December 2017 (Page 1)

Bigga awards finalists

BIGGA Awards finalists

The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition returns this January, with more than 5,000 turf managers, greenkeepers, golf club owners and industry decision makers...

in Industry News - on 31/12/17


MCG's 'graveyard' pitch

Cricket officials have begun a review of the drop-in pitch described as a "bowlers' graveyard" in a bid to ensure there is no repeat

in Industry News - on 31/12/17

Venue of the Year 2017

Powerleague Shoreditch

Hackney’s Powerleague Shoreditch has won MyLocalPitch’s Outstanding London Sports Venue for 2017. It's one of London's most popular grassroots sites...

in Football - on 30/12/17


LT-F3000 for Countrywide

Nationally respected Countrywide Grounds Maintenance serves thousands of customers from 50 regional offices and has been leading the industry for over...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 30/12/17

DaveSaltman Oldham Landscape

Dealing with the variable

Being a turf manager has probably never been harder than it is today. It is, without question, one of the most challenging roles available. There are so...

in Editorial - on 30/12/17


Mick retires from Eaton

It was the end or an era at Eaton Golf Club recently when Mick Lathrope retired as head greenkeeper after an impressive 45 years of service

in Golf - on 29/12/17

Alfredo Stadium July 2017

Greener for Real Madrid!

County Turf has supplied and successfully installed the first ever HERO Hybrid Grass pitches in Spain at Real Madrid Football Club

in Industry News - on 29/12/17

Golf course damage

Dealing with uncertainty

Superintendent magazine highlights the plight of greenkeepers; those folk who work to get their courses in top-notch, pristine condition – perhaps as...

in Golf - on 29/12/17

Skip the queues at BTME 2018

Skip the queues at BTME

The biggest turf management show of the year is on the horizon, and the time has come to get yourself on the guest list.

in Industry News - on 28/12/17


Bayer launch new website

Agrochemical giant Bayer has launched a new transparency website designed to enable access to scientific data needed for the evaluation of plant protection...

in Industry News - on 28/12/17

Groundsman Industries

Groundsman Industries

Ballymoney-based Groundsman Industries is investing more than £220,000 in additional resources to meet growing demand for its products across Great Britain...

in Industry News - on 27/12/17

Venue manager of the Year 2017

Venue Manager of year

Calthorpe Project’s Ray Ansah has been named MyLocalPitch’s London Sports Venue Manager of the Year for 2017

in Industry News - on 27/12/17

Daniel Tomberry

Reesink expand

Reesink Turfcare’s Scotland service branch in Livingston continues to expand with the appointment of a new sales representative, Daniel Tomberry

in Industry News - on 27/12/17

Upgrading irrigation

How to upgrade irrigation

From Superintendent magazine in the USA comes this article on the cost for the complete replacement of an 18-hole irrigation system. At the high end of...

in Golf - on 27/12/17

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Defender slams pitch!

Bristol Rovers defender Lee Brown slams the state of the Memorial Stadium pitch. The club relaid the pitch at great expense this summer

in Football - on 26/12/17


How fungi created life

Today our world is visually dominated by animals and plants, but this world would not have been possible without fungi, say University of Leeds...

in Technical - on 26/12/17

Dennis and SISIS at STMA 2018

Dennis & SISIS STMA 2018

Dennis and SISIS will be showcasing a range of market leading turf maintenance equipment at the 2018 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference...

in Industry News - on 26/12/17

MJ Abbott at Royal Norwich GC

East-Anglian benchmark

Royal Norwich Golf Club Limited are aiming to build a benchmark for golf in East Anglia with their new £10 million courses and club house, with MJ Abbott...

in Golf - on 25/12/17


Pees on Earth!

Queensland scientists devise a novel way to make fertiliser

in Industry News - on 25/12/17

Galway Bay Golf Resort 1

Upgrade at Galway Bay

Designed by former Ryder Cup and World Cup golfer Christy O’Connor Jnr, Galway Bay Golf Resort at Renville near Oranmore is not a links course.

in Golf - on 24/12/17