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When Toro was a fertilizer company — the forgotten tale of BioPro

July 31, 2019 By
If you tried to explain to millennial superintendents the BioPro Phenomenon — whereby iron and irrigation giant Toro briefly went into the fertilizer business during the 1990s — they might not believe you. But should you engage a slightly older ...

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QUIZ: Using Your 6 Senses on the Golf Course

June 26, 2019 By and
Think you know everything about maintaining your course? Take the quiz below to find out. You’re going to ace this golf course quiz — we can sense it! ...

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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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Golfdom Files: Traps—What size? What depth?

March 26, 2018 By
In the June 1938 edition of Golfdom, golf course architect Robert Trent Jones wrote about the evolution of American golf course design, and in particular the areas that torment golfers and superintendents alike: bunkers. He explained that the charm and ...

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The Golfdom Files: The latest on sodium chlorate

October 18, 2017 By
Golfdom Science Editor Clark Throssell, Ph.D., does an outstanding job collecting the industry’s latest research for the Super Science section. More than 80 years ago, Penn State Extension Agronomist Fred Grau, Ph.D., played a similar role for the magazine. Grau ...

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Call him the Duke of the Intermountain

October 11, 2017 By
Since 1967, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” was released, the Berlin Wall came down between East and West Germany, Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa and Apple ...

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