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June 2013

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WIMBLEDON TO HOST Photo: Tom Lovelock / AELTC GRASS COURT SEMINAR Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th August 2013 The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon is delighted to announce the return of the Grass Court Seminar which will be led by Head Groundsman, Neil Stubley. The two-day seminar, to be held on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th August will feature some of the industry's top speakers from The Queen's Club, Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI), Everris and others. The event is aimed at grounds professionals and officials responsible for the maintenance and management of grass tennis courts at clubs, parks and tournament locations. All practical aspects of grass court preparation, maintenance and renovation will be covered including nutrition, grass seed mixtures, aeration/rolling and research, as well as demonstrations of autumn renovation. The Seminar was first introduced 20 years ago by the All England Club and has subsequently become part of a structured approach to the development of tennis grounds professionals; a scheme established between the AELTC, LTA and the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG). The cost is £120 per person for the two days including lunch, tea and coffee and Seminar Dinner on Wednesday night. A list of local hotels is available if required. Places are limited, SO BOOK NOW. For an application form please contact: The Club Office at The All England Lawn Tennis Club. Telephone 020 8971 2701 or email Kelly.Revill@aeltc.com

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