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About Jim Moore

Jim Moore is the retired director of education and outreach for the USGA Green Section. While with USGA, Moore made more than 1,000 consulting visits to golf courses in the U.S., Mexico and Germany. Now retired, he lives on the family farm in McGregor, Texas.

Posts by Jim Moore

Wisdom from Waco: Why a scanner can be a helpful tool for supers Posted on 27 Jan 2023 in the Blog & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

Jim Moore explains how scanners are often overlooked but can be a helpful tool for supers for pest and disease identification. Read more»

Wisdom from Waco: A few of my not-so-favorite things on the course Posted on 01 Dec 2022 in the Blog & Columns & From the Magazine categories.

Jim Moore shares a few of his not-so-favorite things on the golf course, including above ground tee markers and ball washers. Read more»

Why you should stop blaming the Stimpmeter for the speed of your greens Posted on 23 Oct 2022 in the Blog & Columns & From the Magazine categories.

Jim Moore, retired director of education and outreach for the USGA Green Section, talks the greens speeds and why you should stop blaming the Stimpmeter. Read more»

The things that you miss in today’s digital world Posted on 29 Jun 2022 in the Blog & From the Magazine categories.

As technology advances, Jim Moore reflects on how superintendents now have the ability to get help from so many others with such ease. Read more»

Why growing environment trumps construction every time Posted on 01 Feb 2022 in the Blog & Featured categories.

Jim Moore, a retired USGA Green Section director of education and outreach, breaks down the important factors that make a putting green work. Read more»

Moore’s Lesson: Sometimes good lessons stink Posted on 22 Nov 2021 in the Blog categories.

This is the second of a series of articles detailing lessons I have learned the hard way — that is, by virtue of mistakes made during my career. This lesson Read more»