October 2020 (Page 2)


Register for Virtual GIS

Registration for the 2021 Golf Industry Show (GIS), which will be presented in an interactive virtual format, has been opened

in Golf - on 25/10/20

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Plough On at Wimbledon

HERE are the first photos of AFC Wimbledon’s new stadium almost in shape just 24 days before it officially opens.

in Football - on 25/10/20

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Jim creates giant poppies

Murrayfield Head Groundsman Jim Dawson creates a giant spray of flowers as he puts the finishing touches to a 30ft Remembrance Day poppy.

in Rugby - on 25/10/20


Cardiff Arms Park pitch

The pitch, which was originally installed in 2013, will be replaced and the Cardiff Blues may not return until next year

in Rugby - on 24/10/20


Racing to better turf

Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman is not a household name, but anyone who knows anything about cars will instantly recognise Colin Chapman as one of the most...

in Golf - on 24/10/20

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Historic Casement Park

Ulster GAA has welcomed the “landmark and historic decision” from Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon to recommend planning approval for the redevelopment...

in Stadium News - on 24/10/20

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3G Pitches: Health Crisis

Almost three years ago I was enjoying my retirement, making lots of happy memories with my grandchildren. Then I found out that our council wanted to build...

in Synthetics - on 24/10/20

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TYM making magic

Earlier this year Douglas and Alex Chalmers, Countryside’s TYM competition winners, compared the T194 tractor they won for the year to a fairytale: “It’s...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 23/10/20

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The SCAG Windstorm

The SCAG Windstorm, supplied by STM Co Ltd, is a stand-on high-power cyclone leaf blower. With an engine size of 37HP you can see that the expression “high-power”...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 23/10/20

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Hybrids prove their worth

Founded in 1889, Royal County Down is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland and features two 18-hole links, the Championship Course and the Annesley...

in Golf - on 23/10/20

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Cash from your Kubota

Purchasers of Kubota’s popular ST Series compact tractors will get a great deal more than they bargained for with £1000 cashback.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 22/10/20

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SALTEX moves to Nov 2021

Due to mounting pressure from the global Coronavirus pandemic, the Grounds Management Association (GMA) regrettably announces that it has taken the decision...

in Industry News - on 22/10/20

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RLGC at the sharp end

Grinding is an important aspect of maintenance at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, and to take their in-house operation forward, they have chosen a Foley Company...

in Golf - on 22/10/20

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Syngenta one box solution

A new one box solution from Syngenta is set to safely see greenkeepers and turf managers through the difficult transition from summer to winter disease...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 22/10/20


Forced to work!

Greenkeepers at a city golf course are claiming they are being forced to continue with “hazardous” non-essential duties despite colleagues testing...

in Golf - on 21/10/20


Wales Golf COVID-19

The Welsh Government has stated ‘Golf and tennis clubs will be required to close during the period of the lockdown'

in Golf - on 21/10/20


Aspen Fuel a boost

Health and safety is at the heart of operations for Halifax based Green Valley Arborists (GVA). Working on commercial vegetation clearance and landscaping...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 21/10/20


Dad’s army take the flack

During a typical Friday in June, the final preparations would usually be being made to the square at The Victory Ground but, instead, it is routine mowing...

in Cricket - on 21/10/20

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Power in Paradise

After two unsuccessful mowers, landowner Dr Ueli Zellweger has finally found the ride-on mower he was looking for to help maintain the ‘most beautiful...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/10/20

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Major Swift roller mowers

Two new trailed Major Swift roller mowers are pushing Cropper Grounds Maintenance to higher productivity and improved commercial efficiency in Staffordshire,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/10/20