Issue Number 48 (Page 1)

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OSU Programme

The Ohio State University’s internship programme offers greenkeepers aged between twenty and twenty-seven the opportunity to work at some of the most...

in Golf - on 20/7/13


Muirfield open

One of the fairest of the Open Championship courses, that’s how Muirfield is often described. What golfers see is what they get. The course is an Old...

in Golf - on 15/7/13

Douce France In Full Bloom

Splash of colour

Two Midlands Course Managers, Kim Blake from Fulford Heath, and Andy Laing from Gaudet Luce, discuss how adding a splash of colour on their respective...

in Golf - on 14/7/13

Ransomes FlameCutting

Ransomes production line

In the last article, Richard Comely and Lee Kristensen of Ransomes Jacobsen looked at the concept and design phases in the life of a commercial mower....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/7/13

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Soft capping our heritage

In the latest in our series of articles on English Heritage sites, our editor visits Hailes Abbey to see the important work being undertaken to preserve...

in Public Places - on 11/7/13

Allscott CricketForce

New season, new square

Tim Clare, Head Groundsman at Allscott Cricket Club, details the work undertaken after cows invaded the ground and how a NatWest Cricket Force day fired...

in Cricket - on 10/7/13

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Taunton Racecourse

After the wettest winter on record, a new irrigation system takes pride of place at Taunton Racecourse! But it will help deliver that essential good ground...

in Equestrian - on 9/7/13


Lancashire League CC

Our editor meets two groundsmen plying their trade in a traditional hotbed of cricket - the Lancashire Leagues - and finds that both are putting their...

in Cricket - on 8/7/13

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Mansfield Sand

Mansfield Sand will be vacating their current quarry for pastures new in 2015. Mark Robinson, the company’s Sports Surface Manager, takes our editor...

in Industry News - on 8/7/13

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Conservation at Turton

Winning the Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year in 2011 has provided a confidence boost for the greenkeeping team at Turton Golf Club, whilst also inspiring...

in Golf - on 6/7/13

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Merchant of Old Trafford

A year after reporting on Emirates Old Trafford’s major renovation works, Tom James catches up with Grounds Manager Matt Merchant once more to see what’s...

in Cricket - on 5/7/13


Alec MacIndoe

Alec MacIndoe - Here is the News - it seems a travesty that we would only allow one person on his romantic date!

in People - on 3/7/13


A quiet golf revolution

One of Berkshire’s oldest golf courses, Newbury & Crookham, is now in the loving care of Course Manager, Alec MacIndoe and, as our editor discovers,...

in Golf - on 3/7/13


Thin end of the wedge

Should Saracens decision to install an artificial pitch at the Allianz Park be a threat to the natural turf industry? Pitchcare’s Peter Britton offers...

in Editorial - on 29/6/13

Charlie Hodgson

Maintaining an AGP

With the recent unveiling of Saracens Rugby Club’s artificial pitch at Allianz Park, AGPs are taking a greater stride towards acceptance in professional...

in Football - on 29/6/13


Liam Cash

Liam Cash - calm, relaxed and outgoing, until you scrape your knife and fork across your plate!

in People - on 27/6/13

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Cash back at Stockport FC

For a life-long Hatters fan - not that, at twenty-three years old, he’s up for a long service medal just yet - being offered Stockport County’s Head...

in Football - on 27/6/13

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Life's a beach

Luke J Cassidy BSc recalls his time living and working at The Albany Resort in Nassau, Bahamas where, as well as furthering his greenkeeping skills, he...

in Golf - on 25/6/13


Surveying your trees

In the present climate of litigation, many clubs are now afraid of the words health and safety. However, with a common sense approach to surveying your...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 23/6/13


Henfield Cricket Club

The West Sussex village of Henfield is a surprisingly bustling hub, sandwiched between cosmopolitan Brighton and the historic market town of Horsham, recently...

in Cricket - on 21/6/13