Silverado Hits the Market
25 May 2010 - Industry News - Rob Cooper
Silverado is a turf herbicide that provides quick control of moss & broadleaf weeds in fine turf. Silverado will be a valuable tool to golf course superintendents and greenkeepers.
$50 Million Redevelopment at Albert Park
25 May 2010 - General News - Editor
Construction began today to transform Albert Park’s historic Lakeside Oval into the state’s premier sports centre for elite athletes as part of a major $50 million redevelopment.
Stihl the Best
25 May 2010 - Mechanics - Eric Kulaas
I started in turf maintenance in the 80’s with my own lawn care service. During that period I began to appreciate well built equipment. Not that I hadn’t before, but not in this industry. Over the years I’ve tried quite a bit of what’s out there and now that I’ve been in the golf industry 2 decades I’ve settled on certain choices. One of those is our small tools.
24 May 2010 - Football - Laurence Gale MSc
Oceania don't have the only multi purpose stadiums, see how Ontario Sport are responsible for getting the pitch up to world cup standard at the Vassil Levski stadium in Sofia. See how they cope with a Madonna concert 7 days before a World Cup qualifying game!
Introducing the New Toro e-Cycler Electric Mower
24 May 2010 - Industry News - Press Release
Going green in your backyard no longer means you’ll have to give up power and performance. The new Toro e-Cycler™ electric mower delivers both. It’s designed to provide superior mulching performance, giving you a great- looking lawn and the convenience of an electric mower.
Norman To Design Course In Malaysia
24 May 2010 - Golf - Press Release
Malaysia - Golfing great Greg Norman will design an 18-hole course in a 404ha development project by Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd in Ulu Tiram in Johor.
Bringing a New Product to Market
24 May 2010 - Industry News - John Shanahan
Creating a new product is a major undertaking. Long before the first sheet of metal is pressed the commitment is made to invest thousands of man hours and money into design and development. John Shanahan looks at how Hayter go about bringing a new product to market
Grundfos congratulates the winner of the Australian Tidy Towns Water Conservation Award
23 May 2010 - Industry News - Press Release
Rockhampton, located on the Tropic of Capricorn in Queensland, has won the Water Conservation Award at the annual Keep Australia Beautiful, Australian Tidy Towns Awards held in Canberra this evening.
IGCEMA’s Virtual Trade Show Wrap Up
23 May 2010 - Shows and seminars - Eric Kulaas
IGCEMA (International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association) just concluded their first Virtual Trade Show. Though it was “Virtual”, it had a lot of the characteristics of a live trade show, booths for vendors, meeting rooms, and seminars.
Thomson Perrett join forces with Australia’s best
22 May 2010 - Golf - Helen Perrett
Thomson Perrett have joined forces with a group of Australia’s best golfers, including Geoff Ogilvy, Stuart Appleby and Paul Sheehan, and Australia’s leading Golf Academy, Bann Lynch, in a consortium which will manage the Yarra Bend Golf Course.
Oaks Golf Club Closes for $30 million Redevelopment
22 May 2010 - Golf - Editor
The Oaks Golf and Country Club will close for business on July 31 to allow fast tracking of the golf course redevelopment and stage one of the release of its residential development in a project estimated to cost $30 million.
Kooralbyn Valley Resort on the Gold Coast Left to Rot
21 May 2010 - Golf - Editor
In its heyday it was a five-star resort where families holidayed alongside the wealthy.
In to Africa
21 May 2010 - Football - Chris Hague
Chris Hague, Head Groundsman at the Parken Stadium in Denmark, was one of a number of groundsmen hand-picked by Support in Sport, to work at the Africa Cup of Nations. Here, he gives an overview of working in Africa.
21 Questions with Chris Downes
21 May 2010 - 21 Questions - Sarah Gibson
Pitchcare vists the beautiful Jack Nicklaus designed Kinloch Golf Club and has a chat with the Course Superintendent Chris Chris Downes. See how Chris handles himself when we grill him!
Sustainable Turf Renovations and Equipment
20 May 2010 - Industry News - Geoff Hatton
Sustainable Turf Renovations and Equipment specialise in all facets of Turf Construction, Turf Renovation and Turf Equipment enabling you to achieve the best possible results for your Turfed Surface.
Demetriou Backs Sophisticated Data
20 May 2010 - A.F.L - Editor
AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou has labelled complaints from leading coaches about the hardness of the surface at the Gabba and Etihad Stadium as "complete baloney".
Upgrade for CUA Stadium and Howell Oval set to begin
20 May 2010 - General News - Editor
A $5 million upgrade for CUA Stadium and Howell Oval is expected to begin immediately.
No Grounds for Complaint over Gabba Surface
20 May 2010 - A.F.L - Editor
Brisbane Lions coach Michael Voss has gone in to bat for the Gabba, saying its surface was not responsible for groin injuries to key forwards Jonathan Brown and Brendan Fevola.