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Tag: USGA Green Section


A close look at the economic benefits of water research

The USGA has invested more than $45 million in turfgrass and environmental research, which has improved irrigation efficiency on U.S. golf courses. ...

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Poa annua (Photo: FMC Corp.)

Off the Record: Is Poa annua a friend or foe?

May 19, 2022 By
Research Editor Mike Kenna, Ph. D., talks his experiences through the years with the USGA regarding annual bluegrass (Poa annua). ...

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Off the Record: Worth the investment

February 8, 2022 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., former director of research for the USGA, examines the USGA Green Section's research program and its impact on the industry. ...

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Frank Dobie earns USGA Green Section Award

February 1, 2022 By
David Franklin “Frank” Dobie received the Green Section Award recipient, for introducing new technologies and processes that advance golf course management. ...

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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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Photo: Travis Moore

What you can learn from an embarrassing mistake I made

October 25, 2021 By
Jim Moore shares what he learned from a humiliating mistake while visiting a course as part of USGA's Green Section.  ...

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