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Student Greenkeepers Win Toro Awards

Student Greenkeepers Win Toro Awards: The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has announced that Daniel Ashelby from Wilmslow Golf Club has become the 30th winner of the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award, whilst Danny Patten of Lee Park Golf Club scooped the Toro Young Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award. Daniel, 25, joins a proud tradition of former […]

GTC Release New Training Materials

GTC Release New Training Materials: The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has released a revised set of best practice learning materials for all levels of student greenkeepers. Although originally inspired as the underpinning knowledge for the Level 2 qualification, the GTC Board of Directors and the Employer Group championed the revision of the copyright Learning Materials. These […]

Match Off After Pitch Vandalism

Match Off After Pitch Vandalism: Ongoing damage at Putaruru’s Totara Park is angering the community and sparking fears public access could be restricted. In the latest incident a vehicle damaged the football pitch so badly that the Rangers team had to cancel its final game of the season. Manager Derek Roberts, who has been with the club […]

CPL’s Best Groundsman Award

CPL’s Best Groundsman Award: The Hero Caribbean Premier League has created an award for the groundsman that has overseen the greatest improvement in the pitches at tournament venues since the league’s inception in 2013. The award will see the winning head groundsman being flown to New Zealand to work with world renowned pitch expert Mark Perham. […]

New Lords Head Groundsman

New Lords Head Groundsman: MCC has confirmed that Karl McDermott has been appointed as the new Head Groundsman at Lord’s. McDermott, who will join MCC from Hampshire County Cricket Club, will replace Mick Hunt, who is retiring from the role after 49 seasons. After beginning his career as Assistant Groundsman at Clontarf Cricket Club in Dublin, […]

Reesink At John O’Gaunt Golf Club

Reesink At John O’Gaunt Golf Club: Celebrating the signing of its third five-year exclusivity agreement with Reesink Turfcare and Toro is John O’Gaunt Golf Club. After a ten year plan the club in Sandy in Bedfordshire has now established an ‘all red’ Toro fleet of machinery, installed Toro Lynx and dual trajectory series sprinklers on its […]

Reesink’s Finance Schemes Return

Reesink’s Finance Schemes Return: After the previous success of Reesink Turfcare’s four Toro finance schemes, which last year offered ten ways to pay, they’re returning once more. The reason for this success is, says Reesink national sales manager Jeff Anguige, because they allow customers to turn one new Toro machine into a fleet for the same year’s […]

Rigby Taylor’s Interactive Experience

Rigby Taylor’s Interactive Experience: Rigby Taylor will be announcing a number of exciting new product launches at SALTEX on October 31 and November 1 – to be viewed both on the stand and in the outside demonstration area: The TinyMobile – a next generation, fully autonomous pitch line marking GPS robot that’s faster, lighter, more flexible […]

‘Precise’ Sherriff Amenity At SALTEX

‘Precise’ Sherriff Amenity At SALTEX: Visitors to stand E060 at SALTEX 2018 will get the opportunity to find out how they could significantly improve their turf through Sherriff Amenity’s range of unique products and some new dedicated apps. Sherriff Amenity, the UK’s leading turf and amenity suppliers, have announced the launch of two new apps, which […]

Germinal’s New Amenity Website

Germinal’s New Amenity Website: A new, amenity specific website has been launched by Germinal, designed with the aim of making it easier for groundsmen to get the very best results from their pitches, training grounds and other sports facilities. The new website, available here, contains all the information professional groundsmen and turfcare professionals need to optimise […]