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Nathan Hume Wins Sprayer Award

Nathan Hume Wins Sprayer Award: Nathan Hume, Contracts Manager and Ecologist for national grounds maintenance experts, SH Goss Ltd, has won the prestigious Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year Award (ASOY).  ASOY rewards top sprayer operators across the amenity industry, with the aim to share their best practices to enhance standards for all. Presented for the first time […]

Success For Deeside Golf Club

Success For Deeside Golf Club: The greenkeeping team at Deeside Golf Club in Aberdeenshire is celebrating after winning a BIGGA award at BTME 2018.  Led by Course Manager Neil McLoughlin (41), the greenkeeping team were announced as the winner of the BIGGA Greenkeeping Achievement of the Year Award sponsored by Baroness, at a ceremony held this […]

BIGGA Young Greenkeeper Award

BIGGA Young Greenkeeper Award: Talented young greenkeeper Alistair Morrison is celebrating after being crowned winner of a BIGGA Award at BTME 2018. Alistair (25) is head greenkeeper at Durness Golf Club and was announced as the winner of the BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the Year Award sponsored by Textron Golf at an awards ceremony held this […]

Iseki Sign With Hitachi Capital

Iseki Sign With Hitachi Capital: Iseki UK & Ireland has announced that it has chosen Hitachi Capital to provide floor-plan services to its network of 60 dealers across the UK. Additionally both companies announced their intent to run a range of attractive and innovative retail finance options later in 2018. David Withers Managing Director of […]

BIGGA Award For Wentworth

BIGGA Award For Wentworth: The Wentworth Club greenkeeping team in Virginia Water has been recognised for its incredible performance in preparing the course for the BMW PGA Championship 2017 by winning the BIGGA Championship Performance of the Year Award sponsored by Rigby Taylor. The redesign of Wentworth’s famous West Course was conducted by European Tour Golf […]

Theft At Cricket Club

Theft At Cricket Club: A warning to be vigilant has been issued by a cricket club after thieves stole some of its expensive groundskeeping equipment. On Friday morning, the groundsman at Maidenhead and Bray Cricket Club discovered that a storage container in the club’s car park in Bray had been broken into overnight. Equipment stolen […]

Meeting Over Slow Cricket Pitch

Meeting Over Slow Cricket Pitch: Faf du Plessis, the Proteas captain is to meet Cricket South Africa (CSA) officials to discuss the strangely slow SuperSport Park pitch which has remained the focus of attention during the second Test match against India. SA won by 135 runs and the unhappy Proteas captain will engage CSA on the way forward. […]

Volunteers Assist Match Preparation

Volunteers Assist Match Preparation: A football club has been saved thousands of pounds by a number of community volunteers who have helped prepare a stadium for the biggest game in its history. Highland League outfit Fraserburgh host Premiership giants Rangers at the weekend in the Scottish Cup. And ever since the draw was made, the […]

idverde And Mixto Partner Up

idverde And Mixto Partner Up: The UK’s biggest specialist green service provider, idverde, has joined forces with Italian hybrid sports technology brand, Mixto, in a sole distribution agreement for the United Kingdom. The partnership follows the success of the same agreement with idverde France. Mixto uses hybrid grass technology to create a sports turf system that improves […]

Tributes Paid To Greenkeeper

Tributes Paid To Greenkeeper: Tributes have been paid to a father and golf club greenkeeper who was tragically killed in a tree felling incident. Martin Davenport, 35, of Pasture Close, Kelsall, died instantly under a falling tree at an address in Brown Heath Road, Christleton, on Sunday, January 7. A former Tattenhall resident, Martin worked as a greenkeeper […]