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2017 GAA Pitch Award

The GAA is pleased to announce its shortlist of grounds and stadia for the 2017 GAA Pitch Award, in what is the inaugural year of the award scheme.

in GAA - 2 days, 13 hours ago

Biplane at Westhoughton!

A pilot had to make an emergency landing on a golf course when his biplane reportedly developed a mechanical problem

in Golf - 4 days, 8 hours ago

Power of deep aeration

Lack of rainfall to date across many parts of the country has resulted in grass areas on golf courses, sports pitches, parks, amenity areas and domestic...

in Football - 6 days, 15 hours ago

The answer for groundsmen

Artificial surface maintenance machinery is one of the fastest growing areas for SCH (Supplies) Ltd. Having worked with maintenance contractors and sports...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 1 week, 1 day ago

Rory dismay at rough cut

Rory McIlroy has criticised the cutting of heavy rough two days before the start of the US Open after players posted videos of the knee-length grass.

in Industry News - 1 week, 2 days ago

Moss control

Moss is the bane of many groundsmen and greenkeepers. It will happily grow anywhere; on greens, tees, synthetic and hard surfaces, patios and pathways....

in Training & Education - 1 week, 3 days ago

Maintenance Diaries June

June 2017 Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries

in Football - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Swords Golf Club, Air2G2

An Air Inject Air2G2 supplied by Campey Turf Care Systems has helped transform the greens at Swords Golf Club, Co Dublin, with previous methods proving...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

U.S. Open preview

Beautiful Erin Hills is ready to host Wisconsin’s first-ever U.S. Open. But, once upon a time, it wasn’t the happiest place for turf

in Golf - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Weedkiller declared safe

The European Food Safety Authority dismissed a study linking a Monsanto weedkiller to cancer after counsel from a US Environmental Protection Agency officer...

in Best of the Rest - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Too much clover?

White clover is an important food source for wildlife, yet can be very penal to golfers

in Conservation & Ecology - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Carton Training Facility

On a beautiful Wednesday morning, I got down to Carton House to meet the grounds team behind one of the most prestigious resorts in the country. I wanted...

in Football - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

First 2022 World Cup

The first host venue of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has been completed, five years ahead of the tournament.

in Industry News - 4 weeks ago

London GAAs McGovern Park

This weekend, the home of the London GAA community is re-opening. McGovern Park in Ruislip is the headquarters of the GAA’s county board of London. The...

in GAA - 4 weeks, 2 days ago

Who has priority?

It's an age old question; who has priority out on the golf course, the greenkeepers going about their daily tasks or the golfers trying to enjoy their...

in Golf - on 20/5/17

The Curragh Racecourse

Shane Webb is one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, he tells us about the science behind the well-kept ground

in People - on 18/5/17

Mower blades

In this article, Reesink Turfcare’s Clive Pinnock talks blades. Specifically, how these unassuming pieces of metal can mean the difference between frayed...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/5/17

Tree Stump Removal

Removal of stumps and tree clearance is now easier and more efficient in forestry, amenity and industrial applications with Monsanto’s Ecoplug Max, which...

in Industry News - on 15/5/17