Are Artificial Turf Fields Better for High School Baseball?

Artificial turf is on the rise for baseball fields, and for good reason.  While the nostalgia of natural grass fields certainly has its place, they’re not always the most ideal surface to play on. Keeping a natural grass field in prime playing condition can take a lot of work, and it’s possible to be just […]

Guide to Choosing Colorful Turf for Your Artificial Turf Sports Field

Did you know that artificial turf sports fields come in colors other than green? The field is your canvas. Colorful synthetic turf fields outside greens are not standard, but they are becoming more popular each year. Field colors overall are trending toward bright, bigger, and bolder, with design elements.  Custom designs of color create an […]

The 6 Steps to Replacing Your Synthetic Turf Field (the Smart Way)

It’s been gradual, but after years of daily practices and games, your durable artificial turf system is finally starting to show some signs of wear and tear. You suspect that a field replacement may be in order, but you aren’t totally sure where to start. Replacing an entire synthetic turf sports field is, after all, […]

Replacing Your Artificial Turf Field? Make These Six Upgrades At the Same Time!

Most synthetic turf sports fields must be replaced every 8-10 years. When the time comes, you may wonder who can help, what it will cost, and what needs consideration. These questions are just the tip of the iceberg for many artificial turf field owners. In navigating this process for over forty years, we’ve learned that […]

Pro Sports Teams, Companies, and Local Groups Unite for Cincinnati’s Youth

What do athletics mean to the communities where they’re played and to the athletes who play them? At Motz, we’ve seen individuals and communities thrive when athletics are integrated into peoples’ lives. The dignity, fulfillment, and a sense of purpose that come with sportsmanship and team building changes lives and improves the mental and physical […]

5 Synthetic Sports Turf Field Design Trends to Consider for Your Next Field

In recent years, sports facilities, both collegiate and professional, have changed into major arenas with more food and beverage and fans packed to the brim. But facilities are not the only area of sports that have seen a major shift — the same can also be said for artificial turf fields. In the last eight […]

Artificial Turf Baseball and Softball Field Warning Track Options

Warning tracks are an integral safety component of baseball and softball fields whether they are natural grass or synthetic turf fields. Their sole purpose is to keep athletes safe by warning them they are close to the edge of the field and approaching a fence or wall. Warning tracks have also been used to add […]

What is a Certified Field Builder & Why is it Important to a Field Owner?

When you hire a company or individual to complete work on your home or car, you conduct research to find the best and someone who is considered to be an expert in their designation. The same practice applies when you are purchasing a synthetic turf field – you want to ensure you have a professional […]

What is The Motz Group’s Synthetic Turf Installation Process?

For most synthetic turf field owners and their communities, one of the most exciting parts of their project is finally seeing the green rolled out on their field. But a lot of people don’t know what happens between the start of a synthetic turf construction and the roll out of the green. Based on the […]

How Can A Shock Pad Benefit My Synthetic Turf Field?

The Evolution of The Synthetic Turf System The synthetic turf industry is no stranger to evolution. Synthetic turf systems have gone through quite an evolution from the initial installations in the 1970s until today. In that time, industry trends and consumer feedback have led to innovations in additional synthetic turf system components. Innovations like alternative […]