A2LA accredited & USGA approved testing laboratory

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Sports Turf Material Testing

Having materials testing provides an invaluable and essential took for golf course architects, agronomists, course superintendents and groundsmen in making informed decision on which materials are right for you and your projects needs.

accurate and independent analysis

Accurate & independent analysis

Golf course architects, agronomists, material suppliers, contractors, local authorities and government agencies use our testing services extensively during project planning and construction to ensure that all materials are conforming to their project’s specifications.

sports soil and landscape analysis

USGA Approved Laboratory

ETL is an A2LA-accredited laboratory and only 1 out of 10 in the world on the USGA approved list of physical soil testing laboratories. Accreditation involves a two yearly visit from an A2LA assessor to review our quality procedures and ASTM compliance.

Our Turf and soil analysis services

particle size distribution test

Particle Size Distribution

Accurate measurement of the distribution of particles in silt and soil.

soil physical properties

Physical Properties

Measuring bulk density, electrical conductivity, fibre and moisture content in soil, sand and rootzone.

usga approved testing

USGA Analyses

Assessing the water retention, porosity and density of rootzone and soil

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Chemical Properties

Testing soil toxicity levels, nutrient levels, elemental make up, pest diagnosis and water analysis.

European Turfgrass Laboratories

European Turfgrass Laboratories Ltd (ETL) provides an independent and unbiased service for the analysis of soils, sand, peat, gravel, rootzone and other materials specifically for the turfgrass and landscape industries. Formed in 1996, we have been testing materials for many of the world’s leading golf clubs, football clubs, national stadiums, racecourses and other natural grass sports surfaces. ETL’s market began in the UK and Ireland and has rapidly expanded across Europe into Africa, Middle East, Australasia and South America. Golf course architects, agronomists, material suppliers, contractors, local authorities and government agencies use our testing services extensively during project planning and construction to ensure that all materials are conforming to their project’s specifications.
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Latest News

ETL - Price Increase, effective 1st June 2015

Our prices are increasing on 1st June 2015 – please contact ETL for an up-to-date price list!

Did you know?...

ETL are 1 of only 10 USGA approved physical soil testing laboratories in the world?

ETL Global Experience

Since 1996, European Turfgrass Laboratories tested samples from a variety of projects in countries throughout the world.
See our Testimonials Page for details

A2LA Accreditation

ETL have successfully renewed our A2LA Accreditation for another two years following an on-site assessment in mid-March. The renewal has been extended to April 2017! Anyone wishing copies of our scope of accreditation or certificate should contact Sharon.

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