Dr Tim Lodge BSc (Hons) PhD RIPTA
Dr Tim Lodge has over 30 years’ experience in sports surface research, agronomy and construction and has worked throughout the UK, in the USA, Europe, Africa and China. His PhD is on ‘The Construction, Irrigation and Fertiliser Nutrition of UK Golf Greens’ from the University of Leeds, 1994. His experience covers the design, management, construction procedures and materials in relation to all sports played on grass and outdoor artificial surfaces.
Dr Lodge can act as an expert witness, including the preparation of expert reports and appearing in court, in cases relating to all aspects of sports turf and surface management, construction and establishment. His specialist areas of expertise include:
In August 2005, Dr Lodge founded Agrostis Turf Consultancy, which was incorporated in 2008. He is a founder member and treasurer of RIPTA, the Register of Independent Professional Turfgrass Agronomists. Agrostis is a Professional Services Division member of SAPCA (the Sport and Play Construction Association).