In the past five years artificial turf has benefited from new technology using rubber compounds and synthetic fibers to create some very realistic turf. This new turf is now finding its way onto golf courses. This new synthetic turf not only saves money by eliminating the use of water and fertilizers, it does not get affected by disease or weather conditions.
In Australia, by the Great Barrier Reef, the drought-plagued city of Rockhampton has begun construction on the world's first 18-hole synthetic golf course at Zilzie Bay on the Capricorn Coast. The par 70 Reef Palms course on the … Read more