PowerBilt hires Paul Boe as president of the 100-year-old golf brand

October 3, 2019 By
PowerBilt Holdings announced that Paul Boe has joined the company as its president. In this capacity, Boe will manage all strategic growth initiatives for the PowerBilt brand and its licensees. He will be responsible for the company’s brand development strategy ...

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Dave Bennett, ASGCA Fellow, dies at 84

October 3, 2019 By
Dave Bennett, a Fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), died Oct. 1, 2019, in Texas. He was 84. Bennett was a park administration and horticulture graduate of Texas Tech University. His professional career included more than ...

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Kyle Johnson (Photo: Lou Ferraro, South park Photography)

19th Hole: Kyle Johnson

September 30, 2019 By
Kyle Johnson Superintendent // Carolina Country Club, Raleigh, N.C. What can I get you? You know me, Miller Lite. I’m classy that way. I’ve got good news for you, Kyle — the Underdogs calendar is back in 2020! That is ...

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Alan FitzGerald (Photo courtesy of Alan Fitzgerald)

2019 Herb Graffis Businessperson of the Year: Alan FitzGerald

September 23, 2019 By and
The Herb Graffis Businessperson of the Year Award is named in honor of Golfdom’s founder, World Golf Hall of Fame member Herb Graffis. Graffis was one of the first people to think of golf as a business when he and ...

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Jake Goodman, Alan Brown, Craig MacGregor (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Golfdom Gallery: September 2019

September 17, 2019 By
1. Bash brothers At the recent Wee One fundraiser at Staley Farms Golf Course in Kansas City, Mo., John Deere’s John O’Leary (left) and Blue Hills CC Superintendent Woody Moriarty were competing for long drive of the day. Turns out ...

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(Photo: Lou Ferraro)

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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