Turf Use

New L.A. stadium for Chargers, Rams delayed one year

May 19, 2017By

The new stadium that is being built for the Rams and Chargers in Inglewood, Calif., will be delayed almost a year, to the start of the 2020 NFL season. Developers, who broke ground on the project in November 2016, blamed the postponement on record rainfall during the excavation phase of construction, according to an article from the Los Angeles Times.... read more

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The US Soccer Foundation, Brock USA team up for Safe Places to Play Program

May 16, 2017By

The US Soccer Foundation chose Brock USA as its exclusive shock pad provider for synthetic fields in the Safe Places to Play Program. The program provides grants for underserved communities to update unsafe play spaces to state-of-the-art soccer fields. With the involvement of Brock and AstroTurf, the national program will provide grants three times a year to under-served communities to... read more

Tampa Bay Rays welcome new field just in time for start of season

April 2, 2017By

The Tampa Bay Rays are kicking off the 2017 season in style with the installation of new turf at Tropicana Field. The Rays teamed with Shaw Sports Turf on a new TruHop Triple Crown synthetic turf system. To meet the Rays performance requirements, Shaw Sports Turf developed a surface which features a combination of monofilament fibers, slit film fibers and... read more

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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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A robot to keep your ION

February 17, 2017By

In a better world a sports field managers would have a robot bring them a drink and then paint all of the lines of any sports field you can think of without assistance. Well, for those turf professionals willing to make the investment there’s a machine that is on its way to doing one of those things. Bad news, they’re... read more

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