December 2020 (Page 1)

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Community Hub Nucastle

Thanks to a £2m investment from the Premier League, FA and Government’s Football Foundation, work has officially begun on NUCASTLE - a new multi-million-pound...

in Football - on 31/12/20

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P&K strive for excellence

Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club in Bridgend, commonly known as P&K, is one of Wales's few true championship links courses. Its lofty sand dunes and unique series...

in Golf - on 31/12/20

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January 2021 Diaries

The new year is among us and let’s hope with it we have a way through to getting back some “normality” in our lives. I would like to think that,...

in General Interest - on 31/12/20

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Toro reports strong Q4

The Toro Company this week reported results for its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year periods ended October 31, 2020

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 30/12/20


Golf in the Middle East

Matthew Perry, Director of Agronomy at Dubai Golf speaks to CNN about how he keeps one of the most impressive greens in the Middle East immaculate during...

in Golf - on 30/12/20

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Grass chronicles

How do you prepare a rugby pitch? With the Harlequins Head Groundsman. The pitch at The Stoop is looking immaculate - but how does Harlequins Head Groundsman...

in Rugby - on 29/12/20


Bramley-Moore update

Colin Chong, Everton Football Club’s Stadium Development Director, recently provided supporters with an update on the new Bramley-Moore Dock stadium....

in Football - on 29/12/20


ClearWater Investment

It’s great that, following the temporary closures of so many sporting facilities due to Covid-19, ClearWater has seen an unprecedented number of enquiries...

in Industry News - on 28/12/20


Qatar 2022 stadium

The 40,000-seat Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium hosted the final of the Amir Cup last week, the Qatar Football Association’s showpiece match, after several successful...

in Football - on 28/12/20

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The feel good factor

‘The New Normal’ - one of this year’s buzz phrases that has been worn out by overuse. Yet, for school groundsmen, sports coaches and pupils, it describes...

in Cricket - on 28/12/20


Coins found by groundsman

Britain's biggest-ever hoard of Celtic gold coins, worth £800,000, was unearthed by a groundsman whilst out birdwatching

in General Interest - on 27/12/20

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Hassle-free maintenance

While it’s hard to predict what 2021 will bring, what we know with certainty is that the early year cold weather is already upon us and machinery maintenance...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/12/20


Burgess leaves Real

Real Madrid's chief groundsman, Paul Burgess, has announced that he is leaving the club with immediate effect

in Football - on 24/12/20

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Level playing field golf

Wales Golf Chief Executive Richard Dixon has written an open letter to the country’s First Minister, Mark Drakeford, requesting that courses in Wales...

in Golf - on 24/12/20


Tiers and tears

Ordinarily at this time of year, when the turkey has all been consumed and we start to look forward to 2021, our thoughts turn to BTME and our industry...

in Editorial - on 24/12/20

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Singapore’s finest reopen

Singapore’s finest has officially reopened having been closed since March for renovation works. Sentosa Golf Club has officially reopened its world-class...

in Golf - on 23/12/20

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New Alexander Stadium

An inspection of the progress on the redevelopment of the Alexander Stadium ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was carried out by athletes...

in Athletics - on 23/12/20


Frank Alviti taking over

The strategic re-alignment of the GreenMech dealer network continues with the announcement that Frank Alviti will be taking over the areas of Herefordshire,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 22/12/20


Vandals cement up holes!

The greenkeeper at Davenport Golf Club in Poynton found that someone had poured cement into two holes on the golf course and placed flag poles in the cement,...

in Golf - on 22/12/20

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Festival of Turf

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association has unveiled a brand new outdoor festival and exhibition, taking place in June 2021

in Exhibition News - on 21/12/20