April 2020 (Page 1)

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Head Groundsman foxed

A brush with the local fox population is keeping Leeds Rhinos’ groundsman Ryan Golding busy during the coronavirus crisis.

in Rugby - on 30/4/20


R&A sets out plans

Proposals for safe playing protocols have been submitted to the government in a bid to allow golf courses to open when lockdown restrictions...

in Industry News - on 30/4/20

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COVID-19 Ryan Golding

We spoke to Ryan Golding, Head Groundsman at Leeds Rhinos RLFC to find out how they have adapted their working practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

in Rugby - on 30/4/20

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John Deere thank you

Even during these challenging times, golf course maintenance crews all over the world are still maintaining golf courses. John Deere salutes the men and...

in Golf - on 29/4/20

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Man behind the machine

Designed to relieve compaction, improve drainage and revitalise growth, the OxyShot was introduced into the Charterhouse Turf Machinery portfolio at BTME...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/4/20

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Sporting life dormant

When Prime Minister Boris Johnson brought about an abrupt closure to sport and leisure facilities in the UK on March 23 to prevent the spread of coronavirus,...

in Golf - on 29/4/20

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Technology and turfcare

The world of smart technology is evolving exponentially, and it is thought by 2020 that over 200 billion devices will be talking to each other and sending...

in Football - on 29/4/20


Twenty20 World Cup

Plans for the the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in October as planned remain in place but organisers in Australia are “exploring all other options”...

in Cricket - on 28/4/20


Non-chemical solutions

The final banning of the fungicide Propiconazole in March has added fresh urgency to the need for greenkeepers and groundsmen to find non-chemical, or...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/4/20

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Walton Heath vandalised

A quite mind-boggling act of vandalism took place at Walton Heath at the weekend as thugs on motorbikes delighted in churning up a green one of the...

in Golf - on 28/4/20

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Groundsman leaves

Beaconsfield Cricket Club’s long-serving groundsman has left the club after 34 years of service.

in Cricket - on 27/4/20

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Hive of activity

More than 150,000 bees are set for a new home on the rooftop of the new showpiece Student Centre project currently under way as part of the University...

in Schools & Colleges - on 27/4/20


Japanese Excellence

Whitefield Golf Club, one of the longest established golf courses in the North West have invested in a brand-new fleet of machinery with a retail value...

in Golf - on 27/4/20


Tomorrow's World today

During the late 1980s, BBC’s Tomorrow’s World programme ran a regular feature called Tomorrow’s World 2020. It aimed to project the major issues...

in Training & Education - on 27/4/20


World record attempt

Here’s a chance for golfers to take part in a world record attempt – without having to leave home!

in Golf - on 26/4/20

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Green-fingered volunteer

A green-fingered volunteer who devotes many hours each week to his local grassroots football club has been named the North Riding FA’s groundsman of...

in Football - on 26/4/20


One man and his dog

Instead of Hampshire hosting Kent in the season-opening County Championship fixture at the Ageas Bowl this week, there was just one man and his dog on...

in Cricket - on 26/4/20


Help for housebuilders

The majority of the housebuilding industry has downed tools during the government’s ‘lockdown’ including the UK’s biggest builders, Barratt, Persimmon...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/4/20


Iseki SRA950 virtual demo

Following the success of our first virtual demonstration video last week, ISEKI UK & Ireland has just launched the second video in the series featuring...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/4/20


New Echo Hedgetrimmers

ECHO has introduced a new range of three domestic and semi-professional use double-sided hedgetrimmers: the HC-2020, the HC-2020R and the HC-2320. These...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/4/20