Sportsturf Maintenance Northern Ireland

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Sportsturf Maintenance Northern Ireland

McLaughlin Sportsturf Maintenance are a specialised sports ground contractor located in Cushendall Co Antrim. We specialise in grounds maintenance for Golf Clubs, Bowling Clubs, GAA, Football and Rugby Pitches, Cricket Squares and Private Lawns.

For services available look through our website or contact us so we can discuss your requirements.

At McLaughlin Sportsturf Maintenance we use modern specialised equipment to provide a high standard of work at competitive rates. Our aim is to assist grounds men/greenkeepers to maintain their sports grounds to the highest standard.

The proprietor Gary McLaughlin has worked within the golf course industry for 13 years, six of these as golf course manager. His wealth of knowledge and experience gained at Greenmount College and through his career are of paramount importance to his business and of great benefit to his customers.

Our Services

Hollow Coring

The hollow corer works by pushing hollowed tines into the ground this removes cores of soil. This reduces compaction and thatch and improves air and water movement into the soil.

Core Harvesting

This machine is used with the hollow corer. It collects the corers of soil removed by the hollow corer. It can speed up time greens are out of play and safe on labour costs.


Topdressing is carried out in all areas of turf maintenance. We have a range of topdressers that can be used on pitches, fairways tees, greens and lawns. Topdressing can be matted in leaving surface level, true and ready for play.


Scarifying removes thatch and moss from just below and on the surface. It helps relieve compaction, it improves air and water exchange into the soil and allows for topdressing to be worked into the surface. We have a range of scarifiers for pitches, tees, greens and lawns.


The proseeder is used on golf greens,bowling greens and tees. Its spiraled rolled produces close hole spacings and delivers the seed into the holes. This machine can also topdress allowing for seeding and topdressing to be carried out in one pass.

Digger Hire

We can hire diggers and drivers for general digging and construction.


We can turf goalmouths, lawned areas etc and carryout general landscaping work.


The verti-draining works by driving tines into the ground. This shatters the soil below the surface allowing air, water and the grass roots to penetrate the into soil.

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