Issue Number 28 (Page 1)

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Sand and deliver ...

Andy Cole, STRI agronomist for the Midlands region, looks at the quality of bunkers, the quality of the sand and how best to placate the members

in Golf - on 5/3/10


Blade Runner

Looking after bottom blades - how the correct angles and surgical sharpness can help you achieve a superior quality of cut. By Ben Taylor, Technical Training...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 4/3/10

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Cut it out!

Entering the ‘Short Cut’ debate is Ricky Willison, Club Professional at Ealing Golf Club. Ricky is a former Walker Cup player, who played in the 1991...

in Golf - on 3/3/10


Penn Pals!

The Gingerbreads visit Penn Golf Club in Wolverhampton, where Head Greenkeeper, Paul Mills, has been grateful for their support

in Golf - on 2/3/10


A Desert Oasis ...

The Director of Agronomy at The Royal Golf Club in Bahrain, Mark Hooker, shares his experiences of greenkeeping in the Middle East

in Golf - on 28/2/10


The Gingerbread Men visit Aberystwyth to see the British Seed Houses breeding programme

in Golf - on 28/2/10


Jabber from the hut

Alan Hamilton, Guernsey Cricket Board’s Head Groundsman, steps out of his hut to talk about cricket on the island. It speaks volumes about a community...

in Cricket - on 26/2/10


Celtic Manor

As turfcare grows more complex, greenkeepers and managers must rely for success not only on their own expertise but also on that of specialist service...

in Golf - on 24/2/10


Oh Rats!

Excluding the ones you work with or are married to, experts reckon that, when you are outside, you are never more than eight feet from a rat! But, how...

in Consultancy - on 23/2/10


Chester Zoo

When a press release titled “Specialist turf for zoo” landed in our editor’s email inbox he was off on a ‘wild animal chase’, before you could...

in Best of the Rest - on 22/2/10


... and the first was mowing poa. In a series of three articles golf consultant, Kevin Munt, considers the golf green management options for three differing...

in Golf - on 21/2/10


Birds and golf courses - a guide to habitat management is a splendid publication from the RSPB and the R&A.

in Golf - on 20/2/10


Tank Mixing

Tank mixing can provide savings in time and cost, but what do some of the leading experts in the industry recommend?

in Consultancy - on 20/2/10


Amenity Best Practice

Half full or half empty? Richard Minton, of the Crop Protection Association, outlines what the industry needs to do to ensure continued use of pesticides...

in Industry News - on 19/2/10


Alive and Kicking ...

The transformation of West Park Leeds rugby ground has been a huge success and ensured that amateur rugby in this part of Yorkshire has a vibrant future...

in Rugby - on 18/2/10


The Crop Protection Association (CPA) have produced two booklets aimed at demonstrating the benefits of pesticides to the community.

in Consultancy - on 17/2/10

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Generic or Branded?

Regardless of what company makes the herbicide, the core issue is whether generic herbicides are as good as brand-name ones. Jerry Spencer of ETP Turf...

in Consultancy - on 16/2/10


Ménage à trois!

A new greens chairman, a dedicated course manager and a forward thinking chairman are recession busting at Moor Allerton Golf Club. Laurence Gale MSc finds...

in Golf - on 15/2/10


Marcus Oakey - Speed cameras aren’t his favourite, but Kate Winslet is - good shout!

in People - on 14/2/10


Handling Conflict II

In Part 1 of this series Performance Consultant and Conference Speaker, Frank Newberry, explored how the uncomfortable experience of conflict in the workplace...

in Consultancy - on 13/2/10