The Lost Farm sets Tongues Wagging
7 Jul 2010 - Golf - David Newbery
The Barnbougle Lost Farm golf course in Tasmania hasn’t even opened yet it is already receiving rave reviews. A soft opening has been schedule for October, but that hasn’t stopped some golf observers predicting it will rival its next door neighbour Barnbougle Dunes
Golf Industry Central celebrates 2nd Birthday
7 Jul 2010 - Golf - Mike Orloff
It has now been two years to the day since Golf Industry Central went online providing industry news, jobs, and operational advice to Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
TPA President’s Address
7 Jul 2010 - General News - Dave Raison
Most Australian turf producers are embracing positive indicators in a changing national economy and climate. Above average rainfall recently recorded in many pockets around the country, coincides with signs of increased consumer confidence in the market place.
John Deere is the Official Machinery Supplier for the 2010 Equitana Melbourne event
6 Jul 2010 - General News - Rene Lubbers - 1 comment
EQUITANA Melbournes Managing Director, Mr Rod Lockwood is delighted to have John Deere involved with EQUITANA Melbourne in 2010
TigerTurf Bowlsweave Surface of Choice
6 Jul 2010 - Synthetics - Jo Prothero
Lenswood Bowling Club, situated in the Adelaide Hills, east of the city, had no doubts about which surface they would choose when converting their existing natural grass green to synthetic.
A famous Oval's Disappearing from View
6 Jul 2010 - General News - Editor
A certain symbolism in how the City of Churches will lose its world-renowned cathedral views from Adelaide Oval when the old ground is redeveloped.
VGA Couch Bowling Green Information Day
5 Jul 2010 - Bowls - Dyson Appleyard
Great day for Greenkeeper’s, Greens Directors and any other interested Directors of the club that may also looking at changing there green surface to a couch bowling green. 4th of August at Buckley Park Bowling Club.
The Mexted Story
5 Jul 2010 - Editorial - Sarah Gibson
Steve Mexted reflects on Wellington 15 years ago where the sports grounds were mud pits with no proper drainage and poorly maintained. Players would emerge from a game covered from head to toe in mud. A number of the sports grounds were built on landfills and were far from ideal playing surfaces. In the last few years sand profiles and good drainage systems have been installed resulting in better quality playing surfaces as well as less muddy players to watch!
Turf Production Handbook 2010
5 Jul 2010 - Industry News - Dave Powell
The Turf Production Handbook 2010 is in its final stages of production with the publication due for distribution by the end of August 2010
Les Burdett has Drawn Stumps
5 Jul 2010 - Cricket - Editor
After 41 summers preparing cricket wickets at Adelaide Oval, world renowned curator Les Burdett has drawn stumps on his career, downplaying his influence on the game.
Around the World Cup in 100 Days
5 Jul 2010 - Football - Richard Hayden STRI
Having been in and out of South Africa a number of times to monitor the construction and grow in of the English FA site in Rustenburg (pre-Christmas 2009), I did, as did the rest of the world, wonder if the South Africans would achieve in delivering the required 100+ pitches.
4 Jul 2010 - Consultancy - Laurence Gale MSc
The ancient practice of dowsing - often referred to as water divining. As you might expect, views range from “divine intervention” to “a complete load of b......”. Well, you get the idea!
Trump Finally Wins Approval for Scottish Course
4 Jul 2010 - Golf - Editor
Celebrity real estate developer and avid golfer Donald Trump has been given the go-ahead to build what he says will be "the world's greatest golf course" in Scotland as part of a $US1.5 billion development.
Move to Oval or Perish
3 Jul 2010 - A.F.L - Editor
AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou has virtually closed the Great Stadium Debate by telling the SA football community it must move to a new Adelaide Oval or perish at AAMI Stadium.
Geelong Racing Club Irrigation Upgrade
3 Jul 2010 - Racing / Equestrian - Press Release
Geelong Racing Club will receive a new irrigation system worth $450,000 as part of the Brumby Labor Government’s commitment to regional racing, Deputy Premier and Minister for Racing Rob Hulls announced on Tuesday, 29 June.
Sanctuary Cove Golf Course Maintenance Blog
3 Jul 2010 - Golf - Press Release
All new blog from the Golf Course Maintenance Department at Sanctuary Cove. Sign up to become a follower and you will be kept up to date with all the goings on in our department.