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Syngenta launches contest to promote turf recovery, personal wellness

June 22, 2017

Now through Sept. 5, golf course or sports turf professionals can submit a photo to to show how they condition themselves or their turf to perform well and recover from stress, for a chance to win one of two $2,500 cash prizes. They can also submit photos via social media by using #ConditionPerformRecover and #contest for a weekly chance to win a box of Titleist Pro V1 golf balls.

“Syngenta offers a comprehensive range of products, like Heritage Action fungicide and Divanem nematicide, that treat biotic stress such as disease and insects, while also helping turf recover quickly from abiotic stress like heat and drought,” said Stephanie Schwenke, turf market manager at Syngenta. “These products can be used together in extensively researched agronomic programs to help condition turf, before and during the season to help provide unrivaled turf quality that will recover quickly from seasonal stress.”

By submitting a photo, entrants will have a chance to win one of two grand prizes of $2,500 in either the Personal Fitness or Turf Fitness categories, as voted on by attendees of the Golf Industry Show 2018, visitors to or @SyngentaTurf Twitter from Feb. 1 through 9, 2018. Turf professionals can submit to either category with photos that include:

• Personal Fitness: Turf professionals or their teams working hard, exercising together or recovering from a stressful day. May also include customers playing golf, doing yoga or participating in an event such as a 5K.

• Turf Fitness: Turf professionals keeping their turf game ready, including maintenance, tournament preparation and recovery, product applications*, daily care and golf course or sports field shots.

“We understand maintaining first-class turf quality that meets player expectations is time-intensive and taxing,” explained Dave Ravel, head of sales for turf at 8. “Turf professionals can be so committed to achieving healthy turf and team commitments, that they forget to make their own health a priority. provides a guide of daily exercise routines, local activities, stress-relief programs and more to help achieve personal health goals for a more balanced life.”

To enter the photo contest, learn more about agronomic programs or gain access to tools and resources for personal fitness, visit

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