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Golfdom and DryInject crews at DryInject party (Photo: Seth Jones)

Golfdom Gallery: March 2019

April 2, 2019 By
1. That’s me! FMC’s Dan Carrothers stopped by the Golfdom booth at the 2019 Golf Industry Show (GIS) in San Diego and was excited to see himself on the cover of the February issue. 2. One heck of a retirement ...

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Effects of monthly urea applications (Photo: Emily Braithwaite)

Microdochium patch disease development

Microdochium patch (Microdochium nivale) can severely damage annual bluegrass turf when it’s cool and wet for long periods. This disease has been controlled with fungicides, but applications of urea to reduce wear from golfer traffic have been known to incite ...

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The 19th Hole: Ian Daniels

March 26, 2019 By
Ian Daniels Superintendent // Teugega CC, Rome, N.Y. Ian, what can I get you? A beer — something dark. Ithaca Beer Co. has some good options. Tell me about your family. I’ve been married to my lovely wife, Rachel, almost ...

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Bunker beauty shot (Photo: The Country Club at Castle Pines)

Life’s a Beach

March 22, 2019 By and
A sandstorm in California At Palos Verdes Golf Club, the bunkers now drain like a dream, but the crew still finds that they’re too often working in and around the beach By Seth Jones Located in sunny Southern California, Palos ...

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Annual bluegrass weevils (Photo: Charles Mazel)

Mowing down weevils

March 7, 2019 By
Many turfgrass managers in northeastern North America would rather forget the 2018 growing season. Record-breaking rainfall throughout the region affected most aspects of turfgrass management, including insect pest control. The annual bluegrass weevil (ABW), Listronotus maculicollis, is one insect pest ...

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Child teeing off on mini course (Photo: Cattail Creek Mini Course)

The big idea of the mini course

March 1, 2019 By
Imagine a standard golf outing experience: 18 holes spread across sprawling fairways, a small white ball, a wide selection of clubs from which to choose. Now, subtract a couple hundred yards from each hole, increase the fuzziness and size of ...

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