Author Archive

About Clara McHugh

Email

Posts by Clara McHugh

2019 State of the Industry report Posted on 10 Jan 2020 in the Featured & Maintenance categories.

2019 was a year of many successes, multiple challenges and happily, a few near misses. An inaccurately forecast hurricane saved a lot of superintendents some trouble (but not the unnecessary Read more»

2020 Vision: State of the Industry recap Posted on 09 Jan 2020 in the Current Issue & Maintenance categories.

The beginning of a new decade sparks nostalgia for some, while at Golfdom, we’re eager to look to the future. In December 2019, we surveyed our readers on various topics, Read more»

Experts’ Insights: Winter Injury Posted on 09 Jan 2020 in the Current Issue & Research categories.

Winter injury in turfgrass actually is a catchall term for several different causes, according to Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., professor of turfgrass at The Ohio State University. These causes can include Read more»

Definitely not one of the guys: A 2019 Women in Golf recap Posted on 12 Dec 2019 in the Featured & People categories.

Brandi Merrick is assistant superintendent of golf maintenance at The Omni Grove Park Inn Golf Club in Asheville, N.C., but she went to Iowa State to be an actuary because Read more»

Experts’ Insights: Poa no more-a Posted on 02 Dec 2019 in the Featured & Research categories.

“There’s no easy question concerning Poa annua,” says Jay McCurdy, turfgrass Extension specialist at Mississippi State University. Poa annua, also known as annual bluegrass, is a grassy weed that’s sometimes Read more»

USGA and The R&A launch World Handicap System Posted on 05 Nov 2019 in the Industry News categories.

The World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched in Jan. 2020 and will provide golfers with a unified and more inclusive handicapping system for the first time. Though Read more»