Golfdom Insider
JANUARY 11, 2022

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Shawn Emerson inducted into the Legends Initiative
After a long wait, Shawn Emerson was inducted into the Legends Initiative at the 2021 Golfdom Summit in Orlando. The initiative was founded by Anuvia and is co-sponsored by Golfdom and Audubon International.
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Albaugh to acquire Rotam
Albaugh has entered into an agreement under which the company will acquire all outstanding shares in Rotam through a merger between the holding company of Rotam and an entity in the Albaugh group of companies.
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Georgia Superintendents Hall of Fame inducts 2 new members
Two past presidents and leaders in environmental turfgrass management are the latest inductees to the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Hall of Fame: Mark Hoban, from Rivermont Golf Club in Johns Creek, and Buck Workman, CGCS, from Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell.
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John Deere to acquire majority ownership in Kreisel Electric
Deere & Company will acquire majority ownership in Kreisel Electric, a battery technology provider based in Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria. Find out what this move means for the company.
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Landscapes Unlimited promotes Judd Chatelain
A 22-year Landscapes Unlimited veteran, Judd Chatelain, newly promoted to senior construction estimator, is widely regarded as one of the golf industry’s most experienced and respected project estimators.
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Harrell’s bestows 2021 Sales Professional of the Year Award
Employee-owned Harrell’s named Steve Mercuri of the West Turf team as its 2021 Sales Professional of the Year. The Sales Professional of the Year is the most prestigious award a territory manager can achieve at Harrell’s.
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Syngenta to offer events and prizes at GCSAA Conference and Trade Show
Syngenta will support events at next month’s GCSAA Conference and Trade Show in San Diego, including an opportunity to participate in a photo mosaic, the annual 5K run and more.
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Rain Bird releases golf solenoid valves
Rain Bird added the GVS Series plastic and brass valves, designed to enhance durability even under the most challenging conditions.
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Prime Source’s new bifenthrin 2EC insecticides registered
Prime Source's Bifen 2EC Select and Bifen G/N 2EC Select control turf, tree and ornamental pests and provide perimeter pest control.
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The Legends discuss the best advice they’ve received throughout their careers
The Legends Bob Farren, Matt Shaffer and recent inductee Shawn Emerson discuss the best advice they have ever received in their careers.
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19th Hole: Chad Thomson
Chad Thomson, superintendent of Beaver Creek GC in Colorado shares why bears seem to like flag sticks, what it's like driving a Sno-Cat and more.
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2022 Golfdom Report
Golfdom Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones talks with superintendents around the country to find out what they expect to come in 2022.
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