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A grueling grow-in Posted on 07 Feb 2020 in the Columns & Current Issue categories.

Witnessing a blank canvas blossom into a golf course is perhaps the coolest thing a greenkeeper can experience. I have been fortunate enough to work on several grow-ins during my Read more»

Fending off Jack Frost Posted on 07 Nov 2019 in the Columns categories.

Being cold is the worst, but even a dummy like me has learned that if you dress appropriately, you can keep that miserable fella Jack Frost in check. I’ve become Read more»

Ideas on how to solve the labor issue Posted on 06 Aug 2019 in the Columns categories.

I played my share of pickup basketball back in the day. It was enjoyable, despite my lack of ability to break ankles. To contribute, I learned other skills. Setting screens, Read more»

Rethinking even the ‘lamest’ jobs Posted on 19 Jun 2019 in the Columns categories.

“The process of aerating is as tough on the crew as the playability of aerated greens is on golfers. It takes time to aerate greens because the machines used for Read more»

Landing a job is in the details Posted on 07 May 2019 in the Columns categories.

My last name is Gulotti with a hard G. It’s an Italian name, but I also have a mix of French, Czechoslovakian and mostly Irish blood. The only truly Italian Read more»

The day we let the Mexicans rip Posted on 26 Feb 2019 in the Columns categories.

During my assistant years, the course management I worked for decided to do a bunker renovation. A project of this magnitude is usually contracted to an outside construction company, but Read more»