Issue Number 56 (Page 2)

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Cowdray Park Polo Club

Overlooked by the ruins of Cowdray Castle, the Lawns polo ground hosts the annual Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup for the British Open. Overall, the site covers...

in Equestrian - on 23/9/14

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Going mobile

Necessary budget cuts have brought about major changes in the way that Carmarthenshire County Council looks after the twenty summer sports turf surfaces...

in Cricket - on 21/9/14

Balcony view of P1, astro & patio

Grounds for Success...

Moving to a purpose-built new ground and clubhouse at Doric Park, heralded a dream season for Trowbridge RFC. The Wiltshire club achieved promotion to...

in Rugby - on 19/9/14

Saracens CloseUpPitch

4G Sports Surfaces?

What will be the latest innovation in artificial sports pitches?

in Football - on 18/9/14

Alan Kellett

Q&A with Alan Kellett

Alan Kellett - speaks his mind, can be sarcastic and would like to win the Open - have Faith!

in People - on 17/9/14

18th hole

The Augusta of the Dales

Just two greenkeepers and an apprentice maintain the 18-hole Bentham Golf Club. Set in the beautiful Three Peaks region of the Yorkshire Dales, the club’s...

in Golf - on 17/9/14


Stress and Depression

One of the greatest challenges facing employers is how to deal with stress and anxiety among staff before depression takes hold

in Consultancy - on 15/9/14

Wimbledon NeilStubley

Courting the media!

What work does Neil Stubley do during the Championship, what relationship does he have with the players and what happens when the media circus rolls out...

in Tennis - on 13/9/14


Digital demise

What ‘on earth’ happens to your online profile when you eventually meet your maker?

in Editorial - on 11/9/14


Cricket Renovations

Andy Mackay, Head Groundsman at Sussex CCC provides an in-depth guide to end of season renovations

in Cricket - on 7/9/14

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Hydroseeding-what is it?

In simple terms, hydroseeding is the process of spraying a mix of water, seed, mulch, fertiliser and binder onto substrates varying from rock faces to...

in Industry News - on 5/9/14

RoseBowl Late

With apologies!

Our anonymous groundsman, Mr AKA Grasscutter, fills his boots with sport on terrestrial television - and then gets grumpy!

in Industry News - on 3/9/14

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Burnham Beeches GC

Founded in 1891, Burnham Beeches, South Buckinghamshire, provides a challenging but hugely enjoyable golf course in a beautiful setting on the edge of...

in Golf - on 3/9/14

Harlequins FieldTopMaker

Harlequins renovations

The recent winter with its record rainfall was tough for all groundsmen.

in Industry News - on 3/9/14

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More than just a magazine

It’s thirteen years since Pitchcare was first launched and it amazes me that so many people within our industry still think that Pitchcare is ‘just...

in Editorial - on 1/9/14


Unsafe use of goalposts

The aim of this article is to help prevent serious incidents from occurring due to the incorrect or unsafe use of goalposts.

in Industry News - on 30/8/14

Wakefield Jacobsen

Greens cutting technology

It’s been two years since the arrival of the Jacobsen Eclipse 322 hybrid greens mower and, after much anticipation and speculation, it’s been a rather...

in Industry News - on 29/8/14