Issue Number 19 (Page 1)

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Lightning Protection

When properly installed, lightning protection in decoder systems will generally be stronger than that found in smaller multi-wire systems. The exception...

in Consultancy - on 11/8/08

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De Vere Oulton Hall

When the De Vere group purchased Oulton Park, just under three years ago, some heavy investment was required to bring the golf course back up to championship...

in Golf - on 2/8/08

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Consultant agronomist, Gordon Jaaback, asks what value are modern well-equipped schools if outdoor sports facilities are neglected? Only on the sportsfield...

in Industry News - on 25/7/08

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Breaching plant defences

The visible symptoms of disease that develop on the sward are generally our initial indication that the turf has become infected by a pathogen. However,...

in Consultancy - on 23/7/08

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Crossing the divide

Two years ago Megan Hood left her native New Zealand to join the STRI to work as a regional agronomist in the North of England. Now she is heading back...

in Industry News - on 20/7/08

Mower Testing

The Reel Deal

Fine turf mowers are put through their paces at Donnington Wood Bowling Club in Telford, Shropshire. Today’s Greenkeepers and Groundsmen have a wide...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/7/08

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Nurturing the roots

Investment needed in football pitches is measured in billions of pounds. The FA’s recent commitment to the cause looks sadly wanting, reports Corinne...

in Football - on 16/7/08

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Post Drainage Blues

The recent wet winters have produced problems on many winter sports pitches. Often the first line of approach is to install an intensive pipe drainage...

in Consultancy - on 13/7/08

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Charlton FC

Paul Geary has been Head Groundsman at the Charlton Athletic’s training ground since 1994 and, in recent years, has played an important role in the development...

in Football - on 5/7/08

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Gingerbread man

When Carl Crocher joined Caldy Golf Club as Course Manager in 2003, he brought over twenty years experience to the club, having previously worked on new...

in Golf - on 4/7/08

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lost in the sands of time

Tim Lobb, principal and golf course architect in Thomson, Perrett and Lobb, a leading international golf course design business, explains why bunkers are...

in Golf - on 3/7/08

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Rubber Crumb migration

Rubber crumb top dressing has been used for many years on a wide variety of sports surfaces. The crumb has been found to have some benefits in improving...

in Consultancy - on 1/7/08