June 2016 (Page 1)

Highspeed's MD David Mears presents the CourseCare Cup to Kevin Pickett GCMA Wessex Captain

The Course Care Cup 2016

This year the annual Course Care Cup was held at Rushmore Golf Club and, despite the prospect of rain for most of the week, the weather on the day was...

in Industry News - on 30/6/16


Pellenc battery brush

Pellenc has launched the Cleanion – a pedestrian battery-powered brush suitable for removing debris from natural and artificial grass and other hard...

in Industry News - on 30/6/16


Is yours the best bush?

The art of topiary has been around since Roman times. As well as Europe, it was also popular in Japan and China at about the same time and has remained...

in Golf - on 30/6/16

Aquatrax at Swansea

Aquatrax for Swansea Uni

The International Sports Village at Swansea University is home to premier indoor and outdoor facilities including 2 all-weather Astro surfaces, natural...

in Industry News - on 29/6/16

Roundup ProBio

Glyphosate extension

The European Commission is extending glyphosate approval by 18 months

in Industry News - on 29/6/16

Scotscraig Golf Club

Scotscraig project

One of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs has undertaken an unprecedented project to return its famous layout to the original specifications in time for its...

in Golf - on 29/6/16

Dave Saltman 3

Political agenda?

It’s a shame when politics get in the way of honest hard work, but the Football League appears to have allowed this to happen to the ‘2015/16 Groundsman...

in Industry News - on 29/6/16


Housing projects planned

At least two more UK golf clubs are embarking on major housing projects in a bid to provide investment in their respective venues

in Industry News - on 28/6/16


Ensuring greener grass

The grass, as the fabled cliché proffers, is always greener on the other side of the fence. But what if that fence runs through what used to be desert?...

in Industry News - on 28/6/16

Pitch Perfect: A History of Lord's Cricket Ground

Lord's Cricket Ground

As the cricket season returns this summer, take a look back at the history of Lord’s Cricket Ground, from its clash with a teetotal landlord to securing...

in Cricket - on 27/6/16

New John Deere XUV 590i Gator studio

Deere expands Gator range

John Deere has added three new models to its ever growing Gator crossover 4x4 utility vehicle range for 2016, including a more affordable mid-size machine...

in Industry News - on 27/6/16

Euro 2016

Ransomes mowers at UEFA

Mowers made and marketed by Ransomes Jacobsen in Ipswich, UK are once again being used at football stadia hosting UEFA’s European Championship in France....

in Football - on 27/6/16


Learning our stripes?

Our anonymous, and somewhat grumpy groundsman, Mr AKA Grasscutter, believes we can do our bit to engage the British public in our industry

in Football - on 27/6/16


Grant Cantin at Wimbledon

The 41-year-old serves as the deputy head groundsman at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, the home of the most prestigious tennis tournament...

in Industry News - on 26/6/16


Elvis the groundsman!

Compelling 'evidence' surrounding Elvis Presley

in Best of the Rest - on 26/6/16

British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association reacts to United Kingdom’s European Union referendum decision

BIGGA referendum reaction

In the wake of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has reaffirmed...

in Industry News - on 24/6/16

Golf National 20

Jacobsen at Golf National

Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment and its French branch, Ransomes Jacobsen France based in Toulouse,...

in Golf - on 24/6/16


Waterloo Bowls update

Waterloo Bowling Club-Green Inspection 22nd June with Mark Audin and Gordon Butcher.

in Bowls - on 24/6/16


4G pitch at Sardis Road

Ambitious £500,000 plans to transform Pontypridd RFC’s Sardis Road rugby ground with an all-weather 4G pitch have taken a giant step forward thanks...

in Rugby - on 23/6/16