Cappielow is set to host a three-day open door event in which turfcare professionals and supporters are invited to attend a unique behind-the-scenes look at the playing surface undergo its annual pre-season revamp.
Using the latest in sports turf maintenance machinery, industry leaders Campey Turf Care will work with groundsman Mark Farrell to renovate the hallowed turf for the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Championship campaign.
Richard Heywood of Campey will be leading the event, which industry experts and fans alike are welcome to come along to between 10am and 4pm on Tuesday 30 May, Wednesday 31 May and Thursday 1 June.
Over the three days the importance of carrying out a meticulous renovation will be shown. Attendees will discover how small improvements during the process can lead to long lasting results throughout the season.
The entire renovation process will be on show throughout the three days with visitors welcome to observe the full action, or come and view the stages they feel are most relevant to them.
Mark said: “This is a great opportunity to bring turfcare professionals together in Scotland and allow fans to get an insight into what goes on during the close season. I look forward to welcoming them to Cappielow.”
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