KANSAS CITY, Mo. – GreenFields USA is proud to announce that it is now the official synthetic turf partner for both Sporting Kansas City and Pinnacle National Development Center, the club’s world-class training facility.
This partnership includes two new IRONTURFTMfields at Pinnacle, as well as several smaller installations at the facility. IRONTURF is GreenFields' premium woven turf product.
It’s not only Sporting KC players who will enjoy the top-of-the-line playing experience -- U.S. Soccer also uses the facilities for its coach- and referee-training sessions. IRONTURF’s patented woven technology is unmatched for playability, durability and safety.
“With the recent opening of Pinnacle, Sporting KC has continued the club’s tradition of constructing and operating world-class facilities in our pursuit of excellence and championships,” said Dan Lolli, Vice President of Operations for Sporting Kansas City. “Partnering with GreenFields to install IRONTURF at Pinnacle fit perfectly into our objective of pushing the envelope for those using the facility.”
In addition to the two fields at Pinnacle, Sporting Kansas City has also opted for GreenFields turf in several of its other state-of-the-art facilities. These include:
Six GreenFields ALLSPORT Ultra fields at Swope Soccer Village, and
Eight ALLSPORT Ultra fields at Wyandotte Sporting Fields.
ALLSPORT Ultra is the tufted form of GreenFields’ IRONTURF product and premier tufted turf offering.
“This is an exceptional soccer team,” said Avery Gallaher, director of operations for GreenFields. “We’re excited that they’ve chosen IRONTURF, made with the strongest fibers in the world, as a long-lasting part of their future.”
IRONTURF is quickly becoming the turf of choice for the country’s toughest sports, with recent installations at Charlotte Motor Speedway, University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff, Real Salt Lake’s soccer complex and more.
For more information about IRONTURF’s premium woven turf, visit www.ironturf.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.
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 soccer and football. Learn more about GreenFields USA at www.greenfieldsusa.com.
About Sporting Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City is owned by Sporting Club, an entity founded by a group of local business and community leaders comprised of the Patterson Family, Cliff Illig, Pat Curran, Greg Maday and Robb Heineman. Sporting KC prides itself on a commitment and vision to provide high-performance experiences. Sporting Club purchased the team from the Hunt Sports Group in 2006, and under its direction has opened Swope Soccer Village, Children's Mercy Park, Wyandotte Sporting Fields and Pinnacle while investing in the Sporting KC Academy and Swope Park Rangers for developing local youth into homegrown talent. A charter member of Major League Soccer, Sporting KC are two-time MLS Cup champions (2000, 2013) and four-time winners of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup (2004, 2012, 2015, 2017).