Wimbledon to host Grass Court Seminar

Press Releasein Tennis

eddie-ren-No1ctgrass.jpgThe All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon is delighted to announce the return of the Grass Court Seminar which will be led by Head Groundsman, Eddie Seaward, MBE.

The two-day seminar, to be held on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th August will feature some of the industry's top speakers from The Queen's Club, Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI), Scotts Company, the English Cricket Board and others.

The event is aimed at grounds professionals and officials responsible for the maintenance and management of grass tennis courts at clubs, parks and tournament locations.

All practical aspects of grass court preparation, maintenance and renovation will be covered including nutrition, grass seed mixtures, aeration/rolling and research, as well as demonstrations of autumn renovation.

The Seminar was first introduced 18 years ago by the All England Club and has subsequently become part of a structured approach to the development of tennis grounds professionals.

The cost is £105 per person for the two days including lunch, tea and coffee and Seminar Dinner on Wednesday night.

Overnight accommodation is available at a local college at £45 per person per night.
Please note this is basic student accommodation. A list of local hotels is available if required.
Places are limited, so book now.

For an application form please contact :
The Club Office at The All England Lawn Tennis Club.
Telephone 020 8971 2333 or email Kelly.Revill@aeltc.com

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