Tag: Drones

2017 Golfdom Report: Destined for drones?

January 25, 2017 By and
Only 40 percent of readers think a bird’s-eye-view of the course might be in their future. Another hot topic in Golfdom has been the use of drones on golf courses to better help maintenance teams identify areas of stress. Drone ...
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sUAS, sensors and golf courses

November 9, 2016 By
Dale Bremer, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist at Kansas State University, where he conducts research using small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS, commonly referred to as drones by laymen) and sensors on turfgrass research plots and golf courses to determine how ...
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Drones, data and turf maintenance

October 4, 2016 By
The old adage “A picture is worth a thousand words” is a refrain to which golf course superintendents subscribe. Photographs help turfgrass managers explain agronomic and maintenance programs to members and sell renovation and capital improvement projects to boards of ...

Help from above: How can drones benefit your course?

July 22, 2015 By
A new era is here for small, low-cost drone photography and mapping You’ve probably seen a few up in the air. But did you ever wonder what drones could be doing to benefit your course beyond the photos or video? ...