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Tag: USGA Green Section

Poa annua (Photo: FMC Corp.)

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

May 2, 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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Milkweed plants provide an essential habitat for monarch butterflies in out-of-play areas on golf courses. (Photo: Dan Potter, Ph.D.)

Why golf courses should go back to nature

October 19, 2021 By
Mike Kenna shares ways golf courses can keep and maintain out-of-play areas thanks to the results of several environmental studies. ...

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