New TigerTurf Synthetic Football Pitch at Epping
30 Jun 2008 - Synthetics - Editor
The City of Whittlesea selected TigerTurf as the successful tenderer and our state of the art synthetic football surface, Soccer Real has been installed.
Gulf Harbour Course Under Receivership
30 Jun 2008 - Golf - Editor - 1 comment
Gulf Harbour Country Club, which has twice hosted the New Zealand Open, is on the market as a result of the collapse of the Blue Chip group of companies.
E-Z-GO Helps Golfer Back Following Serious Illness
29 Jun 2008 - General News - Peter Driver
E-Z-GO, the golf car manufacturer with European distribution based at Ransomes Jacobsen’s head office in Ipswich, has donated an electric golf car to Ventnor Golf Club on the Isle of Wight following an appeal to help get a disadvantaged golfer back playing the sport he loves.
Flemington Update For Grand National
28 Jun 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Mick Goodie
Track manager Mick Goodie applied 3mm of water on Thursday. "I know some jumping people would like me to water again today but it has a great cover of grass"
Largest Golf Course in Bali to be Built
28 Jun 2008 - Golf - Editor
The regent of Karangasem, I Wayan Geredeg, has negotiated a deal with Korean investors to construct what is touted as the largest golf course in Bali, an investor representative said this week. The 18-hole course is being planned for the Bugbug and Perasi areas and is set to cost some Rp1.4 trillion (US$153 million)
The Hills Home Of the New Zealand Open
26 Jun 2008 - Golf - Parkland Press
The New Zealand Open came to Queenstown for the first time in its long and distinguished history. Parkland and Toro are proud to be associated with The Hills – the home of the tournament for the next 3 years
Anthony Asquith Star Of Leeds Bradford
26 Jun 2008 - Cricket - Editor
Many is the time when a winning captain goes to great lengths to stress the vital role the groundsman has played in his team’s success, and never was this more pertinent than in the work the Weetwood groundsman Anthony Asquith performed.
What irrigation system?
26 Jun 2008 - Consultancy - Duncan McGilvray
So, what irrigation system is right for you? In this fourth article in a series of six, Duncan McGilvray of EnviroPro H2O, looks at the systems currently available from the simplest forms right up to computerised systems
GABBA Concerns Grow
25 Jun 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
GABBA authorities have moved to hose down concerns over the cricket ground's surface before Saturday night's AFL clash between Brisbane Lions and Adelaide.
Socceroos Query Pitch Surface
24 Jun 2008 - Football - Editor - 3 comments
Socceroos coach Pim Verbeek has called for greater communication between football codes, admitting he's concerned about the state of the ANZ Stadium
Turfgrass Disease – Recognition & Management
23 Jun 2008 - Consultancy - Dr Kate Entwistle
How often has it been said that effective turfgrass disease management depends on early and accurate identification of the problem. Today, this is arguably more important than ever and I hope that the following article will explain why.
Organising the Workshop
22 Jun 2008 - Mechanics - Pat Callaby
I have a commissioning process for new machines that helps me to order parts and claim warrantees, when the machine may not be readily to hand and to record other information relevant to that machine that will be required at some time in the future.
TAFE to Award Top Students
21 Jun 2008 - General News - Editor
Paul, 23, of Kurri Kurri, will today be awarded the NSW Bowling Greenkeepers Association Award at the annual TAFE NSW Hunter Institute Awards presentation at Warners Bay.
Have Equipment Prices Hit Rock Bottom?
20 Jun 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
The past few years have been a buyers’ market for turf machinery. Prices have fallen steadily, mainly as a result of the weak US dollar.
Tigerland to be Transformed
20 Jun 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
The first phase of the redevelopment of Punt Road Oval began today thanks to a $4.5 million Brumby Government contribution that will transform the home of the Richmond Football Club.
South African Ministerial Delegation Visits Ransomes Jacobsen
19 Jun 2008 - General News - Peter Driver
A delegation, headed by the Acting Premier of the Provincial Government of the Western Cape in South Africa, visited the European manufacturing facility and head office of RANSOMES JACOBSEN recently. RANSOMES JACOBSEN is a Textron Inc
World Bowls Championship 2008 A Greenkeeper’s Perspective
19 Jun 2008 - Bowls - Paul Avison
During January the 2008 World Bowls Championship was held in Christchurch for the first time. This event is held every four years and 28 qualifying countries were represented. The tournament was hosted by three clubs within close proximity of each other - Burnside Bowling Club, Fendalton Bowling Club and Bowls Papanui.
Turf Solutions International Hits the Big Time
18 Jun 2008 - General News - Editor
The grass will be greener on the other side of the world, thanks to a Queensland company that has recently landed a multi-million dollar contract to supply turf solutions for two high-end resort golf courses in the USA.