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Tips for building a stronger core

November 20, 2017 By
As the author has learned, a ‘next man up’ mentality in the maintenance building is an insurance policy in which courses should invest. Nothing dooms a golf course to obscurity more than the absence of a long-term, stable core of ...
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Golfdom Gallery: 2017 Presidents Cup edition

November 10, 2017 By
1. Cruisin’ Liberty National Former Liberty National Golf Club interns Ryan Martin (left) of Indian Valley CC, Telford, Pa., and Blaine Knox, Palm Meadows GC, Carrara, Australia, were two of the dozens of former LNGC employees to come back to ...

Sometimes the grass is greener

November 6, 2017 By
Management companies, owner/operators and superintendents have not always had the best relationships. However, my experience with a troubled course and a management company as the new owner may give some of my colleagues a chance to reconsider this type of ...
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Suppressing zoysiagrass in cool-season turf

November 2, 2017 By and
Zoysiagrass (Zoysia japonica) is a desirable turfgrass for golf courses in the Transition Zone because of its low maintenance requirement, but it can become invasive when it spreads via rhizomes and stolons into adjacent areas where it is unwanted. Further, ...
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False-green kyllinga control in cool-season turf

October 23, 2017 By and
False-green kyllinga (Kyllinga gracillima) has become increasingly problematic in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. False-green kyllinga is related to yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus), and both species have a triangular stem. Yellow nutsedge typically is interspersed within the turfgrass canopy, while false-green ...
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Every drop counts

October 10, 2017 By and
For the people who make a living in the irrigation industry, creating the next great innovation is a constant goal. Superintendents thinking of autonomous technology related to their jobs may see images in their heads of driverless mowers or sprayers, ...