A Message from Mark Urwin, Chief Executive Officer Australian Sports Turf Managers Association Good Morning, A brief update for you on discussions overnight and this morning around Stage 1 shut downs and government advice. There continues to be a high
GCSAQ committee are closely monitoring developments in the global Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic and ensuring we are up to date with the latest recommendations and guidelines from the Australian and Queensland Government agencies. Based on the current situation, the GCSAQ committee has
Late summer and autumn is the well-known time for applying Spring dead spot fungicides to prevent infestation of SDS the following Spring. Building a strong defense against SDS is now easier with the launch of VELISTA turf Fungicide from Syngenta.
Recent photos from Teven Valley Golf Club have really shown off the versatility of Sir Grange Zoysia when it comes to mowing heights. Sir Grange has been laid right up to the bunker edge with the fairway mown short and
For those courses looking to overseed any greens with Poa Trivialis this winter, GCSAQ Gold Sponsor Nuturf have plenty of fresh new crop seed, ready and available. Nuturf Striker One Putt Poa Trivialis tolerates an extremely low height of cut
With the recent media reporting of the Coronavirus outbreak world-wide, many people are concerned about the health of course staff and their families. GCSAQ partner epar recently released two documents that may be of benefit to members. They are in
On one of Sydney’s most prestigious courses, Killara Golf Club, course superintendent Ryan Fury was having issues with a few heavily shaded tees and surrounds. Shade and high wear resulted in poor grass cover, especially in winter, and multiple efforts
RACV Royal Pines Resort once again hosted the Australian PGA Championship in December 2019 with huge success. Golf Course Superintendent Lincoln Coombes and his team along with a number of volunteers prepared the course to an exceptional standard for the
On Sunday 17th November 2019, a severe storm swept across South-East Queensland and caused substantial damage to Headland Golf Club. Golf Course Superintendent Ben Tilley gives us an insight into how the golf course was impacted by the storm.
19th hole area before Burleigh Golf Club has recently installed a new irrigation system – Golf Course Superintendent Darryl Edwards shares an insight to the project: In May 2019, the team of irrigation installers arrived at Burleigh Golf Club