Glory Owner Considers Ground Switch
6 Feb 2012 - Football - Editor
Outspoken Perth Glory owner Tony Sage has reignited the prospect of moving the team from nib Stadium, this time over concerns the venue's redevelopment will cut attendances next season.
A Day in the life of Turfcare Staff at the Glencoe Golf & Country Club
6 Feb 2012 - Golf - Editor
A typical day in the life of Turfcare staff at the Glencoe Golf & Country Club. This movie is well worth the watch!
6 Feb 2012 - Golf - Tim Lobb
Next time you are standing on the tee of the 18th hole at your golf course, try and imagine this situation. You are leading Tiger Woods by a single stroke in the Masters, and have the honour on the final tee in the last round. You sense the expectation in the gallery closed tightly around the tee, you can feel Tigerís glare burning into your skull as he surveys you going through your pre-shot routine.
Jacobsen Announce Global Partnership with Golf Environment Organization
5 Feb 2012 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Across golf, sustainability is quickly gaining momentum, boosted by growing industry support and commitment. Jacobsen, a Textron Inc company and one of the major players in the turf maintenance equipment sector, will help accelerate this trend through a new global partnership agreement with the Golf Environment Organization.
MCG Curators do Australia Proud
5 Feb 2012 - Cricket - Editor
The MCG curators have turned on the style for the second T20 international between Australia and India - cutting an amazing map of the country into the hallowed turf.
Storm Hits Moonee Valley
4 Feb 2012 - Industry News - John Cann
Abel Sports have recently installed a set of Rugby League Goals at Cross Keys Reserve in Moonee Valley for the Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club.
Landmark Kingston becomes Agsafe Royalty
4 Feb 2012 - Health and Safety - Agsafe
February 2012 has proven to be a month to savour for Landmark Kingston, with a national safety award helping staff to welcome in the New Year.
Golf Course Weeds Are Developing Resistance to the Herbicide Glyphosate
4 Feb 2012 - Golf - Press Release
After years of management with the herbicide glyphosate, resistant biotypes of this weed have developed, which will make keeping a clean fairway more challenging.
Honda Blowing Prices Away
3 Feb 2012 - Industry News - Honda Australia
Honda is delivering savings of $100 on its market-leading 4-Stroke Hedgecutter and $60 on its 4-Stroke Blower with the Ďautumn saversí campaign. This offer is available on all new purchases of Hondaís powerful and quiet Blower and Hedgecutter between 1 February and 30 April 2012, or while stocks last.
ANZ Stadium set for $3 Million Upgrade to Cricket Facilities
3 Feb 2012 - Cricket - Editor
Cricketers will soon be replicating the footsteps of Cathy Freeman when they use a tunnel to enter Sydney's ANZ Stadium.
Hazards as I See It
3 Feb 2012 - Golf - Peter Thomson
Golf is the game that has evolved over humps, hollows, sand craters, ridges, dykes and clumps of heather and gorse. These features all come under the category of "HAZARDS", making up a game which is a trial of luck, temperament and ingenuity. How dull it would be to have no obstacles to dodge, or to have no need of "escape" shots in one's repertoire!
SCG Planned Tennis Court Closure One Year Ago
3 Feb 2012 - Tennis - Editor
Management from the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust has been discussing plans to move tennis-playing members to neighbouring courts for up to 12 months.
Research, Teaching, and Speaking in Tennessee
2 Feb 2012 - Editorial - Micah Woods
I visited Tennessee this month, speaking at the packed Tennessee Turfgrass Association conference, meeting with faculty in the Plant Sciences Department at the University of Tennessee (of which I am an adjunct faculty member), learning about some of the turfgrass research projects now underway at the University.
Earthworms: Friend or Foe?
2 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - Mark Bartlett
Horticulturalists the world over have been encouraging earthworms in the soil for years, but the turfgrass industry has always seen them as a pest.
The Never Ending Challenge of the WACA
2 Feb 2012 - Stadia - Editor
In the coming days the man who led the Western Australian Cricket Association in clawing back a $13 million debt will pass on the baton, and with it the responsibility of a multi-million dollar grounds redevelopment and a newly-rebranded Perth team.
Honda Surpass Half a Million Mower Production in Somerton
2 Feb 2012 - Industry News - Honda Australia
Honda Manufacturing Australia's (HMA) new premises in Somerton, Melbourne has recently surpassed the half-million lawnmower production milestone.
Les Burdet Pitch all Good for ANZ T20 International Debut
1 Feb 2012 - Cricket - Editor
Curator Les Burdett fully expects the pitch for Wednesday's Twenty20 international at ANZ Stadium to be ready for the game between Australia and India.
Browntop Management Revisited
1 Feb 2012 - Consultancy - David Ormsby & David Howard
The use of Colonial browntop (Agrostis capillaris) as a golfing surface has in recent years taken a backward step to other grasses, in particular Poa annua. However, in light of the environmental and financial pressures, which are becoming a reality for many New Zealand Golf Clubs, it is timely to revisit the use of browntop.