Issue Number 32 (Page 2)

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The Wheel Deal!

They’re black, round and have a hole in the middle, right? Wrong. Jane Carley discovers that there is more to tyres than meets the eye - particularly...

in Industry News - on 8/10/10


The loam arranger

So, where does cricket loam come from? Where is it sourced from, how is it harvested and what are the processes that bring the various grades of dressing...

in Cricket - on 6/10/10


Back to nature

Aberdovey Golf Club, winner of the Welsh regional section at the 2009 Golf Environment Awards, has undergone a dramatic rebirth in the last three years,...

in Golf - on 4/10/10


Tree Preservation Orders

Tree Preservation Orders and Management of Sports Grounds and Golf Courses. By Oisin Kelly, Principal Land Consultant of Landscape Planning Ltd.

in Consultancy - on 2/10/10



Abi Crosswood, First Assistant at Newquay Golf Club, reports on her recent internship at Augusta National, where she helped prepare this iconic course...

in Golf - on 30/9/10

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We all dread the ‘R’ word

It’s September, and the end of another long hard cricket season is drawing near. The last pitch has been prepared and rolling can become a distant memory...

in Cricket - on 28/9/10


The King of Queen's

Barely a month after the Aegon tennis championships, Centre Court at The Queen’s Club is back to its resplendent best. Tom James meets Head Groundsman,...

in Tennis - on 27/9/10


Demain man!

Life can be tough when budgets are tight, but even tougher when premium playing surfaces are demanded across the board. Tom James meets a man who walks...

in Cricket - on 26/9/10


Denmark's Wembley

Robbie and Venus Williams, Madonna and Maradona, Mick Jagger and Tyson, R2D2, Speedway, Monster Trucks, dinner parties, exhibitions, conferences, operas...

in Football - on 25/9/10

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Stadium pitch manager

Professional football pitch management is no longer about providing a surface which will withstand the rigours of 90 minutes of football, any league groundsman...

in Football - on 23/9/10

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During my visit to the Celtic Manor Resort workshops, when helping the team to sharpen and set-up the Toro mower fleet for The Wales Open Golf Tournament,...

in Industry News - on 22/9/10


Nature on the rampage

The Hurlingham Club is situated on the banks of the River Thames between Putney and Wandsworth bridges, just ten-minutes from the heart of the West End....

in Industry News - on 21/9/10


FAQs about overseeding

Paul Moreton, British Seed Houses Technical Sales Advisor for the North West, Midlands and North Wales, offers some answers to frequently asked questions....

in Golf - on 19/9/10


What's it all about? Alga

Kelp is the generic name for Large Brown Algae, that grows into vast underwater fields, so vital to a huge variety of marine life. In the second of his...

in Consultancy - on 17/9/10


Give me strength!

The strength of natural turf winter games pitches is a surface characteristic that directly governs player-surface interaction aspects, such as the impact...

in Consultancy - on 15/9/10


The tales of Mr Badger

The European badger (Meles meles), or Brocks, as they are often referred to, have complete protection under both the European Bern Convention of 1979 and...

in Consultancy - on 13/9/10


hat-trick of improvements

Ever had that thought? Health & Safety - oh no!! Fineturf’s Anthony Hardy guides us through one company’s approach to improving industry standards

in Consultancy - on 10/9/10

Frank Newberry

Can you change the future

Part 1: Coaching and Mentoring - Performance Consultant and Conference Speaker, Frank Newberry, makes the case for how you can change the future - at any...

in Consultancy - on 10/9/10


In the second of our articles by young students, Ricky Drew, Greenkeeper at Ashbury Golf Club in Devon, relates his experiences of a grinding tutorial

in Golf - on 9/9/10


A passion for polo

A few minutes drive from the commercial bustle of Dubai’s city centre, with the dramatic 828m tall Burj Khalifa tower at its heart, the Polo Club Dubai...

in Equestrian - on 9/9/10