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Former Derbyshire Groundsman Given Jail Sentence

Former Derbyshire groundsman given jail sentence after sabotaging pitch in revenge for being sacked by club: A former groundsman at Derbyshire has been given a prison sentence after sabotaging the club’s pitch in revenge for his sacking. Chris Hallam, 33, pleaded guilty to criminal damage and was handed eight weeks in prison, suspended for a year. […]

Golfer says ‘thanks’ to his life-saver

Golfer who ‘died’ for 18 minutes on seventh hole says ‘thanks’ to his life-saver: A pub landlord has been reunited with the greenkeeper who gave him life-saving CPR when he collapsed on a golf-course and ‘died’ for 18 minutes. Steve Garrard, who runs The Punch Bowl pub in The Groves alongside his wife, Jan, suffered a […]

Tottenham give first look at ‘world-first dividing retractable pitch’

Tottenham give impressive first look at ‘world-first dividing retractable pitch’ for new stadium: Tottenham have offered a first look at ambitious plans to include the world’s first dividing retractable football pitch in their new stadium. A “sliding pitch” has previously been proposed in the plans for the new development as “a key element in accommodating both sports […]

High praise for club

High praise for club: The greens were packed last week at Cobram Bowling Club, where 120 people from all around Victoria gathered to play for the Cobram men’s triples tournament. Competition was fierce, but nobody was surprised when the victory went to Australia’s number one ranked bowler Barrie Lester and his teammates Josh Thornton from […]

Artificial Six-Hole Course Opens At Frilford Heath

Artificial six-hole course opens at Frilford Heath: An exciting new course has just opened at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire in the form of a unique synthetic artificial grass layout. The Yellow Course sits alongside Frilford Heath’s three existing championship courses but what sets it apart is that it has been created using Huxley Golf all-weather surfaces. The […]