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Seattle University’s Field Specialist Applauds SISIS Sweeper

Seattle University’s commitment to maintaining first-class athletic and sporting facilities has received a significant boost with the introduction of the SISIS SSS1000 towed sweeper. Seattle University’s commitment to maintaining first-class athletic and sporting facilities has received a significant boost with the introduction of the SISIS SSS1000 towed sweeper. Peter Larson, the Athletic Field Specialist overseeing …

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Meet the members, Ben Swidenbank

Ben’s passion for sports turf has seen him take his career into some of the most renowned UK sporting venues, including Wimbledon, Wembley Stadium, Arsenal Football Club, and the Oval Cricket Ground. He currently teaches as an Adult Skills Tutor in Pesticide application and Horticultural machinery at Myerscough College, Liverpool Campus.  Ben divoting the pitch …

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My Path to Wimbledon: Conrad Cavill, Groundstaff

Written by Aman Ahmed – Communications team at the All England Club. Conrad Cavill – Wimbledon Groundstaff Inspiring new recruits from all walks of life to join the sector is the critical, but concerning focus for #GroundsWeek 2024.  The main characters of sport’s folklore are almost always its coaches and athletes. The set designers for …

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Katy Castle – Inspiring other women to join the industry

Katy Castle – 1 of 3 females to complete a Level 2 in Golf Greenkeeping in the UK. Would you like to start by telling us a bit about yourself, your current role, previous roles and general interests?At the time of writing, I’m 21 years old and a female assistant Greenkeeper at The Caversham home …

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