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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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Golfdom Files: Course maintenance costs

January 9, 2020 By
Maintenance budgets always are a fun topic, said no one ever. What is fun is seeing what maintenance budgets were between the early 1930s and the mid-1960s. It’s safe to say they were a bit lower in those days, with ...

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Zoysiagrass at Trinity Forest GC (Photo: Trinity Forest Golf Club)

Zeroing in on zoysia

January 7, 2020 By
By all measures, 2016 had a lot of impact on America. There was the election, the Zika virus, President Obama’s visit to Cuba and, more relevant to these pages, the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and golf’s return to ...

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Four courses, two superintendents, one vision

December 17, 2019 By
As the home of the PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship, Palm Harbor, Fla.’s Innisbrook Resort is the center of the golf world’s attention one week every year. After all, major champions like Jordan Spieth, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk and Retief Goosen ...

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The story behind Brough Creek National GC

November 14, 2019 By
MacKenzie. Ross. Tillinghast. Twitter? A modest piece of property near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kan., has transformed from unused family land to a seven-hole short course birthed by social media and energetic buddies wanting to improve their hangout. ...

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