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Head Greenkeeper

Holtye Golf Club is a private members club established in 1893, situated between East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells on the Kent / Sussex border. This premium 9-hole heathland course is challenging for all levels of play. The vacancy of Head Greenkeeper has arisen and is an excellent full time opportunity to join a hardworking, forward […]

Assistant Greenkeeper

An exciting opportunity to join the greenkeeping team at South Staffs, one of the West Midlands premier golf clubs. We are keen to grow our team and are looking for the right individual to work in the team and develop their skills. Knowledge, Skills and Experience As part of our team you’ll have the opportunity […]

Grounds management is vital if we are to get back to play

Grounds management is vital if we are to get back to play: 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as the season of no sport. With tournaments cancelled, a nationwide ban on sport, and lockdown meaning everyone has ‘stayed at home’, the turf industry and those within it have been seriously impacted by the coronavirus […]

Under the cloud of COVID-19

Under the cloud of COVID-19: The last three months have been traumatic and many of us will have lost relatives, loved ones, friends and colleagues to the awful Covid 19. We are far from out of the woods, and may even have to endure a second wave, but there does seem to be some light […]

Don’t forget your lines

Don’t forget your lines: Why GPS line marking technology is saving time and is more efficient. Football is now scheduled to re-start but pitches throughout the country will have received only the necessary maintenance to ensure the turf surface is regularly cut and kept in as healthy condition as possible under the circumstances.. However, one […]

Time to do things differently?

Time to do things differently?: With the world’s oldest golf courses being almost exclusively links courses it is no coincidence that very sandy materials have traditionally been used for the construction and refurbishment of coastal and inland golf courses across the world.  Sand provides a firm, level and well drained playing surface. Because it is […]

Dealing with global extremes

Dealing with global extremes: STRI’s head of sports surface technology, Dr Stephen Baker, considers the problems of turf management in some of the more extreme climates that he has visited in his 38-year career. Working conditions Grass selection and maintenance is very dependent on climate, and in many parts of the world there is not […]

Projects/Operations Manager

Based in East Bristol CPS Grounds Ltd is a well-established and expanding Grounds Maintenance company working primarily within the education and sports field sector. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Projects/Operations Manager to take a senior role in developing, delivering and managing our landscape and outdoor projects department and getting involved in the […]

How much water to apply?

How much water to apply?: Knowing how much water to apply to turf is often seen as a matter of guesswork. Peter robin suggests that a more analytical approach is taken to irrigation. Firstly, why do we irrigate turf? This might seem a dumb question but let’s look at it in more detail. Irrigation applies […]

MHM get tanked up

MHM get tanked up: “Deciding to invest in a range of fluid tanks was one of the easier decisions we’ve had to make during our ten years in business,” comments Mat Llewellyn, MHM’s managing director. “Naturally, our line of generators, lighting towers, and welders all need refuelling from time to time, so having the option […]