May 31, 2015
Golf News

Briggs & Stratton buys Lee’s Summit turf equipment company

Billy Goat Industries, a Lee’s Summit, Mo.-based manufacturer of specialty turf equipment, on May 20 was acquired by Briggs & Stratton for about $26 million.
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May 30, 2015
Golf News

Lightning strike on golf green crazy and scary

That photo is apparently Stonebridge Golf Club in Utah after a thunderstrom which produced lightning which produced one of the most terrifying photos I've ever seen.
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May 29, 2015
Golf News

Giant sinkhole forms at entrance of Missouri golf course

A big sinkhole discovered May 22 near the driving range of a southwest Missouri golf course is attracting the attention of geological experts.
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May 28, 2015
Golf News

Green Industry Pioneer Passes Away

Green Industry pioneer Matt Shooner passed away peacefully on May 21 in Cincinnati after a lengthy illness.
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May 28, 2015
Golf News

Idaho well users face water call

Blaine County well irrigators plan to form groundwater districts to better respond to the first water delivery call ever filed against them by senior surface water users.
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May 27, 2015
Golf News

Turfgrass specialist makes lawns, sports fields greener

On any given day Alec Kowalewski juggles quite a few plates.
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May 27, 2015
Golf News

California golf courses tee up water-saving measures

At first glance, nothing seems amiss at this lush, members-only golf club in one of the priciest communities in Orange County. A bubbling fountain gurgles out of an artificial lake. Emerald-green fairways stretch into the distance. Golf carts zoom across
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May 27, 2015
Golf News

Obama immigration action may be dead, labor leader says

A federal appeals court upholding an injunction against the President Barack Obama’s controversial executive action on immigration probably means it is dead for the remainder of his term in office, a farm labor leader says.
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May 27, 2015
Golf News

California's Drought Makes It Rain Big Bucks For Local Businesses

When people call up Leigh Jerrard, founder of Greywater Corps, they're greeted with a recorded message: "Note that we are overwhelmed with inquiries right now, so it may be a while before we get back to you. But have faith."
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May 27, 2015
Golf News

EPA issues its final water rules

Drinking water for 117 million Americans will be protected under new government rules protecting small streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development, the Obama administration said Wednesday.
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May 26, 2015
Maintenance

Crews use giant chainsaw dangling from helicopter to trim trees

MILLVILLE, Ohio—Butler County residents might have been surprised to see a chainsaw hanging from a helicopter in March.
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May 25, 2015

Egypt aims to be next golf hot spot

So you're sitting there, looking forlornly out the window and you decide to make a list of places around the world you'd love to go on a golf vacation.
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May 24, 2015
Golf News

Record turnout at Asian Turfgrass Management Exposition

More than 260 course superintendents from almost 20 countries attended the third edition of the Asian Golf Industry Federation's (AGIF) 2015 Turfgrass Management Exposition at Laem Chabang International Country Club.
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May 23, 2015
Golf News

LebanonTurf Announces New Landscape Marketing Manager

LebanonTurf, the industry-leading provider of innovative and high-performance fertilizer for the golf and landscaping industries, has named Robert D. Brown III its new landscape marketing manager.
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May 22, 2015
Golf News

Work continues on Arizona course

PRESCOTT, Ariz.—Legendary pro golfer Tom Weiskopf visited the Capital Canyon Club, formerly Hassayampa Golf Club, on May 7 to meet with the new management of the picturesque 18-hole course that he originally designed and opened here in 1998.
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May 22, 2015
Golf News

Pooches brighten mood at Ottawa golf course

Tucker and Bunker arrive at their private clubs every morning about 5 a.m., go for a long run, relax with a little rubdown, then ride shotgun all day with a personal driver.
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May 22, 2015
Golf News

Marriott Golf debuts $1 For Hope campaign

Marriott Golf, one of the world's premier golf operators, announced the launch of the $1 for HOPE campaign, in support of military veterans nationwide through PGA REACH.
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May 22, 2015
Golf News

Fire causes heavy damage at Pa. golf club

A three-alarm fire May 18 heavily damaged the Harmony Ridge Golf Club and event center in Harmony Township, Beaver County.
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May 22, 2015
Golf News

"FlingGolf" Making It's Way Onto Minnesota Golf Courses

From disc golf to Foot Golf, golf courses are looking at variations on the sport to get people to use golf courses for things outside of traditional golf.
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May 20, 2015
Golf News

Marriott Golf announces awards for performance

Marriott Golf, one of the world's premier golf operators, announced its annual awards for golf excellence across the Company's portfolio of properties, including Golf Professional of the Year, Golf Grounds Manager of the Year and Golf Property of the Year
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May 19, 2015
Golf News

Fire burns through Mesa golf cart business

MESA, Ariz.—Firefighters are still trying to figure out what caused a fire that nearly burned a 50-year-old Mesa business to the ground.
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May 18, 2015
Golf News

