Issue Number 89 (page 1)

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Technology and turfcare

The world of smart technology is evolving exponentially, and it is thought by 2020 that over 200 billion devices will be talking to each other and sending...

in Football - on 29/4/20

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Tomorrow's World today

During the late 1980s, BBC’s Tomorrow’s World programme ran a regular feature called Tomorrow’s World 2020. It aimed to project the major issues...

in Training & Education - on 27/4/20

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Two worlds collide!

It’s been a few years since Pitchcare first visited Long Ashton Golf Club, following their extensive greens rebuild programme. So, we went back to catch...

in Golf - on 20/4/20

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Their cup runneth over!

The 2019-20 season has proved problematic for many lower league sides, with mild temperatures and torrential rain hampering pitch preparations. For Shrewsbury...

in Football - on 17/4/20

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Q&A with Colin Fairley

Colin Fairley - The Flying Scotsman

in People - on 10/4/20

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Fairley normal

Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club sits atop the cliffs of the Yorkshire town’s North Bay. The views from the coastal holes are splendid, with Scarborough...

in Golf - on 10/4/20

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Preparing knapsacks

Knapsack and handheld sprayers both have maintenance demands to keep them operating sweetly. The knapsack sprayer is overlooked as a tool despite its importance...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 8/4/20

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Q&A with James Smith

James Smith - don't go out for a pint with him ... he'll forget his wallet!

in People - on 6/4/20

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Calling the shots

The Hampshire town of Aldershot is the ‘Home of the British Army’. The garrison, plus a wider urban population of 243,000, ensures that the local football...

in Football - on 6/4/20

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All in the planning

An employed team of groundsmen and gardeners tend to one of the UK’s premier racecourses. Jane Carley went to meet the team at Ascot to discover how...

in Equestrian - on 3/4/20

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Q&A with Paul Dibb

Paul Dibb - mood swing if you hide the biscuit barrel!

in People - on 30/3/20

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Spirit of place!

Knowing such a marvellous house, gardens and grounds - with Robert Adam architecture and Chippendale furniture in abundance - and then learning about a...

in Public Places - on 30/3/20

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Oldest school ties

It is said that St Augustine first founded a school here in 597AD and it became the King’s School in 1541 when it was re-founded by Royal Charter under...

in Cricket - on 27/3/20

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Putting Things Off - Pt 1

Are you deadline-driven? Event-orientated? A sensation-seeking procrastinator? In Part 1 of this two-part article, Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank...

in Consultancy - on 25/3/20

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Award winning application

Paul Gater, First Assistant and spraying specialist at Caldy Golf Club, has won the prestigious title of Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year, presented...

in Golf - on 23/3/20

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FIFA - U17 World Cup

The recent FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil was the eighteenth edition of the competition. For the restructured FIFA pitch team, led by their Pitch Management...

in Football - on 20/3/20

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Q&A with David Roberts

David Roberts - I challenge you not to smile at the daftest question!

in Golf - on 18/3/20

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Saddleworth Golf Club

On the edge of the northern extremes of the Peak District, Saddleworth Golf Club in Lancashire is an 18-hole, par 71, 6196 yards parkland/moorland course....

in Golf - on 18/3/20