Danneberger named Plant Health Writer of the Year

By |  May 13, 2014

Last week in New Orleans, Golfdom’s contributing editor Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., was named the second Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) Plant Health Writer of the Year.

Karl Danneberger

Headshot: Karl Danneberger

Karl is a contributing editor for Golfdom and writes a monthly column, “The Turf Doc.” Within his columns, Karl has a knack for discussing a variety of turf topics, all the while keeping the material relatable. His ability to write about difficult topics in an understandable way is something that many in the industry appreciate. Within his column he has covered topics ranging from the diversity of a putting green to turf pigments and much more.

Apart from his work with this magazine, Karl is a professor of turf grass science at the Ohio State University and founder of the Global Turf Network.

This award, sponsored by Bayer, highlights a writer who discusses about plant health issues successfully to their audience. A $1,000 stipend was provided to Karl to be used for professional development in the green industry, according to TOCA.

Congratulations to Karl Danneberger for earning this award from all of us at Golfdom!

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About the Author: Molly Gase

Molly Gase was an Associate Editor for Golfdom and Athletic Turf. Gase is a recent graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a master’s degree in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism.

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