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Putting the pH in pH-ungicide mixology

January 8, 2018 By and
Fungicides are mixed with water and applied as a dilute spray to control diseases on golf course turf. Although published reports show that water quality can influence the performance of certain herbicides, evidence of similar effects on fungicide efficacy is ...

Golfdom Gallery: December 2017

December 28, 2017 By
1. Turf’s most interesting man At the 2017 Green Start Academy, Golfdom’s Seth Jones (left) and Pat Finlen, CGCS, (right) general manager, Olympic Club in San Francisco, were happy to see Bob Farren, CGCS (center) Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort, fully commit ...

SOI 2017: Fairway rolling gains traction

December 18, 2017 By
Rolling fairways is still an alternative practice, but is gaining momentum in the industry. When the membership at the Wykagyl Country Club, New Rochelle, N.Y., demanded firmer playing surfaces, Superintendent Dan Rogers decided to roll out a new idea. “The ...

State of the Industry: Predicting golf’s future in 2018 and beyond

December 15, 2017 By
Industry pundits predict — and indicators point to — a gradual increase in golf’s bottom line for 2018 and beyond. In September and November of this year, we surveyed Golfdom readers, asking for their opinions on the state of the ...
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Are we there yet?

December 14, 2017 By
As we near the close of another calendar year, we always find ourselves reflecting on our personal lives as well as our professional lives. In my case, I also look hard at golf, the industry from which we make a ...
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Reflecting on the best of 2017

December 14, 2017 By
It’s hard to believe that 2017 has come and gone. With both of my kids in elementary school now (Evey is in fifth grade, Boyd is in kindergarten), I see that it’s true what people say about time moving faster ...