Passing the torch

August 18, 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 ...

Digging deep for labor solutions

August 18, 2017 By and
Any of the following five ideas could be the difference between a skeleton crew and a successful crew. There were no new Terminator movies this summer, but Skynet clearly hasn’t won. Most work on the golf course is still done ...

Erin Hills earns respect

August 18, 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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Boosting plant health on baby greens

August 18, 2017 By
As Lexicon’s popularity increases, BASF focuses on benefits it offers newly established greens. In January 2014, BASF announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had registered its Lexicon Intrinsic fungicide, a premix product of Insignia comprised of pyraclostrobin (28.58 percent) ...
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Rejuvenating championship conditions

August 18, 2017 By
Five golf courses with diverse backstories – and different turf treatment approaches – are putting BASF products to the test as part of the second annual Championship Rejuvenation program. Each year only one course in America gets to host the ...

2017 PGA Championship preview

July 31, 2017 By
Quail Hollow Superintendent Keith Wood remembers one of his first experiences with celebrated architect Tom Fazio. It was during the 2015 Wells Fargo Championship, and the two were driving around the course during the Wednesday Pro-Am. They pulled up to ...
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