July 2017 (Page 4)

Simon Willems (back left) with the Sevenoaks School grounds care team

'Old school’ no longer!

A few years ago, the school report might have read: superb academic record and at the forefront of classroom innovation, yet a bit of an under achiever...

in Football - on 14/7/17

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Toro bring the wow factor

Chevin Golf Club’s first Toro fleet has brought the wow factor to an already impressive course and according to course manager Andy Mellor club membership...

in Golf - on 13/7/17

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dripline sub-surface

Sub-surface dripline irrigation technology is recognised as being the most efficient method of watering shrubs, plants and grass.

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 13/7/17

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Reesink enjoys success

Reesink Turfcare is marking its first year as Toro distributor following the acquisition last July by Royal Reesink N.V. of the turfcare activities of...

in Industry News - on 13/7/17

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New Technical Consultant

Sports turf specialist total-play Ltd has bolstered its team with the appointment of Shaun Anderson in the newly created role of Technical Consultant.

in Cricket - on 12/7/17

Andy Ewence

New Course Manager

Timberlake Golf, the market leaders in the placement of golf club management staff throughout the UK, has successfully partnered with the prestigious Woking...

in Golf - on 12/7/17


Q&A with Jez Sadler

Jez Sadler - fav song? Smoke gets in your eyes!

in Cricket - on 12/7/17

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The best job in Essex

Peter Driver heads to Colchester and East Essex Cricket Club to meet their Head Groundsman, Jez Sadler, and find out how he engineered his career...

in Cricket - on 12/7/17

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Products from Schiller

Price Turfcare, the recently established business founded by Ransomes Jacobsen’s former International Sales Director, Rupert Price, has been awarded...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/7/17

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Toro trio impresses

Duns Golf Club, an 18-hole parkland course established in the Scottish Borders in 1894, has recently taken charge of three new Toro machines, which join...

in Golf - on 11/7/17


The end of parklife?

Here's a hard-hitting article from The Observer's Rowan Moore who suggests that Britain’s parks are in crisis. He asks, with councils such as Bristol...

in Parks - on 11/7/17

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Cub Cadet Infinicut™

MTD Specialty Turf Products (formally ATT) has completed the order of 18 Cub Cadet Infinicut™ mowers to The All England Tennis Club at Wimbledon.

in Tennis - on 10/7/17

Neil Stubley

Dave Saltman defends Neil

It’s the oldest excuse in the Wimbledon book - if a tennis match doesn’t go your way, blame the grass. But this year the lovingly-manicured turf has...

in Industry News - on 10/7/17

ICL Combat Wear & Tear

ICL Combat Wear & Tear

Andy Baker, Head Greenkeeper at Ely City Golf Course in Cambridgeshire, believes that his use of ICL products have significantly improved the high wear...

in Golf - on 10/7/17


Snap happy!

Wildlife photography has become something of a passion for Darran Marshall, Ecology Officer at Loch Lomond Golf Club, as he explains to Peter Britton

in Golf - on 10/7/17

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Golf Industry Group

The burgeoning Golf Consultants Association will henceforth be known as Golf Business International to reflect its increasing international influence.

in Golf - on 9/7/17

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Eight courses in a day

Lyme Regis Golf Club’s greenkeeper Tom Glover has raised funds for Julia’s House Hospice and Alzheimers UK after playing eight different golf courses...

in Golf - on 9/7/17

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Fontwell part of my life

The invaluable role played by the stable, stud and racecourse staff has been recognised by Racing Staff Week, which began on Saturday with the first of...

in People - on 8/7/17

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Garlic in Selhurst Park

To combat a parasite problem on the pitch at Palace, Eagles experts have decided to cover their hallowed turf in pungent, liquid garlic to solve the...

in Football - on 8/7/17

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King Robert the Bruce

Eric Trump, son of US President Donald Trump and responsible for the Trump Organisation's golf courses, has officially opened the King Robert the Bruce...

in Golf - on 8/7/17