Michael T. Huck to receive USGA’s 2019 Green Section Award

January 10, 2019 By
The USGA has named Michael T. Huck, a turfgrass and irrigation specialist from Orange County, Calif., as the recipient of its 2019 Green Section Award. Huck will be honored at the USGA’s Annual Meeting and Service Awards Dinner at the ...

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Accessory war: debating the pros and cons of golf course accessories

September 13, 2018 By
The USGA in April last year released a report titled, “Eliminating Golf Course Accessories Saves Time and Money.” But that report’s release wasn’t the first time Matt Pauli, director of marketing for Standard Golf, took note of this idea. The ...

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A conversation with Brian Whitlark, USGA

May 4, 2018 By
Brian Whitlark knows his soils. A certified professional soil scientist, Whitlark joined the USGA Green Section staff as an agronomist for the West Region. Specializing in courses that face challenging soil and water conditions, he regularly consults for courses in ...

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USGA requests proposals for the Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program

April 24, 2018 By
The United States Golf Association (USGA) is requesting proposals for the turfgrass and environmental research program. The program aims to impact the long-term viability of golf by funding, directing and disseminating turfgrass and environmental research. The main goals of the ...

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USGA makes revisions to official Putting Green Construction Recommendations

February 16, 2018 By
Over the past year, a team of scientists, laboratory technicians, golf course builders, architects, superintendents and USGA Agronomists worked together to revise the USGA Recommendations for a Method of Putting Green Construction. The review team was tasked with identifying and ...

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USGA names winners of 2018 Service Awards

January 30, 2018 By
In recognition of outstanding contributions to the game of golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) revealed its annual Service Awards winners. This year’s USGA Service Awards celebrate the leadership, dedication and exemplary efforts of 26 individuals who have devoted ...

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