The Mighty Quinn - how the TOP Program for interns changed my life
10 Jan 2013 - Golf - Editor - 38 comments
The Ohio State Universityís internship programme for aspiring greenkeepers is simply referred to as the TOP Program - The Ohio Program. One of its latest interns, Daniel Quinn, explains why he believes it really is TOPs
Trimax Mowing Systems appoint new Marketing Manager
26 Sep 2012 - Industry News - Editor - 22 comments
Leading manufacturer of precision flail and rotary turf mowers, Trimax Mowing Systems, has appointed Karl Stevenson to the position of Marketing Manager. Based at the companyís head office in New Zealand, Karl is overseeing the groupís world-wide marketing activities and branding operations.
Greenkeepers and volunteers dig in to help Drouin
12 Sep 2012 - Golf - Editor - 20 comments
More than 50 greenkeepers and volunteers descended on Victoriaís Drouin Golf Club recently to assist course superintendent Jason Allan and his crew resurface greens damaged by vandalism.
Forsyth Barr Stadium looking at full artificial turf pitch
24 Aug 2012 - Stadia - Editor
A proposal to replace the mixed grass turf inside the Forsyth Barr Stadium with a full artificial turf - at an estimated cost of $1 million - will be considered by a Dunedin City Council subcommittee examining changes to the year-old venue.
Controversial Hagley Oval Work to Begin
7 Aug 2012 - Cricket - Editor
Work to build a new wicket block at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch will begin on Monday, with bigger proposed developments at the grounds in doubt after opposition from the public and city councillors.
Quake-hit Clubs in Recovery Mode
21 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
For New Zealandís Christchurch golf clubs severely affected by the devastating earthquakes, there is still a long way to go before they are 100 per cent operational.
Hamilton Golf Course for Sale Again
20 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
A 45-hectare golf course just outside the Hamilton city boundary that has seen some changes of ownership over the past 10 years, is up for sale again.
WIN Stadium Power Fix
18 Jul 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Officials hope power will be restored to WIN Stadium by the close of business today after it failed during yesterdayís St George Illawarra Dragons clash with the Sharks.
Why Norman's $750m Dunes Golf Resort Failed
17 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
When Greg Norman backed a $750 million golf resort for the coastal town of Port Hughes, many believed it would put the Yorke Peninsula on the map
Fatty Vautin says No to Synthetic Turf at Brookvale Oval
17 Jul 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Brookvale Oval could become the first professional rugby league ground in Australia with synthetic turf but it may come at the expense of the game, warns commentator Paul "Fatty" Vautin.
Tee-off Time for Manly Golf Club after $13.5m Revamp
16 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
Members of Manly Golf Club can enjoy 18 holes of golf again from today after a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the course.
Dedicated Football Oval Needed for Sunraysia
14 Jul 2012 - Football - Editor
Sunraysia Football and Netball League president Trevor Heaft believes any question marks raised about City Ovalís surface would be erased if the league had a specialised ground for finals.
Dunes Port Hughes in a Financial Hole
14 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
The Greg Norman-designed Dunes Port Hughes golf course development on South Australia's Yorke Peninsula has been placed in receivership with more than $13 million in debts.
Trump Tees off on his New Golf Course in Scotland
13 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
US tycoon Donald Trump struck the first ball on his new luxury golf course in Scotland on Tuesday, saying the battles with environmentalists had all been worth it.
Paul Smith Talks about Preparing Royal Lytham and St Annes Club
13 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
Paul Smith (Head Green Keeper at Royal Lytham and St Annes Club) talks preparation of the course ahead of the players arrival.
Questions on Illawarra Oval Debacle Still Unanswered
12 Jul 2012 - Golf - Editor
Football in the Illawarra was at its peak when the high-flying Wollongong Wolves played out of Brandon Park.
Revision of Hagley Oval Cricket Plan Requested
12 Jul 2012 - Cricket - Editor
Controversial plans to modify Hagley Oval have been sent back to Canterbury Cricket for revision a handful of weeks before an important deadline must be met if Christchurch is to host Cricket World Cup games.
The Manly Revolutionary Pitch Plan to the NRL
11 Jul 2012 - Rugby - Editor
In a revolutionary move, Brookvale Oval could become the first top flight rugby league ground in the world to be laid with synthetic turf.