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Women in Golf 2019 (Photo: Bayer)

Definitely not one of the guys: A 2019 Women in Golf recap

December 12, 2019 By
Brandi Merrick is assistant superintendent of golf maintenance at The Omni Grove Park Inn Golf Club in Asheville, N.C., but she went to Iowa State to be an actuary because she loves math. She soon realized, however, that crunching numbers ...

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E.J. Chea (Photo: Seth Jones)

19th Hole: E.J. Chea

November 26, 2019 By
E.J. Chea Superintendent // Pease Golf Course, Portsmouth, N.H. E.J., what can I get you? Maker’s Mark and Diet Coke, with a lime. Tell me about your family. My wife is Beth. Our son Graham is 8 and a half. ...

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NHGCSA members (Photo: Seth Jones)

Golfdom Gallery: November 2019

November 15, 2019 By
Great names in golf BASF’s Peter Jacobsen (left) and Ryan Green, CGCS, at Crystal Lake GC in Mapleville, R.I., have names meant for golf. Drinks are on Jonesy Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones (left) traveled to New Hampshire to thank the ...

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(Photo: Lou Ferraro, South Park Photography)

19th Hole: Scott Schurman

October 28, 2019 By
Scott Schurman Superintendent // LaFortune Park GC, Tulsa, Okla. Scott, what can I get you? Water would be great, but I also like a good lager. Tell me about LaFortune Park. LaFortune Park GC was started in 1961 and is ...

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(Photo: Seth Jones)

Golfdom Gallery: October 2019

October 21, 2019 By
The home of Coke In Atlanta, birthplace of Coca-Cola, even the street signs love the beverage. Divot crew on patrol The divot crew was hard at work making sure East Lake’s Meyer Zoysia fairways were spotless. From left to right ...

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John Kinkead Sr., head of Turfco, dies at 89

October 4, 2019 By
John Kinkead Sr., longtime head of Turfco Manufacturing and an innovator in the golf course and turf management industry, died on Oct. 1. He was 89 years old. Kinkead will be remembered by those in the industries he loved — ...

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