A new-employee training system

January 9, 2020 By and
New employees are part of the staff at most golf courses, and getting them up to speed quickly is essential for an efficient operation. We have developed procedures over the years to help new employees become productive as soon as ...

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Christina Herrick and Syngenta Business Institute attendees (Photo: Golfdom Staff)

Golfdom Gallery: January 2020

January 9, 2020 By
1. The newest Topgolf The Golfdom team was invited to the grand opening of the newest Topgolf, located in the Cleveland suburb of Independence. (Left to right) Craig MacGregor, Bill Roddy, Abby Hart and Jake Goodman got in some swings ...

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Garrett Luck (Photo: Lou Ferraro, Park South Photography)

19th Hole: Garrett Luck

January 9, 2020 By
Garrett Luck CGCS // Hidden Glen at Bentdale Farms, Cedarburg, Wis. Garrett, what can I get you? My go-to, a Tanqueray and tonic. Tell me about your family. My wife, Ann, and I will celebrate seven years of marriage this ...

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Retirees biking (Photo: Aleutie/iStock Getty Images plus/Getty Images)

3 retired supers review their careers

December 31, 2019 By
When the word “retirement” gets thrown around, some may fantasize about sleeping in, sitting around on the couch and eating bonbons. Not so for Mark Kuhns, CGCS-Retired, John Hoofnagle, CGCS-Retired, and Chris Gaughan, CGCS-Retired — all of whom finished a ...

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Green Start Academy attendees (Photo: John Deere)

Golfdom Gallery: December 2019

December 27, 2019 By
A look at a few of the faces and places that the Golfdom editorial and sales teams have encountered over the past couple of months. Start ’em young Paul Culclasure, CGCS at Kilmarlic Golf Club, Powell’s Point, N.C., says his ...

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Frank Siple (middle) with his Distinguished Service Award, presented by past U.S. Open champion Jerry Pate, left, and Jamie Pate, of the Jerry Pate Co., right. (Photo: Georgia GCSA)

Frank Siple inducted into Georgia GCSA HOF

December 23, 2019 By
Frank Siple, CGCS, “didn’t know greens mowing from window washing” on his first day on the job at Northwood Country Club in Lawrenceville, Ga., in 1971. Siple has since been inducted into the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Hall of Fame ...

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