Issue Number 29 (Page 1)

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Kenya Dig It?

Vipingo Ridge lies in the centre of a 2,500 acre former sisal estate. The property rises from just above sea level to a 140 metre high ridge, before falling...

in Golf - on 25/4/10


Capital Budgeting

In this article, Andy Turnbull BSc examines how the use of financial management and analysis skills show that a turfgrass manager is aware of how proposed...

in Consultancy - on 22/4/10


Wilson Carlisle - an old fiddle that likes stuff on the griddle and to turn a few in the middle!

in People - on 21/4/10

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Whilst the lamentable performance of the England Cricket Team in the fourth Test at Headingley in August was a huge disappointment, the match did at least...

in Cricket - on 21/4/10

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Indian Summary!

William Swan, of Swan Golf Design, talks about the idiosyncrasies of working on golf courses in India. As he explains, even the most straightforward tasks...

in Golf - on 17/4/10


Currying Favour

Mark Jolliffe, Head Groundsman at Taunton School, talks about constructing a new cricket square at the nearby village of North Curry in Somerset, and what...

in Cricket - on 15/4/10


CLS go back to school

Cleveland Land Services are in their thirty second year of trading. Originally a landscaping contractor, the company has grown to become one of the leading...

in Best of the Rest - on 14/4/10


John Ledwidge - is able to make people’s ears bleed and has enjoyed being sent to Coventry!

in People - on 13/4/10


Richard Murray, of Real World Training, says keep learning, keep training, keep gaining experience, and don’t think what you know today is all you need...

in Training & Education - on 13/4/10


Handling Conflict

Performance Consultant and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry considers ways in which we can prepare for and respond effectively to a conflict at work that...

in Training & Education - on 12/4/10


Virginia - Plain

David McGregor, a former intern of the Ohio State University programme, is Senior Assistant Superintendent at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Virginia,...

in Golf - on 11/4/10


Stourbridge Golf Club

Stourbridge Golf Club once appeared in the Guinness Book of Records as being the course with “the longest yardage over the smallest acreage”. Our editor...

in Golf - on 10/4/10


Choosing a Contractor

Regardless of the size of the job to be undertaken, choosing a contractor to carry out the work needs careful consideration. A contractor is only as good...

in Consultancy - on 9/4/10



Workshop technicians that is. Stuart Hall, Workshop manager at John o'Gaunt Golf Club reckons he has the answers.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 8/4/10


CDM Regs

Kath Bentley, STRI Turfgrass Agronomist for the North of England, details the requirements of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations

in Consultancy - on 6/4/10

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With the appearance of arctic-like conditions, a number of greenkeepers and groundsmen have been asking if freezing weather in the UK will have a beneficial...

in Consultancy - on 5/4/10

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Avoiding Dee-saster

Ed Gretton, Clerk of the Course at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse, has nothing but praise for the groundstaff as they reparied the course after excessive flooding....

in Equestrian - on 4/4/10


Golf courses and wildlife

In the first part of a series on ecology and the golf course, Dr Mark Hampton MIEEM, gives an overview of the laws governing wildlife, and how golf courses...

in Golf - on 3/4/10

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Warranty of Fitness

Peter Monro, agronomist with the NZST, believes that performing a regular tune-up and warranty of fitness will get the best out of your irrigation system...

in Bowls - on 2/4/10

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It's not rocket science .

... but it is important to understand the workings of the cooling system. Patrick ‘Cal’ Callaby, Workshop Manager at Celtic Manor Resort, offers some...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 1/4/10