The problems of grassland maintenance for professional sports are very specific. The sites are subject to economic, aesthetic and meteorological constraints for high quality, technical and safe TV broadcasts for high level and environmental players due to strict regulations. In France, four sports are concerned: professional football and rugby, golf and horse racing.
The 48h du the Gazon Sport Pro have been created to provide concrete solutions to these issues by bringing together all suppliers and experts in this market. There are few opportunities for groundsmen and directors working in golf, racetracks and football and professional rugby stadiums to share. Especially since their respective experiences and their problems are often very close.
Interview with Frédéric Bondoux, Commissioner General of the 48h du Gazon Sport Pro
Today, we talk about lawns, including in the mass media, to talk about game performance, safety of players or horses, stadiums new economic models, etc. For stadiums and racetracks, it is an economic issue but also an image issue.
For the golf courses also: the number of members decreases, it is thus necessary to sell more greenfees to a clientele for whom the most important criterion of choice is the quality of the field, which is essential in the choice of a golf.
Today, the 48h du Gazon Sport Pro contribute to the valorization of the companies know-how, groundsmen, and in particular French ones who managed to improve their knowledge, not better and no worse than our European neighbors.
By bringing together the groundsmen of different world - golf, horse racing, football and rugby - we have already shook up the habits and customs of the sector. This year we are going even further by opening our doors to the important territorial communities managing the grassed fields for the amateur sport. They will have access to all the knowledge of pro sport.
We will also give the opportunity to everyone to enjoy the beauty of the venue, by having an opening view on the lawn of this legendary stadium. They can even touch it.
Indeed, we have gathered all suppliers and market partners in one place, at the edge of the lawn where all breaks and aperitifs will be organized.
As in 2015, the leaders of the AGREF have decided to organize their annual meeting on Les 48h du Gazon Sport Pro, gathering all their golf groundsmen members.
For this second edition, we will also have the pleasure to welcome for this second edition, the annual seminar of the National Rugby League, gathering all the representatives, professional rugby clubs, their local community of reference and their lawn provider.
Of course, we continue our exchanges with the other professional organizations concerned, and wish all, partners, exhibitors, visitors, that this edition is a success.
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