GIS Highlights: Cub Cadet’s next gen robotic mower

February 14, 2019 - By

At the 2019 Golf Industry Show, Cub Cadet exhibited equipment they believe will address the challenges facing turf managers: the next generation of the RG3 robotic mower — the Infinicut RGX. “We’re taking the success of the Infinicut mowers — used at venues like Real Madrid, Wimbledon, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Toronto FC — and applying it to the success of the RG3 robotic read more

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Jones’ 2019 GIS notebook

February 12, 2019 - By

Strange, most of my 2019 GIS notebook is indecipherable scribbles on a cocktail napkin from The Hard Rock Hotel. So I guess I better spitball more from memory than my notes… GIS 2019 was another great event for the entire Golfdom team. It’s a treat to go to an event and feel like you’ve got an open-door welcome at every read more

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GIS 2019 Highlights: Women in Turf

February 12, 2019 - By

This year’s Golf Industry Show in San Diego featured the latest and greatest equipment from golf maintenance companies and some key insights from a growing demographic: women. The Women in Golf panel, sponsored by Bayer and moderated by North Coast Media’s Director of Audience Engagement Bethany Chambers, brought together four female superintendents — Jessica Lenihan, Miranda Robinson, Leasha Schwab and read more

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2018 SOI: Q&A with NWIGCSA’s Andrew Perry

January 7, 2019 - By

Andrew Perry President, Northwestern Illinois Golf Course Superintendents Association Golf Course Superintendent, Blackstone Golf Club Marengo, Ill. 1.) Generally speaking, how was the golf season this year? Overall, I would say it was an alright year considering the weather we had. Rounds were a little short of where we were in 2017, but not by much. This year was probably read more

2018 SOI: Q&A with LMGCSA’s Mitchell O’Banion

January 7, 2019 - By

Mitchell O’Banion President, Louisiana-Mississippi Golf Course Superintendents Association Golf Course Superintendent, Money Hill Golf & Country Club Abita Springs, La. 1.) Generally speaking, how was the golf season this year? And how did the weather treat you? This past year started off with near record-setting low temperatures and very rare snow and other freezing precipitation along the Gulf Coast. While read more

2018 SOI: Q&A with WGCSA’s Josh LePine

January 4, 2019 - By

Josh LePine President, Wisconsin Golf Course Superintendents Association CGCS, Maple Bluff Country Club Madison, Wis. 1.) Generally speaking, how was the golf season this year? Not to be a Debbie Downer, but I would say, generally speaking, it was a frustrating golf season for many golfers and golf turf managers in Wisconsin. Despite proper planning, staffing and execution, many of read more