The future of resistance management

June 22, 2018 By
Resistance management, arguably, has never been a more important issue for superintendents in every region of the United States. After all, fewer and fewer new fungicide chemistries are now being produced for the turfgrass market, and this trend is expected ...
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An inside look at Shinnecock Hills GC

June 11, 2018 By
Jon Jennings is on a streak The two-time Boston Marathon qualifier (2005, 2006) has run every day since Jan. 1, 2015. That’s a streak of 1,566 straight days and counting. He runs at least a mile a day, sometimes 6 ...
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Pressure washing away algae

June 6, 2018 By
It’s a safe bet that many superintendents would not feel comfortable using a high-pressure hose to clean away build-up on their greens. But when an uncharacteristic winter blasted the Southeast, the team at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club turned to ...
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Controlling ultradwarf bermudagrass diseases

June 6, 2018 By
Turfgrass diseases, including diseases of the newer ultradwarf bermudagrass varieties, need four conditions for development: a susceptible host (the turf), a pathogen, a conducive environment and time. Golf course superintendents have plenty of these four factors. What they don’t always ...

Scouting for success

June 6, 2018 By
Scottie Hines was meant to be on a golf course. Fate wouldn’t have it any other way. Hines got his start in golf replacing divots and raking bunkers for his father, grandpa and uncles starting at age 5. A few ...
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Living off the land(fill): A look at Trinity Forest GC’s origins

June 1, 2018 By
Golf courses developed atop former landfills, once a novelty, today are fairly commonplace, though the construction and subsequent maintenance of these courses is as varied as the trash heaps on which they sit. Public exposure to this genre may never ...

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