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Goosegrass (Photo: Jim Brosnan, Ph.D.)

Trouble with goosegrass control

July 25, 2019 By
Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) is a problematic annual grassy weed found on golf course turf across the United States in summer. This species germinates from seed each spring, with emergence typically occurring several weeks after superintendents begin to see summer annual ...

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Fairy ring (Photo: Nufarm)

Experts’ Insights: Fighting fairy ring

July 23, 2019 By
Fairy ring manifests as circular or arc-shaped patterns in turf that can vary from just a few feet to more than 20-25 feet in diameter. The patterns will look different, depending on which of the three types of fairy ring ...

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The scenic Nutters Crossing Golf Club in Salisbury, Md., where Pat Riebe is superintendent. (Photo: Pat Riebe)

Kabuto: Spring dead spot’s archnemesis

July 16, 2019 By
As a severe disease of warm-season turfgrasses, spring dead spot (SDS) is managed throughout the Transition Zone of the United States. Caused by a fungal infection that occurs in the autumn months (particularly as warm-season turf is approaching dormancy), SDS ...

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A shot of the picturesque fairway on No. 18 at Columbia CC. (Photo: Columbia CC)

Beating Pythium on ryegrass fairways

July 12, 2019 By
If your short game is working and your long game is on, odds are you are going to have a successful round. The same holds for disease control. If one mode of operation is working well and a second can ...

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Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame welcomes Pinehurst’s Bob Farren

July 2, 2019 By
The Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame recently inducted Bob Farren, CGCS, Pinehurst’s director of golf course maintenance. “I was very moved by it,” Farren said. “I’ve been to a number of ceremonies of the people honored in the past, and ...

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Mike Chrzanowski (Photo: Lou Ferraro, Park South Photography)

19th Hole: Mike Chrzanowski

June 25, 2019 By
Mike Chrzanowski Superintendent // Madison (Conn.) CC Mike, what are you having? I’ll have a Heineken. Tell me about your family. My son Mike and his wife Ashley live in Denver with their two children, Maya, 4 and Ben, 2. ...

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