Maintenance

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Trees, shrubs and weather, oh my!

February 10, 2020 By
When a fairway or green turns off-color or loses density, what do you do? You usually get down on your hands and knees with a hand lens and inspect the leaves, crowns and roots, looking for abnormal appearances. You also ...

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Starting ’em young in the turfgrass industry

February 7, 2020 By
What South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga., is doing to introduce and engage high school students in the turfgrass industry. ...

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2020 Vision: State of the Industry recap

January 27, 2020 By and
The beginning of a new decade sparks nostalgia for some, while at Golfdom, we’re eager to look to the future. In December 2019, we surveyed our readers on various topics, from their expectations for 2020 to their opinions on robot ...

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GPS technology helped Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne determine which areas were ideal for turf removal. (photo previous page courtesy of Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne)

A renovation-redefining revelation

January 21, 2020 By
GPS technology has thousands of uses, the most basic of which is tracking movement. How golfers move around a course — or fail to — helps or hinders pace of play. If you can track patterns, uncover bottlenecks and address ...

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On course for GIS in Orlando

January 16, 2020 By
The Golf Industry Show (GIS) is upon us! This year’s event will be held in Orlando, Fla., from Jan. 25-30 and promises to be packed with even more resources than ever for golf course superintendents. The Golf Course Superintendents Association ...

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2019 State of the Industry report

January 10, 2020 By , and
2019 was a year of many successes, multiple challenges and happily, a few near misses. An inaccurately forecast hurricane saved a lot of superintendents some trouble (but not the unnecessary prep work), while floods and drought were common themes in ...

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