September 2020 (Page 4)


Infantry brought in!

Stuart Murtha, former military man and now Head Greenkeeper at the West Runton Links Golf Course in Norfolk, believes that the course has never been in...

in Golf - on 8/9/20


Big Mac for Paul Wade

Orpington Football Club’s Paul Wade has been named groundsman of the year. He beat 50 others shortlisted for the national award and was chosen by a national...

in Football - on 8/9/20

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Great Field project

The Great Field, at some 12 ha, is the largest area of green space in Poundbury and work began on it in 2014, with the building of sports pitches, outdoor...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 7/9/20


Offers of help flood in

Painswick Golf Club has been inundated with offers of help after its third hole was targeted by vandal

in Golf - on 7/9/20

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Richard Harris Retires

Richard Harris, managing director of Reesink Turfcare IRE, has announced his retirement from the company. Richard was instrumental in the development of...

in Industry News - on 7/9/20


The ‘new’ matchday

Three weeks since the return of the Gallagher Premiership and the rugby world is now well-versed in the ‘new matchday’ experience

in Rugby - on 6/9/20


Bill Elwood RIP

Scottish Rugby is saddened to learn of the death of its former Head Groundsman and Stadium Manager Bill Elwood. He passed away last month aged 80

in People - on 6/9/20

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Toro Irrigation; Pennard

With an irrigation system in desperate need of replacing, Pennard Golf Club opted for a combination of Toro Lynx Central Control and Toro sprinklers, based...

in Golf - on 6/9/20

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Unicorn's new equipment

In March 2020, after 20-years of vying for control of their main Smiths Field site from Trafford Council, Unicorn Athletic JFC has begun life in charge...

in Football - on 5/9/20


Spotlight on Chris Turpie

Chris Turpie, amenity specialist for Agrovista Amenity, provides an insight into his career to date, his varied client base, and his pride at building...

in People - on 5/9/20

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Golf growth opportunity

Speaking ahead of the AIG Women’s Open, Martin Slumbers, The R&A’s Chief Executive, said the Covid-19 pandemic has given golf the chance to broaden...

in Industry News - on 5/9/20

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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Cricket - on 5/9/20

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Own an Etesia Hydro 80

Etesia UK has announced a 0% interest finance option to allow customers greater flexibility when purchasing a new Hydro 80 MKHP5 ride-on mower

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 4/9/20


Quad bike vandalism

Wigan Golf Club has had to close down for ‘several days’ after quad bikers drove onto the course and tore up many of the greens and fairways

in Golf - on 4/9/20


9600 boosts productivity

Contractor, GMC, is the latest purchaser of the agria 9600 hybrid banks mower. The family run business, which has over 15 years’ experience of commercial...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 4/9/20

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Changes at John Deere

John Deere has announced a change to its senior management affecting the leadership in Region 2 (Europe and the CIS). Alejandro Sayago is appointed Vice...

in Industry News - on 3/9/20

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Phil Self joins Iseki

ISEKI UK & Ireland has appointed the well-known industry figure Phil Self as Technical Sales Demonstrator to further increase the support for the dealer...

in Industry News - on 3/9/20


K Club to Colombia

Eamonn McCarthy is originally from Bantry Bay in West Cork, but now lives in Bogota, Colombia, with his wife and their new baby girl. He works at Country...

in Golf - on 3/9/20


Sign Up Now

After a season like no other, it’s time to submit your challenge for the 2020/21 Pitchcare & Syngenta Fantasy Football League with a £1500 prize...

in Football - on 3/9/20


Red diesel consultation

The consultation on red diesel seeks views on reforms to the tax treatment of red diesel and other rebated fuels. This consultation closes at 11:45pm on...

in Industry News - on 2/9/20