Brandon Richey

The 19th Hole: Brandon Richey

September 17, 2018 By
Brandon Richey Superintendent // Lake Nona G&CC, Orlando, Fla. What can I get you? IPAs have been hitting my tongue just right lately… Cigar City has one called Jai Alai that’s excellent. How did you and (wife) Stephanie meet? When ...
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Inglewood Golf Course (Photo: John R. Johnson / golfphotos.com)

Accessory war: debating the pros and cons of golf course accessories

September 13, 2018 By
The USGA in April last year released a report titled, “Eliminating Golf Course Accessories Saves Time and Money.” But that report’s release wasn’t the first time Matt Pauli, director of marketing for Standard Golf, took note of this idea. The ...
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Roadmap for a startup

August 30, 2018 By
When you think about a tech startup, you might envision a residential house stocked with young, tech-savvy hipsters all hunched over laptops, with an accouterment of off-hours amusements dotting the periphery. Once some venture capital firm swoops in, infusing said ...
Wildflowers (Photo: Hannah Schrum)

Wildflower meadows for the busy superintendent

August 27, 2018 By
As seasoned veterans of the turf industry, superintendents rightly pride themselves on pulling off one of the most deceptively simple yet challenging feats of agriculture: cultivating acres of pristine turf. Then, just when you think you have a grasp on ...
Turf response to foliar iron

Treatment of iron deficiency and chlorosis

August 15, 2018 By
Iron (Fe) chlorosis of Kentucky bluegrass and creeping bentgrass can be a perennial summer problem. Symptoms usually include light yellow or lime-green leaves in July and August. Scientists believe that iron chlorosis is a root dysfunction that occurs when soils ...
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2018 PGA Championship coverage

August 7, 2018 By
News from the course Green means go: Erb Equipment on call for PGA Championship Should any equipment break down at Bellerive CC, St. Louis or if there is a part needed that’s not already on-hand, it’ll be Bruce Kapp’s phone ...
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