Issue Number 66 (Page 1)

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One man went to mow!

Cupar Golf Club is reckoned to be the oldest 9-hole course in the world. It occupies a stunning position on Hill of Tarvit in the Kingdom of Fife, just...

in Golf - on 12/6/16

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Q&A with Ben Lovett

Ben Lovett - spends most nights thinking over ideas - Kylie is a good one!

in Golf - on 8/6/16

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You gotta Lovett!

Colin Montgomerie has now turned his considerable golfing talents to course design, and one of his most stunning creations is Montgomerie Maxx Royal on...

in Golf - on 8/6/16

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Which UTV for you?

Ian Mitchell, a former Senior Training Technician at Cutting Edge Training, now runs his own training company. In this article for his former employer,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 5/6/16

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Q&A with Ben Morgan

Ben Morgan - Steve, Vic and Bob are welcome round for a curry - or fish and chips - any time!

in Golf - on 2/6/16

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On the right Drax!

Drax Golf Club is set in attractive woodland just south of the town of Selby in Yorkshire. As its backdrop, it has the largest, yet cleanest coal powered...

in Golf - on 2/6/16


Full ‘steam’ ahead!

Middlesbrough FC head groundsman Tony Bell is an industry pioneer not afraid to adopt innovative methods and machinery, but only after the appliance of...

in Football - on 30/5/16

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Irrigation Check List

In this article, Robert Jackson, Irrigation Manager at Lely Turfcare, discusses why it’s time to start applying the same principles to irrigation maintenance...

in Football - on 28/5/16

Duralock Ascot

A winning team...

Duralock Performance Fencing has a global reputation within the equestrian and racing markets, however, that’s not how it all began! Chairman, Marcus...

in Industry News - on 24/5/16

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Weathering the threat!

This winter’s mild, but very wet conditions may well have promoted an early growing season for Japanese Knotweed but, in reality, this invasive, non-native...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/5/16

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Nettles and other weeds

Steve Thompson, looks at the benefits that nettles and other ‘weeds’ bring to the golf course. In this article, he explains how some of the more ‘nuisance’...

in Golf - on 19/5/16

home straight

Wetherby thriving

The team at Wetherby embraces change and makes the best of opportunities to make this independently owned racecourse a success. It is in a prime location...

in Equestrian - on 17/5/16

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Q&A - Richard Johnstone

Richard Johnstone - always smiling, especially with Billy Connolly and Freddie Mercury around the table!

in Golf - on 15/5/16

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‘Junior’ gets his chance!

Arriving at Nairn Dunbar straight from school, the club’s new Course Manager, Richard Johnstone, has now amassed fifteen years service; a mere drop in...

in Golf - on 15/5/16

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Q&A with Jack Chapman

Jack Chapman - Max Raptor and Enter Shikari - yep, we had to look them up too. They’re not bad either!

in Cricket - on 13/5/16

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Jack of two trades!

In twenty-two year old Jack Chapman, North Warwickshire Cricket Club appear to have found a real gem. Not only does he run a very successful lawn and garden...

in Cricket - on 13/5/16

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Ten Ground Rules

Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry keeps the promise he made in his last article and gives us ten ground rules (ways of working) for teams...

in Consultancy - on 11/5/16

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Q&A with Rob Bennett

Rob Bennett - we think he may be a bit of a fan of Ian Botham - he must be nuts; and Snickers!

in Football - on 9/5/16


Spot on Spotland

Fifteen months into his new role at Rochdale AFC and head groundsman Rob Bennett is already fully aware of the budgetary differences that exist in Football...

in Football - on 9/5/16

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Omagh Academicals RFC

Omagh Academicals RFC’s Grounds Manager, Raymond Crosbie, is responsible for the club’s Thomas Mellon Playing Fields and oversees the work undertaken...

in Rugby - on 7/5/16