Issue Number 101 (Page 1)


Best practice

Sports Surface Consultant Alan Lewis has revealed his tips for best practice when it comes to scarifying. Alan, a highly respected Sports Surface Consultant,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/4/22

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Gaining the edge

In this article, Reesink’s Peter Biddlecombe considers the cutting unit of a cylinder mower in particular, and the vital role good quality parts play...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 23/4/22

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Q&A with Paul Brett

Paul Brett - an interesting conversation to be had at his dinner party!

in Golf - on 20/4/22

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New job, new plan, new MG

Along the M4 corridor, midway between Swindon and Reading, lies West Hertfordshire Golf Club. Its new Head Greenkeeper is Paul Brett, one of BIGGA’s...

in Golf - on 20/4/22

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Family Fortunes

During his travels visiting schools, golf clubs, colleges and sports grounds on behalf of Pitchcare, David Mears has heard the name Adamson’s mentioned...

in Industry News - on 18/4/22

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Safeguard your turf

A turf disease previously more common in the US, incidences of Brown Patch are becoming more frequent in high-end stadiums and training grounds across...

in Pests & Diseases - on 15/4/22


The Gaffer’s work ethic

The Belfry’s Director of Golf Courses and Estates, Angus MacLeod, discusses his management style and work ethic with Master Greenkeeper Phil Helmn; one...

in Golf - on 12/4/22


A fair haven ...

This Top 100 course is building on generations of premier greenkeeping as Greg Rhodes discusses the future with the club’s new Course Manager Joe...

in Golf - on 4/4/22

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What have you got?

In this article, Conservation Greenkeeper at John O’Gaunt Golf Club in Bedfordshire, Stephen Thompson, explains how important it is to record and promote...

in Golf - on 29/3/22

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Sky blue thinking

After a turbulent few years, the future looks bright for the Coventry Building Society Arena - formerly the Ricoh Arena - with Coventry City Football...

in Football - on 27/3/22


Back on track!

When the route for HS2 was announced, Ingestre Park Golf Club’s existence was threatened. Club officials successfully battled hard to save its future....

in Golf - on 24/3/22


Guy’s Thatched Hamlet

The quirkily named Guy’s Thatched Hamlet (origin unknown) is a canalside haven of thatched roof buildings and sports provision at Bilsborrow, near Preston....

in Cricket - on 21/3/22


The Os have it

This League Two club is London’s second oldest in the whole of the Football League. Neville Johnson went there to meet Head Groundsman Colin James and...

in Football - on 18/3/22


You can be a Panel Beater

Yes, you can you be a panel beater. An interview panel beater. In this - his 100th article for Pitchcare magazine - Trainer and Accredited Interviewer...

in Consultancy - on 15/3/22


Wallace and Simpson!

There are many historical sportsgrounds in Northern Ireland and Lisburn Cricket Club is one of the more familiar ones. Chris McCullough met up with groundsman...

in Cricket - on 12/3/22

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The perfect balance

Stanmore Golf Club in North London has always considered itself to be among the metropolis of London. Over 129-years, the course and London’s city that...

in Golf - on 9/3/22

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The pain of renovation

The journey is never over, from initial moves to firm up surfaces, to the wholesale change of turf grass species. The bigger the step that needs to be...

in Technical - on 6/3/22


A regulatory challenge

With the green movement and the increasingly green European Parliament restrictions, requirements towards fertilisers and other chemical production are...

in Editorial - on 3/3/22


Curve balls!

The observant amongst you will have spotted that Kerry Haywood’s lovely brown eyes are not staring out at you from the foreword in the Feb/Mar issue

in Editorial - on 26/2/22