August 2014 (page 3)

Anthony Tye/Andy Phillips

Sports ground robbery

There are multiple references to this man, Anthony Tye, across the net and twitter. He also goes by the name of Alan Philip. This man is clearly moving...

in Industry News - on 18/8/14

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Q&A with Steven Horwood

Steven Horwood - far too tolerant, even when attending meetings or building bunkers!

in People - on 18/8/14

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Rising to the challenge

Chiltern Forest Golf Club occupies an undulating and north facing position in the Aylesbury Vale and provides a tough challenge for golfers and greenkeepers...

in Golf - on 18/8/14

The Royal Burgess Golfing Society

Terra Spike a winner

A new Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi 8HD deep tine aerator has become an instant success with the world’s oldest golfing society.

in Golf - on 17/8/14

PR4205 Royal Liverpool The Open

Craig's electric Open

Toro electric-powered equipment played a key role in helping course manager Craig Gilholm and his team ready the course for The Open Championship.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/8/14

The Nottinghamshire GC

Otterbine at Notts GC

Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club, Otterbine, Lely

in Golf - on 16/8/14

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Classen Mean Machine

The new Classen RA21 reciprocating aerator is a mean machine.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/8/14

Hartpury 3

Top class surfaces

Hartpury College is recognised as a centre of excellence for those looking to pursue a sports-related career. Former student, Michael Bird, walks the well-tended...

in Football - on 16/8/14

Science is clear on the bee issue

The bee issue

A reader forwarded an article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal pertaining to the current state of honeybees and native pollinators. Put bluntly,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/8/14

Brian D'Arcy

John Deere Appointment

Brian D’Arcy has been appointed strategic account manager for turf and other non-agricultural equipment at John Deere Limited.

in People - on 15/8/14

Wiedenmann Super 600 at Luffness New GC

Wiedenmann's Super 600

When it comes to rough management, the team at the traditional links course of Luffness New GC at Aberlady, East Lothian reckon their Wiedenmann Super...

in Golf - on 15/8/14

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Little Wonder Pro Vac

It’s arrived with hurricane force. The new Self-Propelled Little Wonder Pro Vac SP is 30% faster than its nearest competitor.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 14/8/14

Cirencester Town Council fined after mower accident left groundsman with fractured ribs

Cirencester Council Fined

A council has been fined after a worker was thrown from an overturned mower while cutting grass in Gloucestershire.

in Local Authority - on 14/8/14

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Q&A with Shayne Savident

Shayne Savident - positive, ambitious and sophisticated - hair by McIlroy!

in People - on 14/8/14

Across putting green to 9th

St Pierre Park, Guernsey

A friendly relaxed atmosphere, combined with the beautifully landscaped course, makes playing golf a memorable experience for all guests at St Pierre Park...

in Golf - on 14/8/14

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Extinction: A Bug's Life

The number of insects on the planet has plummeted by 45 per cent since the Seventies. Why do we care so little for such a vital resource?

in Conservation & Ecology - on 13/8/14

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Pitchcare achieves 100%

Throughout the month of July, the Pitchcare Online Store received a 100% customer satisfaction rating via online review and feedback service, Feefo.

in Pitchcare News - on 13/8/14

Peter Mansfield

Peter Mansfield

One of the most well-known and respected names in the professional turf machinery industry, Peter Mansfield, has left Lely UK after 32 years with the company....

in Industry News - on 13/8/14

West Lancs GC Delivery

LLoyds/Hunters at Windsor

A recent surge in sales of LEDA gang mowers from turf maintenance professionals indicates a renewed demand for low maintenance equipment with reduced running...

in Industry News - on 12/8/14

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New Holland at Millennium

The boss of New Holland dealership JG Plant has spoken of his pride after his groundcare team had the honour of removing the last fully grass surface at...

in Industry News - on 12/8/14