groundsman groundsman

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Head groundsman at the All-England Club, Eddie Seaward, says the new grass was developed because the tournament needed a plant that could withstand the wear of the modern game.
  2. Wimbledon's head groundsman, a connoisseur of footwork, says he can always tell who will be in the semifinals by the way the players handle their feet.
  3. McNarney has a job of the first importance which might have gone to a groundsman.

News

  1. Warwick Little League rededicates field to Ed Cassin

    WARWICK — For 20 years, Edward J. Cassin served as the Warwick Little League’s head groundsman. He was committed to the upkeep and improvement of the league’s facilities, making sure that the fields that the boys and girls play on were in the best possible shape.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Warwick Advertiser

  2. Little League rededicates field to Ed Cassin

    WARWICK — For 20 years, Edward J. Cassin served as the Warwick Little League’s head groundsman. He was committed to the upkeep and improvement of the league’s facilities, making sure that the fields that the boys and girls play on were in the best possible shape.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Photo News

Quotes

  1. "Obviously we haven't played on the Test wicket at all but the ground looks an absolute picture, the pitch looks fantastic and I'm sure Keith will get the Ashes strip just right," Maynard added. "He's a very experienced groundsman and he...
    on May 18, 2009 By: Matthew Maynard Source: AFP

  2. "It is disrespectful to the fans who pay money to watch football on that," said Wenger. "The only excuse is if they have a rugby team that also plays on the pitch, unless the groundsman is sick."
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Arsene Wenger Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "It did a little bit but the groundsman can only do so much. It's part and parcel of playing cricket," Astle said.
    on May 5, 2006 By: Nathan Astle Source: ABC Online

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