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Golfdom Files: ‘Super sheds’ for course maintenance

January 24, 2019 By
Looking ahead to next month’s Golf Industry Show (GIS), it’s easy to be hypnotized by the shiny new equipment and all the latest technology that’s designed to help superintendents keep their golf courses in perfect condition. Golfdom features professional-grade gear ...
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Characterizing a country

January 24, 2019 By
The golf course management business is a global endeavor. I have been fortunate over the last 30 years to be part of it, traveling to places throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and South America. It’s a small ...

Things I learned at the Golfdom Summit

January 24, 2019 By
The Golfdom Summit is one of my favorite golf events of the year. The reason is simple. It is an opportunity to talk to superintendents and industry reps in a casual, relaxed atmosphere over the course of three days. The ...
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Leaf spot disease symptoms (Photo: Maria Tomaso-Peterson)

Leaf spot and dollar spot on ultradwarf bermudagrass greens

Ultradwarf bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon x C. transvaalensis) is the predominant putting green turf in the southern U.S. This grass, however, produces profuse amounts of thatch, which leads to increased disease pressure from leaf spot (Figure 1), caused by Bipolaris cynodontis, ...