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A young laborer rolling greens (Photo: Seth Jones)

The Young and the Restless: Recruiting young labor

April 30, 2019 By
How a superintendent is being proactive about recruiting young talent to the industry … and how he thinks we can do more to spread the word Editor’s Note: Because the author’s golf club likes to keep a low profile, the ...

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Golfdom Files: Baltusrol welcomes PGA for the first time

April 22, 2019 By
Does a golf club named after a murder victim really have to do much to make itself any more interesting? Perhaps not, but that wasn’t going to stop Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., from making every effort to lure ...

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Left to right: Rich Sweeney, Plant Food Co.; Ricky Reeves, superintendent, Miami Beach GC; Robert Trent Jones II, ASGCA; and Nate Watkin, superintendent at Seagate CC, Delray Beach, Fla., smile for a photo together on Amen Corner at Augusta National. (Photo: Seth Jones)

RTJ2 tells early tales of Augusta National

April 12, 2019 By
Augusta National is a place where golf magic just tends to happen. One of those magical moments happened for me on Wednesday afternoon, hanging out with a group of friends near the No. 12 tee. I looked over to my ...

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Rolling at Augusta National (Photo: Seth Jones)

2019 Masters Photo Parade: Augusta in top condition

April 11, 2019 By
The Golfdom team captured a few shots of the preparation work at Augusta National Golf Club for the 2019 Masters.                       ...

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After photo of bunker (Photo: Mission Viejo CC)

Life’s a Beach

April 4, 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 ...

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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 ...

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