Issue Number 97 (Page 1)

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The Suttle approach!

Steve Suttle has trodden a rocky road from early aspirations as an assistant pro golfer to head greenkeeper of challenging Kentish courses. Greg Rhodes...

in Golf - on 23/9/21


Yorkshire grit delivers

At Thirsk Racecourse, the goal is to offer racehorse trainers a chance to run their horses on a reliably decent racing surface, while providing owners...

in Equestrian - on 25/8/21


Q&A with Geoff Thorpe

Geoff Thorpe - how many of you follow the same piece of advice?

in Cricket - on 22/8/21


Not out at Richmondshire

Situated in the beautiful North Yorkshire market town of Richmond, Richmondshire Cricket Club is at the heart of the local community. On a warm sunny day...

in Cricket - on 22/8/21

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Restoration Man

Golf courses are often portrayed as ecological green deserts devoid of biodiversity and despoiling the countryside. But, high on the Surrey hills, Effingham...

in Golf - on 20/8/21


Petrol safe practice

If you work with petrol powered equipment, you will likely be aware of the many legal requirements and regulations set out to protect you and your employees...

in Technical - on 18/8/21


Q&A with Ian Cooper

Ian Cooper - he loves football and boxing ... but not Liverpool FC!

in Football - on 13/8/21


Kidsgrove Athletic FC

Kidsgrove Athletic FC in Staffordshire currently play in the Northern Premier League Division One West. The club’s award-winning groundsman/director...

in Football - on 13/8/21


Featherstone Rovers

Formed in 1902 and turned professional in 1921, Featherstone Rovers Rugby League Club in West Yorkshire boasts a rich and proud history. Lee Williams met...

in Rugby - on 7/8/21


The Wright Stuff

University grounds programmes are rarely more diverse than those at Leeds, where sustainability issues assume top priority. Greg Rhodes met with Grounds...

in Schools & Colleges - on 29/7/21


Q&A with Andy Smith

Andy Smith - You must make life happen, know what you want, have a plan and be kind on the way!

in Golf - on 26/7/21


Shirley Golf Club

Bordered by fields and natural woodland on the outskirts of south Birmingham, Shirley Golf Club nestles in the Blythe Valley, enjoying a well-planned blend...

in Golf - on 26/7/21


Andy Fogarty interview

Andy Fogarty, Head Groundsman at Yorkshire County Cricket Club, has a trophy cabinet full of accolades including ECB ‘Groundsman of the Year’ four...

in Cricket - on 22/7/21


Open for business at last

On the 15th July, The Open Championship will return to Royal St George’s for the first time since 2011, when an emotional Darren Clarke fulfilled his...

in Golf - on 13/7/21


Andy Gray Keynote

After being in the industry for over twenty years, Southampton Football Club veteran Andy Gray was appointed Head of Grounds and Estates at the FA home...

in Football - on 10/7/21

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Journey to battery-power

For some time now battery-powered equipment has been heralded the future of the turfcare industry and, while the benefits of this power source have been...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 8/7/21


Fronting up!

As I write this, we should be getting excited about the imminent trade shows scheduled for July; The Festival of Turf - 21st and 22nd at Warwickshire Event...

in Editorial - on 28/6/21


Have you got worms?

‘What have you got for worms’ has been the most asked question I’ve received in the past year. And, unfortunately, my answer every single time has...

in Technical - on 17/6/21


Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor is a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire - renowned for its Grade I listed house and outstanding Victorian gardens. Last year, Peter...

in Public Places - on 10/6/21