December 2016 (page 3)

TPC Sawgrass

‘Fifth major’ beckons

A team of BIGGA greenkeepers will be heading to The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in May to join the course preparation team for one of golf’s...

in Golf - on 15/12/16

Dennis and SISIS announce 2017 Cricket Seminar date

Dennis Seminar date 16/02

Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be holding their hugely popular cricket seminar on February 16 at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club

in Cricket - on 15/12/16

Day 3 Group 450

FTMI delegates announced

Jacobsen and BIGGA have announced who the successful applicants are for 2017’s Future Turf Managers Initiative (FTMI)

in Golf - on 15/12/16


Greenkeepers praised

Greenkeepers at Royal Musselburgh Golf Club, which was vandalised last weekend, have been praised for getting the course back on track

in Industry News - on 14/12/16


Limagrain UK host Dutch

The Limagrain UK amenity team recently hosted a group of twenty amenity customers from sister company Limagrain Netherlands, which saw them visit the Grasslands...

in Industry News - on 14/12/16

John Deere apprentice induction 2016

John Deere training first

John Deere’s first female and forestry technicians have been registered in the latest intake for the company’s award winning apprenticeship scheme,...

in Industry News - on 14/12/16

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Nocturnal habits

John O’Gaunt greenkeeper and ecologist, Steve Thompson, says that, whilst you are tucked up in bed, there is more activity going on under the cover of...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/12/16

ICL at BTME 2017

New products for ICL

ICL will be launching a number of exciting new products and showcasing an increased portfolio of qualifying products for 2017 on stand B54 at BTME...

in Industry News - on 13/12/16

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Terrain on course!

Terrain Aeration has been receiving a marked increase in the number of golf courses requesting their specialist soil compaction and aeration service

in Golf - on 13/12/16

HSBC Golf Forum Award for Innovation

Air2G2 wins HSBC Award

Campey Turf Care Systems and GT Air Injection Air2G2 have jointly won the prestigious HSBC Golf Business Forum Innovation Award for the revolutionary...

in Industry News - on 13/12/16


Bloxham rate Sisis

Bloxham School, in Oxfordshire, has recently purchased three new SISIS tractor mounted turf maintenance machines - the Powaspred, the Variseeder and the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/12/16

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Pellenc's Raison Easy

Following the successful launch of the Pellenc Rasion Basic and Smart models in 2015, the company has announced the latest pedestrian rotary mower in the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/12/16

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Government 3G pressure!

Pressure is growing on the Government to stop the building of 3G football pitches until more research is carried out into the chemicals contained in crumb...

in Football - on 12/12/16

After   September

Without a stage ...

It doesn’t seem like ten minutes ago since I wrote my first article for Pitchcare ‘Taking care of the grass roots’. I had every intention of writing...

in Football - on 12/12/16

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Awards for Polaris dealer

Polaris authorised dealer Congleton Garden Machinery is the winner of two prestigious awards.

in Industry News - on 11/12/16


Hybrid for Cherries

AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium has become the first Premier League football ground to install a part artificial pitch

in Football - on 11/12/16

TRILO S4 new

Re-engage with Trilo

Trilo return to BTME 2017 with a bigger stand and a brand new location in Hall M

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/12/16

Environmental groups want to keep restrictions on insecticides as renewal date looms

Keep insecticide ban

Seventeen of the UK’s leading wildlife, conservation and environment groups are calling for the current EU restrictions on neonicotinoid insecticides...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/12/16


1000 playing fields saved

Sport England intervention has saved or improved more than 1,000 playing fields over the last year

in Football - on 9/12/16

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Harry wins US golf trip

A dream has come true for a greenkeeper at a Shropshire golf club who will travel to America to take part in one of the biggest competitions of the year...

in Golf - on 9/12/16