Magazine - Articles in November 2008
Close Season Maintenance of a Cricket Square
30 Nov 2008 - Cricket - Andrew Clarke
The end of season work has been carried out, square fenced off and everything stored away as the nights draw in and temperatures start to drop with the onset of winter. It's time to forget about things until spring. Sadly, no! The days of "putting the square to bed" and forgetting about it are long gone.
30 Nov 2008 - General News - Press Release
Sporting enthusiasts at the Grange Reserve will be kicking goals after the State Government announced funding for the conversion of a soccer pitch to all weather high use surface.
29 Nov 2008 - Golf - Press Release
Thanks to the legacy of Malpas Dam, a water supply in Armidale has never been an issue - but for the town’s golf course, getting the ‘right’ water has been a challenge.
28 Nov 2008 - Cricket - Editor
The MCG will host every international match scheduled in Melbourne until 2019 under the terms of a new agreement between Cricket Victoria and the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC).
Les Burdett prepares for the 2nd Test
27 Nov 2008 - Cricket - Editor
As Adelaide Oval prepares for the Second Test between Australia and New Zealand, Les Burdett speaks about the River Murray, his front lawn, his 40th season at the oval and his love of a heritage roller.
26 Nov 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
Replacing the previous 5020 Series models, the new range includes 80hp 5080R, the 90hp 5090R and the 100hp 5100R. In addition to these standard models, narrow (RN) versions have a maximum overall width of 1.86m and are particularly designed for horticultural use, working in row widths greater than 2.50m.
25 Nov 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Installation of a synthetic track at the Cranbourne training centre has been postponed indefinitely.
Phuong Hoang G.C in Vietnam Upsetting Community.
25 Nov 2008 - Golf - Editor
Some 1,000 residents in the northern province of Hoa Binh have lost jobs, land and even access to roads, following the early 2007 opening of the Phuong Hoang (Phoenix) Golf course in Luong Son District’s Lam Son Commune.
Woman of Professional Golf Calendar 2009
25 Nov 2008 - Industry News - Jenny Sevil
Following the success of the inaugural calendar in 2007, Jenny Sevil was approached by players, sponsors and another deserving charity in the Make A Wish® Foundation, which brings magic and joy to children with life-threatening illness by granting a cherished wish, to produce a 2009 calendar. With overwhelming support received from the golf industry, and a worthy recipient for monies raised, head to the Pitchcare Store today and support Make A Wish!
23 Nov 2008 - Golf - Mike Orloff
The PGA of Australia announced that the upcoming 2008 Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship, being played at the Hyatt Regency Coolum on Queensland's Sunshine Coast from 4 - 7 December, will be a CARBON NEUTRAL event.
22 Nov 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
John Deere has introduced a new four year limited warranty for its line of Select Series™ lawn & garden tractors. The new limited warranty doubles previous two year coverage for private residential, personal use applications. In addition, it covers all parts of new John Deere Select Series™ tractors for four years at no additional cost to consumers.
20 Nov 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
What's in a name? Quite a bit actually – especially when it comes to tractors. John Deere announces it's currently transitioning to a new name and number system for its full line of tractors with the introduction of the new 5D, 5E, 5M, and 6D Series Tractors.
Curator Kevin Mitchell and First Test at the GABBA
20 Nov 2008 - Cricket - Editor
Curator Kevin Mitchell has worked through the night to try to make the ground playable. The covers came off on Wednesday to show a green, but better than expected pitch. Part of a Gabba grandstand roof was damaged by a fierce storm on Wednesday night and the section was closed to the public for the start of the match.
20 Nov 2008 - Golf - Editor
New Zealand Golf has announced today that the Michael Hill New Zealand Open has been confirmed for 2009.
19 Nov 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
The Toro Company today announced that it has acquired certain assets from Southern Green, Inc., a leading manufacturer of deep-tine aeration equipment based in Zachary, Louisiana.
Brendon O'Hara of the Nelson Golf Club
19 Nov 2008 - Golf - Parkland Press
Brendon O’Hara, Course Superintendent of the Nelson Golf Club shares some of the challenges faced when preparing the course for this years Toro Interprovincial women’s final which was held on the 6 – 11 October 2008.
18 Nov 2008 - Football - Press Release
The floodlights, corporate boxes and big screens at sports stadiums are all massive power sappers - but there's an increasingly popular technology which is chewing more energy than ever before.
Leon Goldsmith Course Architect
17 Nov 2008 - Golf - Editor
Leon Goldsmith discovered a good way to relax from his university studies. He built a golf course. Mr Goldsmith, 33, a keen golfer, has developed a nine-hole course on Hare Hill, near Deborah Bay, above Otago Harbour.
16 Nov 2008 - General News - Darren Cribbes
It has been a busy few months over the Southern Hemisphere winter and Northern Hemisphere summer. Particular focus has been revived on the HR Effort in sporting clubs.
15 Nov 2008 - Training & Education - Laurence Gale MSc
Approaching planning in the right way can save you time and money. If you are thinking of applying for planning permission, whether for a specific development or a change of use, you may be put off by a process that can seem complicated and confusing.