Laying the ground for golf

Posted by AV GOLF INTERNATIONAL on December 3, 2016 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Golf architecture has its own philosophy that reflects in the design

Nearly all popular sports have standardised playing fields. Not so with golf. Except for the size of the hole into which the ball must eventually enter, there is no level playing field when it comes to any other aspect of the course. From three-hole courses in 5-7 acre land to 18-hole championship golf courses that span over 125 acres, nearly every golf course is unique and distinctive. Not just that; each and e...

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Posted by AV GOLF INTERNATIONAL on November 9, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Whenever we think of Golf Courses, we think of lush green environment. Golf has been synonymous to the color green, however the trend is changing; we are now noticing a lot of Golf Courses traveling on the road to sustainability. In simple terms, the Golf Courses are now focusing more on managing the playable area only rather than trying to keep the entire course green. Keeping the Golf Course lush green is a great challenge and it definitely requires a lot of water, fertilizers and other rel...

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Pre-purchasing advice

Posted by ANTHONY ASQUITH on February 17, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

I am always amazed and intrigued at the amount of products out there that come with big claims in terms of their huge benefits to turf and soils alike. There is a plethora of such products around, from biological to some that provide simple forms of plant nutrient but are marketed as a wonder product. In my many years of independent turf research looking at products and materials, I have looked at and measured the effects of such products on turf grass. A lot of these generic products have sh...

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Where is the Data?

Posted by ANTHONY ASQUITH on February 17, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

As everyone knows who are part of the turf game, certainly in terms of those dealing with sports surface preparation and maintenance, that there have been some concerns of recent times with the release of turf products that have caused extensive damage to the surfaces that have been treated. Some of this damage has been dramatic in spite of the applications following label recommendations. From my point of view this raises some obvious questions both from the manufacturers/distributor standpo...

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