Ryan Golding, the groundsman responsible for maintaining Leeds Rugby's Kirkstall Training Ground, hailed Monday's machinery demonstration event by Campey Turf Care Systems a success, saying the club were proud to host events which promote learning and best practice in groundsmanship.
Under the watchful eye of Head Groundsman Jason Booth and his staff, along with groundsmen from all sports who had travelled from across the region, the Campey team showed a range of equipment including the Koro by Imants TopMaker, Imants Shockwave, Vredo seeder and the Timan RC-750 bank mower.
Watch Ryan Golding talking about the demonstration here:
The events at Deer Park Golf Club in Livingstone, North Tyneside Council, Askham Bryan College in York, Leeds Rugby, Clitheroe Golf Club, Aintree Racecourse and Manchester Golf Club, have been attended by more than 300 turf professionals.
Campeys' UK demo tour continues until 3rd November at the following venues:
Monday 25th October - Oaklands College Farm, Smallford Campus, South Drive, off Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0JA.
Tuesday 26th October - Writtle College, Lordships Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR.
Wednesday 27th October - Tonbridge School, High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1JP.
Thursday 28th October - Berkshire College of Agriculture, Hall Place, Burchetts Green Road, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, SL6 6QR.
Friday 29th October - Taunton School, Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD.
Monday 1st November - Filton College, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol.
Tuesday 2nd November - University of Warwick, Cryfield Sports Pavilion, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL.
Wednesday 3rd November - South Staffordshire Golf Club, Danescourt Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 9BQ