Expert Advice for Volunteer Curators from the AGCSA
18 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
Volunteer curators at the Stawell Golf Club have received expert advice following a visit from the general manager of the Australian Golf Course Superintendants' Association.
Artificial turf is Almost Real: AFL
18 Apr 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
The AFL says the artificial turf around the interchange area at the MCG has the same spring as the natural turf, after the AFL Players Association sought clarification yesterday.
Armidale Golf Club Drifts off Merger Course
17 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
Armidale Golf Club will avoid insolvency this financial year, but its president has not ruled out a future merger with another local club to safeguard the club’s financial security.
Tales from the Field: Phosphorus, Take-all and MLSN
16 Apr 2012 - Consultancy - Editor
We recently diagnosed an unusual case of take-all patch from a new bentgrass green in Northern California. It was unusual because although the fungus Gaeumannomyces graminis does its damage in the late winter and early spring, we rarely see symptoms of take-all patch until late spring or summer.
Hemming to Raise Standards in Bermuda
14 Apr 2012 - Cricket - Editor
Top groundsman Tony Hemming will be in Bermuda to lend a helping hand in an effort to boost the country’s chances of hosting One Day Internationals (ODI).
Shadow cast by LNP over taxpayer-funded corporate boxes
13 Apr 2012 - General News - Editor
QLD Premier Campbell Newman's crackdown on taxpayer-funded corporate boxes is likely to save up to $4 million a year but it raises questions about the future of several government-owned sporting bodies such as Stadiums Queensland.
Fewer Test Draws Down to Pitches
13 Apr 2012 - Cricket - Editor
A recent reduction in test draws is due to wickets around the world offering a better balance between bat and ball, International Cricket Council (ICC) pitches consultant Andy Atkinson said on Tuesday.
Ohio Man Arrested after Attempted Theft of Masters Sand
13 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
Authorities say a 40-year-old spectator at the Masters Tournament has been arrested after police say he tried to steal sand pebbles from a sand trap and then led security officers on a foot chase.
ICC to Hold Pitch Curator Workshop
12 Apr 2012 - Cricket - Editor
The International Cricket Council are to hold the first ever curator workshop, which will cover a wide range of issues involved in pitch preparation, in Dubai this month.
Golf a Huge Industry in NZ
12 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
PGA Chief Executive, Duncan Simpson, recently tried to find out the impact of the golf industry on the economy of New Zealand. However, he failed to collect the real stats for the current time as most of the stats available are three to four years old.
Stynes Oval Mooted for Casey Fields
12 Apr 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
One of the tenants at Casey Fields is open to the idea of renaming the main oval in honour of Melbourne Football Club legend Jim Stynes.
Other Options for Christchurch New Stadium
11 Apr 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Christchurch's next rugby stadium may not be located at Lancaster Park after city councillors voted to consider other locations for the stadium.
Brookvale Oval's New Stand Held up Over the Line
10 Apr 2012 - Rugby - Editor
The revamped Jane Try Stand at Brookvale Oval will not be ready for the Sea Eagles’ first home game against Penrith on Monday night - and probably won’t be completed for another month.
Players Return to Flooded Oval
10 Apr 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
After being devastated by last year’s February floods, the Cardross Football and Netball Club is taking the first steps towards getting back on its feet.
Ogilvy & Clayton Team Talk about Building Bunkers on the New Course at Bonnie Doon Golf Club
10 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
Mike Cocking and Ashley Mead from Ogilvy Clayton Design Firm talk about their level of involvement and the detailed work that it takes to build bunkers on the new course at Bonnie Doon Golf Club in Sydney, Australia.
Collingwood Unveil Plans for New Fortress
10 Apr 2012 - A.F.L - Editor
Collingwood has declared there will be "no compromises" in its chase for a 16th premiership as the club embarks on a $10 million redevelopment of the Westpac Centre.
Fans Angry at NRL Stadiums Plan
9 Apr 2012 - Rugby - Editor
St George Illawarra supporters have condemned a proposal to abandon the NRL’s historic suburban grounds, including Kogarah’s WIN Jubilee Oval and potentially WIN Stadium, in favour of larger capacity stadiums.
Workers Begin Final Stage of WIN Stadium Grandstand
8 Apr 2012 - Stadia - Editor
Workers have begun installing the last major structural pieces of WIN Stadium’s rehabilitated western grandstand, more than six months after gusty winds badly damaged the structure’s roof.