Tag: greens

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Snedeker: “(the bunkers) are probably the hardest thing on this golf course”

June 15, 2016 By
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are practice for the U.S. Open maintenance crew to perfect their jobs for the 3 a.m. wake-up calls during the actual championship. What spectators are actually coming to the Pittsburgh suburb for is to watch the ...

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Oakmont with one week to go

June 13, 2016 By
…until the final putt drops on Sunday. And the place looks amazing. It’s eye-popping, the colors out here, and the views. All they need to do is keep the wheels turning for another couple days and we’re going to have ...

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Managing Southern greens? We’ve got questions.

October 11, 2015 By
Christian Baldwin, Ph.D., and Jordan Craft at Mississippi State University are giving a presentation at the inaugural Deep South Turf Expo this month, and they’d love some feedback on how the locals are managing their greens. The survey should take ...

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U.S. Open player impressions

June 19, 2015 By
The word on the condition of Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open from the players focused on the greens and their opinions varied from disgust to approval. Sergio Garcia took to social media to express his feelings about the greens. ...

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Talking U.S. Open conditions with USGA’s Bevard

June 18, 2015 By
I caught up with Darin Bevard, the USGA’s director of championship agronomy, and we chatted a little about the greens, those little white dots on them, and how he felt about his first U.S. Open as the USGA’s director of ...

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Quick syringing for greens at Congressional

June 15, 2011 By
The staff is on top of it out here at Congressional. Mike Giuffre told me he has over 150 volunteers out here, and every single one of them has been on time everyday. There’s been some buzz in the media ...

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