Issue Number 16 (Page 1)

Talk to me!

Talk to me!

In the second of his articles, Kevin Munt, Principle Consultant at KMgC says that asking your colleagues to “get those bl**dy greens cut faster” may...

in Consultancy - on 15/2/08

Are you ready for the world’s biggest killer?

At sporting events, on your golf course, in the club house, in the office and at social events, the risk of cardiac arrest is very real. As a Duty of Care...

in Industry News - on 14/2/08

The race that stops a Nation

Flemington Racecourse

Standing at the entrance to Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia is a majestic bronze statue of one of the country’s greatest sporting icons....

in Equestrian - on 9/2/08

Financing irrigation systems

Irrigation systems

The second in a series of articles by Duncan McGilvray, Managing Director of Enviropro H2O Ltd, concentrates on financing the enormous cost of what is,...

in Golf - on 7/2/08

Stand and deliver ...

Laurence Gale MSc meets up with Steve Birks, Head Groundsman at Trent Bridge to catch up on latest developments at the third oldest Test ground in the...

in Cricket - on 2/2/08

Bunkers or bonkers?

Bunkers or bonkers?

The majority of golfers would consider a course without bunkers to be inferior to those with. But is this the case? Are modern courses being built with...

in Golf - on 1/2/08

Taking pride in Framlingham

Pride in Framlingham

MIKE RUTTERFORD is Head Groundsman at Framlingham College, a position he took over from his brother. Set in beautiful Suffolk countryside the college is...

in Cricket - on 30/1/08

Dave Saltman

Attack of the clones!

It is six and a half years since Pitchcare was launched. In that time we have seen a steady growth in membership and, by the time you read this, we could...

in Editorial - on 29/1/08

Forest trumps!

Forest trumps!

When Nottingham Forest’s previous incumbent packed his bags and headed for the bright lights of the big city, in stepped Ewan Hunter to take on the role...

in Football - on 23/1/08

Mark’s time at Fulford

Mark’s time at Fulford

It is the golf course where Bernhard Langer famously played a televised shot out of an ancient ash tree. It is also where seven crew members of a Halifax...

in Golf - on 21/1/08

Tyrrells Wood

Tyrrells Wood

Billy McMillan is one of five brothers who are all Greenkeepers. He is also the outgoing BIGGA Chairman and has worked tirelessly to improve the standing...

in Golf - on 20/1/08

Terryland Park scoops Top Groundsman Award

Noel Connolly, groundsman at Terryland Park in Galway, has been named as the winner of the Eircom League Groundsman of the Year award for 2007.

in Industry News - on 20/1/08

Weed control - a grave issue ...

Many local authority policy makers appear to have taken their eye of the weed control ball and could be in danger of being overrun by weeds in their communities,...

in Consultancy - on 16/1/08


Paul Tatton, the ECB Cricket Pitches Assessor for Lancashire, says the old idea of ‘putting a cricket square to bed’ just isn’t the case anymore....

in Cricket - on 15/1/08

Thatch - ... some things never change!

Head Greenkeeper KEN BARBER goes to great depths to explain the problems and solutions to excessive thatch

in Consultancy - on 13/1/08

When autumn leaves start to fall

Falling leaves

Leaf collection has come a long way in a relatively short time. I well remember, back in the late seventies, the many hours spent raking leaves into piles...

in Industry News - on 10/1/08