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Tag: Jim Moore

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Why there’s a big disparity between high-end and low-end bunker maintenance

April 28, 2023 By
Jim Moore, retired director of education for the USGA Green Section, discusses the evolution in bunker maintenance over time. ...

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Wisdom from Waco: A few of my not-so-favorite things on the course

December 1, 2022 By
Jim Moore shares a few of his not-so-favorite things on the golf course, including above ground tee markers and ball washers. ...

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Why you should stop blaming the Stimpmeter for the speed of your greens

October 23, 2022 By
Jim Moore, retired director of education and outreach for the USGA Green Section, talks the greens speeds and why you should stop blaming the Stimpmeter. ...

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The things that you miss in today’s digital world

June 29, 2022 By
As technology advances, Jim Moore reflects on how superintendents now have the ability to get help from so many others with such ease. ...

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The putting green at Bear Ridge Country Club in Waco, Texas

Why growing environment trumps construction every time

February 1, 2022 By
Jim Moore, a retired USGA Green Section director of education and outreach, breaks down the important factors that make a putting green work. ...

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Jim Moore says a lesson he learned the hard way is to take the time to properly diagnose a turf issue instead of treating symptoms. (Photo: Jim Moore)

Moore’s Lesson: Sometimes good lessons stink

November 22, 2021 By
This is the second of a series of articles detailing lessons I have learned the hard way — that is, by virtue of mistakes made during my career. This lesson is about looking for causes rather than just symptoms. Back ...

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