June 08, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Management Company Comes Out in Opposition to Anchored Putter Ban

The chorus of voices opposed to the proposed ban by the USGA and R&A of putters that are anchored to the body continues to grow.
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June 08, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

SupersMarket: Maintenance Equipment

The recent launch of the North American built Progressive TDR-30 Tri-Deck mower has received an overwhelming endorsement from turf grass producers.
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June 08, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue
Dr. Frank Rossi and Dr. Jennifer A. Grant, Cornell University

What We’ve Learned from Reducing Pesticide Use

The golf course industry has been under scrutiny for pesticide use in New York for more than 25 years.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

“American Triumvirate” Wins 2012 USGA Book Award

In recognition of its high standard of achievement in golf literature, “American Triumvirate: Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and the Modern Age of Golf,” written by James Dodson, has earned the United States Golf Association’s Herbert Warren Wind Book
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Bayer CropScience to Launch Plant Research Program

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, will launch Healthy Turf, Healthy Tomorrow, a multifaceted program aimed at advancing plant health research and education for superintendents to help ensure the health of their courses–and the ind
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Chernosky Chosen STGCSA’s Superintendent of the Year

South Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association presented Steven Chernosky with the fifth annual Sonny DuBose Memorial Superintendent of the Year Award on Dec. 14.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Costello captures GCSAA National Championship

Charles Costello, the GCSAA Class A superintendent at Phoenix (Ariz.) Country Club, survived a challenge from one of the largest fields in tournament history to win his first Golf Course Superintendents Association of America National Championship on Feb.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Ecologel Solutions Earns USDA Certified Biobased Label

Ecologel Solutions, LLC has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its Hydretain ES Plus and Moisture Manager.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Golf Suits Shepherd to a Tee

Aspen Lakes in Sisters, Ore., is a privately owned, public golf course famous for its bunkers filled with red sand.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Greg Hunter Takes Over as President of Hunter Industries

After 19 years as Hunter Industries’ president and CEO, Richard Hunter recently retired.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Merewitz Honored with Musser Award

Dr. Emily Merewitz received the 2013 Musser Award for Excellence as chosen by the Musser International Turfgrass Foundation.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Netafim Names New Sales & Marketing Directing

Irrigation industry professional Mauricio Troche is now national sales and marketing director of the Netafim USA Landscape and Turf Division.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

New Great Lakes Sales Manager Joins Arysta

Arysta LifeScience North America announces the hiring of Jim Kruger as the Great Lakes Territory Sales Manager for its turf and ornamental team.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

New Products

Red Mat Media and Who’s Your Caddy announce the launch of services that tailor private-label mobile applications for organizations.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

OSHA Changing MSDS System Over Next 4 Years

This year OSHA begins the transition of the Material Safety Data Sheets system to the Safety Data Sheet system.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue
Tom Calabrese Principal hydrogeologist with EnviroLogic Resources, Inc. in Portland, Ore.

Role of Action Thresholds in Your IPM Program

Action thresholds are the critical piece of the Integrated Pest Management puzzle, in my view.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Rounds 4 Research Auction Scheduled for June & August

Welcome to Rounds 4 Research, an innovative program aimed at generating resources to fund research and help ensure golf’s future.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Simplot Gets Grass Seed Operation

The J.R. Simplot Company announces the acquisition of Scootney Springs Seed, a production and seedcleaning facility near Othello, Wash.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue
Brian Cloud

Social Media Tools for the Golf Course Superintendent

If you are as new to the social media world as I was about a year ago, you may not know the difference between a “like” on Facebook, a “share” on YouTube, or a “tweet” on Twitter.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Syngenta Acquires DuPont Products

Syngenta has closed the acquisition of the DuPont Professional Products insecticide business.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue
Joe Lara BASF Product Manager

Turf Colorant Application Trends in Western and Southwestern U.S.

There has been more awareness about turf colorants in recent years, as more turf managers search for ways to reduce costs without sacrificing turf quality.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

U.S. Course Openings Stagnant

If you find yourself in a part of the United States where a new golf course opened its doors in 2012, consider yourself in rare company.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Underhill International Buys Grund Guide

Underhill International recently bought Grund Guide, a firm that designs and manufactures yardage markers for golf courses.
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June 02, 2013| Published in the June 2013 issue

Using Wetting Agents on the Golf Course: Learn how to combat localized dry spots caused by water repellent soils

There is little debate that wetting agents have become a standard management tool for golf course superintendents.
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