PT Business Background

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.