Bowls Clubs Tackle the Drought
26 Sep 2008 - Bowls - Press Release
A new $600,000 Brumby Government funding package to help regional lawn bowls clubs tackle the drought was launched today in north-west Victoria.
New Gold Coast Course Delay
25 Sep 2008 - Golf - Editor
An ACCC investigation found Mr Ingles and his company Ingles Group 'mislead residents and potential residents' over a proposed $20 million golf course which is now under construction at the Arundel estate.
Dr. Michael Hurdzan Shares Water Management Tips for Golf Courses
23 Sep 2008 - General News - Press Release
Water conservation was the topic of Toro Irrigation’s recent Success Without Excess III Water Smart Symposium. To address how designers and superintendents can better manage water usage on golf courses.
Toro Equipment put to the Test.
22 Sep 2008 - Industry News - Parkland Press
Toro equipment put to the test. While The Toro co’s media event included some interesting presentations about the company’s products, the highlight of the day for many was the tour of Toro’s testing facility.
Serious Questions Asked of Artificial Turf
21 Sep 2008 - Synthetics - Dave Saltman
In order to make fiscally and environmentally sound decisions regarding the potential purchase and installation of artificial turf in their communities, decision makers must consider all short- and long-term issues and concerns
Port Melbourne Oval gets $4.7m upgrade
20 Sep 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
Port Melbourne’s North Port Oval is getting a much needed kick of support. The oval, home to Port Melbourne Football Club, is undergoing a $4.7 million redevelopment.
Waipa Racing Club's Greg Chitty
19 Sep 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Rob Jenkins
A walk around Eagle Farm race course in Brisbane turned into a great insight into the life of track manager Greg Chitty, of the Waipa Racing Club in New Zealand's North Island. Greg has a chat to Pitchcare about racing in New Zealand and the Waipa Racing Club.
$1.1 billion W.A Sporting Stadium will be re-Examined
16 Sep 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
The future of Western Australia's proposed $1.1 billion multi-purpose sporting stadium will be re-examined, WA's new Premier-elect Colin Barnett said today.
Acton Scott Village Cricket Club
14 Sep 2008 - Cricket - Laurence Gale MSc
Looking at the main image you could be forgiven for thinking that it is one of those holiday snaps that get rolled out when guests call round; "The views were stunning and the wild flowers were everywhere ... etc. etc". It is, in fact, the home of Acton Scott Village Cricket Club as presented to the groundsman, Jamie Wrench, on 10th June!!!
Arrowtown Golf Club's New Manager
14 Sep 2008 - Golf - Editor
Just three weeks into the job, Arrowtown Golf Club's new manager is facing his toughest challenge of the year organising the 2008 Fresh Choice Lakes District Men's Golf Open Championship next weekend
$15 million for Brookvale Oval
13 Sep 2008 - Rugby - Editor
Manly Sea Eagles are lobbying the Federal Government for $15 million for Brookvale Oval in an attempt to secure the final piece of the funding puzzle.
Chirnside Park Golf Course Plan
12 Sep 2008 - Golf - Editor
People power and green fears resulted in Yarra Ranges Shire scuttling plans to redevelop the Chirnside Park Country Club golf course last night
11 Sep 2008 - Rugby - Editor
Waikato rugby bosses expect interest in the province to explode leading up to the test at Waikato Stadium on September 12, also the first time Hamilton has hosted a Tri-Nations test.
School Playing Fields -Maintenance for Wear
10 Sep 2008 - General Sports - Steve Hopkins
One of the key issues we often see during our visits to schools and local authorities is the limited resources available to maintain sports pitches. This article looks at the issues involved with pitches and seeks to give ideas of how maintenance could be modified to maximise playability and minimise wear.
A World of Cricket Under One Roof
9 Sep 2008 - Cricket - Press Release
The Global Cricket Academy in Dubai Sports City will feature pitches that mimic the grounds of internationally renowned arenas. In order to create the 28 specialist turf wickets, three different soil types are being imported into Dubai: 380 tons of Australian clay, 380 tons of clay from Pakistan and 180 tons of clay from England.