Prime Minister Gillard in Adelaide to Launch Oval Redevelopment
7 Apr 2012 - General News - Editor
Construction work has begun on the $535 million Adelaide Oval redevelopment and the first stage is expected to be complete by October.
Programmed Maintenance Services buys out Turnpoint for $9.1 million.
7 Apr 2012 - Landscape - Editor
Programmed Maintenance Services has bought golf course and race track maintenance company Turnpoint for $9.1 million. Turnpoint, which began as a golf course constructor and maintenance firm, currently is carrying out work on courses designed by the likes of Greg Norman and Ernie Els.
Cronulla Needs Survival Plan B
6 Apr 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Former Cronulla chief executive Peter Gow has warned that the Sharks need to find a plan B if the $200 million redevelopment plans for the land surrounding Toyota Stadium are rejected by the NSW government.
Robbery Foiled at Merewether Golf Club
5 Apr 2012 - General News - Editor
A security guard has helped to foil a robbery at the Merewether Golf Club, with the thieves leaving the safe on the 8th green.
Southland asks Council to fix Queen's Park
5 Apr 2012 - Cricket - Editor
The Southland Cricket Association is making a plea to Invercargill City Council to fix the Queens Park cricket ground's outfield problems.
2 metre Croc Removed from Half Moon Bay G.C in Cairns
5 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
Rangers have trapped and removed a crocodile from a Cairns golf course, in far north Queensland, overnight. The two-metre female croc was caught in a floating trap in a pond at the Half Moon Bay golf course at Yorkeys Knob.
82 New Golf Carts for Brookwater Golf & Country Club
4 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
Brookwater Golf and Country Club is celebrating its 10th birthday with the acquisition of 82 new gifts. The club has bought 82 new golf carts handpicked by Springfield Land Corporation chairman Maha Sinnathamby.
Blundstone Arena Head Curator Marcus Pamplin Happy with Ground
4 Apr 2012 - Appointments - Editor
A Fast turnaround from cricket finals to Blundstone Arena’s first North Melbourne AFL game is a challenge head curator Marcus Pamplin relishes.
Vietnam Golf Course Projects Face Growing Criticism
3 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
Two senior officials from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) have made several media appearances in the past couple of weeks, trying to defend golf courses blamed for enroaching on rice fields and creating social and environment problems.
GCSAA TV MythBusters: Relief or Spin-Only Reel Grinding?
3 Apr 2012 - Mechanics - Editor
Relief or spin-only reel grinding: Which method is really the easiest, quickest and most effective?
Sydney’s Premier Nine-Hole Golf Course Turns 80
3 Apr 2012 - Golf - Editor
On April 12, 2012 Castlecove Golf Club, situated on Sydney’s lower north shore will re enact its opening in 1932, at the height of the Great Depression.
How Sodium Accumulates in Soil
2 Apr 2012 - Consultancy - Editor
Sodium delivered in irrigation water can result in turf stress and water infiltration problems. In this video, we provide water quality guidelines, discuss how sodium accumulates during periods of irrigation, and the value of rainfall in reducing soil sodium.
Hard decision looms for Ouyen Tennis Club
2 Apr 2012 - Tennis - Editor
Ouyen Tennis Club is looking at replacing its grass courts with synthetic surfaces. Club committee member Deane Munro said that for the club to ensure its future, it would have to move to synthetic courts as the maintenance of lawn courts continued to be a strain on the small committee.
Call for Roof on New Perth Stadium
31 Mar 2012 - General News - Editor
It is believed Populous, the international company behind dozens of the world's top new stadiums and hired to develop the design brief for the Burswood ground, has argued strongly that a roof would provide a better atmosphere for fans and enable more events to be staged there.
Questions Raised over NIB Stadium Management
30 Mar 2012 - General News - Editor
The State Opposition has questioned the role lobbyists played in the re-negotiation of a contract for the redevelopment of the Perth Oval.
Eels Move to Resurface Parramatta Stadium
29 Mar 2012 - Rugby - Editor
Stadium officials have agreed to replace 2000sq m of loose turf - roughly a third of the playing surface - in a bid to have the ground ready for Saturday night's Eels-Sea Eagles clash.
Riverton Racecourse is the Best it has Ever Been
29 Mar 2012 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
A new roof for one of the grandstands and a walkway to bring horses from the stables to the birdcage are some of the improvements at the Riverton Racecourse.
Sir Michael Hill reveals his grand golfing vision
29 Mar 2012 - Golf - Editor
Sir Michael Hill at The Hills golf course after announcing news New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will be playing a round in a preliminary tournament in the inaugural NZPGA Pro-Am Championship on Friday.
Man Dies After Being Pinned Under Water by Mower at Ocean Shores G.C in NSW
28 Mar 2012 - Health and Safety - Editor
A man has drowned in a freak accident when the ride-on lawnmower he was using slid into a golf course water hazard and trapped him underwater. Emergency services discovered his body at the back of in a dam inside Ocean Shores Golf Course at 10.30am this morning.