Kubota launch the affordable new B2420 Compact Tractor
31 Jan 2010 - Industry News - Press Release
Kubota has unveiled its first new machine of 2010; the new B2420. An addition to the popular 12, 16 and 18hp B20 Series launched last year, this range-topping 24hp compact tractor delivers everything you expect from Kubota - a simple, user-friendly machine that is powerful, reliable and extremely durable - and all at an affordable price.
John Deer Launches New Walk Behing Mowers.
30 Jan 2010 - Industry News - Press Release
This Spring as homeowners start their mower engines, they'll want a machine that provides great cut quality, power and ease-of-use. John Deere delivers with the launch of three new best-in-class walk-behind mowers for 2010 — models JS26, JS36 and JS46.
“Best of the Best” Recognized During the 2010 Troon Golf Management Conference
30 Jan 2010 - Golf - Press Release
The leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to recognize the following individuals and facilities for outstanding performance in 2009. Winners were announced at the 2010 Troon Golf Management Conference, which recently took place in Scottsdale, Ariz. January 18-20. Congratulations to the following award winners:
Croke Park - In the name of love!
29 Jan 2010 - General Sports - Richard Bailey
Remove your pitch mid season, host the world’s biggest rock concert, returf the pitch in just two days, host six fixtures 24 hours later, go on to play over forty fixtures of GAA, football and rugby in the following three months and change the pitch from international football to international rugby in just twelve hours! That's how the team at Ireland's biggest Stadium do it.
Pennant III, The choice For Leading Stadiums
29 Jan 2010 - General News - Grant Greenway
When we assisted the MCG, ANZ STadium and Skilled stadium select a high performance perennial ryegrass for Australian conditions they all chose Pennant III.
Water Scare in Arrowtown for NZ Open
28 Jan 2010 - Golf - Editor
A water scare in Arrowtown has left many residents frustrated they were not informed as the town prepares to welcome thousands of visitors for the New Zealand Golf Open.
Day-Night Test cricket a Waste of Time
28 Jan 2010 - Cricket - Editor
Former Australia fast bowler Rodney Hogg has labeled Cricket Australia's (CA) proposed plan to introduce day-night Test cricket as "a waste of time".
New Zealand Open - What lies ahead?
28 Jan 2010 - Golf - Editor
The Michael Hill New Zealand Open begins tomorrow at the Hills Golf Club in Queenstown with the future of the event as a Nationwide Tour event and its future at this venue the subject of much discussion.
Pitchcare Oceania in Pictures. (Part 1)
27 Jan 2010 - Editorial - Sarah Gibson - 2 comments
Pitchcare Oceania takes a trip down memory lane with a look back from our launch at the end of July 2008 to the Vic Open at Spring Valley last week. Here are some of Rob's favourite photos from our first successful year and a half.
Fleet’s Virtual Rugby Competition
27 Jan 2010 - Competitions - John Carr
Here at Fleet, we are passionate about our sport, well anything that has lines on it anyway!!!! We want to know who the best Virtual Super 14 player is in the Turf Industry.
How Difficult is it to Prepare a Fair Wicket?
27 Jan 2010 - Cricket - Editor
Tired of watching the batsmen pile on the runs on lifeless wickets, Paul Moon lays into the ICC for not ensuring the bowlers are given a fair crack of the whip, specially when Test cricket is played on the sub-continent.
St Andrews Links Commits to Environmental Accreditation
27 Jan 2010 - Golf - Press Release
St Andrews Links has become one of the first golf venues committed to achieving GEO Certification, the internationally recognised accreditation from the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO).
Hats off to Hatton! Part 1: Early days to the Olympics
27 Jan 2010 - Best of the Rest - Sarah Gibson
Geoff Hatton is one of the most recognisable figures in our industry. He’s a straight talking man with a wealth of experience. Cobbity Turf Farm south of Sydney is home to Geoff’s businesses Sustainable Renovations and Manoeuvre Equipment Pty Ltd, the sports field construction arm of the business.
Warm Season Turfgrasses & Large Patch
26 Jan 2010 - Consultancy - Greencast
Large Patch is an early - mid spring disease of warm season turfgrasses. First reported on zoysiagrass, the disease was initially named Zoysia patch
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Golf Maintenance
25 Jan 2010 - Mechanics - Eric Kulaas - 1 comment
This is an article off the original TurfTech site in 2001. I had asked on the bulletin board what were the good, bad and ugly parts of techs jobs in golf were.