Tag: golf course management

Golf cart stuck on top of dirt mound Photos courtesy of: Stock.com/GregC (1); Matt Cavanaugh

On a road to nowhere

July 18, 2018 By
50 Cent’s “In Da Club” was the top song, “Chicago” won best picture (gross), Saturn sold 271,000 cars. Johnny Depp was super dreamy, and no one really seemed to care about bees. It all happened in 2003. I entered the ...
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April 12, 2017 By
Golf course management books by Karl Danneberger Golf Course Management Developed as a complement to the Ohio State University Golf Course Management Certificate Program, the ebook covers the major topics in the certificate program. Topics include the primary turf grass ...

Return on investment: How to motivate your maintenance staff

September 23, 2015 By
One of the most challenging parts of a golf course superintendent’s job has nothing to do with turfgrass management. It’s building a strong team of employees that you trust and that wants to stay with you for extended periods of ...
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Embracing change in the golf course industry

September 23, 2015 By
There have been a lot of job changes here in south Florida in 2015. I count more than 15 so far. The job carousel really has been spinning down here. Heck, I even got caught up in it myself. I ...
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Floratine names Paul Ramina corporate agronomist

June 10, 2015 By
Floratine has appointed Paul Ramina as its new corporate agronomist. Ramina joins the Floratine team following a long career in the golf industry, including more than 20 years as a superintendent. During his tenure, Ramina delivered tournament-level course conditions for several U.S. golf ...
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Golf’s big, Bigger and BIGGEST assets

February 18, 2015 By
Let’s talk about assets, shall we? No, not the J-Lo or Kardashian type. I mean the club’s assets. ¶ What is the largest asset at your place of employment? ¶ I’m certain that all of us turf janitors in golf ...
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