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Vandals Set Fire To Golf Course Twice In Four Days

A Greenkeeper has blasted mindless vandals who deliberately set fire to a Barrhead golf course twice in four days. Kevin Wilson hit out at the firebugs who caused two separate wildfires which left Fereneze Golf Club “scarred”. Emergency services were called to the course last Monday and Thursday to extinguish the flames, which caused smoke to billow […]

Work Starts On Preparing Burton Albion Pitch

Work starts on preparing Burton Albion pitch for 2017/18 Championship season. It may only be a week since the season finished for Burton Albion, but work has already started on preparing the Pirelli Stadium pitch for next term. The top surface was removed on Monday as Albion ground staff look to reproduce the quality of […]

Pleasant Point Pitch Vandalism Leaves Coaches Frustrated

Pleasant Point Pitch Vandalism Leaves Coaches Frustrated. Vandals have torn up several sports fields and cricket pitches in the South Canterbury town of Pleasant Point, New Zealand – leaving teams upset and furious. Police are investigating Monday’s incident, which one coach described as the worst damage he had ever seen. Pleasant Point Cricket Club captain […]

EIGCA Announces Three New Partners

EIGCA announces three new Partners. The European Institute of Golf Course Architects announced the addition of three new Bronze partners during their Annual Meeting in the Costa del Sol. The three companies, Atlantic Golf Construction, EcoBunker and Progolf join six other companies that have joined the EIGCA’s Partner Programme in the last 12 months. Commenting on […]

Greenkeeper Takes Up Role As ECB Pitch Adviser

Falmouth Greenkeeper Takes Up Role As ECB Pitch Adviser. Cornwall Cricket is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Johnson, Head Greenkeeper at Falmouth Golf Club, and Head Groundsman at Mount Ambrose CC as its new named ECB Pitch Adviser. Simon has more than thirty years’ relevant experience and has prepared pitches for Minor Counties’ […]

Southend United Groundsman Ken Hare Reaches Settlement With Club

Southend United Groundsman Ken Hare Reaches Settlement With Club. Prospect (the union that represents football officials, cricket umpires, grounds staff and other sports professionals) has reached a mutually acceptable agreement for Southend United’s groundsman, Ken Hare, whose employment was terminated in January. Hare was dismissed on 21 January after Southend’s home match against Bolton was […]