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The crew at TPC Deere Run (Photo: Seth Jones)

Golfdom Gallery: August 2019

August 15, 2019 By
Airport connection It’s considered taboo for media to ask a PGA Tour player for a selfie on the golf course. But at the airport? No sweat. Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones (left) nabbed a pic with 2009 Open Championship winner Stewart ...

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(Photo: Seth Jones)

A look at John Deere’s 7500A autonomous fairway mower

August 8, 2019 By
The 2019 John Deere Classic may have been life-changing for South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli, who notched his first career PGA Tour victory. Frittelli banked a cool $1 million with the win. The team at John Deere is hopeful that Frittelli ...

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Fall Proxy applications for Poa annua seedheads

August 6, 2019 By
Clark Throssell, Ph.D., interviews Zac Reicher, Ph.D., a technical specialist on the Green Solutions Team with Bayer Environmental Science. He has more than 30 years of turfgrass research experience and has conducted many annual bluegrass control experiments on research plots ...

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A turfie returns to the Lone Star State

August 6, 2019 By
Hi, my name is Becky Grubbs-Bowling, Ph.D. I’m originally from Dallas, Texas, and I completed my undergraduate and master’s degrees in horticulture at Texas Tech University in 2010 and 2013, respectively. I then went on to complete my Ph.D. in ...

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Controlling challenging turfgrass diseases: Pythium blight, wet wilt

August 6, 2019 By
Driving to work with my air conditioner blasting and “Cherry Cherry” (from the album “Hot August Night”) blaring on the radio, I started reminiscing about my college turfgrass classes. At the time, one of the most feared agronomic problems facing ...

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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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