Kingston Heath Ranked Australia's Top Golf Course!
18 Feb 2010 - Golf - Editor
The jewel has slipped from the crown. For the first time since national rankings began, Royal Melbourne is not rated the country's top golf course. It has been replaced by another Melbourne sandbelt gem, Kingston Heath
Getting ready for Green Care
18 Feb 2010 - Mechanics - Eric Kulaas
Our NEW Jacobsen Synthetic Hydraulic Fluid arrived. Right now I have our oldest triplex in for a fluid change, filter, new hoses and lift arm pins and bushings
Parkland Opens in Australia
18 Feb 2010 - Industry News - Parkland Press
Parkland has opened its first branch in Australia. This is in response to increasing demand for our irrigation consultancy, project management and audit services both in Australia and throughout Asia.
Generic or Branded?
18 Feb 2010 - Consultancy - Jerry Spencer
Regardless of what company makes the herbicide, the core issue is whether generic herbicides are as good as brand-name ones. Jerry Spencer of ETP Turf asks, which is best.
25 Years of MCG Night Sport
17 Feb 2010 - General Sports - Editor
Australia’s iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has notched up another milestone, with today marking 25 years since the first sporting event was played under the MCG’s famous light towers.
The Green Green Grass of Yesterday
17 Feb 2010 - Bowls - Editor
Not so long ago right across Australia, the proud mower would chatter up and down in perfect runs creating a work of art of the closely cropped lawns that would, hours later, be transformed into a battleground of bowlers.
Polaris Acquisition Announcement
17 Feb 2010 - Industry News - Tony Hawkins
Polaris Industries is pleased to announce the acquisition of swissauto Powersports division. swissauto, a Switzerland-based company, has a solid track record in design and development of high-performance and high-efficiency engines and innovative vehicles.
Handling Conflict II
17 Feb 2010 - Consultancy - Frank Newberry
In Part 1 of this series Performance Consultant and Conference Speaker, Frank Newberry, explored how the uncomfortable experience of conflict in the workplace can bring positive outcomes.
It's The Year of the Tiger!
17 Feb 2010 - Synthetics - Jos McKenzie
New Zealand has experienced a number of export “firsts” over the past few months providing a positive boost to the start of 2010; our first Rugby field in Singapore, our first Hockey pitch in East Malaysia and our first major installation in India.
Pitchcare Oceania in Pictures. (Part 3)
16 Feb 2010 - Editorial - Sarah Gibson
The last of our 3 part look into Pitchcare Oceania's first year and a half. We start off at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton and finish at the lovely Spring Valley G.C home to last month's VIC Open.
21 Questions with John Carr
16 Feb 2010 - 21 Questions - Rob Jenkins - 1 comment
It's that time again where Pitchcare Oceania asks our 21 questions. This time Fleet Australasia Limited's Company Director John Carr sits in the hot seat. What do John and a Jägerbomb have in common and why is Karl Johnson a God in John's eyes?
Downpour Thwarts Manuka Plans
16 Feb 2010 - General News - Editor
If you thought you had a bad case of Mondayitis, spare a thought for Manuka Oval curator Brad van Dam. This is the sight the groundsman woke up to yesterday morning.
Subiacio Oval Touted for Twenty20 Matches
16 Feb 2010 - Cricket - Editor
WA cricket chief executive Graeme Wood has not ruled out holding an interstate Twenty20 clash at Subiaco Oval as early as next summer.
Bowler Aaron Tomkins Juggles Duties
16 Feb 2010 - Bowls - Editor
Bendigo East bowler Aaron Tomkins has juggled two roles in this week’s Australian Open qualifying, winning through to the main draw in singles and triples as well as doing duties as greenkeeper at Bendigo East Bowls Club.
Pitchcare Oceania on Facebook
15 Feb 2010 - Member Offers - Rob Jenkins
Pitchcare Oceania continues it's advance with the times and is now on Facebook! To get updates from your favourite turf website directly to your phone or PC, read more.
No More Night Games for Thebarton Oval
15 Feb 2010 - A.F.L - Editor
Night games will not be played at Thebarton Oval this year, after the SA Amateur Football League missed out on vital funding for the $325,000 project.
Gleneagles On Course for GEO Certification
15 Feb 2010 - Golf - Press Release
The four golf courses operated by The Gleneagles® Hotel, including 2014 Ryder Cup venue The PGA Centenary Course, are now On Course™ to achieve Golf Environment Organization (GEO) certified status in 2010. Alongside fellow European Tour stops Celtic Manor, Loch Lomond and St Andrews, Gleneagles is at the forefront of a drive by major professional venues to showcase the highest standards in sustainable golf course management.