Thomson Perrett & Lobb to consult Historic Channel Island G.C
30 Nov 2010 - Golf - Tim Lobb
Thomson Perrett & Lobb, the international golf course architecture practice founded by five times Open Champion Peter Thomson with partners Ross Perrett and Tim Lobb, has been appointed by Royal Jersey Golf Club to carry out an audit of the historic Channel Island golf course and make recommendations to enhance the playing strategy.
Hosting the World Cup comes with a $2.3b Bill
30 Nov 2010 - Football - Editor
A funding brawl is looming over who will foot the $2.3 billion stadium bill if Australia's 2022 World Cup bid is successful this week.
Elsternwick GC to Benefit from Stormwater Harvesting Project
30 Nov 2010 - Golf - Editor
A stormwater harvesting project will divert flows from Elster Creek to Elsternwick and Elwood parks, where it will help to reverse the effects of the drought and irrigate recreational and sporting grounds.
Gabba Test Wrap Up
29 Nov 2010 - Cricket - Sarah Gibson - 8 comments
PC Oceania's Sarah Gibson has a look at the opening Ashes test at the GABBA. The match that's had it all, a greentop wicket which gave us early wickets then plenty of runs resulted in a topsy turvy battle. How would you rate it?
Renovations and Tournaments Slated for Feted Bali Nirwana GC
29 Nov 2010 - Golf - Press Release
The maturation of Bali as a golf culture has coincided with a brace of high-profile developments at the island's top course venue, Greg Norman-designed Bali Nirwana Golf Club at the Pan Pacific Nirwana Resort.
Syngenta Introduce the Turf Carbon Calculator
29 Nov 2010 - Industry News - Press Release
Syngenta unveiled a new tool designed to help reduce carbon footprints on golf courses. The Turf Carbon Calculator tool helps course managers benchmark environmental performance and validate improvements.
AFL Supports Ballarat Move
29 Nov 2010 - A.F.L - Editor
The AFL is willing to back North Melbourne's push into Ballarat in the 2012 draw and schedule home games there, with North initially playing two home games at its second base and increasing to four.
Complete bunker solution becoming popular among Australian Golf Clubs
28 Nov 2010 - Golf - Press Release
Used extensively throughout golf clubs in Europe and the US, Sportcrete’s innovative Bunker Solutions are quickly growing in popularity on Australian golf courses too, according to Sportcrete’s Regional Sales Director, Terry Eathorne.
Groundsman at Carisbrook Appointed Operations Manager at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
28 Nov 2010 - Industry News - Editor
Huddy, the groundsman at Carisbrook, has been appointed the operations manager at the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
World Cup Venue's Patchy Surface no Cause for Alarm
27 Nov 2010 - Rugby - Editor
Don't panic. The speckled main field at Arena Manawatu hasn't got measles or a serious turf disease.
Jets Deny Turf Cause of Injuries
27 Nov 2010 - Football - Editor
Jets management insisted yesterday bad luck and not a substandard pitch was responsible for the spate of injuries that has decimated their squad and cast a cloud over tomorrow night's marquee showdown with the LA Galaxy at EnergyAustralia Stadium.
Locust Plagues get Airborne
26 Nov 2010 - General News - Editor
Locusts have become airborne in the Riverland and the state's north, threatening crops and even Adelaide gardens as authorities admit no part of South Australia is safe from the hungry hordes, Adelaide Now reports.
$7m Melbourne Sports Precinct Upgrade
26 Nov 2010 - General News - Editor
Collingwood has thrown its support behind an ALP election promise for a $7 million upgrade to the Olympic Park sports precinct.
Eureka Stadium for AFL Games?
26 Nov 2010 - A.F.L - Editor
North Melbourne could be hosting AFL matches in Ballarat as early as 2012 after the Victorian Government announced plans for a $30 million stadium redevelopment in the regional city.
This Land Belongs to Us
26 Nov 2010 - Hockey - Editor
An application to build a hockey turf and complex at Churchill Park has run into strong opposition in Gisborne District Council’s public submissions process.
Cracking Pitch at the WACA on the Cards
25 Nov 2010 - Cricket - Editor
Cracks in a pitch at the WACA Cracks in a pitch at the Waca almost caused the abandonment of a second XI match between Western Australia and New South Wales.