STI Featured Application: Peter Albanes of Synthetic Grass – Greens of Greater Maryland Area

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This weeks STI Featured Application comes to us from Peter Albanes of Synthetic Grass – Greens of Greater Maryland Area. Albanes installed STI SoftLawn® Pro Cut for American and World Champion Para-athletes Brad Snyder and Lizzie (Elizabeth) Smith. Our SoftLawn® Pro Cut was originally designed specifically for pet facilities and nylon putting green fringes/collars, the short dense construction offers…


STI Featured Application: Pioneer Synthetic Turf

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This week’s featured application comes to us from Keith Thykeson with Pioneer Synthetic Turf in Southern California. As we all know California has been suffering from a steadily worsening drought for the last few years. Synthetic turf provided by STI and its network of trusted dealers is the perfect solution for those suffering from the…


STI Helps Keep the Course in Shape for the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

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STI Offers a Few of the Secrets to How the Course Was Kept in Shape for the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay When the 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay kicks off Thursday, competitors in University Place, Washington will be playing on some unique fairways and greens.  The course is made entirely of Fescue grass, which…


STI becomes a Golf Paradise on DIY Lake Life!

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Tuesday May 26th the show Lake Life on the DIY Network will feature Synthetic turf Internationals NP55 and SoftLawn® Bluegrass Blend turf on their Golf Paradise episode. Believe it or not, the show will feature a motorized putting green that can only be described as a fishing and golf paradise. The green was affixed onto…


STI Featured Application: Vida Fitness Penthouse Pool and Lounge

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STI Greater Maryland Vida Fitness Penthouse Pool and Lounge in Washington, D.C.    This week’s featured application comes to us from STI Dealer Peter Albanes of Albanes Landscaping/ STI Greater Maryland. The project was for Vida Fitness Penthouse Pool and Lounge of Washington, D.C. Peter and his crew recently installed Synthetic Turf International’s SoftLawn® Select on…


Masters for 2015: How to Replicate the Speed of the Greens at Augusta National Recap

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Getting an accurate speed for the greens at Augusta National is next to impossible, but how hard is it to replicate? It’s been rated as the number one course in the country, and its fairways, greens, bunkers and water hazards have been seen by more eyes than any other course in the world.  Yet, the…


2014 Callaway Girls Junior World Champion Bella Dovhey Pratices on STI Turf

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  STI got to meet the 2014 Callaway Junior World Golf Champion when six year old Bella Dovhey stopped by the booth with her dad This year, at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, the STI Booth had a special guest. Her name is Bella Dovhey, and she is the winner of the 2014 Callaway…


Featured Application: The Tee Line at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, WA

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Bart Baranco and the folks at Virtual Turf Systems recently installed an EZTee® Hybrid Plus Tee Line at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington. The project was installed on February 17, 2015 in preparation for the upcoming 2015 U.S. Open. The Chambers Bay Golf Course is the first course to host the Open in…


STI University & 2015 Dealer Conference

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Over the past 6 months we here at STI have been working long hours in preparation for the STI Dealers Conference and the first STI University (STIU) class. We’ve all heard of McDonald’s famous Hamburger University. Think a similar concept, minus the food accoutrements. The course is a day and half, where STI provides dealers…


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