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Tag: Off the record

“It’s nice to know the people you were working for all those years are appreciative of the work,” said Mike Kenna (center) on winning the 2021 Col. Morley DSA Award. (Photo courtesy of Mike Kenna)

Off the Record: Thank you is not enough

March 11, 2021 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., gives his acceptance speech for the 2021 Colonel John Morley Distinguished Service Award, bestowed by the GCSAA. ...

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Off the Record: A turf brain trust

February 2, 2021 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., explains how collaboration among universities will improve cold hardiness while providing a turfgrass that tolerates summer heat. ...

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The Greek word for turf

December 4, 2020 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., describes why those in the golf industry are turf scientists first and discusses the need for collaboration between research entities. ...

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Off the Record: On-site cultivar testing revisited

November 24, 2020 By
Golfdom columnist Mike Kenna, Ph.D., gives a history of the USGA Green Section testing new cultivars of turfgrass. The practices dates back to the 1930s. ...

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Off the Record: A history of golfer footwear

October 6, 2020 By
Golfdom columnist Mike Kenna, Ph.D., gives a brief history of golfer footwear throughout the years and the impact it has had on golf courses. ...

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Annual bluegrass weevil adult (Photo: Ben McGraw)

See no weevil

October 1, 2020 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., explains how adult populations of the annual bluegrass weevil have become resistant to certain insecticides. ...

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