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Tag: Atlanta Athletic Club

My Second Office: Scott Griffith, UGA Golf Course

July 16, 2015 By
About our host The University of Georgia football team plays its games in Sanford Stadium “between the hedges,” but its golf teams know home as the Robert Trent Jones-designed UGA Golf Course in Athens, Ga. The manager of that home, ...

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Sod scarcity slows Georgia courses’ tough winter recovery

May 16, 2014 By
Spring may have sprung, but many Georgia golf courses are struggling to recover after a severe winter. Sustained periods of bitter cold caused varied degrees of turf loss at the vast majority of the state’s nearly 400 courses. Sod is ...

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Mangum and Esoda inducted into Georgia superintendents HOF

November 14, 2013 By
Two prominent figures in the golf course superintendent profession are the latest entrants to the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association Hall of Fame. Ken Mangum, CGCS from Atlanta Athletic Club and Mark Esoda, CGCS from Atlanta Country Club, were inducted ...

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Crawford named Georgia’s Superintendent of the Year

November 8, 2013 By
Mike Crawford, CGCS, director of golf course operations at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, has been crowned Superintendent of the Year by the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association. Crawford was honored with a special presentation during the association’s annual banquet at ...

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On the fly

January 1, 2013 By
Fly fishing is reeling in more and more superintendents, who are drawn by its adventure and solitude. – By Tim Killeen   When golf course executives take time off, what do they do? Some take a busman’s holiday and play ...

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"You won’t even be able to tell."

August 10, 2011 By
After months — no, years — of preparation, it had to happen on Wednesday night. There was the maintenance crew on The Golf Channel, surrounding a chunk of damaged turf on No. 17 green. The TV crew chuckled, “that’s cutting ...

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