24/8/14

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Spot the difference!

Next year, St Christopher School in Letchworth celebrates its centenary. It will be a proud day in the history of ‘St Chris’ and one that Grounds Manager...

in Football - on 24/8/14

Botany Bay CC's old cricket practice nets

Botany Bay CC

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again” is an old adage that certainly showed its worth when North London’s Botany Bay Cricket Club...

in Industry News - on 23/8/14

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Greenkeeper's apprentice

The Mantis BunkerMaster is what every Greenkeeper needs. It’s the perfect solution for bunkers and around tees and greens.

in Golf - on 23/8/14


Melvyn Langford retires

Cambridge University college groundsman Melvyn Langford retires after 50 years of perfect pitches, naughty students and battles with Michael Winner's helicopter...

in Industry News - on 22/8/14

New Trimax Pegasus video

New Trimax Pegasus Video

Trimax has released a new video featuring in action the company’s best-selling Pegasus S3 wide-area rotary roller mower, a stalwart of the Trimax mower...

in Industry News - on 22/8/14


Coventry Ricoh return

League One side Coventry City are to return to the Ricoh Arena after agreeing a two-year deal with the company that runs the stadium

in Industry News - on 22/8/14

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Facts to suit evidence?

In a summer when the EU’s Chief Scientific Advisor suggested that facts were being twisted to suit political agenda, Pitchcare’s Peter Britton ponders...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/8/14

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Golf Conservation Event

Pitchcare, in conjunction with the RSPB are to hold a conservation event at Enville Golf Club on the 18th September 2014.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/8/14

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Saltex to move to NEC

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) announced this morning that the SALTEX show will be moving to the NEC, Birmingham in 2015

in Industry News - on 21/8/14

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The Renaissance Club

The Renaissance Golf Club nestles on 300 acres of the famous golfing coastline of the Firth of Forth. Tom Doak was hired to create a world-class course...

in Golf - on 21/8/14

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The fine turf collection

Wessex International has been steadily growing the range of Wessex ProLine RMX professional roller mowers which will be on show at Windsor.

in Industry News - on 21/8/14

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Toro and Sherborne GC

Overlooking Blackmore Vale on the border of Dorset and Somerset, Sherborne Golf Club in Dorset is opting for trouble-free mowing by renewing with Toro...

in Golf - on 20/8/14

Etesia and Pellenc New Dealer

Etesia & Pellenc Dealer

Godfreys Golf and Turf, based in Sevenoaks Kent and with two other depots in Sussex and Berkshire, have been confirmed as Etesia’s newest dealer for...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/8/14


Britain in Broom

Once autumn leaves start to fall there always seems to be only a narrow window of opportunity to clean up. Wind and rain add to the task of clearing and...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/8/14

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Seeders in action

The opportunity to test overseeders at a top school sports facility was too good to miss. Eleven pto driven machines were lined up by leading manufacturers,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/8/14

Former New Road groundsman Gordon Prosser dies aged 82

Gordon Prosser Dies

Gordon Prosser, former head groundsman of Worcestershire County Cricket Club, has died at the age of 82.

in Industry News - on 19/8/14

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Supervisory Essentials

Following last Winter’s very successful course for Head Groundsmen/Greenkeepers and their Deputies, we will be repeating our Supervisory Essentials suite...

in Training & Education - on 19/8/14

Drainage System helps Notts win

Drainage helps Notts

The outstanding drainage system at Lord's came to Nottinghamshire's aid as they beat Middlesex in a Royal London One Day Cup Group match.

in Cricket - on 19/8/14

Acres and acres of fine mowing

ProLine RMX-300

The Wessex ProLine RMX-300 rigid deck mower is just what you need if you have a good few acres to mow.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/8/14