About

SportsTurf Consultants was established in 1992 to offer a scientifically grounded independent agronomy service to the Australian sports turf industry.

From our Melbourne headquarters, we offer our sporting skills and knowledge to the whole of Australia.

SportsTurf Consultants has evolved to become the Australian turf industry leader. We offer a broad range of services in the recreational turf and horticultural industries, including:

  • consultancy
  • construction planning, specification and supervision
  • surface assessment
  • CAD surveying and design
  • diagnostic soil, water and plant analysis
  • research and product development
  • education and training

In June 2015 SportsTurf Consultants became part of the STRI Group – the world’s leading consultancy for design, research and management of natural and synthetic sports turf surfaces.

STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute) was founded in the United Kingdom in 1929 and was the first company to focus solely on the research and design of sports surfaces. The STRI Group currently employs 75 staff and services a global client base of around 2,100 sports clubs and facilities each year.

Combining our local expertise and exceptional service levels with the global reach of STRI Group allows SportsTurf Consultants to provide unrivalled levels of support, innovation and practical solutions to match our clients’ needs, budget and resources.

SportsTurf Consultants has five highly skilled consultants with over 130 years combined experience in the turf and horticulture industries.

Our clients come from many areas of the turf and ancillary industries including: golf, bowls, racing, sports clubs, municipal councils, landscape architects, contractors, project managers, soil suppliers, seed and chemical companies and product developers.

We know the sports turf industry demands cost-effective and efficient services and we take pride in our professionalism and commitment in meeting deadlines. We also employ the latest technologies and research from around the world to ensure our advice is comprehensive, sound and up to date.

SportsTurf Consultants is committed to offering all clients the same high standard of technical excellence on which the business has built its reputation.