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Kyle Johnson and team pose with Alice Cooper and band (Photo: Ted Kiegiel)

Golfdom Gallery: November 2018

November 12, 2018 By
1. A new kind of air hockey We spotted a new sport at the recent GIE+Expo show in Louisville, Ky.: air hockey using 20-volt turbine blowers from Worx Tools to move the “pucks.” Word to the wise: Do not try ...

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Connections help pave the way to Green Start Academy

October 29, 2018 By
Sarah Jackson, first assistant superintendent at TPC San Antonio and Green Start Academy attendee, is no stranger to tournament golf. She has volunteered at several tournaments and was employed as assistant superintendent at Trinity Forest GC when it hosted the ...

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Following in the footsteps of former Green Start attendees

October 25, 2018 By
Brady Forshey of Champions GC was recently promoted to superintendent after two years of serving as assistant superintendent. He’s also one of the attendees at this year’s Green Start Academy, a leadership and development program co-hosted by John Deere and ...

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Green Start Academy is another piece of the puzzle

October 24, 2018 By
Kelsey Baier-Anderson, the assistant superintendent at TPC Potomac, says the Green Start Academy will be another piece in the puzzle of his development. The Green Start Academy is co-hosted by Bayer and John Deere. “I’ve been in the industry for ...

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Turf Equipment (Photo: Global Turf Equipment)

A golf business for a golf family

October 17, 2018 By
In July, Florida-based companies Global Turf Equipment and Turf Equipment Rental merged into a single entity under new ownership, GTE Partners, LLC. This acquisition, however, is unlike most. For one family, it’s the entree into a joint venture between father ...

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EIC Seth Jones and superintendents at Grand Lake GC (Photo: Bill Roddy)

Golfdom Gallery: October 2018

October 15, 2018 By
1. Drink (tickets) are on Golfdom! Making good on a competition from last fall, the Golfdom team hit the Rocky Mountain GCSA Affiliate Cup event at Grand Lake (Colo.) GC to buy the whole chapter a cold beverage. The RMGCSA ...

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