TORO Hybrid Greensmowers to hit NZ shores!
31 Jul 2011 - Industry News - Parkland Press
Another exciting new product from TORO is about to enter the New Zealand market next month. This environmentally sound greensmower is billed as the first rider that can cut with the precision of a walk greensmower
Lawn Mowing Tips
31 Jul 2011 - General News - Press Release
There is a lot more to mowing a lawn than just pushing the mower. You need to get the height right in sun and shade, as well as removing just the right amount of leaf.
Troon Enhances Family Golf Program
30 Jul 2011 - Golf - Brett Brooks
Troon,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is pleased to announce enhancements made to the Troon Family Golf program, making the game even more accessible to juniors and their families at participating Troon-managed facilities around the world.
Hunter apprentices among state's best
29 Jul 2011 - General News - Editor
From brickies to sparkies and even a greenkeeper, Hunter Region apprentices are keeping their tradie colleagues on their toes.
Ballarat Turf Club to use Two Tracks in One Day
29 Jul 2011 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Ballarat Turf Club will use its two tracks today to ensure the best racing surface available is utilised for the bulk of the nine-race meeting.
BIGGA adds Support to IGCEMA’s New Certificate Programme
29 Jul 2011 - Mechanics - Ellie Parry
The International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association (IGCEMA) has announced that The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has signed on in full support of its Certificate Programme.
STA QLD Cricket Wicket Seminar Invite
29 Jul 2011 - Shows and seminars - Malcolm Caddies
STA Queensland would like to invite you all to Allan Border Oval on the 24th August for a one day only Cricket Wicket Seminar. The day will cover wicket renovation and preparation and also features a talk from special guest Darren Lehman.
Kinloch Golf Course Sold to Southpark Corporation
28 Jul 2011 - Golf - Editor - 2 comments
Kinloch Golf Course has been sold to The Southpark Corporation, with the take over expected to come into effect in December this year.
PILA group is now the Official Preferred Supplier of Goal Posts to NSW Rugby Union
28 Jul 2011 - Rugby - PILA Group
PILA group and NSW Rugby recently agreed to terms a Preferred Supplier Agreement between the two organisations. PILA and NSW Rugby will work together to support local rugby communities to upgrade their facilities with market leading goal posts.
Council to Present Golf Course Report Findings at Kalgoorlie
28 Jul 2011 - Golf - Editor
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder says it will present the findings of an independent report into the viability of its proposed golf course resort to the Western Australian Government.
Adelaide Oval Tractor boy to Test off-Spinner.
28 Jul 2011 - Cricket - Editor
Nathan Lyon believes being crazy brave with the ball has powered his rise from Adelaide Oval tractor boy to Test off-spinner.
Turf Renovation Practices Seminar & Tradeshow Invite
28 Jul 2011 - Shows and seminars - Jenny Zadro
Tues, 16th August Kurri Kurri TAFE 2011 Regional Seminar promises to again deliver a great day of education and 'everything turf'. This year there is a focus on Turf Renovation Practices and the morning session will include presentations on Golf Green construction, sportsfield renovations, bowling green maintenance and renovations.
Persistent Heat, Drought and Flooding Strain Colf Courses Nationally
27 Jul 2011 - Golf - Editor
Extended periods of excessive heat, widespread moderate to severe drought, and pockets of flooding have beset golf courses for the second consecutive year, putting a strain on revenues, golfers and the professionals who manage the game's playing fields – golf course superintendents.
DLF Seeds Launch Facebook Page
27 Jul 2011 - General News - Baz Woodcock
Do you use Facebook? If yes - I have put together a DLF Seeds (Turf) Face Page to trial how useful it is in getting information to and from a “Social Network”.
Beetles Play an Important role in Reducing Weeds
27 Jul 2011 - General News - Editor
Researchers funded by the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the French Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) have found that ground beetles reduce the amount of weed seeds in the soil.