California water woes will become golf's new normal

For Paul Levy, water is not just an issue for California golf courses this week, this month or even this year.
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May 17, 2015
Golf News

Hiers appointed agronomy director at The Club at Mediterra

NAPLES, Fla.—The Club at Mediterra has named Tim Hiers as its director of agronomy, with responsibility for the club’s landscaping and its two award-winning, Tom Fazio-designed championship golf courses.
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May 16, 2015
Golf News

Getting in the swing: Five Minutes with Peter Grass

Sure, Peter Grass, golf course superintendent at Hilands Golf Club, has heard the jokes about how his last name must have destined him to a career on the golf course.
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May 15, 2015
Golf News

PGA Junior League Golf soars

It appears the PGA Junior League Golf is a hit.
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May 14, 2015
Golf News

4 Ways to Bring Convicted Civility Into The Workplace

What does it mean to have a point of view today?
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May 14, 2015
Golf News

5 Non-traditional Yet High-Paying Degrees

High school graduation is approaching, and after a fun-filled summer, many new freshmen will be entering universities in the fall to embark on an educational journey that will hopefully earn them a career that is both satisfying and financially lucrative.
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May 14, 2015
Golf News

Bunker mentality: Practice facilities a new twist at Eagle Bend

LAWRENCE, Kan.—One of the most difficult things about attempting to solve the game of golf is that it can be difficult to recreate on-course challenges in a practice environment.
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May 14, 2015
Golf News

Koch Agronomic Services Announces New Turf & Ornamental Brand

Koch Agronomic Services LLC has announced the development of a brand name dedicated specifically to the turf and ornamental market.
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May 13, 2015
Golf News

California "Day at The Capitol"

On March 24, representatives from California’s allied golf associations convened at the State Capitol for the golf industry’s first “Day at The Capitol.”
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May 13, 2015
Golf News

U.S. House Passes Bill to Stop WOTUS Rule

On May 13, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 261-155 to pass H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2015.
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May 13, 2015
Golf News

U.S. Senior Women's Open set for 2018

NEW YORK—The transformation of the U.S. Golf Association into a body representing all of golf and not simply its blue-blood variant is just about complete.
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May 12, 2015
Golf News

Aquatrols Partners with Rural American Fund

Aquatrols Corporation of America, the leading provider of surfactant and other technologies used to optimize soil-water-plant interactions, announced its recent alliance with Rural American Fund (“RAF”), an independent investment fund located in Chicago f
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May 11, 2015
Golf News

New cultivar shows resistance to dollar spot

A 20-year search for a turfgrass resistant to the most-common disease afflicting golf courses in Michigan and throughout the northeastern United States has finished on an upswing.
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May 10, 2015
Golf News

This Is the Silver Bullet to Reducing Workplace Stress

Ever get so stressed you want to tell your boss to go take a hike?
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May 09, 2015
Golf News

State adds all-electric greens mowers to five Tennessee Golf Trail courses

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced it will begin using all-electric mowers to care for its greens at Warriors’ Path, Pickwick Landing, Montgomery Bell, Tims Ford and Cumberland Mountain state park golf courses this year.
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May 08, 2015
Golf News

First Green: Where courses become enviromental labs

Steve Kealy, superintendent of Glendale Country Club in Bellevue, Wash., is not sure who enjoys the First Green field trips more, the students or him.
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May 07, 2015
Golf News

Naperville, Ill., opens golf training center

Although golf may be only the tenth most favorite sport among fans in the U.S., Naperville, Ill., area residents play nearly 70,000 rounds a year on the city's two Park District courses.
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May 06, 2015
Golf News

Sidney, Mont., Country Club Offers Great Golfing

The faces may have changed at Sidney (Mont.) Country Club but the commitment to providing a superior country club experience has not.
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May 06, 2015
Golf News

Arson damages could total $1M at Oakland Township course

The vandals suspected of causing as much as $1 million in damage to an Oakland Township, Mich., golf course took an additional shot at the expense of the venue’s owners when they allegedly drove a golf cart into a pond in the middle of the 18-hole course
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May 06, 2015
Golf News

FootGolf kicks new life into struggling U.S. golf courses

Mike Woods laughed out loud the first time he saw a FootGolf video.
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May 06, 2015
Golf News

Golf course equipment managers group votes to dissolve

The membership of the International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association (IGCEMA) voted April 27 to dissolve the association, with roughly 370 equipment managers being welcomed to the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) with m
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May 06, 2015
Chemicals

Tweet Now to Win Free Disarm Fungicide from FMC

Just by retweeting a message from @FMCturf, eight qualified golf and lawn care professionals can win a free 16-oz. bottle of Disarm 480SC fungicide during the month of May.
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