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A letter to the course during COVID-19 Posted on 02 Apr 2020 in the Columns & COVID-19 categories.

Carlos Arraya writes a “letter to the golf course” explaining that turf managers and superintendents will do their best to keep golf courses functional during the coronavirus pandemic. Dear Golf Read more»

I was The Terminator Posted on 11 Mar 2020 in the Columns categories.

A mentor blatantly lied to me, and it took years of experience to learn the truth. It didn’t feel like a lie back then, but I believed him when he Read more»

Top 5 actions of 2019 Posted on 23 Dec 2019 in the Columns categories.

The snow is falling (at least at my house in St. Louis), the holiday music is blaring, the department stores and the internet have fully activated their best ads. The Read more»

Standing still? Time to double down Posted on 07 Nov 2019 in the Columns categories.

All of us, at some point in our personal and professional lives, will experience a brain cramp. In our professional careers, given the variety and amount of work turfgrass professionals Read more»

The struggle is real! Posted on 04 Oct 2019 in the Columns categories.

When asked how she is doing, my daughter has responded for years with, “Pops, wow, the struggle is real!” This year, my struggle has been prolonged, difficult personally and professionally, Read more»

Supers: Find motivation in beating the odds Posted on 09 Sep 2019 in the Columns categories.

Waking up each morning obviously is the most critical part of our everyday routine. For many of us, this routine consists of occasional drowsiness, workouts, a weather forecast check, a Read more»