DAYTON, TENN. – GreenFields USA is proud to announce its new distribution and installation partner: Academy Sports Turf, based in Englewood, Colorado. TenCate Grass, GreenFields’ parent company, recently acquired a controlling interest in Academy Sports Turf in a deal that will benefit both organizations.
The two companies have already collaborated on several installations of GreenFields’ premium woven turf product, IRONTURFTM. Most recently, Academy Sports Turf installed an IRONTURF field at the Zions Bank Academy Stadium for the MLS team Real Salt Lake, as well as woven intramural fields at the University of Colorado – Boulder.
“Our new relationship with TenCate Grass and GreenFields USA will help our business continue to grow by leaps and bounds,” said Paul Kelley, owner and manager of Academy Sports Turf. “We’re proud of how far Academy Sports Turf has come already, and we’re looking forward to the future we’re setting up with this venture.”
Michael MacNeil, Chief Operations Officer at Tencate Grass and GreenFields Americas, is enthusiastic about the new partnership.
“We’re delighted to welcome Academy Sports Turf to the TenCate Grass family,” said MacNeil. “It’s a world-class company and we’re excited to see what we can accomplish as a team.”
For information about GreenFields, visit www.greenfieldsusa.com.
About GreenFields USA
GreenFields develops, produces, supplies and installs innovative synthetic turf systems in collaboration with and as part of the TenCate Grass Group. GreenFields now has sales partners in more than 100 countries and ranks among the frontrunners in the market in a variety of sports, including hockey and football. Learn more about GreenFields USA at www.greenfieldsusa.com.
GreenFields’ game-changing IRONTURF technology is revolutionizing the turf industry. Engineered specifically for football and other high-impact sports, IRONTURF provides unmatched playability, durability and safety—all without sacrificing a high-quality look and feel. IRONTURF is a 50/50 woven blend of the toughest TenCate fibers—durable XP and playable Diamond. The unique interlocked fibers create a surface that stands up to the nation’s toughest sports. Learn more about IRONTURF at www.ironturf.com.