June 2017 (Page 4)

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Goalpost safety

We make no bones about repeating the message about goalpost safety. Indeed, all sports equipment needs to be checked regularly as being ‘fit for purpose’...

in Football - on 12/6/17

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Turf Food Organic wins

The award winning grounds team at Cartmel Racecourse reveal their nutritional approach to course management, and how this has helped improve their course...

in Equestrian - on 12/6/17


Q&A - Alistair Morrison

Alistair Morrison - a young man with some difficult choices to make; Michelle or Jennifer?

in Golf - on 12/6/17

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On top of the world ...

A new coastal road might just improve visitor numbers to the UK’s most northwesterly golf course. Created by three golfing enthusiasts in the late eighties,...

in Golf - on 12/6/17

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Surrey's Oval plans

Surrey are planning a “big, bold and ambitious” £50million redevelopment of the Kia Oval which will expand its capacity to 40,000 and make it the...

in Industry News - on 11/6/17

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MEPs go to court

Green MEPs have lodged a complaint to denounce the lack of transparency in EFSA’s assessment of glyphosate. They hope to change the internal rules of...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/6/17

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A Master at work!

Huw Morgan is no ordinary club manager. He’s also a master greenkeeper and course manager at the spectacular Pennard Golf Club in Wales. He talks about...

in Golf - on 10/6/17


Melrose 3G campaign

Melrose Rugby Club have announced the launch of the first phase of their 1883 Legacy Project - to install a 3G pitch with floodlights at the...

in Rugby - on 10/6/17

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DLF help youngsters

Kingsdown Golf Club in Wiltshire recently took the initiative to show children from a local primary school how environmental stewardship, sports turf management...

in Golf - on 9/6/17

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Huge investment plans

Plans to make a substantial investment into the Musselburgh Links golf course – thought to be the oldest surviving course in the world where golf has...

in Golf - on 9/6/17

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Three in one with Toro

Uttlesford District Council’s decision to opt for Toro’s LT-F3000 flail when the need arose for a new grounds mower to tackle the area’s parks and...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/6/17

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By Ick ... worth a visit

For his first assignment for Pitchcare, and as befits a man of his age, we sent Peter Driver, recently retired public relations manager for Ransomes Jacobsen,...

in Public Places - on 9/6/17

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Bee conservation

A British environmental group is seeking the public's help to monitor the health of the country's bee population in a bid to reverse declining...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 8/6/17

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Wiedenmann duo

One of Lancashire’s finest venues, the Lancaster Golf Club has opted for a Wiedenmann Terra Rake and a Wiedenmann Super 500.

in Golf - on 8/6/17

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Swords from the stone

An Air Inject Air2G2 supplied by Campey Turf Care Systems has helped transform the greens at Swords Golf Club, Co Dublin, Ireland, with previous methods...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 8/6/17

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Curragh grass trainers

Shane Webb, one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, explains the science behind the well-kept ground.

in Equestrian - on 8/6/17

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Evo-Stik Pitch Partner

Sports turf specialist GreenFields was today unveiled as the new official pitch partner to the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League (NPL).

in Football - on 7/6/17

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Aegon Ilkley Trophy help

After the previous winter, during which the club grounds were flooded three times, Richard Lord has had the opposite problem this winter.

in Tennis - on 7/6/17

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Speedy by nature

A Redexim Speed Seed 1600 has delivered ‘two-fold benefits to the greens’ says Murrayfield Golf Club’s Head Greenkeeper Steve Hulme.

in Golf - on 7/6/17

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Ayr on a shoestring!

Chris McCullough visits Somerset Park, home to Ayr United, to meet groundsman Jason Waddell and view one of the best football pitches in Scotland, despite...

in Football - on 7/6/17