Issue Number 45 (Page 1)

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The Allianz Arena

To be in the final of the Champions League, in your own stadium, is something special for any team! The fact that FC Bayern Munich began the match as hot...

in Football - on 8/1/13


Llandrindod Wells BC

Celebrating its centenary in 2012, Llandrindod Wells Bowling Club is a gem of a fine-turf sports venue set in the rolling countryside of mid-Wales. Mike...

in Bowls - on 6/1/13


Rotherham United

Rotherham lad and Millers fan, David Fellowes, spent eight years in charge of the pitch at Fulham FC before making the move back up north to take the helm...

in Football - on 4/1/13

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John O’Gaunt greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, explains how the success of the Operation Pollinator initiative, in its first year, has generated interest...

in Golf - on 2/1/13


Bridging the sportsfield

If you work in the turfgrass industry, you probably had to make this choice at some point in your life. If you are getting ready to work for this industry,...

in Best of the Rest - on 30/12/12


Sunningdale Golf Club

History was made in October as one of the UK’s premier golf clubs received the highest independent rankings in their 112 year history. Tom James meets...

in Golf - on 28/12/12

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Norway's Ullevaal Stadium

Former greenkeeper, Hilde Knutzen, is the groundswoman at the Ullevaal Stadium in Norway. The stadium is used by Vålerenga IF and Norway’s national...

in Football - on 26/12/12

Belvedere Entrance

2012 has been a good year for the young sportsmen at Belvedere College, one of Ireland’s finest boys’ schools based in the centre of Dublin, as the...

in Schools & Colleges - on 24/12/12


Meetings at work

Trainer and Motivational Speaker, Frank Newberry, has been helping people to get better results in the turfcare sector for over twenty years. He is convinced...

in Consultancy - on 22/12/12

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Shrewsbury School

... and that’ll get composted! The sports curriculum at public schools ensures that pupils are provided with endless hours of opportunities to hone their...

in Schools & Colleges - on 21/12/12

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Leicester racecourse

The ‘non-summer’ that Britain endured this year affected many sporting fixtures, with racing particularly hard hit. Jane Carley visited Leicester Racecourse...

in Equestrian - on 19/12/12

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Leamington Football Club

Since rising from the ashes at the turn of the century, Leamington Football Club is currently enjoying a high spot in its checkered history. Now, firmly...

in Football - on 17/12/12

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R&A scholarship

Every so often, an opportunity comes your way that can somehow change the way you look at study, greenkeeping or even life itself. These are deep and...

in Golf - on 14/12/12

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Winter maintenance

The unpredictability of British winters makes it a difficult task to set out a definitive approach to artificial pitch maintenance. Will we be faced with...

in Synthetics - on 12/12/12


Nick Darking

Nick Darking - seems to have a bit of a problem with a retired weatherman and people who don’t listen. Sorry, say that again!

in People - on 11/12/12


Tim Franklyn

Tim Franklyn - Speed Week, Castrol ‘R’ and County tractors - a bit of a petrol head?

in People - on 10/12/12

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Charterhouse Turf

From humble beginnings in the leafy Surrey town of Godalming, Charterhouse Turf Machinery has become one of the leading lights in the turfcare industry....

in Industry News - on 10/12/12


The changing face of golf

Arthur Links (probably not his real name) looks at the changing face of the golf course, and asks why the golf industry has still not got to grips with...

in Golf - on 8/12/12


Dover Castle

In days of old when knights were bold and lawn mowers hadn’t been invented, keeping grass to manageable levels in and around castles and other focal...

in Public Places - on 6/12/12


Sustainable Use Directive

So, the much lauded Sustainable Use Directive (SUD) is finally here and details of the Action Plan have been released. Overall, the SUD appears to be manifestly...

in Industry News - on 4/12/12