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Category Archives: Sport

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for stadium pitch design?

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for stadium pitch design?

Sport / 16th June 2017

As the world focuses on the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia, STRI’s Head of sports surface design, Dr Richard Gibbs, examines the unique set of challenges stadium pitch…

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Can Fulham’s training pitch facelift inspire promotion glory?

Can Fulham’s training pitch facelift inspire promotion glory?

Features, Sport / 8th May 2017

As some of the biggest games in Fulham’s history loom in the form of the Championship playoffs, can technology first developed for the carpet industry help…

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STRI bolster agronomy team

STRI bolster agronomy team

News, Sport / 2nd May 2017

STRI Group has strengthened its UK regional agronomy operation with the addition of two new turfgrass consultants.     Michael Boyes joins STRI after a…

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Springtime tips for turf growth on golf courses

Springtime tips for turf growth on golf courses

Sport / 24th April 2017

by @StellaRixon STRI agronomist Stella Rixon provides a topical update on managing springtime turf growth.   Headlines Disease pressure in late summer and autumn 2016…

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AST tested Qatar World Cup pitch laid in record time

AST tested Qatar World Cup pitch laid in record time

News, Sport / 21st April 2017

A pitch specially developed in Qatar, and tested by STRI Group subsidiary Aspire Sports Turf, has been laid in record time at Khalifa International Stadium,…

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STRI on panel at ESSMA pitch management workshop

STRI on panel at ESSMA pitch management workshop

News, Sport / 5th April 2017

STRI’s head of sports surfaces, Dr Richard Gibbs, will be among the panellists at the ESSMA Pitch Management Workshop in Leicester City’s King Power Stadium…

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Golfers’ grumbles series in full

Golfers’ grumbles series in full

Features, Sport / 22nd March 2017

Here’s our “Golfers’ Grumbles” series in full, we hope you enjoy reading it.     You can check out all five ‘grumbles’ parts on the…

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Green speeds extra – Dealing with golfers’ grumbles – part five

Green speeds extra – Dealing with golfers’ grumbles – part five

Features, Sport / 21st March 2017

by @striturf_paulw For the final part of our series on “Golfers’ Grumbles”, I thought I’d serve an extra helping of green speed debate, as it’s an…

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Green speeds – Dealing with golfers’ grumbles – part four

Green speeds – Dealing with golfers’ grumbles – part four

Features, Sport / 13th March 2017

by @striturf_paulw For part four of our series of “Golfers’ Grumbles”, I will be looking at the thorny issue of green speeds.     Once…

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