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The Open 2014 set to tee off at Royal Liverpool
14 July 2014

The Open 2014 set to tee off at Royal Liverpool

The 143rd Open Championship takes place from 17th-20th July 2014 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake, where MJ Abbott installed a state-of-the-art Rain Bird irrigation system in Winter 2009/2010.

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Busy 2014 agricultural show season ahead for MJ Abbott
7 July 2014

Busy 2014 agricultural show season ahead for MJ Abbott

The sales team at MJ Abbott have a busy summer season ahead of them, exhibiting at agricultural and country shows across the South and South West. Please note the dates in your diary now and visit our stand if you can - Nigel Pritchard and the team will make you most welcome!

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England's newest Championship golf course set to open
25 June 2014

England's newest Championship golf course set to open

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, County Durham’s leading golf resort and hotel, will open England’s newest championship golf course next month, writes Golf Business News. The new course is called the Ramside ‘Cathedral Course’ and is named in honour of nearby Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is clearly visible when playing a number of the holes.

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Royal Portrush invited to host The Open Championship
16 June 2014

Royal Portrush invited to host The Open Championship

The R&A today confirmed that The Open Championship is set to return to Northern Ireland for the first time in over 60 years and only the second time in its more than 150-year history, when it announced that Royal Portrush has been invited to join The Open rota.

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Historic Woking Golf Club opens new 16th hole
26 May 2014

Historic Woking Golf Club opens new 16th hole

Woking Golf Club in Surrey, England, has opened its new par three sixteenth hole, writes Golf Business News. The new hole, which was designed by architect Tim Lobb, and constructed by golf construction specialists MJ Abbott Limited, represents the most significant change to the historic course in over 50 years.

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Long Ashton members give new greens the thumbs up
19 May 2014

Long Ashton members give new greens the thumbs up

Long Ashton Golf Club near Bristol opened their 14 re-constructed greens at Easter, bringing the largest golf course construction project in the south and south west of England in the last 12 months to a successful conclusion. The £400,000 project was carried out by golf course construction experts MJ Abbott Limited.

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Royal Liverpool gears up for the 2014 Open Championship
12 May 2014

Royal Liverpool gears up for the 2014 Open Championship

The world's elite will find very little change when they turn up for the 143rd running of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, writes GolfWeek. The R&A has added just 54 yards to the course Tiger Woods tamed in 2006.

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Plan irrigation water storage requirements carefully
14 April 2014

Plan irrigation water storage requirements carefully

Anyone planning the installation, extension or upgrade of an irrigation system should think seriously about water availability and storage capabilities at the outset, stresses Nathan George, Contracts Manager with specialist sports turf and water engineering contractor, MJ Abbott Limited.

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MJ Abbott's new Mercedes vans take to the road
31 March 2014

MJ Abbott's new Mercedes vans take to the road

Leading specialist contractor MJ Abbott Limited has recently purchased thirteen new Mercedes-Benz vans, in a mixture of replacements, upgrades and additions to its extensive fleet of light commercial vehicles.

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LDCA advises that more land drainage will prevent flooding
12 March 2014

LDCA advises that more land drainage will prevent flooding

The Land Drainage Contractors' Association (LDCA) is advising that more land drainage is needed to prevent flooding. While at first this might seem counter-intuitive, this is not as crazy as it sounds, as Bruce Brockway, Secretary of the LDCA, explains in this article.

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MJ Abbott shirts support football development in Africa
7 March 2014

MJ Abbott shirts support football development in Africa

Budding footballers at the Nema Football Academy in The Gambia in West Africa are making good use of MJ Abbott sponsored football shirts outgrown by the boys in our local village team.

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London Irish project featured in PitchCare
3 March 2014

London Irish project featured in PitchCare

Leading sports turf contractor MJ Abbott's major project to construct a new training facility for Aviva Premiership Rugby side London Irish is featured in the latest edition of PitchCare, published digitally and in print on 1st March 2014.

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MJ Abbott upgrades excavator fleet ready for new season
10 February 2014

MJ Abbott upgrades excavator fleet ready for new season

Leading golf and sports turf construction contractor MJ Abbott Limited has upgraded its front-line excavator fleet ready for the 2014 construction season, representing an investment of over £500,000 in new plant.

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MJ Abbott looking to make further progress in 2014
3 February 2014

MJ Abbott looking to make further progress in 2014

Leading sports turf contractor, MJ Abbott Limited, reported a strong upturn in business across the board in 2013 and anticipates making further progress in 2014 as the economy continues to strengthen, reports Golf Business News.

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Royal Mid-Surrey project features widely in golf industry press
27 January 2014

Royal Mid-Surrey project features widely in golf industry press

MJ Abbott's project to reconstruct the front nine holes of the Outer Course at Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club is featured widely in the golf industry press, appearing in Golf Course Architecture, Golf Business News and Golf Range News.

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BTME delivers once more for MJ Abbott
24 January 2014

BTME delivers once more for MJ Abbott

Golf construction specialists MJ Abbott Limited had an extremely successful BTME show in 2014, according to Contracts Director Steve Briggs.

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MJ Abbott BTME 2014 social event enjoyed by all
22 January 2014

MJ Abbott BTME 2014 social event enjoyed by all

MJ Abbott hosted an enjoyable evening at speciality Spanish tapas bar and restaurant La Tasca in Harrogate on Tuesday 21st January, following a busy first day at BTME 2014.

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MJ Abbott exhibiting at BTME from 21st-23rd January 2014
13 January 2014

MJ Abbott exhibiting at BTME from 21st-23rd January 2014

Golf construction experts MJ Abbott are exhibiting at the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibtion (BTME) in Harrogate from 21st-23rd January 2014. If you are attending the show, please call in to see us at Stand A49.

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MJ Abbott has the largest stock of pumps in Salisbury
7 January 2014

MJ Abbott has the largest stock of pumps in Salisbury

If you need a pump to deal with groundwater during the current widespread flood conditions, MJ Abbott can help. We are the largest stockist of pumps in the Salisbury and South Wiltshire area, with pumps of all types available from all the major manufacturers.

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MJ Abbott golf project featured in PitchCare
6 January 2014

MJ Abbott golf project featured in PitchCare

Leading golf contractor MJ Abbott's most recent project, the reconstruction of fourteen greens at Long Ashton Golf Club near Bristol, is featured in the latest edition of PitchCare, published digitally and in print on 1st January 2014.

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