March 2018 (Page 4)

Replay Maintenance Uni of Nottingham

Notts Uni - dream ticket

For the second year running, the expertise of the grounds team at the University of Nottingham saw them collect the Best Maintained Artificial Pitch of...

in Synthetics - on 13/3/18


Experts abroad

Real Madrid, PSG and Atletico: How British groundsmen are making a splash at Europe's biggest clubs and beyond

in Football - on 13/3/18

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MyLocalPitch FA Partner

MyLocalPitch, the leading grassroots sports search and booking portal, has scored a deal with Middlesex Football Association to become its official Bookings...

in Football - on 13/3/18

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Jacobsen GA aerators

Jacobsen, is launching new models of its GA Aerator Series. The GA450 and GA580 aerators will join the GA600 to create an extensive line of tractor mounted...

in Golf - on 12/3/18

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Hertford Town FC boost

No one expects to win a prize draw! Andy North, from Hertford Town Football Club, was as surprised as anyone to get a call with the news that he’d won...

in Football - on 12/3/18

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MJ Abbott award

Wiltshire-based golf and sports turf contractor, MJ Abbott Limited, was recognised at Rain Bird’s distributor and contractor awards ceremony held at...

in Golf - on 12/3/18

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Education - the point?

As I carry out my work, I occasionally hear some managers asking me the question “What’s the point of all this education?” Often this is said when...

in Training & Education - on 12/3/18

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Irrigation made simpler

New to the Bailoy range is the GTI EC irrigation control software in Pro and Lite versions. These GTI EC controllers retain many features of the GTI PC...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 11/3/18

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Epic charity ride

Waltham Windmill Course Manager Rob Welford is cycling the length of the Britain to raise funds for charity

in Industry News - on 11/3/18


Carlisle's true stars

Preparing a football ground so that it can host a match is well within the standard remit of a groundsman. There are few occasions when he is entitled...

in Football - on 11/3/18


Koro in Provo Golf Club

Golf courses find their home in a variety of places, but Provo Golf Course, based in the Turks & Caicos Islands, is on the edge of a 40-square mile island,...

in Golf - on 10/3/18

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Insch hit by vandals

Insch Golf Club recently found that two buggies had been stolen – and the thieves caused thousands of pounds of damage to the course, leaving tyre marks...

in Golf - on 10/3/18


STRI Independence?

Feeling slightly saddened by the news that my former employer, STRI, has seemingly abandoned its claim to be an independent consultancy. Its directors...

in Consultancy - on 10/3/18

Knole Park

Firm and fast Knole Park

Located within the boundaries of Knole Estates in 1000 acres of outstanding Kent parkland and with 600 deer roaming freely around the estate is a club...

in Golf - on 9/3/18

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Tom tops at Macclesfield

It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and we recently caught up with golf greenkeeping apprentice Tom Silcock at his workplace, Macclesfield Golf Club

in Golf - on 9/3/18

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L1361 Utility Tractor

Kubota UK, leading groundcare machinery specialist, has launched its latest high performance L1361 Compact Utility Tractor, which provides unrivalled versatility,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/3/18

View from the 7th Tee

Bryn there, done that!

Every golf course has its selling features and its resources. At the only golf course in the Welsh village of Betws-yn-Rhos, for example, there is wind...

in Golf - on 9/3/18

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2017 distance report

The R&A and the USGA have completed the annual review of driving distance in golf, producing a research report that documents and evaluates important findings...

in Golf - on 8/3/18

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Foxes apprentices ...

Leicester City Football Club is the latest in a long list of Premier League Football Clubs to choose Myerscough College as their apprenticeships delivery...

in Football - on 8/3/18

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MTD expansion

MTD have announced the appointment of Tony Whelan as the new Director of Sales and Marketing for their Specialty Turf Products division.

in Industry News - on 8/3/18