October 2018 (Page 1)


Defib at Kenilworth Club

A new defibrillator was installed at Kenilworth Cricket Club over the weekend in the memory of a former groundsman who died suddenly last year.

in Cricket - on 31/10/18

San Diego Convention Center

BIGGA to attend golf show

From a greenkeeper who plies his trade at a modest Northumbrian golf club to the head greenkeeper responsible for preparing the course for The Open at...

in Industry News - on 31/10/18

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New face for DLF/Johnsons

To support their continued investment, growth and increase in sales, DLF Seeds have announced the appointment of Alistair Eccles

in People - on 30/10/18

Intelligent One In Action

Intelligence at the NEC!

Danish company, Intelligent Marking, is ready to introduce the world’s most advanced robotic line marker and it’s PROSTRIPE line of field paint to...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 30/10/18

Gloucester HERO Hybrid Pitch

MJ Abbott at the NEC

Specialist contractor, MJ Abbott, are bringing their construction expertise to Saltex 2018 after a year of both large and small-scale projects.

in Best of the Rest - on 30/10/18


Delamere renovated course

Delamere Forest Golf Club near Chester is celebrating the conclusion of a six-year programme to restore its historic heathland course back to its original...

in Golf - on 29/10/18

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INFINICUT® at Real Madrid

A fleet of 22 Cub Cadet INFINICUT mowers have recently been installed at Ciudad Real Madrid, to maintain all of the natural pitches at the clubs prestigious...

in Football - on 29/10/18


Lord’s treasure Hunt

Exclusive Interview - It’s mid-September. The curtain is about to fall on the 2018 cricket season. One name in the game is about to leave perhaps its...

in Cricket - on 29/10/18

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Adelaide sound system

The Adelaide Oval has been described as one of the most picturesque Test cricket grounds in Australia, if not the world, with its importance on the international...

in Football - on 28/10/18

Handsworth Junior

Delight in Handsworth

Clive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East, was on hand to present Handsworth Junior Sporting Club and Handsworth Parramore FC with two lots of funding from...

in Football - on 28/10/18


GC Turf Rewards

Sam Young, Course Manager at West Malling Golf Club in Kent, has seen an improvement in the efficacy of his spraying operations since claiming the Team...

in Golf - on 27/10/18


Mini-Murrayfield is go!

Edinburgh's plans to build a 'mini Murrayfield' next to Scotland's national stadium have been given the green light by the city council.

in Rugby - on 27/10/18


Visiting DLF a must

Following a year of extreme weather conditions, a stop by the DLF stand, J100 at the NEC, will be a must for turf managers preparing for autumn and winter...

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 26/10/18

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World Cup prep underway

As one of only ten venues in the country chosen for the 12th ICC Cricket World Cup next year, Somerset County Cricket Club is relying on Toro to ensure...

in Cricket - on 26/10/18


Pundits, players & public

The cover feature of our October/November issue is an exclusive interview with Mick Hunt, the outgoing head groundsman at the home of cricket. It is a...

in Editorial - on 26/10/18

Gordon McKie

BIGGA regional conference

Each year BIGGA's regional conferences bring leading speakers and some of the top names in the golf and turf management industry around the country

in Golf - on 25/10/18

George Heriots School

MM60 at George Heriots

Simon Theurer, head groundsman at George Heriots School in Edinburgh, has reported excellent results from overseeding with Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed...

in Schools & Colleges - on 25/10/18

Anders Mankert

Leicester golf facility

PGA Advanced Fellow Anders Mankert has launched the first phase of an exciting new venture at The Leicester Golf Centre, based at the former Oadby Golf...

in Golf - on 24/10/18

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Q&A with Matt Shimwell

Matt Shimwell - he’s positive - definitely ... maybe!

in Golf - on 24/10/18

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If It Ain’t Broke

Regarded as one of the finest courses in the northwest, Manchester Golf Club’s Course Manager Matt Shimwell and his team have their work cut out to manage...

in Golf - on 24/10/18