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B.C. Place donates its former artificial turf surface to flood-destroyed Abbotsford ball club

Now that B.C. Place in Vancouver has brand new FieldTurf laid down, its former artificial turf surface will be getting a new life without having to go to a landfill. Its quality is still considered good.

Augusta National toughens up its 15th hole as it readies for The Masters, April 7-10

The par five 15th hole, considered one of the track’s easiest holes, will be playing 20 yards longer this year. Although the hole can still be reached in two, it will require a longer iron to do so, making the approach across the guarding pond more daunting.

Prince Albert, Sask.-area golf courses welcome winter’s above-average snow cover

The more abundant snow experienced in Saskatchewan this winter has golf courses in the Prince Albert area praising the virtues of the cover. The more-than-average amount of snow is giving golf course turf the protection it needs to get through the winter.

Yellowknife opens new multi-sport facility with artificial turf, synthetic ice

Training for a multitude of sports on a year-round basis is now available to athletes and sports groups in Yellowknife, N.W.T. A 4,500-square-foot multi-sport training facility (MSTF) is a joint venture among Hockey NWT, NWT Softball and the Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT.
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‘Mini pitches’

‘Mini pitches’ help fill void in urban areas, providing recreation opportunities

An Iowa-based company has come up with a solution to help municipalities make better use of underutilized urban spaces and provide recreational opportunities for youth of all ages. Musco Lighting, in association with the U.S. Soccer Foundation, conceived in 2018 what it calls a “mini pitch system,” with one Canadian installation in place already and more to come. » Read more...

Ontario Turfgrass Symposium

Feb 23 - 24, 2022
Location: Virtual event
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