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GPS technology helped Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne determine which areas were ideal for turf removal. (photo previous page courtesy of Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne)

A renovation-redefining revelation

January 21, 2020 By
GPS technology has thousands of uses, the most basic of which is tracking movement. How golfers move around a course — or fail to — helps or hinders pace of play. If you can track patterns, uncover bottlenecks and address ...

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On course for GIS in Orlando

January 16, 2020 By
The Golf Industry Show (GIS) is upon us! This year’s event will be held in Orlando, Fla., from Jan. 25-30 and promises to be packed with even more resources than ever for golf course superintendents. The Golf Course Superintendents Association ...

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One-upping about winter desiccation

January 9, 2020 By
The “Four Yorkshiremen” is a classic comedy sketch associated with British comedy troupe Monty Python. It consists of four men at a resort discussing what it was like growing up poor. In the sketch, each one tries to one-up the ...

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2020 Vision: State of the Industry recap

January 9, 2020 By and
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, from their expectations for 2020 to their opinions on robot ...

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Dollar spot susceptibility on bentgrass

January 9, 2020 By
Ask a fellow superintendent to list the top 10 problems that influence his or her agronomic programing. Contrary to the classic David Letterman style of beginning at the bottom of the list, I would wager that you could predict the ...

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Kyllinga species a challenge to control

January 9, 2020 By
Clark Throssell, Ph.D., discusses why kyllinga species are a challenge to control with Scott McElroy, Ph.D., a turfgrass weed scientist at Auburn University. He conducts numerous weed control experiments every year, targeting many weeds species, including kyllinga species. You may ...

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