STRI Scotland - 75 years of continuous service
Scotsturf 10-11th November
Celebrating 75 years, STRI Scotland continues to offer you independent help and support for your golf courses, sports pitches and bowling greens. STRI provides a comprehensive range of services including agronomic advice, design, construction, drainage, irrigation and golf course architecture and ecology. Additional resources from Head Office in Bingley include laboratory testing, analysis and evaluation, and mail order book services and training.
NEW FOR SCOTSTURF 2004
Accreditation for testing of rootzone materials specified in USGA golf green construction.
Training course aiming to "Bridge the Gap Between Science and Practice" for groundstaff and greenkeepers.
A one-day Seminar in Dublin, exploring the elements of water and light for Course Officers, Chairman of Green and Superintendents.
Results of the impacts of 'Climate Change' on golf course management.
Special 'show offers' on books purchased at Scotsturf 2004.
TESTING FOR USGA GOLF GREENS
Following accreditation in April, from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), STRI has gained a place on the USGA's approved list for the testing of rootzone materials, specified in the construction of USGA putting greens.
A series of specialist one-day courses are scheduled from 15th November at Bingley and in Dublin.
One-day seminar exploring the elements of water and light. In Dublin on 23rd November.
'Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice' for Golf Greenkeepers. At Bingley 15th-19th November.
'Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice' for Grounds Managers and Bowling Greenkeepers. At Bingley 22nd-26th November.
IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
STRI Scotland have been working with the Scottish Golf Environment Group, the SGU and the Scottish Executive, to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change on golf course management. The project has now been completed and the results are in the process of documentation.
BOOK OFFERS AT SCOTSTURF
A range of books will be available for sale from STRI's stand, G12. "Special Offers" for purchase at the show on a selection of titles.