January 2018 (page 1)

Toro Lynx and Infinity

It’s a popular combination that just makes sense when flexible controller meets smart sprinkler: the intuitive Toro Lynx control system and Infinity...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 31/1/18

North Berwick work begins

Work is due to get underway later this year to combat the impact of coastal erosion at North Berwick Golf Club in East Lothian

in Golf - on 31/1/18

Q&A with David Anderson

David Anderson - fighting talk at his dinner party - possibly!

in Football - on 31/1/18

Out of the darkness...

David Anderson joined Barnsley Football Club’s groundstaff because he was ‘handy with spanners’. He has now risen to the role of Head Groundsman...

in Football - on 31/1/18

GEA 2018 winners

The winners of the 2018 Golf Environment Awards (GEA) were announced at BTME, with Steve Thompson winning at the fourth attempt!

in Industry News - on 30/1/18

Peaceful Meldrum House

Meldrum House Country Hotel & Golf Course extended its hotel in 2016 to 55 rooms, and has since invested in golf course maintenance equipment and vehicles...

in Golf - on 30/1/18

Town prize on offer

Entrants to this year’s Suffolk FA Groundsman of the Year competition - sponsored by Ransomes Jacobsen - could win a unique prize. All entrants will...

in Football - on 30/1/18

New factory for CubCadet

Following on from what was a hugely successful year, 2018 looks to be a year of new starts and new products for both the ATT TMSystem™ and Cub Cadet...

in Industry News - on 29/1/18

Plymouth work begins

Work to transform old artificial football pitches into a brand new sports facility for Plymouth's Manadon and Honicknowle communities is now under way

in Football - on 29/1/18

Q&A with Ryan Donnellan

Ryan Donnellan - appears to be heading in One Direction - the bar!

in Golf - on 29/1/18

Charnock Richard GC

Ryan Donnellan is the young Head Greenkeeper tasked with turning a few dozen acres of grassland into a phoenix reborn from the ashes of once-successful...

in Golf - on 29/1/18

To the Manor born

Hertfordshire’s Manor of Groves Golf Club has purchased its first fleet of Toro machinery and resolved to be exclusively Toro by 2020, having seen time-saving...

in Golf - on 28/1/18

Record Sum for Charity

The PGA Tour and its tournaments generated more than US$180 million for charitable causes in 2017, surpassing the previous year’s record amount by approximately...

in Golf - on 28/1/18

Oldest course 'abandoned'

It is the harsh and unpredictable seaside conditions that has traditionally made links golf such an enticing endeavour but, for England’s oldest course,...

in Golf - on 28/1/18

BLEC bounces back

BTME 2018 will see BLEC bouncing back and looking bright under the stewardship of Charterhouse Turf Machinery. The range of specialised landscaping and...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/1/18

High praise for Tim

Groundsman Tim Phillips was singled out as Pershore Town’s unlikely man of the match – for ensuring they yet again avoided the wipeout of fixtures...

in Football - on 27/1/18

MLP sign up Waltham

MyLocalPitch, the leading online sports booking platform, has signed an agreement with Waltham Forest council to become its online bookings partner for...

in Local Authority - on 27/1/18

Trilo win at Newmarket

To keep both the Rowley Mile Racecourse and July Course worthy of a ‘photo finish’, Estates Manager Alan Hatherley relies on his Trilo kit of blowers...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/1/18