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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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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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2019 Tour Championship Photo Parade

August 27, 2019 By
The Golfdom team captured a few shots of the preparation work at East Lake Golf Club for the 2019 Tour Championship. ...

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East Lake Golf Club (Photo: David Mjolsness/John Deere)

2019 Tour Championship preview: August in Atlanta

August 5, 2019 By
Yes, you’re sitting back, relaxing and reading the July issue of Golfdom, but for the crew at East Lake Golf Club — the permanent home of the Tour Championship — August looms. This year, the Championship will be held Aug. ...

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Goat on golf course (Photo: Silvies Valley Ranch/KemperLesnik)

Four-legged loopers

July 30, 2019 By
Silvies Valley Ranch is home to four golf courses. It has an 18-hole reversible course, a 9-hole course for warmup and family rounds and a 7-hole challenge course called McVeigh’s Gauntlet. Reversible courses are unique, but overall, there’s nothing strange ...

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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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