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George & Ailsa – A Match Made in Heaven

The Open Championship returned to Turnberry in 2009, the fourth time this famous links course has challenged the best in world golf. …

April 26, 2011 | Golf more

100% Pass Rate for STRI

100% pass rate on STRI’s latest BASIS course, completed in October, assures STRI of Approved Provider Status.

Dr Ruth Mann, Head of Turfgrass Protection at STRI, …

April 25, 2011 | Research more

Conservation Guides for Golf Courses

STRI and Birdie Golf have recently produced a yardage booklet complete with a summary of the wildlife of the course on behalf of …

April 25, 2011 | Golf more

Heather Beetles

The beetle in question is Lochmaea suturalis or heather beetle as it is more commonly known. A number of courses seem to be suffering quite …

April 25, 2011 | Golf more

Wildlife guides

The Open Championship wildlife guide for the Old Course at St Andrews, the latest in a series of booklets on the wildlife to be …

April 25, 2011 | Golf more

The Open Championship reaped benefits of groundbreaking technology

STRI’s new Trueness MeterTM aided St Andrews’ preparations

As the world’s top golfers headed for St Andrews they could look forward to facing perfect playing surfaces when …

April 24, 2011 | Golf more

‘England Happy with World Cup HQ’ – with thanks to STRI

In a recent report from the BBC, STRI has been credited with the successful upgrading of the training pitches at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Campus, the …

April 21, 2011 | Football more

Irishman pitches in for World Cup working with FIFA

The Republic of Ireland football team may not have been heading to South Africa last summer but an Irishman laid the foundations for a successful …

April 21, 2011 | Football more

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