Tag: Golf Course Maintenance

Returning golf to golfers

December 17, 2018 By
History is my thing. I like it on all levels. I get lost in golf’s early history, and I find myself arguing about the importance and the intent of original golf course design. As I work out our budget here ...
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Roadmap for a startup

August 30, 2018 By
When you think about a tech startup, you might envision a residential house stocked with young, tech-savvy hipsters all hunched over laptops, with an accouterment of off-hours amusements dotting the periphery. Once some venture capital firm swoops in, infusing said ...
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Superintendents for all seasons: Snow belt versus sun belt

April 15, 2016 By
Superintendents are people for all seasons. Even though I have moved cross-country I am still in the Sun Belt (for agronomic purposes). Although California’s unique geography provides a wide variety of climatic zones within relatively short distances, most golf courses ...
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Attention-grabbing highlights from GIS

March 7, 2016 By
What caught your attention at the recent Golf Industry Show in San Diego? I hope you were able to attend the GIS and take advantage of the education offerings, trade show, networking and the city of San Diego. My time ...
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You might be a turf guy if…

August 5, 2015 By
There are several character traits that are prevalent among people in golf course maintenance. Traits such as a tremendous work ethic, a driven personality, strong observation and problem solving skills, attention to detail and a passion for their work are ...
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Westmoreland Country Club offers turfgrass internship program

February 18, 2015 By
Westmoreland Country Club in Wilmette, Ill., offers internships and assistant-in-training positions to turfgrass management students looking to further their education and gain hands on golf course maintenance experience. The internship does not require previous golf course work experience.    ...
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