September 2020 (Page 3)

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It’s what’s underneath...

Ed Mowe, head groundsman at Leicester Tigers, believes that a good sand is integral to the performance and health of a sports pitch - and it is for this...

in Rugby - on 14/9/20


Q&A - Kris Nurse

Kris Nurse - he’s a pain in the grass but is always happy!

in People - on 14/9/20


Loughborough Uni pitch

Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It covers...

in Training & Education - on 14/9/20

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Fourth-time lucky winner

The quintessentially British striped lawn is idolised across the world and in celebration of this Allett Mowers opened up their annual Allett Creative...

in General Interest - on 13/9/20

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Online Championship

For the first time in the long history of greenkeepers battling it out to be proclaimed the association’s best golfer, the British & International Golf...

in Golf - on 13/9/20

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ICL’s Riptide impact

ICL’s Riptide, the no1 ranked creeping bentgrass, has made an impact at Trentham Golf Club, according to Course Manager, Ed Stant

in Golf - on 12/9/20


Ramsdale Park award

Ramsdale Park Golf Centre has successfully achieved Golf Environment Organisation Certified status for the next five years

in Golf - on 12/9/20


How to Give Bad News

Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry looks at how to give bad news to people in the workplace. Giving bad news can be hard on everyone. It needs...

in Consultancy - on 12/9/20

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Air2Root reach new depths

Air2Root Turfcare Limited pride themselves on using market leading machinery to bring a ‘breath of fresh air’ to compacted sports surfaces in and around...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/9/20

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Double A acquisition

John Deere turf dealership The Double A Trading Company Ltd, which has its head office in Cupar, Fife and a second outlet at Kintore in Aberdeenshire,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/9/20

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MM60 turns on the style

Mark Walker, owner of Grasstek, has been widely praised for improving the pitch at Oxford United FC’s Kassam Stadium – with the club’s manager, Karl...

in Football - on 11/9/20


Tractors for all seasons

Experience the versatility of John Deere’s 1026R and 2026R - these premium models really are the Swiss Army knives of the compact utility tractor world,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/9/20

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First for St Andrews

Toro and St Andrews Links share the same commitment to innovation and the future, to meet the needs of a changing marketplace. It’s why the two have...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/9/20

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Turf Tank expansion in UK

Danish GPS line marking company, Turf Tank, has continued its expansion in the United Kingdom with the appointment of two regional sales managers

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/9/20

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Dartfordians RFC upgrade

Dartfordians RFC has upgraded their maintenance operation with a Trimax Striker and New Holland Boomer 40 from Campey Turf Care Systems

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/9/20

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The role of public parks

This report has been put together while the lockdown is still in place and while there are still major restrictions on business, sport, events and on public...

in Local Authority - on 10/9/20


Thank your greenkeeper

International ‘Thank a Golf Greenkeeper Day’ honours golf course management professionals on 23rd September. Golfers are asked to show their support...

in Industry News - on 9/9/20

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Brouwer Kesmac news

Vanmac Ltd have announced they are now an authorised full line distributor for the Brouwer Kesmac portfolio of turf and groundcare machinery

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/9/20

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Important and essential

2020 is certainly a year not to be forgotten. It has impacted on us all in so many ways and it is clear that returning to what we thought as of normal...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 9/9/20

Toro’s Titan tines built to last up to four times longer

Four times the tine

Built to take on the toughest of tasks, Toro’s Titan tines last up to four times longer than standard tines, meaning fewer change-outs and replacements...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 8/9/20