Courses for Horses
30 Nov 2007 - Racing / Equestrian - Nerissa Hannink
A major factor in the outcome of a horse race is the track itself, so categorising the track for effective race plans and betting strategies is essential. Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed methods which when used in combination gave a reliable assessment of turf condition.
Update on Robina Stadium
30 Nov 2007 - Rugby - Eddie Albert
The new Titan’s stadium is nearing completion and is expected to be handed over in the new year. The stadium seats 27,000 and has been named SKILLED PARK
Sunshine Dries Open Course in NZ
30 Nov 2007 - Golf - Editor
Sunny weather has been the biggest hurdle facing the organisers of the New Zealand Open golf tournament starting at The Hills in Arrowtown this morning, says course general manager John Griffin.
Unique Rear Roller Brushes On Jacobsen TR3
28 Nov 2007 - Industry News - Press Release
The Jacobsen TR3 tees and surrounds mower, manufactured in the UK by RANSOMES JACOBSEN, has been in the marketplace for three years and sales growth is continuing apace as greenkeepers become more aware of the timesaving effect of the unique rear roller brushing system
Ballymore Stadium hits Snag.
28 Nov 2007 - Rugby - Editor
Ballymore Stadium is the home of Rugby Union in Queensland and has a capacity of 24,000. It became headquarters of the Queensland Rugby Union in 1966
Toro Turns on the Service
27 Nov 2007 - Industry News - Press Release
As part of their continued emphasis on service and technical support, Toro Australia has recently appointed a specific Field Engineer to oversee technical training and support within Australia and Asia.
Geelong FC Bid For Finals Footy At Home
27 Nov 2007 - A.F.L - Editor
Geelong president Frank Costa has outlined the club's plans to increase its home ground capacity to 35,000 and eventually push for a home final at Skilled Stadium.
Sandhurst in Melbourne Is Nearing Completion
27 Nov 2007 - Golf - Editor
One of the most unique and exciting new golf layout in Australia - the Champions Course – at Sandhurst in Melbourne is nearing completion.
Mackay Guaranteed a Football Stadium.
26 Nov 2007 - Rugby - Editor
After a frenzied day, ironing out last-minute details, Labor candidate James Bidgood yesterday trumped the Coalition Government by promising $8million for a football stadium if Labor is elected.
Longer field for SCG
26 Nov 2007 - A.F.L - Editor
Under proposed modifications to the $70 million redevelopment of Yabba's Hill and the Doug Walters Stand at the Sydney Cricket Ground, the playing surface will be extended by 3 metres.
Improving Bunkers – Renovation, Restoration or Redesign?
25 Nov 2007 - Golf - Philip Christian Spogard
It is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul - could it justly be said that the bunkers are the windows to the soul of the golf course?
2007 NZ Turf Conference Review
24 Nov 2007 - Golf - Editor
This report has been prepared by the NZGCSA Administration Officer in his capacity as a member of the 2007 Turf Conference Organising committee.
Trouble In N.T Over Funding For Marrara Cricket Ground
23 Nov 2007 - Cricket - Editor
The Territory Sports Minister has scoffed at the Federal Government's promise of $1.75 million to upgrade the Marrara Cricket Ground to international standards.
HR Practice – Alignment For People Performance
22 Nov 2007 - Consultancy - Press Release
Human Resources is no longer managing the paperwork around employment and wages. It is about improving organisation capability through active cooperation and inclusion of people to deliver organisations goals to members and guests, efficiently and effectively. Every member of staff has a role and responsibility
The 2007 New Zealand Open at The Hills G.C
22 Nov 2007 - Golf - Editor
Mr Douglas, the operations manager at the Hills, has just seven days left to polish up the course before the New Zealand Open tees off next Thursday.
Astro Turf To Counter Slow Death in New Zealand
22 Nov 2007 - Bowls - Editor
Terry Rossiter and his cohorts at Takaro aren't waiting until their club goes into terminal decline as has happened to other Manawatu bowling clubs. They have plans, such as installing an artificial green at a cost of about $200,000, to arrest it.
Golf tourism has arrived in Vietnam
22 Nov 2007 - Golf - Editor
Making a bold statement that golf tourism has arrived in Vietnam, Indochina Capital on June 12, 2007 announced the signing and start of construction of the golf course design agreement with Colin Montgomerie to create his first “Montgomerie” branded course in Vietnam.
N.Z pitches under fire
21 Nov 2007 - Cricket - Editor
Conditions on the slow-paced pitch yesterday for the first day of the Canterbury-Auckland match were about as far removed as possible from those the Black Caps faced in the fiery cauldron of the Wanderers during the first test against South Africa.