Turf News

New Management For Machinery Distributor

New Management For Machinery Distributor: The UK distributor of Ferris, Wright and Spider mowers and Jensen woodchippers has announced new leadership this week. Divisional Director Tim Lane, who established the Machinery Imports business at T H WHITE in 2016 and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the business, is moving onto a new […]

Wildflower Appoint Phil Singleton

Wildflower Appoint Phil Singleton: The UK’s leading bio-diverse turf supplier has recently expanded their sales team. Wildflower Turf Ltd have appointed Phil Singleton to assist them to further service their growing customer base in the north of England. Phil has a strong background in the horticultural and landscape industries, having formally worked for Icopal Limited (part […]

IOG Young Board Memeber Addresses Barriers

IOG Young Board Memeber Addresses Barriers: Martin Stephenson has been involved with the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Young Board of Directors, which is sponsored by Toro and Reesink Turfcare, for four years helping promote an industry he loves and addressing some of the barriers he perceives to a long-term career. Martin’s CV in groundscare, despite his […]

Jacobsen Support Greenkeeping Career

Jacobsen Support Greenkeeping Career: James Walker, a graduate of the African Turf Academy in Pretoria, South Africa, has praised Jacobsen for its commitment to education and helping to launch his greenkeeping career. James graduated from the African Turf Academy, which is supported by Jacobsen and the R&A, in 2015.  James enjoyed success at the Academy based […]

Replay Operator Q&A

Replay Operator Q&A: A Q&A with Replay Maintenance operator Michael Kelly What is your current role at Replay Maintenance? How long have you been there and what was your route into the industry? I became part of the Replay team following a recruitment drive day that Replay held. I have now worked at Replay for two […]

Duralock’s New Appointment

Duralock’s New Appointment: Duralock Performance Fencing has announced the appointment of Matt Bartle as its new Business Development Director. Duralock was established 25 years ago and is fully rooted in the equestrian and sports industry; their innovative PVC-u fencing products can be seen at prestigious racecourses and stadiums across the world. Matt Bartle is joining Duralock […]

New Regional Manager For AGS

New Regional Manager For AGS: Advance Grass Solutions is very pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Hendy as Regional Technical Sales Manager for Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset. Joe brings a wealth of experience to the position starting his career as a seed analyst, progressing to an in-field technical manager for an established amenity business, where […]

Reesink’s Respects For Clive Pinnock

Reesink’s Respects For Clive Pinnock: Clive Pinnock, Reesink’s training ambassador who worked for the company for 34 years before retiring in Spring 2018, has sadly passed away following a short battle with cancer. Clive will be remembered for achieving a level 4 in the Landbased Technician Accreditation scheme (LTA) in 2016, one of the highest training […]

John Deere Management Changes

John Deere Management Changes: John Deere has announced an important change to its European senior management team, effective from 1st January 2019. Dennis Docherty has been appointed vice-president, agriculture & turf sales and marketing for Europe, North Africa and the Near & Middle East. He succeeds Christoph Wigger, who has been appointed vice-president, global crop care […]

STRI Group Appoint Gwynn Davies

STRI Group Appoint Gwynn Davies: STRI Group is delighted to announce that Gwynn Davies has been appointed as a turfgrass consultant, to support extensive business growth and service development in the UK and overseas markets. Gwynn is a well-known figure in the sports turf industry and has accumulated a wealth of specialist experience during his 15-year […]