March 2016 (page 1)

New Toro super-fleet

As part of a £3/4 million turfcare machinery investment, Kent’s Littlestone Golf Club is welcoming 17 new, state-of-the-art Toros, in a move that will...

in Golf - on 31/3/16

Dennis and SISIS seminar

The recent Dennis and SISIS Cricket Groundsman’s Seminar, held at Durham County Cricket Club, saw 110 delegates in attendance all looking to refresh...

in Cricket - on 31/3/16

Pellenc for Mike Dunnett

Mike Dunnett has praised a range of Pellenc battery powered equipment for helping him keep his award winning garden in pristine condition.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/3/16

Edgbaston- rolling

As regular readers on the Pitchcare website forum, Edgbaston Priory Club’s Grounds Management duo of Dave and John Lawrence were inspired to write a...

in Cricket - on 31/3/16

Taunton use ProScape

Mark Jolliffe is Head Groundsman at Taunton School. Mark and his team of six are responsible for looking after fourteen hectares of sports fields and formal...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 30/3/16

Calls for ban on 3G

Calls for a ban on 3G football pitches have intensified after a professor from Scotland found cancer-causing chemicals in the artificial turf.

in Football - on 30/3/16

Artificial plans scrapped

A £400,000 project to build a new artificial pitch in Surfleet has been scrapped over fears a link between its use and cancer cases in the USA.

in Synthetics - on 30/3/16

Greenkeeping duo retire

Two of the longest serving greenkeepers in the UK are set to retire after devoting almost 100 years between them to their respective clubs.

in Golf - on 29/3/16

New Lely service centre

UK Toro distributor Lely Turfcare has signed up a new Gloucestershire service centre following significant sales growth in South West England.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/3/16

2nd 'Leading Edge' event

The second Leading Edge event - the Desert Series - a unique educational, networking and social event for club and course managers - took place at The...

in Industry News - on 29/3/16

Wincanton's winning ways

Attention to detail and a ‘fine turf mentality’ amongst the grounds team are reaping benefits for trainers running their horses at Wincanton Racecourse...

in Golf - on 29/3/16

Paspalum seminar success

Golf course superintendents and sports field managers from across the Gulf Region gathered in Dubai to learn more about the sustainable qualities and management...

in Golf - on 28/3/16

Limagrain bowls up!

Mark Allen, Midlands area sales manager for Amenity Land Solutions Ltd (ALS), has reported glowing results from using Limagrain's MM10 grass seed mixture...

in Industry News - on 28/3/16

Modry Las wins again

Modry Las Golf Club has been named Poland's best golf course for the third time at the country's premier golf awards ceremony

in Industry News - on 27/3/16

Q&A with Graeme Glen

Graeme Glen - a late night with a verti-drain or Rachel Stevens - decisions, decisions!

in Football - on 27/3/16

Stirling work!

Stirling Albion’s Head Groundsman, Graeme Glen, will have been in his role for one year this coming April. In that short time, he has had to battle a...

in Football - on 27/3/16

TMSystem™ used again

Yet again the ever versatile ATT TMSystem™ has been used as a third party fitment by an equipment manufacturer

in Industry News - on 26/3/16

NFPGS launch new strategy

The National Federation of Parks and Green Spaces has launched its new national strategy, aimed at defending parks small and large across the UK

in Industry News - on 26/3/16