Entries by Helen Waite

STRI launch golf survey for R&A Golf Course 2030

STRI launch golf survey for R&A Golf Course 2030: STRI Group is delighted to announce the launch of a new golf course industry focused survey to support The R&A Golf Course 2030 (GC2030) industry initiative established in 2018. STRI was awarded a number of GC2030 projects to help meet the projected challenges that the golf […]

EPG joins STRI Group

EPG joins STRI Group: STRI Group has completed the acquisition of leading geo-environmental engineering and design consultancy EPG. The Warrington-based business will form part of STRI Group’s ambitious growth strategy into sustainable design for both sport and public realm facilities and will continue to operate under the EPG brand. Founded in 1998, EPG delivers a […]

STRI at the Saudi Cup

STRI at the Saudi Cup: World-leading sports surface solution provider, STRI Group, recently completed one of the most ambitious projects in its 90-year history – a turf racetrack in the challenging terrain of Saudi Arabia. STRI was chosen by his Excellency Prince Bandar Bin Khalid Al Faisal (chairman of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia) […]

Golf Saudi drives toward a green future

Golf Saudi drives toward a green future with help from STRI Group: STRI Group, the world’s leading sports surface provider, is delighted to announce that it is supporting Golf Saudi in the creation of a regional and a national strategy for the development of golf courses. The strategies are being prepared to inform golf course […]

GEA 2020 winners revealed

GEA 2020 winners revealed: The winners of the 2020 Golf Environment Awards (GEA) have been announced at The Crown, Harrogate, in a ceremony hosted by STRI Group. Environmental Golf Course of the Year 2020 – Warrington Golf Club If you are looking for a golf course that has consistently shown innovative and direct solutions to […]

Carrick Sports acquires Phil Day Sports

Carrick Sports acquires Phil Day Sports: STRI Group’s construction division, Carrick Sports, has expanded its UK operation by acquiring leading sports turf contractor Phil Day Sports Ltd (PDS). Due to high demand for Carrick Sports services, the Glasgow-based business has strengthened its UK footprint by taking on Phil Day Sports’ employees, machinery, offices and existing […]

2020 GEA finalists announced

2020 GEA finalists announced: The shortlisted finalists for the 2020 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs) have been announced. The GEAs, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020, recognises golf clubs and individuals that strive to undertake environmental best practice. Past finalists’ projects have ranged from simple but effective, to grand scale schemes. Ecology consultants from STRI spent […]

STRI and Surface Performance form testing alliance

STRI and Surface Performance form testing alliance: STRI Group has struck an alliance with international turf testing house Surface Performance Ltd. The global sports solutions provider has engaged with Surface Performance to work together providing sports surface design and testing services for artificial sports surfaces.   This collaboration is uniquely placed to combine the highest standard […]

Golf Research Enterprise Driving Knowledge In Course Management

Golf Research Enterprise Driving Knowledge In Course Management: Golf course managers and greenkeepers have the unique opportunity to determine the direction of an innovative new research programme led by STRI and supported by BIGGA. The Golf Research Enterprise (GREEN) is aimed at identifying and finding solutions to the problems facing golf course professionals now and […]

STRI Announces Event Partners

STRI Announces Event Partners: STRI has announced the final event partners for STRI Research 2019 which takes place on 25 and 26 September at STRI UK in Bingley, West Yorkshire. The companies joining STRI’s team of global sport industry specialists are Airter, Aquatrols, Bayer, Headland Amenity, ICL, Sherriff Amenity and Syngenta. Each of these companies […]