Golfdom Gallery: November 2018

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Air hockey using turbine blowers (Photo: Seth Jones)

Photo: Seth Jones

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 this game if you want to keep your toupee a secret.

Quali-Pro guys (Photo: Seth Jones)

Photo: Seth Jones

2. Quali-Pros Some of the Quali-Pro guys were upset that their colleague, Paul Blodorn, made back-to-back issues of Golfdom earlier this year. Trying to right the balance are (left to right) Quali-Pro’s John Haguewood and Todd Deitz with Golfdom publisher Craig MacGregor, plus Quali-Pro’s Allan Fulcher, Nick Strain and Jeremy Moore. We’ll see you again in the magazine next month, guys.

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

Photo: Ted Kiegiel

3. They played “I’m Eighteen,” then they played 18 Kyle Johnson (third from right), superintendent at Carolina CC in Raleigh, N.C., and his team were excited to see legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper (center) and his band out on the course getting in a leisurely 18 holes between gigs.

Pinehurst No. 4 (Photo: Kelly Limpert)

Photo: Kelly Limpert

4. Media day at No. 4 Golfdom was honored to be included on the national media day guest list for the grand re-opening of Course 4 at Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort. And yes, the event included rounds on No. 2, No. 4, and post-round dinner and drinks at the new Pinehurst Brewery.

Gil Hanse and Bob Farren (Photo: Kelly Limpert)

Photo: Kelly Limpert

5. Back issues ASGCA member Gil Hanse (left) and Bob Farren, CGCS, Pinehurst Resort, show off a back issue of Golfdom that featured Hanse on the cover. Because, you know, we wanted Hanse to remember us so he keeps us on his holiday card list.

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