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19th Hole: Jason Tharp

August 22, 2019 By
Jason Tharp Superintendent // Glen Arven CC, Thomasville, Ga. Jason, what can I get you? First, a soda water with a lime. After that? Any lager sounds good. So, tell me about your family. My wife, Bethany, and I have ...

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The crew at TPC Deere Run (Photo: Seth Jones)

Golfdom Gallery: August 2019

August 15, 2019 By
Airport connection It’s considered taboo for media to ask a PGA Tour player for a selfie on the golf course. But at the airport? No sweat. Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones (left) nabbed a pic with 2009 Open Championship winner Stewart ...

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Photo: Seth Jones

Golfdom Gallery: July 2019, US Open edition

July 9, 2019 By
1. Beware of the fog As the fog rolled in at Pebble Beach, so did Josh Lewis (right), superintendent at Sharon Heights G&CC, Menlo Park, Calif., with Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones. 2. Volunteers with a view (Left to right) Colby ...

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(Photo Courtesy of: Rick Tegtmeier)

Tegtmeier joins Iowa Golf Hall of Fame

July 9, 2019 By
Rounding out our series of superintendents enshrined into golf halls of fame, Rick Tegtmeier, CGCS, was inducted into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame in April. “It’s rare for a superintendent to get inducted into a golf hall of fame, ...

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Students from Penn State’s winning Turf Bowl team were given various jobs as volunteers at the AT&T Byron Nelson. (Photo: John Deere)

Three Penn State students volunteer at AT&T Byron Nelson

July 9, 2019 By
Thanks to John Deere, three students from the winning Penn State Turf Bowl team were able to take part in keeping Trinity Forest Golf Club tournament-ready, despite rainy conditions at this year’s AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas. Alex Hendler, Ian ...

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Drew Barnett (Photo: Seth Jones)

19th Hole: Drew Barnett

July 9, 2019 By
Drew Barnett Superintendent // Knollwood CC, Lake Forest, Ill. Drew, what can I get you? I’ll have a beer … any IPA. What’s the golf season been like so far for the Chicago market? Wet and cold! We had the wettest May ...

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