Troon Launches 2012 Troon Card Program
26 Sep 2011 - Golf - Brett Brooks
Troon,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is proud to announce the launch of the 2012 Troon Card Program, offering green fee discounts of up to 50 percent at more than 50 participating facilities.
New Lights for Tasmania's Pembroke Park
26 Sep 2011 - General News - Editor
The collaborative relationship between the State Government and local councils has been demonstrated with the installation of new lights at Sorell’s Pembroke Park.
IGCEMA Announces First Two to Pass Hydraulics Competency
26 Sep 2011 - Mechanics - Press Release
Earlier this summer the IGCEMA released the first 4 competencies of its highly anticipated Certificate Program. Over the last few months the IGCEMA has registered 5 countries and 14 states inside the U.S. as official proctors of the program.
EPL's Man City's Grounds Manager talks on New Fibrelastic Pitch.
26 Sep 2011 - Football - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 38 - August / September 2011
Manchester City’s Grounds Manager, Roy Rigby, talks about his decision to install a Fibrelastic pitch at the club’s training ground
Fundamentals of Working in the Turf Industry
26 Sep 2011 - Consultancy - Keith McAuliffe - 1 comment
To many of the general public growing grass seems simple. However, for those who have worked in the green keeping profession for some time, the reality is that managing a sports surface, whether at the community or elite level, requires specialist expertise and the job is far more complex than first seen
The First Rider that Cuts with the Precision of a Walk Greensmower!
25 Sep 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.
Chafer Grubs Professional Application Using Nematodes - A Form Of Biological Control
25 Sep 2011 - Golf - John Handley
Chafer grubs can cause an incredible amount of costly damage to fine turf surfaces. John Handley examines the use of nematodes as a biological control on fairways at Ashburnham Golf Course.
Racetrack Upgraded for Wellington
25 Sep 2011 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Proof that Wellington racing is rushing ahead at major speed, today the club will have a new plastic running rail around it to make the track safer for jockeys.
STA Ute Muster Invite
24 Sep 2011 - General News - Jenny Zadro
STA NSW Sportsman's Luncheon is taking on a whole new look. We have decided to focus on a really relaxed and laid back event that will allow everyone a chance to catch up and chill out.
All Work No Pay Deals that Really Add Up
24 Sep 2011 - Industry News - Leigh Rogers
Owning premium Honda power equipment has never been easier thanks to a payment holiday of up to six months on selected models at participating dealerships nationwide.
David Withers Promoted to President of Jacobsen
24 Sep 2011 - Industry News - Peter Driver
David Withers, Managing Director of Ransomes Jacobsen, has been promoted to the position of President of Jacobsen, the Charlotte, NC-based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, effective October 1, 2011.
Every Field Has A Story, Episode 1
23 Sep 2011 - General News - Press Release
Episode one, Tornado. Every field has a story. This one starts in Cary, North Carolina at the Wake Med Soccer Park—home to prominent international soccer events and NCAA championship soccer.
Temuka Golf Club Considers Night Patrols
23 Sep 2011 - Golf - Editor
Temuka Golf Club members are considering patrolling the course at night to discourage further vandalism. Each weekend for the last three weeks vehicles have gone on to the golf course, damaging the turf by doing "burnouts" on the grass.
Sanctuary Cove Merger Pays Off
23 Sep 2011 - Golf - Editor
Ray White Sanctuary Cove has added another $10 million in property deals to its ledger as the resort community continues to attract widespread interest.
Advancement of Science in Turfcare
23 Sep 2011 - Consultancy - John Handley - Issue 38 - August / September 2011
I recently undertook a fact-finding mission in Ireland. No, nothing to do with the 'black stuff'; it was a whistle stop tour of the facilities at Queen's University in Belfast. Dr. Colin Fleming and Maggie McDowell were kind enough to give up their time to allow me to look into the case study they are currently undertaking on behalf of BioMass Sugar.
Vic Coalition Govt and MCC fund major upgrade of MCG’s Great Southern Stand
23 Sep 2011 - General Sports - Press Release
Premier Ted Baillieu today announced that work on a $55 million upgrade of the Melbourne Cricket Ground's Great Southern Stand will start shortly after the AFL Grand Final following the appointment of Construction Engineering as the project builder.
Ballarat's Premier Cricket Ground getting First Major Facelift in 15 years
22 Sep 2011 - Cricket - Editor
Ballarat's premier cricket ground is getting its first major facelift in 15 years. Eastern Oval will undergo a surface upgrade this summer that should improve draining and drought-proof the playing arena.
Finals Booted from WIN Stadium
22 Sep 2011 - Rugby - Editor
Rugby Union and football grand finals due to kick off this weekend have been forced to move from WIN Stadium as the western grandstand roof crisis continues.
Port Douglas Resort Sea Temple Golf and Country Club up for Sale
22 Sep 2011 - Golf - Editor
The luxury Sea Temple Golf and Country Club in Port Douglas as well as the adjoining housing estate has been put up for sale by the Juniper Development Group.
FREE Turf Clippings Magazine Spring 2011
22 Sep 2011 - Industry News - Sarah Oliver
A bi-annual newsletter showcases interesting projects from our customers the length and breadth of New Zealand and contains articles that turf managers can readily relate to.