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Seth Jones headshot (Photo: Golfdom)

Editor’s note: 5 workdays Seth Jones would relive

August 6, 2019 By
Forget Christmas in July — today I’m celebrating Groundhog Day in July. I’ll explain. In this month’s 19th Hole interview, I asked Jason Tharp, superintendent at Glen Arven CC, if he found himself in the premise of the movie Groundhog ...

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Ideas on how to solve the labor issue

August 6, 2019 By
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, rebounding and banging down low became my forte, along with ...

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What the heck is turf/life balance?

July 9, 2019 By
I took a moment to reflect on the outcomes of several professional sporting events that occurred in the spring and early summer months. The results not only felt strange to me personally, but the strange feeling made me question if ...

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Don’t get collared by trouble

July 9, 2019 By
Within the rules of golf, the collar falls in the category of “through the green.” The definition of “through the green” (the term was changed, but more on that later) was: The whole area of the course except: a. The ...

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Lyme disease and deer ticks

July 9, 2019 By
Clark Throssell, Ph.D., discusses Lyme disease and deer ticks with Timothy Gibb, Ph.D. Gibb is an entomologist at Purdue University. Tim has worked on numerous insect problems throughout his career, including turfgrass pests and insects that impact human health. You ...

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Not-so-specific Pacific

July 9, 2019 By
My travels have taken me all over these last few weeks, and there has been one common theme: rain. I was in Cleveland at the beginning of this week attending company meetings. I stopped by my favorite department at North ...

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