Issue Number 100 (Page 1)


The Mersey beats us!

The impact of climate change is seldom far away for Paul Barrow, who has to run the gauntlet of water and environment agencies to keep his course free...

in Golf - on 23/2/22


Marks of distinction

Training excellence is the calling card for a North West college breaking new ground in developing the next generation of greenkeepers and parks professionals,...

in Training & Education - on 20/2/22


Eager to please

There are not too many golfing establishments that can say they are part of a country estate dating back to 1674 but Blackwood Golf Centre in Northern...

in Golf - on 13/2/22

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Spinning plates!

Working at Fulham FC’s Motspur Park training ground is like spinning plates reckons Head Groundsman Declan Robinson. It’s an analogy he is happy with...

in Football - on 10/2/22

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Q&A with David Norton

David Norton - never wants second best ... or tick boxes!

in Golf - on 7/2/22

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Firing on all cylinders

On a rather windy autumn day David Mears visited and chatted to David Norton, the new Course Manager at Hull Golf Club, just a year into his appointment....

in Golf - on 7/2/22


Q&A with Craig Ringsell

Craig Ringsell - he wants to win an Olympic medal and Southgate needs to be worried!

in Football - on 4/2/22


The Generals

Nicknamed ‘the Generals’, Chesham United Football Club is a semi-professional football club in Buckinghamshire who play in the Southern League Premier...

in Football - on 4/2/22


Nimble numbers ...

There’s a plethora of ride-on mowers on the market which can make purchasing a complex process. In this article we talk to Phil Catley, Key Account...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/1/22

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Spreading the Word

Less than a year from now, the culmination of years’ worth of work will be played out in front of a global audience during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar....

in Football - on 25/1/22


Doubling up!

Greg Rhodes rambles through the rough on one of England’s golf coast Top 100 links treasures to meet Course Manager Greg Wellings and his team who are...

in Golf - on 22/1/22


University of East Anglia

On World Environment Day, 5 June 2019, the University of East Anglia (UEA) joined forces with other organisations worldwide to declare a climate and biodiversity...

in Football - on 19/1/22


The City Football Academy

Head Groundsperson Lee Metcalfe has looked after the City Football Academy (CFA) for ten years now. Lee is a household name in our industry, but when Editor...

in Football - on 16/1/22


Fact or fiction?

In this article, Dave French, sales manager at Reesink e-Vehicles, explains the issue, dispels the myths when it comes to electric vehicles and provides...

in Battery/Electric Power - on 13/1/22


The Lord’s way being done

For Pitchcare’s ton-up issue, Neville Johnson visited a place where centuries are given special recognition. A chat with Head Groundsman Karl McDermott...

in Cricket - on 10/1/22


Racking up a ton

Peter Britton talks us through 100 issues of the Pitchcare magazine

in Editorial - on 7/1/22


Let the journey begin ...

Sene Valley Golf Club in Hythe, Kent have embarked on a long journey to improve the course’s infrastructure that involves all aspects; cost-effective...

in Golf - on 4/1/22


Industry has to change

When Leicester City Football Club launched its Sports Turf Academy (STA) in July 2021, the aim was clear; to be world leaders in the training and education...

in Football - on 29/12/21


Will You Beat the Sifter?

Whether you are looking or not - it might be wise to locate your current CV to see if it needs updating - just in case a good opportunity arises, and your...

in Consultancy - on 27/12/21


Notching up a ton

Many of you may be aware that the latest Pitchcare magazine is our 100th issue! It is a fantastic achievement and provides an opportunity to reflect on...

in Editorial - on 24/12/21