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USGA CEO to step down in 2021

By   |  September 25, 2020

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced Mike Davis, the current CEO, will leave the organization by the end of 2021 to pursue a lifelong passion for golf course design and construction. Davis, 55, said ...

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Experts’ Insights: Tamping down tropical signalgrass

By   |  September 22, 2020
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Here, researchers rate the plots for visible damage. (Photo: Doug Karcher, Ph.D.)

Putting green management impact on golf cleat damage

By and   |  September 15, 2020
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Golf shoes (Photo: Cole Thompson, Ph.D.)

Effect of golf shoe designs on putting greens

By   |  September 3, 2020
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Researchers at Rutgers University have developed best management practices for anthracnose. In this photo, leaves have turned yellow to brown and are sprinkled with black spore-bearing structures. (Photo: James Hempfling)

BMPs for anthracnose on annual bluegrass putting greens

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USGA research grant reaches key milestone in protecting pollinators

By   |  August 3, 2020
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LINNE Industries: PondHawk

By   |  September 29, 2020

PondHawk from LINNE Industries is a unique solar-powered subsurface aeration system that delivers low-maintenance pond maintenance. Using the power of the sun, PondHawk works with no need for electricity—so its operating costs are minimal. PondHawk is quiet, tamper-resistant, and environmentally friendly. By using subsurface ...

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  • The bunker rake debate

    By   |  August 11, 2020

    Many things have changed in the game of golf since the world was ensnared in the COVID-19 pandemic. Common touch points such as ball washers and water coolers quickly were removed from courses around the U.S. On the maintenance side, golf crews have had to ...

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  • Staying optimistic while sheltering in place

    By   |  April 27, 2020

    I have several partially written articles for this column that need me to get over some writer’s block to finish, and then the COVID-19 shutdown arrived. The opportunist in me jumped on the bandwagon and wrote about the topic du jour. The spring of 2020 ...

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  • Working the phones in the pandemic

    By   |  April 10, 2020

      Hello everyone! I hope you, your family and your crew are well. I sit here writing this on an evening I’m typically overindulging in red wine at the annual Golf Writers dinner in Augusta, Ga. But honestly… that doesn’t bother me much. I feel ...

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