July 2017 (Page 3)

Royal Birkdale Course Manager Chris Whittle

Greenkeepers at the ready

The fairways are divoted, the greens double cut, and the bunkers will be raked to perfection. This week Royal Birkdale will host The Open for the 10th...

in Golf - on 19/7/17

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2017 Renovation Tour

The Campey Turf Care Renovation Tour ended in Rotterdam, Holland, with the highly successful 7 week event educating turf professionals on renovation best...

in Football - on 19/7/17

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It’s all about the bounce

Cricket club groundsmen face the same challenge as all turfcare managers; how to eliminate compaction, improve drainage, encourage healthy deep-rooted...

in Cricket - on 19/7/17

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Classen cuts it

Royal St. Georges occupies a unique place in the history of golf being the first venue, in 1894, where the Open Championship was played outside...

in Golf - on 18/7/17

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Five star expansion

Reesink Turfcare has concluded a recruitment drive to expand its service branch in East Anglia with five new members joining the team in St Neots,...

in Golf - on 18/7/17

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Latest RTV put to test

Kubota UK’s commitment to the environment has stepped up once more this month after the market leading machinery supplier donated its RTV-X900 utility...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/7/17

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Ipswich BC’s capabilities

Ipswich Borough Council – via 3 teams at Chantry Park, Holywells Park and Christchurch Park - maintain all natural surfaces of sports grounds, open spaces,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/7/17

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‘Phenomenal’ SISIS Osca

Andy Jackson, grounds manager at Stoke City FC, has reported ‘phenomenal’ results since incorporating the SISIS Osca tractor mounted oscillating brush...

in Football - on 17/7/17

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Driving for dementia

HMP Kirkham prison officer Andy Maxfield from Inskip in Lancashire is finalising plans to set a brand new Guinness World Record by driving from John O’Groats...

in Industry News - on 17/7/17

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Manage the micro manager

In the first of a two-part article, Grounds Training Tutor and Careers Advisor Frank Newberry gave his take on the serious problem of micro-managers. In...

in Consultancy - on 17/7/17

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Boundary Lakes opens

The UK’s newest golf course, set against the background of Hampshire Cricket’s home, has opened – and it already has a full membership.

in Golf - on 16/7/17

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Giant Hogweed danger

National trade body, the Property Care Association (PCA), is urging caution as the invasive weed Giant Hogweed takes hold this summer.

in People - on 16/7/17

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‘Stadium of Tomorrow’

Stadiums of the future may include permanent residential facilities and places of work if they adopt an innovative, community-focused vision put forward...

in Renovations & New Builds - on 16/7/17

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Annual Report download

The Amenity Forum's 2017 Annual Report highlights the need for continued best practice and details some of the Forum’s activity over the twelve month...

in Industry News - on 15/7/17

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Vision to life

After successfully completing a huge bunker renovation project at the prestigious West Kilbride Golf Club in Ayrshire, Souters Sports have been widely...

in Golf - on 15/7/17

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Liverpool FC application

Premier League football club Liverpool FC has submitted planning permission to redevelop its first-team training ground at Melwood.

in Football - on 15/7/17

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Grand jury wants pause!

Following inconclusive results about the health effects and questions about the cost savings of artificial sports fields, the San Mateo County Civil Grand...

in Industry News - on 14/7/17

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Protect green spaces

The London Assembly Environment Committee has written a report urging the capital’s mayor to take measures to protect and maintain the capital’s green...

in Parks - on 14/7/17

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Withers joins GBI

The former president of turf equipment manufacturer Jacobsen, David Withers, has joined Golf Business International following his move back to the United...

in Industry News - on 14/7/17

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Key new appointment

McConnel has appointed Paul Jinks as its new territory sales manager for the East and South East.

in Industry News - on 14/7/17