Applications open for 14th annual Green Start Academy

By   |  June 18, 2019

The application process for the 14th annual Green Start Academy (GSA) is now open. John Deere Golf and Bayer are accepting applications through June 28. The event will take place from Oct. 23-25 at the Bayer ...

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Measurement devices used in this research. From left to right: TruFirm, Clegg and TDR350 with Turf Rod Spacers at 0.5-, 1.0- and 1.5-inch depths. (Photo: Daniel O'Brien)

What putting green firmness measurements actually tell us

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Dollar spot foliar lesions on leaf blades of bermudagrass are one of the telltale signs of dollar spot. (Photo: Bayer)

Defeating dollar: Tips for controlling dollar spot

By   |  June 5, 2019
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Sand cap (Photo: Bert McCarty)

Selecting appropriate sand-cap depths

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Corteva Agriscience: MatchPoint insecticide

By   |  June 19, 2019

MatchPoint® insecticide gives golf course superintendents and sports turf managers outstanding annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) larvae control. With the power of spinosad and a new lignin technology, golf course superintendents now have the freedom to make applications during a time that works for their ...

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Course of the Week: Pebble Beach Golf Links

By   |  June 9, 2019

It’s been nine years since Pebble Beach Golf Links hosted the U.S. Open, but somehow it doesn’t seem so long ago. Time flies in Pebble Beach, Calif., something to which longtime assistant superintendent Jack Holt can attest. “It’s been 38 years I’ve worked here, going on 39,” Holt says. “And I couldn’t tell you how that happened — it goes by so quickly. It’s unbelievable. ...

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  • Photo Parade: Faces from Pebble Beach

    By   |  June 18, 2019

    Jeff Steen, Lloch Lloyd CC, Belton, Mo., and Pebble Beach Golf Links Director of Agronomy Chris Dalhamer, CGCS, take time for a photo during course set-up.   Golfdom EIC Seth Jones and USGA Green Section Agronomist Brian Whitlark on the famous No. 7 at Pebble ...

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