Maintenance

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 ...

Read More

Summarizing the Summit

March 12, 2019 By
Last month we recapped the discussions that eight different Golfdom Summit partners had with superintendent attendees. Those companies were Bluebird Turf Products, FairwayiQ, FMC Professional Solutions, Sipcam Agro, Smithco, Textron, Turfco and Nufarm. Next month we will conclude our recap ...

Read More
After photo of bunker (Photo: Mission Viejo CC)

Life’s a Beach

March 12, 2019 By and
Two bad bunkers When Spring Ford Country Club started having problems with two of its bunkers, they looked for a solution that would allow them a little flexibility By Clara Richter Anyone who has spent any portion of their life ...

Read More
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 ...

Read More
2018 Golfdom Summit attendees (Photo: Lou Ferraro, Park South Photography)

Where turf masters meet: 2018 Golfdom Summit recap

February 26, 2019 By
The eighth annual Golfdom Summit was the largest yet, combining 20 industry vendors with 40 top-level superintendents from around the country for three days of meetings, networking and troubleshooting. Yes, there were speakers (Thom Nikolai, Ph.D., and Golfdom’s Clark Throssell, ...

Read More
Golfer (Photo: iStock.com/MichaelSvoboda)

The grass is still greener

February 11, 2019 By
There are reasons to be down on the game of golf. Labor challenges, unusually wet or dry weather patterns, aging golfers, rising expenses — they can all keep a superintendent up at night. And yet, expectations are high for 2019, ...

Read More