Issue Number 58 (Page 1)

Askernish Cow

As nature intended!

It takes an effort to get there, but for any golfer who has an innate love of the game, a visit to Askernish, the most natural golf course in the world,...

in Golf - on 12/2/15


The Greens Committee

Golf clubs create income, estimated to be in the region of £5.5 billion in the UK and Ireland alone, and over four million people play golf on a regular...

in Golf - on 9/2/15

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Q&A with Bill Settle

Bill Settle - far too many good habits to mention, but don’t make a decision on his behalf!

in People - on 6/2/15

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Settling in nicely!

The chance of a new opportunity saw Bill Settle up sticks to take on the Grounds Manager’s position at Wakefield Grammar School Foundation; a move that...

in Schools & Colleges - on 6/2/15


Q&A with Colin Watson

Colin Watson - an eclectic mix of accents at his dinner party, including the Queen?

in Cricket - on 3/2/15

EOS Work

Training into normality

Successive promotions at all levels, achieving Clubmark status in 2011, becoming an ECB Focus Club in 2012 and being awarded Warwickshire Club of the Year...

in Cricket - on 3/2/15

Glenn Kirby 2   PC

Downland on the up

Hockley Golf Club’s 250-acre site includes the original village settlement of Winchester, a Roman villa and some of the most important chalk downland...

in Golf - on 1/2/15

Eclipse 322 3WD (3A)

Ransomes CPO scheme

Tom Stidder, Demonstration and CPO Workshop Manager at Ransomes Jacobsen, looks at the company’s recently launched Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) scheme,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 30/1/15

CardinalWiseman Drainage installation

Cardinal Wiseman School

The Cardinal Wiseman School at Greenford in the London Borough of Ealing is voluntary-aided and non-selective. It is a fine and modern comprehensive secondary...

in Local Authority - on 28/1/15

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UK under attack

If you were to believe everything that you read then, currently, you may be under the impression that your property is under attack by an alien plant that...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/1/15

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Winter Sports Pitches

With Premier and Football League groundsmen expected to provide a surface for much more than ninety minutes of football each week, Carl Pass, Managing...

in Football - on 24/1/15

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The Greens Revolution

As glaciers retreated, they left, in their wake, narrow ridges of sand and gravel which were deposited by the streams of water that had once flowed in...

in Golf - on 22/1/15

On pitch watering now in place

Saint Andrew

Suddenly, the world of football is taking notice of Southampton. Firmly in the Premier League top four and with European football beckoning, the Saints...

in Football - on 20/1/15

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Carlisle Racecourse

Best Dual Purpose Track at the Racecourse Groundstaff Awards, Carlisle Racecourse provides great racing with the work of a small grounds team, with a little...

in Equestrian - on 18/1/15

Richard Campey (1)

Richard Campey Keynote

In this keynote interview, Richard Campey discusses how his company grew from a regional dealership to become a major distributor, and his concerns over...

in Industry News - on 16/1/15

PackwoodSchool PhilMold Main

Shropshire's finest ...

Laurence Gale MSc visits Packwood Haugh School in deepest Shropshire to meet Head Groundsman, Phil Mold, and discovers a small team producing playing surfaces...

in Football - on 14/1/15

3rd Green Church Stretton

Compare and contrast...

When it comes to producing good quality putting surfaces, there is no set formula, with each course having differing topography, grass type, soil conditions...

in Golf - on 14/1/15

Frank newberry

Do you even need a team?

Before looking at the eight building blocks that need to be in place for a work team to succeed, Frank Newberry pauses to ask if we even need to have work...

in Consultancy - on 12/1/15

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Q&A - David Leatherland

David Leatherland - not much chance of your liver surviving if you attend one of his dinner parties!

in Golf - on 10/1/15

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Kedleston Park Golf Club

Joining a club straight from school, and still being there forty years later, is something of a rarity. Yet, that is exactly what David Leatherland, Head...

in Golf - on 10/1/15