March 2018 (Page 3)


Beamish Park happy ...

Beamish Park Golf Club, located nine miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne, has made significant improvements to maintenance efficiency and quality of cut...

in Golf - on 19/3/18

Gore the function of Athletic Footwear

Footwear research

Pitchcare looks at the history of the GORE-TEX® footwear brand and the development of the GORE-TEX® Extended Comfort Footwear range.

in Technical - on 19/3/18


Greenmaster aids recovery

Following a severe Microdochium Nivale outbreak which left scars on the greens at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, Head Greenkeeper Andy Moore, turned...

in Golf - on 18/3/18


'Air' of confidence

Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/3/18

Kubota  BX231

Kubota UK launches BX231

Kubota UK continues to meet the ever-changing needs of turf professionals, equine and large estate users with the launch of its new BX231 sub-compact...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/3/18

Makita1802 18v Wheelbarrow

Makita brushless power

At last - Makita has harnessed the impressive power of the incredibly successful 18v Brushless motor to reduce the back-breaking task of pushing a fully...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/3/18


Mark meets lifesavers

Mark Tucker from Neath Golf Course has helped raised money for Welsh Air Ambulance

in Industry News - on 17/3/18

Aldwickbury Park GC Wiedenmann

Terra Spike success

A Hertfordshire golf club having had 14 years of success with an existing Wiedenmann Terra Spike XF has replaced it with a newer version.

in Golf - on 17/3/18


Warwickshire experiment

Warwickshire County Cricket Club's matches could be played on partially artificial surfaces as early as the 2019 season if testing progresses well

in Industry News - on 16/3/18

Khalifa International Stadium

World Cup 2022 labour

Migrant workers building Khalifa International Stadium in Doha for the 2022 World Cup have suffered systematic abuses, in some cases forced labour, Amnesty...

in Football - on 16/3/18

Allett rm34 girton college (11)

Allett goes to College

Girton College, Cambridge, have recently purchased a new Allett C34 Cylinder mower from the professional mower range, to add to their ‘Allett...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/3/18


Q&A with Gareth Shaw

Gareth Shaw - honest, empathic, generous, politician!

in Cricket - on 16/3/18

Crowds 6

Good turf requires labour

The Head Groundsman at Ealing Cricket Club has two jobs - he is also a doctorate-educated, elected Councillor for the Walpole ward. Jake Barrow meets Gareth...

in Cricket - on 16/3/18


RJ dealer changes

Ransomes Jacobsen has announced several changes to sales territories in the north of England and Wales to streamline and strengthen its UK dealer...

in Industry News - on 15/3/18

Bees 1

Total neonics ban likely

Analysis from EU’s scientific risk assessors finds neonicotinoids pose a serious danger to all bees, making total field ban highly likely

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/3/18

Tehidy Park GC Toro

Tehidy Park GC picks Toro

Tehidy Park Golf Club in Cornwall has chosen Toro for the first time as it takes a new approach to its course machinery replacement to ensure a better...

in Golf - on 15/3/18


MM60 is key for Rhinos

Ryan Golding, head groundsman at the Emerald Headingley Stadium - home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league and Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union clubs, believes...

in Rugby - on 14/3/18

TGA green horizon

TGA trials day

The first Turfgrass Grower Association (TGA) Trials day will be held on the 22nd March and will feature trials and exhibitions from seed, agronomy, fertiliser...

in Industry News - on 14/3/18

Hurlston Hall

Hurlston's precision

The condition of a golf courses greens is what a head greenkeeper is judged on, and Duncan Ross’ surgical precision has made them the go to contractor...

in Golf - on 14/3/18

Frank Newberry landscape

The five generations

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry looks at the challenge of getting the best out of people from multiple generations in the workplace. In Part 1, Frank...

in Training & Education - on 14/3/18