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Golfdom Gallery: October 2019

October 21, 2019 By
The home of Coke In Atlanta, birthplace of Coca-Cola, even the street signs love the beverage. Divot crew on patrol The divot crew was hard at work making sure East Lake’s Meyer Zoysia fairways were spotless. From left to right ...

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Appraise an investment before you invest

October 15, 2019 By
Part of a turfgrass manager’s role is to propose one or more capital expenditure projects that would benefit the facility. These projects are then proposed to the management board or a greens committee, typically as a part of the budgeting ...

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The benefits of early order programs

October 7, 2019 By
Every year as fall rolls around, superintendents across the country breathe a sigh of relief that they survived the summer’s 90 days of hell and look forward to a relatively easy period where the turf can take care of itself. ...

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Golfdom Files: Catastrophe works to club’s benefit

October 7, 2019 By
“In some cases, rubbish was piled on the greens and there burned.” That sentence would make most superintendents cringe, and unfortunately, it’s what happened after a massive hurricane hit Rhode Island in the fall of 1938. Despite the big burn ...

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A shot inside Simplot's Birmingham, Ala., warehouse. (Photo: Simplot Turf and Horticulture)

Simplot Turf and Horticulture expands into Southeast

October 4, 2019 By
For the past five years, Simplot Turf & Horticulture has been in expansion mode, and it hasn’t looked back. “For us, it just proves that we’re going to be a leader in the turf and horticulture business,” says Barry Mac ...

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Manuscript herbicide to control tropical signalgrass and other weeds

October 4, 2019 By
Lane Tredway, Ph.D., is a technical services manager with Syngenta. Lane has overseen numerous field experiments with Manuscript and other herbicides. You may reach Lane at lane.tredway@syngenta.com for more information. Q: Briefly describe Manuscript and its fit on golf courses ...

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