October 2018 (page 3)


JD dealership changes

John Deere dealer Winchester Garden Machinery Ltd has decided to relinquish its professional golf & turf business at the end of October 2018, while retaining...

in Industry News - on 16/10/18


“Head on platter” ...

A former course manager has told Montrose Links golf management committee to "consider their positions" after winning an unfair dismissal fight

in Industry News - on 16/10/18


GKB at the NEC

GKB have a formidable line-up of their natural, synthetic and hybrid turf machinery on display at the NEC. From brushing and cleaning artificial turf to...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/10/18

Tom Sherreard

GTC's top grade

The GTC is proud to announce that Thomas Sherreard from The London Club and Hadlow College has become the first Golf Greenkeeping Apprentice to achieve...

in Golf - on 15/10/18


Billy’s life celebrated

The life of one of the North-east’s most respected golfing figures will be honoured by a memorial at Longside - the Aberdeenshire club where his younger...

in Golf - on 15/10/18

Royal St George's

Open 2020 prep starts

With The Open Championship returning to Royal St George’s Golf Club in 2020, the south coast club has chosen Toro irrigation to ensure the famous old...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 15/10/18

Denham GC Low Maintenance Drought Tolerant Edges

Maintaining integrity

Richard Allen of EcoBunker explains how to make bunkers hold up to spells of extreme weather

in Golf - on 15/10/18

Amenity Forum Conference 2018

Amenity 2018 conference

That was the title for this year’s Amenity Forum conference held at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton on Trent last week. A record number attended representing...

in Industry News - on 14/10/18


Crucial for Kingsbarns

Innes Knight, Course and Facilities Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, says that ICL’s Greenmaster Pro-Lite Invigorator 4-0-8+2MgO+4Fe is crucial to his...

in Golf - on 14/10/18

Lakeside GM 1

Lakeside see growth

With customers ranging from Birmingham City FC, Wasps Rugby and Warwick School, no two days are the same for contractors, Lakeside Grounds Maintenance....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 14/10/18


Connacht Rugby's plans

Connacht Rugby has revealed historic redevelopment plans for its home ground, the Sportsground Stadium, which will see a brand new, 12,000-seat stadium...

in Rugby - on 13/10/18

Elfyn Jones Colwyn Bay FC Award (1)

Jones gets recognition

The hard-working volunteer finished third in the EVO-STIK League Groundsman of the Year Award at a glitzy ceremony at the FA’s St George’s Park, and...

in Industry News - on 13/10/18

Ag Turf Parts Tech Graduation 2017 Awards

JD apprentice awards

A total of 48 young service technicians have formally graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes,...

in Training & Education - on 13/10/18

WakehurstPl 163JH

Bassett’s allsorts!

The multitasking that’s name of the game at Wakehurst, Kew’s southern stronghold, still allows the grounds management team to enjoy their favourite...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 13/10/18


Success at Shrewsbury

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has reported excellent results from using a range of SISIS equipment to maintain the School’s widely...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/10/18


Limagrain's AELTC event

Limagrain UK recently hosted an event at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, in which a number of independent school groundsmen were treated to...

in Tennis - on 12/10/18


SPFL stuck with plastic

Eredivisie giants Feyenoord, Ajax and PSV Eindhoven are to give cut of Champions League cash to smaller clubs in return for them ripping up their plastic...

in Football - on 12/10/18


Eight golf courses closed

Eight municipal golf courses in England have been forced to close their doors after their parent company Mack Trading, which runs Mack Golf, announced...

in Industry News - on 11/10/18

Russells 2723

Ventrac demo day

“One of the most successful events I’ve ever attended,” said Rupert Price after the Russell Group’s Groundcare Demo Day at Stocksbridge Golf Club...

in Golf - on 11/10/18


Eric Harris retires

Although rain has finally arrived, the hot summer temperatures were a test for Stratford Racecourse’s head groundsman Eric Harris as he looked to produce...

in People - on 11/10/18