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Northenden Golf Club

Covid-19 - our industry

On Friday, I emailed some of our sports turf industry professionals in all sectors, to gain an oversite on their thoughts of Covid-19 at this present...

in Industry News - 1 week, 1 day ago

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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 - 1 week, 2 days ago

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COVID-19 guidance

The organisations involved in running and maintaining golf clubs – BIGGA, the PGA and GCMA – have issued advice on how to deal with the public health...

in Industry News - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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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 - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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St Bede’s College

St Bede’s’ partnership with its grounds team stretches back forty years and is still going strong. Greg Rhodes reports.

in Training & Education - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Artificial Maintenance

The post construction period of an artificial pitch is generally a time when all club members can get stuck into enjoying a brand-new playing surface....

in Football - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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All by myself at Meridian

Meridian Sports & Social Club is a community-focused sports club based in Charlton, South-East London. The site lies just a stone’s throw across the...

in Football - 3 weeks ago

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Crawford’s a cracker!

Just a few miles down the road from Belfast, Clandeboye Golf Club boasts two 18-hole courses situated in the idyllic surroundings of Lady Dufferin’s...

in Golf - 3 weeks ago

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The real horror story

Why would anyone replace a key sustainable component of our living environment with a coal and oil-derived product, one of only limited life span and almost...

in Synthetics - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Buttar earning his bread!

In September 2019, Jim Buttar stepped into Twickenham for the first time as the Rugby Football Union’s Head Groundsperson – the man in charge of the...

in Rugby - 4 weeks ago

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On your bike!

So that’s it; no more sitting on a roller in the Aberdeen sunshine. Kenny McCurdie is retiring after twenty years tending the Mannofield Park Cricket...

in Cricket - on 28/2/20

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Q&A with Chris Hague

TurfCareBlog.com interviews Chris Hague; a man with passion for football since leaving school and currently working in Scandinavia

in Football - on 25/2/20

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It’s not about you

Are the USGA and R&A ready to change the game for everyone because of the .0001 percent? GCI Editor, Guy Cipriano, explores the damage a report produced...

in Golf - on 21/2/20

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Keeping it Simple

We all want our pitches to look and perform to the highest standard possible. However good we get them, we are secretly never satisfied and want to get...

in Football - on 19/2/20

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Keeping a lid on turfcare

Durham University ’s scale of participation in sport demands a highly regimented grounds team. Greg Rhodes met up with Paul Derrick, the facility’s...

in Cricket - on 15/2/20

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Rudding Park marvellous

Less than three miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire, Rudding Park Golf Club was originally part of the Forest of Knaresborough and still retains some...

in Golf - on 12/2/20

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Wycombe Wanderers FC

EFL League One side Wycombe Wanderers are currently exceeding all expectations sitting top of the division, with hopes of promotion to the dizzy heights...

in Football - on 11/2/20

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February 2020 Diaries

The key agronomic principle for February is to maximise recovery from winter damage whilst also protecting against inclement weather, at a time when the...

in Best of the Rest - on 1/2/20