Entries by Turf Matters

SISIS Aer-Aid The Solution For St Ives GC

SISIS Aer-Aid the solution for St Ives GC. Rob Duff, course manager and head greenkeeper at St Ives (Hunts) Golf Course, has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 for helping him to combat a recurring thatch issue on the greens at the stunning course in Cambridgeshire.   With a history dating back to 1923, St Ives […]

iTurf Programme Keeps The Cod Army In Winning Form

iTurf Programme keeps the Cod Army in winning form. A tailored iTurf Programme from ICL has signalled consistent and excellent results according to Dale Frith – Head Groundsman at Fleetwood Town FC.  Fleetwood Town FC, nicknamed the Cod Army, currently competing in Sky Bet League One, has enjoyed six promotions in ten seasons. Spirits are […]

Pittodrie Pitch To Be Relaid For European Qualifiers

Pittodrie pitch to be relaid for European qualifiers. Aberdeen will relay their Pittodrie pitch ahead of this summer’s Europa League qualifiers. The Dons will use the close season to rip up the current surface, which has been criticised by both players and management in recent weeks. Time is of the essence for Derek McInnes’ men, with […]

STRI Group Bolster Agronomy Team

STRI Group bolster agronomy team. STRI Group has strengthened its UK regional consultancy operation with the addition of two new turfgrass agronomists. Michael Boyes joins STRI after a distinguished career in greenkeeping where he worked in Spain, Dubai and over five years at Loch Lomond Golf Club. He’s an R&A scholar, with a BSc (Hons) in […]

Council Chooses Portable Toro T4240 For Multi-Site Use

Council Chooses Portable Toro T4240. East Cambridgeshire District Council maintains approximately 70 hectares of open space, and having recently become responsible for even more sites across the area, has invested in the portable Toro T4240 high-output cylinder mower to manage a multitude of sites.   The council’s team leader, Tim McCreadie, opted for the T4240 […]

Nominations Open For 2017 IOG Industry Awards

Nominations Open For 2017 IOG Industry Awards. Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Institute of Groundsmanship Industry Awards, with 22 categories of entry recognising the passion, dedication and challenges faced by grounds staff in both grassroots and professional sports, and including a series of new and ‘refreshed’ categories in response to industry feedback. […]