February 2021 (Page 3)


Under the water tower

You have seen it on TV. But how much do you really know about Firestone Country Club? Learn what happens when cameras and golf greats aren’t roaming...

in Golf - on 16/2/21


James relies on G860s

The London Stadium has recently increased its fleet of Dennis G860 cylinder mowers, and Head Groundsman James Williams has revealed exactly why

in Football - on 16/2/21

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Ian Darler thanks helpers

The U's were one of two sides to get their home matches on in the division on Saturday in freezing temperatures. Ian Darler paid tribute to his team of...

in Football - on 15/2/21

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A world's first

Plans by Forest Green Rovers Football Club (FGRFC) to play its games at the world’s first entirely wooden stadium have been approved by the English Football...

in Football - on 15/2/21

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Only the best will do

Woodlawn - a garden and lawn maintenance company in Northern Ireland, insist on providing the best service to their customers, and it is for this reason...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 15/2/21


Ingrebourne Links Golf

Ingrebourne Links is situated in Rainham, Essex, just twenty minutes from Central London. Its futuristic clubhouse - more akin to a ‘Grand Designs’...

in Golf - on 15/2/21

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Meet the apprentice

Introduction: I am an 18-year-old based in Silsden. I always struggled to know what I wanted to do when I left school. I worked hard in school so I could...

in Golf - on 14/2/21

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"Mindless" vandals

"MINDLESS" vandals have struck at a York bowling green, by cutting images of male genitalia and a swear word into the turf.

in Bowls - on 14/2/21


Grassroots clubs at risk

Former England goalkeeper David James says: "This isn't just about kids playing football, this is about the community." More than 5,000 grassroots football...

in Football - on 13/2/21

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Bognor stalwart retires

Brian Quinnell has never been one to let the grass grow under his feet. It's a good job, really. For as the popular groundsman at Bognor’s Nyewood Lane...

in Football - on 13/2/21


Carrick Sports on track

In spring 2020 Carrick Sports Construction successfully secured the design and build contract for Royal Grammar School Worcester’s new hockey centre,...

in Synthetics - on 13/2/21

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DLF’s John Hughes retires

DLF have announced that one of the most well-known names in the seed industry, John Hughes, will be leaving at the end of February to embrace his well-earned...

in Industry News - on 12/2/21

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GKB teams up with BIGGA

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has welcomed GKB Machines as its latest Educational Supporter.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/2/21


Spurs choose Myerscough

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is the latest Premier League football club to choose Myerscough College as their sportsturf apprenticeships delivery...

in Football - on 12/2/21


ICL to sponsor AF event

ICL has announced that it is sponsoring the Amenity Forum ‘Meeting the Challenge’ online event, taking place on 25 February 2021.

in Training & Education - on 11/2/21

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CCFC sign up apprentices

The Sky Blues have forged a new relationship with leading college group WCG (formerly Warwickshire College Group) to expand the grounds staff department...

in Football - on 11/2/21

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Top-Brush for worm casts

Constructed on a heavy clay soil profile, the two 18-hole courses at Welwyn Garden City’s Brocket Hall Estate fell victim last year to what arguably...

in Golf - on 11/2/21

Meadow wildflowers

Flower power!

More than 97% of meadows have been destroyed, but the fight is now on to restore them. They are essential for plants and insects – but is it wise to...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/2/21

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New SCAG stand-on mower

The V-Ride is a stand-on mower designed for professional use; the compact machine size, ease of manouevering and clear view for the operator have lead...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/2/21

Hazlegrove School

Evolution is the solution

Graham Kitley, head of grounds at Hazlegrove Preparatory School in Somerset, needed a premium controlled release fertiliser with no excessive flushes of...

in Schools & Colleges - on 10/2/21