Compact Tractor proves a Winner from Trap to Line
31 Oct 2009 - Racing / Equestrian - Mike Bird
Greyhounds need a firm, yet forgiving track if they are to achieve the grip and speed necessary to produce the sustained performance expected by owners, trainers and race-goers.
STA Sportsman’s Charity Event
31 Oct 2009 - Schools - Jenny Zadro
The Sportsman’s Charity Event is one of the largest social events of the turf industry and is always a great day. Guests are entertained by sporting personalities and throughout the day raffles, auction of sporting memorabilia and fun activities take place.
A Brush with Reality
30 Oct 2009 - Synthetics - Laurence Gale MSc
Technical Surfaces have commissioned the world’s first study to assess the effects of brushing on the wear of synthetic sport carpet systems. The research was led by Dr Paul Fleming of Loughborough University at the Sports Technology Institute.
Pegasus: A New Zealand Irrigation First
30 Oct 2009 - Golf - Parkland Press
Pegasus Golf Course, the venue of The Pegasus New Zealand Women’s Open, is the first golf course in New Zealand to have valve-in-head sprinklers which are individually controlled by separate stations on every sprinkler, allowing more concise precision control. Learn about the technical features behind this type irrigation system design and all of the benefits behind it.
25-year lease deal for the Gardens Golf Course
30 Oct 2009 - Golf - Editor
Some Darwin residents are not happy with a new 25-year lease deal for the Gardens Golf Course signed by the Darwin City Council
New Zealand Membership Giveaway
29 Oct 2009 - Member Offers - Rob Jenkins
Fleet Australasia and Pitchcare Oceania are pleased to bring you our Membership Giveaway which includes an Ipod Touch Giveaway. The first 50 NZ Members who sign up will receive a Fleet Marking Booklet, free of charge.
Controlling Parramatta Grass
29 Oct 2009 - Consultancy - Greencast
Parramatta grass is one of the most evasive and difficult weeds to control on Australian and to a lesser extent on South African golf courses. Native to Africa, there are three main species of parramatta grass: Giant Parramatta grass (Sporobolus fertilis formerly S. indicus var major), a smaller species of Parramatta grass (S. africanus), and Giant Rats Tail grass (S. pyramidalis).
Another TigerTurf 'National School Pride' installation
29 Oct 2009 - Synthetics - Jo Prothero
Another TigerTurf 'National School Pride' installation helps drought proof a Victorian Secondary College
ACT Seeks Stadium Land Transfer Deal
28 Oct 2009 - General News - Editor
The ACT Government is negotiating a land transfer deal to avoid a potential multimillion-dollar rent increase at Canberra Stadium.
Warrnambool College's Wenborn Oval Cricket pitch Set on Fire
28 Oct 2009 - Cricket - Editor
The competition between Nestles and Russells Creek cricket clubs was tipped to be red hot yesterday but unfortunately the pitch was scorched hours before the first delivery.
21 Questions with Karl Johnson
28 Oct 2009 - 21 Questions - Rob Jenkins - 4 comments
One of New Zealand's highest profile Groundsmen, Karl Johnson, answers Pitchcare Oceania's 21 Questions. What's Karl's secret about Dirty Dancing and what does he think of Mark Perem at Eden Park?
Asia Pacific Golf Summit Sets New Attendance Record
27 Oct 2009 - Golf - Press Release
With just one week to go before the staging of the 2009 Asia Pacific Golf Summit, the organisers of the event report record delegate attendance.
Sunland buys Land at The Glades
27 Oct 2009 - Golf - Editor
Prominent Queensland developer Sunland Group has acquired the balance of undeveloped residential land at The Glades golf course community in Robina on the Gold Coast for $23.4 million.
Major codes on the move if Australia gets World Cup
27 Oct 2009 - Football - Editor - 1 comment
The AFL and National Rugby League will have to shift matches out of Australia's capital cities, including Perth, for up to eight weeks during the winter of 2018 or 2022 if Australia wins the right to host the World Cup in either of these years.
Hard Time at Flemington
27 Oct 2009 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor - 1 comment
With Saturday's Cox Plate at Moonee Valley leaving several walking wounded, prominent owner Lloyd Williams is wary about a hard surface for the Flemington carnival starting on Saturday.
Kabi G.C - Noosa Biosphere's Organic Golf Course.
26 Oct 2009 - Golf - Editor
When the citrus trees are flowering, golf balls swing through the fresh scent of their blooms and players are treated to an extraordinary sensory experience.
26 Oct 2009 - Football - Editor
Football Federation Australia chief executive Ben Buckley yesterday gave assurances Adelaide Oval was a safe bet to host potential 2018 or 2022 World Cup matches.
Pitches pose injury risk in Ipswich
26 Oct 2009 - Cricket - Editor - 3 comments
Ipswich's most experienced strappers has warned Ipswich City Council to tread carefully when developing cricket pitches on football fields.