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Feeling chipper!

A once-bunkered club is rising from a perilous lie as the new owners sink the right investment into the right provision, indoors and out. Greg Rhodes talks...

in Golf - 1 day, 3 hours ago


In my first few months interviewing a variety of groundsmen and greenkeepers, it's been good to see that they all have aeration programmes in place throughout...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 6 days, 3 hours ago

Culcheth Sports Club

Culcheth Sports Club, in the UK, provides a wide range of sporting and social activities for the local community. A former Department of Atomic Energy...

in Football - 1 week ago

Towers above the rest

Founded in 1897, Chorley Golf Club has developed a reputation of being one of the finest golf courses in the area and recent improvements to both the course...

in Golf - 1 week, 1 day ago

Dual Battle

It's the middle of October 2018 and the sun is shining, which is rare for Rochdale at this time of year. The temperature is around thirteen degrees and...

in Football - 1 week, 6 days ago

February Pitch Diaries

As the last month of the norther hemisphere winter season, February heralds lighter evenings, brighter mornings and as we head towards the end of the month...

in Editorial - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

It’s Fergie time!

When FIFA were looking for an experienced groundsman to undertake the newly created position of Senior Pitch Management Manager, they needed to look no...

in Football - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Hilton Puckrup Hall GC

Richard Jones, 37, is the Golf Course Manager at Hilton Puckrup Hall Hotel in the UK. Here, he talks Iprodione, drainage, fairway renovation and more...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Exeter Racecourse

Jane Carley discusses the pioneering work being undertaken with padded hurdles at Exeter Racecourse with Clerk of the Course Barry Johnson and Head Groundsman...

in Equestrian - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Croke Park Divoters

The Croke Park pitch team are seeking match day volunteer divoters from the Sports Turf Industry for the coming season

in GAA - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Chester Football Club

What is life like for lower league groundsmen? Lee Williams visits four such clubs to find out; in the third article, Lee chats to Chester Football Club...

in Football - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Tom Hooijenga

Dutchman Tom Hooijenga began his career with the Parks Department of his native country, before working for the National Trust and English Heritage. Blair...

in People - on 18/1/19

Never Complain, Never Exp

Grounds Training Trainer Frank Newberry has always been fascinated by the maxim 'never complain, never explain'. This advice is believed, by many, to be...

in Training & Education - on 16/1/19

The youth of today eh!

The departure of Tranmere Rovers head groundsman left the Prenton Park pitch being maintained by two teenagers. But, as Lee Williams discovers, the two...

in Football - on 15/1/19

How To series - Episode 5

The How To series continues with Jonny Bowker from JA Bowker, showing us simple steps for pre-start checks on a pedestrian cylinder mower.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 14/1/19

Store Machines for Winter

In the fourth video in our How To series, Johnny Bowker talks us through his tips for storing machines away over the winter months so they're ready for...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/1/19

Doncaster Knights

Doncaster Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club representing the town of Doncaster. The first XV are known as the "Doncaster Knights", and play in...

in Rugby - on 8/1/19

Søllerød Golfklub

Andrew Dadge is the Deputy Head Greenkeeper at Søllerød Golfklub in Denmark, a role he took up in March 2018. In this question and answer session, he...

in Golf - on 7/1/19