Issue Number 99 (Page 1)


Darwen Golf Club

Darwen Golf Club in Lancashire was established in 1893 and, from its peak viewpoint on the 13th tee, it boasts some fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding...

in Golf - on 21/12/21


New Horizons!

Bootle Football Club in Merseyside recently installed a new state of the art hybrid pitch at their home ground. It is part of a pilot scheme supported...

in Football - on 18/12/21


Fleet management

In this article, Alastair Rowell, UK sales manager of turfcare equipment at Reesink Turfcare looks at why, more than ever before, fleet management is an...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 15/12/21


Perthshire’s finest!

Enhancing the tourist experience of a luxury self-catering holiday complex with a nine-hole golf course makes sound business sense as Chris McCulllough...

in Golf - on 12/12/21


Q&A with George Mills

George Mills - he dislikes Laura Kuenssberg, but he has the best job in the world

in People - on 7/12/21


West Herts Sports Club

West Herts Sports Club, based in the heart of Watford, are a club with big ambitions. Thanks to selling some of its land for flats, they have rightly invested...

in Football - on 7/12/21


Wholly Trinity

Over the last few months, Trinity Fields Trust has undergone a transformation both on and off the turf. The charitable trust provides a safe space for...

in Football - on 3/12/21


A record partnership

High scoring partnerships often as not win cricket matches. Experience, fitness and dedication to the cause count for everything. Neville Johnson went...

in Cricket - on 29/11/21


Battery advancements

Recognising the health benefits and brand value that can be gained from putting sustainability under the spotlight, manufacturers have been working closely...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/11/21


Q&A with Danny Patten

Dan Patten - I really want to know what his most embarrassing moment is!

in Golf - on 23/11/21


A call to arms

Twenty-three-year-old Course Manager Danny Patten (Dan) is wise beyond his years. He already has a clear vision of how he wants to help his club and, in...

in Golf - on 23/11/21


Q&A with Billy Quarmby

Billy Quarmby - he hates the dark, but loves The Greatest Showman!

in Football - on 21/11/21


Radcliffe Football Club

Radcliffe Football Club in Lancashire currently play in the Northern Premier Division. Since new management came in 2016, they have invested money in upgrading...

in Football - on 21/11/21


Survival & Success Pt3

In Part 3 of 3, Frank looks at where to sit at work meetings, what not to say, and how to deal with difficult people

in Consultancy - on 18/11/21


High Legh proactive

Something’s stirring in the North-west’s golfing venues, which will soon spread across the UK, transforming the sport’s traditional model. Greg Rhodes...

in Golf - on 15/11/21


Not so simple for Simon

The Rose Bowl, or as it is more commonly known The Ageas Bowl for sponsorship reasons, is a cricket ground and hotel complex in West End Southampton, Hampshire....

in Cricket - on 12/11/21


Climate change

Our attentions are being gripped by the media hype that is now heavily focused on what ‘may or may not result’. Many of us still need some convincing...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 9/11/21


World class hockey

The University of Birmingham’s standing in the world of hockey is second to none with famous alumni having progressed through the ranks, not only in...

in Synthetics - on 6/11/21

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Grey Leaf Spot

Grey leaf spot has now been identified in stadium turf situations in a number of instances in the UK. As one of the new disease pathogens attacking turf,...

in Pests & Diseases - on 3/11/21


Top five gripes!

Golf clubs and summer sports venues will have finished their renovations by now and football stadiums are full again - which is a very different place...

in Editorial - on 29/10/21