Kelly completed his 3.5 year apprenticeship with the Wainuiomata Golf Club at the end of 1990.
With his partner Davina ( now wife ) they decided there was a need for this knowledge & expertise of Green Keeping is the public sector – domestic market.
Professor Turf was born.
The Professor Turf name (trademarked) was put into place in 1991 and it continues strongly today.
Professor Turf has since become a successful Franchise with full training given by Kelly Houghton,
Ernie Leslie and Steve Martin – current franchisees.
The Professor Turf family now has operators in Taupo / Rotorua, Kapiti Coast right down to Wellington, all offering the Professor Turf franchise system & our Workmanship Guarantee. Professor Turf now has over 50yrs combined experience in the Turf / Green Keeping industry.
Due to this experience you can be assured Professor Turf can help you with your lawn problems or create a new lawn for you with ease.