Tag: State of the Industry 2017

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SOI 2017: Fairway rolling gains traction

December 18, 2017 By
Rolling fairways is still an alternative practice, but is gaining momentum in the industry. When the membership at the Wykagyl Country Club, New Rochelle, N.Y., demanded firmer playing surfaces, Superintendent Dan Rogers decided to roll out a new idea. “The ...
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SOI 2017: Put him down for a par

December 14, 2017 By
In what would be a roller coaster of a scorecard, 33 percent of Golfdom’s readers give President Trump a par. This time last year, Golfdom was reacting to the news that multi-course owner Donald Trump would be the next president ...
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SOI 2017: Teach your children well

December 14, 2017 By
Most superintendents love their jobs, but not all want to see their kids follow in their footsteps. Superintendents who also take on fatherhood have been passing on their love of golf and turf maintenance to their children for decades. In ...
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SOI: Superintendents, executives enthusiastic for ’18

December 14, 2017 By , and
Golf faces many challenges, but core golfers still are passionate about the game. Attendees of the 2017 Carolinas GCSA Conference and Show will just have to accept Executive Director Tim Kreger’s apologies if it took a little longer to find ...
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SOI 2017: Taking creative courses

December 5, 2017 By
Superintendents continue to look at practical places to lessen labor and inputs. Because Sarasota’s TPC Prestancia is located within a residential community, its course maintenance staff can’t reduce turf as much as it would prefer, as homeowners would rather have ...
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