July 2018 (page 1)

Groundsmen don't know!

For Stuart Broad, every ground from Trent Bridge to Lord’s will pose different challenges, and the bowling unit that adapts quickly will have the upper...

in Cricket - on 31/7/18

Academy purchase Koro

The Glasgow Academy has become the first independent school in Scotland to purchase their own 2018 model Koro FIELDTOPMAKER (Koro FTM) from Campey...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/7/18

Neptune Rake clears ponds

Neptune Rake is a lightweight, yet very robust tool for cropping emergent pond weed and dredging detritus from lake beds. It is light enough to carry by...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 31/7/18

Ryder Cup preparations

In the build-up to the event, Jacobsen spoke with the team preparing the course for the tournament – as the tension builds.

in Golf - on 31/7/18

Mick Hunt set to retire

MCC has announced that Head Groundsman Mick Hunt is to retire at the end of the 2018 season

in Cricket - on 30/7/18

Hove upgraded to 3G

A haven for dog walkers, runners, playing kids and sports players in Hove has had its football pitch upgraded.

in Football - on 30/7/18

Toro North Foreland best

Ten new machines are scoring ten out of ten for results on the ‘Long’ and ‘Short’ courses at North Foreland Golf Club in Broadstairs, Kent

in Golf - on 30/7/18

Combating Summer Stress

The Greens at Willesley Golf Club are showing the benefit of an effective and well-managed biostimulants and micronutrients programme.

in Golf - on 30/7/18

Women Role Models

Greenkeeping has for too long been viewed as a bastion of the male workforce. However, increasingly progressive clubs and course managers recognise that...

in Golf - on 30/7/18

Second grassroots award

Islington’s Three Corners Adventure Playground is the first sports facility to win a second Outstanding Venue Award after winning June’s accolade....

in Multi-sports venues - on 29/7/18

Ventrac at Wrotham Heath

Wrotham Heath Golf Club, situated in the rolling Kent countryside near Sevenoaks, has taken delivery of a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor with two alternative...

in Golf - on 29/7/18

Gullane receives accolade

As the players and spectators set out across Gullane Golf Club last week for the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, they stepped onto a course...

in Golf - on 28/7/18

Stihl upgrades MM 56

Adding to its range of MultiSystem tools, STIHL has unveiled the new MM 56 MultiEngine suitable for a wide range of tasks in lawn maintenance, soil cultivation...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/7/18

Games brings bowls to HQ

Royal Leamington Spa’s historic Victoria Park was one of the first sports facilities to be named as a venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after Birmingham...

in Bowls - on 28/7/18

Allett C27 cylinder mower

Allett Mowers have introduced a new 27” cylinder mower to their professional mower range. Designed to meet requests from groundsmen in Europe and the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/7/18

Kubota scout partnership

Kubota UK has joined forces with PACCAR Scout Camp, a charity funded organisation dedicated to helping young people achieve their physical, intellectual...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/7/18

Toro renovation strategy

When Toro developed its irrigation strategy, one of the early thoughts was longevity, so it should therefore be no surprise that Toro sprinklers dating...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 27/7/18

DLF provide solution

A ‘historic and inspirational cathedral setting’ provides the backdrop for studies to the pupils at The King’s School, Gloucester. In charge of maintaining...

in Schools & Colleges - on 26/7/18