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Super-Sod adds new sales representative

March 13, 2017By

Super-Sod, a division of Patten Seed Co., added Kevin Farrell as an outside sales representative for customers in the area of Raleigh and Cary, N.C. Originally from Dallas, Farrell attended the University of Texas at San Antonio and received his bachelor’s degree in public relations and sports journalism. Armed with a background in hotel sales at Gaylord Texan, Farrell relocated to... read more

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Turface Athletics teams up with sports associations to recognize exceptional athletic field management

February 24, 2017By

Profile Products, manufacturer of Turface Athletics products for sports fields, has once again served as primary sponsor of several top athletic field management awards given out in recent weeks. The awards, recognizing excellence in field management at the high school and college levels, were made by four different athletic associations to the coaches, field managers, and organizations who go above... read more

Topgolf takes over Safeco Field for limited time event

February 17, 2017By

The Topgolf experience is headed to Seattle Mariner’s Safeco Field Feb. 17-20. The limited time event, named Topgolf Crush, is a point-scoring golf game in which players will hit golf balls from the stands into targets in the outfield. How it will work Players will hit a golf ball into one of 6 targets ranging from 40 to 150 yards... read more

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Project EverGreen, Exmark and STMA name green space contest winner

February 15, 2017By

Project EverGreen, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing, the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and the Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), named a winner of the inaugural “Our Winning Green Space” contest. The winner is In Memory of Community Garden and the Warrendale Community Organization in Detroit. These two nonprofit organizations, headed by Joe and Barb Matney, work... read more

Tampa Bay Rays to install new artificial turf

February 15, 2017By

The Tampa Bay Rays are planning to install new artificial turf at Tropicana Field, according to a recent article in the Tampa Bay Times. The new surface — developed by Shaw Sports Turf, pending final contract details — will have a similar fiber blade and rubber infill as the current AstroTurf, installed in 2011, the article went on to say. Improvements... read more

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