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Less turf + better turf = better for golf

September 20, 2017 By
In an effort to make golf better for the budget and better for the golfer, courses take a close look at where the green goes. The California drought, thankfully, is over. And so is a state program that rewarded California ...

Golfdom Gallery: 2017 PGA Championship edition

September 14, 2017 By
1. What’s for lunch? Four-time major championship winner Rory McIlroy spends some time signing autographs for fans after a practice round. In this moment McIlroy was probably wondering what they were serving for lunch in the clubhouse. 2. He has ...
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Erin Hills earns respect

September 5, 2017 By and
The first U.S. Open in Wisconsin braves severe weather and extreme heat to provide the ultimate test of golf. There wasn’t much drama on Sunday at Erin Hills when it came to who would hoist the 2017 U.S. Open trophy. ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Yellowjackets and garbage cans

September 1, 2017 By
Timothy Gibb, Ph.D., is an entomologist at Purdue University. Tim has worked on numerous insect problems throughout his career, including turfgrass pests and insects that can impact human health. You may reach Tim at gibbs@purdue.edu for more information. Q: Is ...
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Passing the torch

August 30, 2017 By
With only a handful of superintendents in its 112-year history, Topeka Country Club makes another switch… gradually. For the first time since 1979, Leo Pellant was able to take some time off during the month of July. Pellant started working ...

One shot to succeed for snow mold control

August 24, 2017 By
One of the most important aspects of a superintendent’s job is effectively controlling disease. However, not all turf diseases are created equal. We sometimes observe certain diseases that are not necessarily destructive. Examples include many leaf spots and rusts. Other ...
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