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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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GEA Winners Trip to the Algarve

GEA Winners Trip to the Algarve

Ecology, News / 7th April 2017

The winners of the Golf Environment Awards 2017 have arrived back in the UK following a truly memorable champions’ trip to the Algarve.   Alex…

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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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STRI talk to Turf Business about the Golf Environment Awards

STRI talk to Turf Business about the Golf Environment Awards

Ecology, News / 14th March 2017

STRI ecologists Bob Taylor and Sophie Vukelic talk to Turf Business about the Golf Environment Awards (GEA).     The winners of the 2017 Golf…

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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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The impact of woodland thinning and tree removal in golf

The impact of woodland thinning and tree removal in golf

Ecology, Features / 10th March 2017

by @striturf_bob Woodland thinning and tree removal are an essential part of greenkeeping. It’s necessary to ensure optimum turfgrass quality by way of air flow…

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Closures and inspections – Dealing with golfers’ grumbles – part three

Closures and inspections – Dealing with golfers’ grumbles – part three

Features, Sport / 6th March 2017

by @striturf_paulw For part three of our series of “Golfers’ Grumbles”, I will be looking at the practical issues surrounding course closures and inspections. A…

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