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Chandler GC (Photo: Abby Hart)

Motor City Magic: Putting the spotlight on Detroit’s public courses

September 9, 2019 By
If Detroit’s public golf courses could talk, you wouldn’t believe their stories. The Motor City’s four major courses — Rackham, Palmer, Chandler and Rouge Park — have been graced by both local and famous golf lovers, including Motown legend Smokey ...

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Snow mold (Photo: Paul Koch, Ph.D.)

Experts’ Insights: Shut down snow mold

September 5, 2019 By
Snow mold is an umbrella term that encompasses pink snow mold, gray snow mold and speckled snow mold, according to Paul Koch, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It’s mostly found in ...

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Photo: Jim Henderson)

All in the family: Turfco celebrates 100 years

August 28, 2019 By
Any company that’s been in the golf course maintenance business for more than 50 years is a modern golf industry pioneer. Heck, 50 years ago, golf barely had the attention of a large television audience and was not yet poised ...

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and Mike Ruizzo at Bayer’s Focus on Florida Media Summit. (Photo: Clara Richter)

All eyes on Florida at Bayer’s Focus on Florida Media Summit

August 26, 2019 By
When it comes to growing and maintaining turfgrass, Florida is a very important state. That was the main message behind Bayer’s Focus on Florida Media Summit, held July 11-12 in Naples, Fla. “Florida is the perfect storm for grass growing, ...

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19th Hole: Jason Tharp

August 22, 2019 By
Jason Tharp Superintendent // Glen Arven CC, Thomasville, Ga. Jason, what can I get you? First, a soda water with a lime. After that? Any lager sounds good. So, tell me about your family. My wife, Bethany, and I have ...

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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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