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About: Rob Cooper

  • First Name : Rob
  • Last Name : Cooper
  • Website : http://www.livingturf.com
  • Biographical Info : Rob Cooper is Managing Director of Living Turf, a business he started in 2003 with the aim of developing a technically competent and customer focused product distribution service for professional turf managers. With a practical background in sportsfield curation (North Sydney Oval), Rob has achieved tertiary qualification in Agrictulture (M. Ag 'Turf Mgt') and Business Administration (MBA) before starting Living Turf. Having experienced 10 years of international business with The Scotts Company (1994-2003), Rob has established a world wide network of professional contacts which helps to position Living Turf as thought leaders in a market that is so susceptible to challenges of a changing environment.

THE PERFECT PARTNERSHIP TURNS TWO YEARS OLD

  In August 2021, Living Turf celebrate our 2nd anniversary as National Distributor for Rain Bird Golf Products. First pitched as The Perfect Partnership (combining Irrigation + Agronomy), Living Turf set out to bring value to the Irrigation sector, determined not to be just another link in the supply chain.  Now with Irrigation specialists embedded in every state, customers really are only a phone call away from Living Turf’s technical and sales support for Rain Bird Products and Technology. The Western Australian market is supported by Living Turf Irrigation Specialist, Tyson Riley, who is a weapon when it comes to Rain Bird technology.  A factory trained technician,… ...Read More

Living Turf lands in New Zealand

In an exciting ‘Trans-Tasman’ development, Turfgrass Specialists (TGS) are being acquired by Living Turf, effective April 1st, 2021. Turfgrass Specialists are a legacy NZ business, with a long history of serving the professional turf market.  Based in Auckland, TGS purchased ‘Evans Turf’ in 2018, further consolidating themselves as an asset to the NZ Turf Industry.  Continued sophistication ensued with TGS licensing the My-Results analytical platform in 2019, and also winning the NZ agency for MATCHplay products.  Part of the 2019 MATCHplay deal included a license for NZ manufacture of Superior Turf Liquids, which are known for their soil enhancing beneficial… ...Read More

Easy open, fast and safe. Our new and innovative way to get to your MATCHPlay products.

Living Turf are pleased to introduce our latest innovation of packaging for our MATCHPlay product range.  In recent times the industry standard for fertiliser bags have always been poly woven bags that are sown shut. We as turf managers have noticed that opening and pouring them can be quite challenging. A stanley knife is often needed to cut the bags to open them, which often results in the shredding of the material and even spilt products, whilst also rendering the bag useless after cutting. Our MATCHPlay bag features a one time easy tear tag at the top of the bag.  Once… ...Read More