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Synthetic Turf, Then, and Now

Learn about synthetic turf, then, and now with Sporturf. On July 19, 1966, the Astros and Phillies stepped out onto a baseball field made entirely of synthetic turf. That game at the Astrodome was the first time synthetic turf was used in a professional sports game. When the Astrodome opened in 1965, the field was […]

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What You Need to Know About Stain Removal on Synthetic Turf

The following are some general suggestions for cleaning and removing stains from your synthetic turf. If at any time you are unsure please reach out to us for assistance. GENERAL Polyethylene pile fibers are among the most stain-resistant fibers. Most “stains” on Sporturf™ fields are not true “stains” but rather residues of foreign matter that […]

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Cleaning, Maintaining and Caring for Your Synthetic Turf

 SIMPLE DAY-TO-DAY CARE AND THOSE OCCASIONAL SPECIAL PROCEDURES NECESSARY FOR MINOR REPAIRS, SNOW REMOVAL, AND UNUSUAL EVENTS OR USES. THE FOLLOWING ARE GENERAL KEYS TO PRESERVING AND CLEANING YOUR TURF SYSTEM. I. Daily Usage and Cleaning 1. Footwear should be restricted to ½” molded cleats 2. Stance areas for baseball/softball, lacrosse, and soccer goal mouths […]

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Lenoir City Grows With Combat Turf!

Recently Lenoir City High School worked with Sporturf dealer Legacy Sports and Fitness to install Combat Turf in their indoor gymnasium. Lenoir got ladders and lines prefabricated into the turf by Sporturfs in-house Aquafab team. The benefit of having the ladders and lines added to the turf is that you do not have to worry […]

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Sporturf Will Attend CPRS 2021 Virtually

Sporturf Account Managers Greg Holloway and Mac Clark will be attending the virtual tradeshow in partnership with KYA. CPRS Conference & Expo 2021 CONNECTIONS is going Virtual! After a great deal of surveying, discussion, re-booking and planning, we have made the decision to host our 2021 CPRS Conference & Expo virtually, March 22-26, 2021. We […]

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Indoor Install with Genesis Turf Keeps Kids Active in Any Weather!

In 2012 an old abandoned warehouse with unlimited potential was discovered and its future owners envisioned both the services they could provide and what the building could become. In January 2013, LAB Sports Performance — Roanoke’s premier workout and training facility — was founded. Since its opening, LAB Sports Performance has been training athletes of all […]

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Lamar Powers Through with Powerhouse and Sporturf!

Lamar High School worked with Sporturf™ dealer Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals to bring their field to the next level. The Tigers needed a synthetic turf field that could withstand a beating and Craig Shonk and his team knew the perfect turf to get the job done! Craig and his team knew Lamar would put their […]

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Do you Know About the Science of Baseball?

The surface that you play on is incredibly important. Almost as important as the players.   If a player cannot perform on the field to the best of their abilities or if the field is not up to par, the game will suffer. By design, a high percentage of the action that takes place during […]

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Why Should I Choose Synthetic Turf for my Baseball Field?

  Why Should I Choose Synthetic Turf for my Baseball Field? We’re going to tell you why. Since the 1980’s, synthetic turf fields have become increasingly popular. This is for many reasons. One of the many reasons is that it is low maintenance. When it comes to cost, upfront a synthetic field is going to […]

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New Year, New Turf with Legacy Sports and Fitness!

Dealer: Legacy Sports and Fitness Product: FastGrass This recent install came to Sporturf™ from dealer Legacy Sports and Fitness. Legacy Sports and Fitness worked with Iron DNA Fitness located in Fort Myers, Florida. Iron DNA Fitness is a 9,000 sq. ft. state of the art training facility, fully air conditioned with men’s and women’s locker […]

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