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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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Photo: Seth Jones

Golfdom Gallery: July 2019, US Open edition

July 9, 2019 By
1. Beware of the fog As the fog rolled in at Pebble Beach, so did Josh Lewis (right), superintendent at Sharon Heights G&CC, Menlo Park, Calif., with Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones. 2. Volunteers with a view (Left to right) Colby ...

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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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Goat on golf course (Photo: Silvies Valley Ranch/KemperLesnik)

Four-legged loopers

July 9, 2019 By
Silvies Valley Ranch is home to four golf courses. It has an 18-hole reversible course, a 9-hole course for warmup and family rounds and a 7-hole challenge course called McVeigh’s Gauntlet. Reversible courses are unique, but overall, there’s nothing strange ...

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