Everett Darlington

Sports Surfaces Solutions Advisor / Agronomist


Mob. 027 232 4545
Email: edarlington@nzsti.org.nz

Postal address:
PO Box 270 74, Mt Roskill, Auckland 1440
Physical address:
Maungakiekie Golf Club, 5 Anita Avenue, Mt Roskill


Everett entered the turf industry in 1992 at the Auckland Golf Club and later joined Akarana Golf Club as a qualified assistant superintendent before being appointed course manager for the Howick Golf Club. Everett has worked for the New Zealand Sports Turf Institute since 2008, where he has served as an agronomist and tutor.

Everett’s role within NZSTI involves sports field development and research into maintenance practices, while maintaining a strong focus on golf through course consultancy and playing quality audits. As a tutor, Everett provides training in a range of Amenity Horticulture and  Sports Turf Management programmes in New Zealand and Asia.

Everett holds the following qualifications or accreditations that relate to his role:
• Graduate Diploma in Rural Studies 
• National Certificate in Adult Education and Training 
• Trade Certificate (Golf)
• World Bowls Accredited Synthetic Greens Tester