July 31, 2015
Golf News

USGA reveals future U.S. Open sites

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced sites for the 2022, 2023 and 2024 U.S. Open Championships via video on usga.org, naming The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., The Los Angeles (Calif.) Country Club and Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in
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July 31, 2015
Golf News

SLC golf course vandalized by riders, horses

A local golf course was again vandalized by horses Tuesday night and police are asking for the public's help to find the riders.
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July 30, 2015
Sod

Project EverGreen completes Atlanta project

Project EverGreen announces the completion of its latest “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” project with weed removal, soil aeration and fertilizer applications to the baseball fields at Fair Oaks Park in Marietta, Ga.
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July 29, 2015
Golf News

Golf Ventures expands services

Recent changes at Golf Ventures Inc., one of Florida's leading providers of golf course accessories, are designed to return the company to its roots.
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July 28, 2015
Golf News

Canadian superintendents rename annual conference

The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) is gearing up to celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2016.
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July 27, 2015
Golf News

Rain in Albuquerque saves city water, money

For years, New Mexico has suffered the effects of drought. But, all the rain this year in the metro has brought major changes. Now the city and taxpayers are reaping the benefits.
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July 27, 2015
Golf News

Former CU star will be honored as state's male golfer of century

Former Colorado star Hale Irwin will be one of six people honored at the Century of Golf Gala on Nov. 14 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.
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July 27, 2015
Equipment

Rain Bird expands water conservation website

In honor of Smart Irrigation Month, Rain Bird has expanded its 25 Ways to Save 25 program with additional water-saving tips and resources for residential and commercial irrigation sites, as well as golf courses and agricultural operations.
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July 27, 2015
Golf News, Sod

Jacobsen Hires Events and Channel Manager

Jacobsen announced that Dena Jenkins has joined the company as events and channel manager.
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July 26, 2015
Chemicals

U.S. Water launches PhosZero

U.S. Water has launched PhosZero with E-FeX Technology, a breakthrough in sustainable chemistry for cooling water treatment.
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July 25, 2015
Sod

Barenbrug oontinues investments in supply chain with acquisition of OSE

Barenbrug USA is now the proud owner of Oregon Seed Enhancement (OSE) LLC.
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July 24, 2015
Golf News

Native hired as Cascades superintendent

Jackson native Dan Lusty is Jackson County's most recent hire as the new golf course superintendent at Cascades Golf Course.
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July 24, 2015
Golf News

GCSAA WOTUS webcast set for July 28

The WOTUS rule will become effective Aug. 28.
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July 24, 2015
Golf News

Superintendents have more going on these days

Look no farther than Shannon Wheeler at Wycliffe Country Club as proof that the position of golf course superintendent is about a lot more than mowing fairways and aerating greens nowadays.
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July 24, 2015
Golf News

Former superintendent seeks expansion of bird box business

Brian Beckner often finds himself up a tree in the course of his business.
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July 24, 2015
Golf News

Karen named incoming CEO at NGCOA

Jay Karen has been named CEO of the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA).
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July 24, 2015
Golf News

Golf course renovations on the rise

The upswing in golf course renovations across the United States has continued as the calendar turns to the “back 9” of 2015.
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July 24, 2015
New Products

Dollamur Introduces Revolutionary Sports Turf

Dollamur Sport Surfaces introduces “GymTurf 365,” a high performance, indoor, portable sports turf developed in partnership with Shaw Sports Turf.
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July 19, 2015
Golf News

Canyon Lake, Calif., course finishes conservation project

Canyon Lake Country Club’s property owners association will receive a nearly $1.6 million rebate check after finishing a water conservation project at the group’s golf course, representatives announced June 30.
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July 18, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Golf News

Maintenance BG

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July 18, 2015
Golf News

OSU's turf program among best in nation

For years, Ohio State University golf has been synonymous with names like Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf, Joey Sindelar and John Cook.
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July 17, 2015
Golf News

6 ways to engage millennials

Last month we told you that NGF’s Golf and the Millennial Generation report revealed millennials have a much closer connection to golf than many people think.
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July 16, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Golf News
Allen Thayer

Colorado Course Gets Renovations: Bunkers first, greens second

Golf made an early imprint on Sean McCue.
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July 16, 2015
Golf News

Golf courses are getting even greener

It's not easy staying green, particularly when you're talking about golf courses.
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July 15, 2015
Golf News

Water conservation already part of 2017 prep

Erin Hills is now on the clock. In two years, it will host the U.S. Open.
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July 14, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Golf News

California’s North Ranch Country Club to Remove 35 Acres of Turf: Upscale golf facility near L.A. embarks on state’s largest turf removal project

After several years of trimming at the edges and avoiding the inevitable, the leadership at North Ranch Country Club, 30 miles north of Los Angeles, came to the realization that the area would never again see water in plentiful supply to maintain 175 acre
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July 14, 2015
Sod

Partnership Selling Sod Quality Seed Between Barenbrug USA and Sod Solutions

Starting immediately Sod Solutions and Barenbrug USA will begin a partnership to sell sod quality seed to sod farms for Barenbrug distribution.
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July 14, 2015
Golf News

Rain opens up sinkhole on Kansas course

There is a new kind of golf hazard on a Lenexa course, and this one isn't man-made—a massive sinkhole.
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July 13, 2015
Golf News

Building a field of dreams in Georgia

Members of the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association (GGCSA) have completed the latest phase of what is now a “first-class sports complex” for boys in the state’s foster care system.
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July 12, 2015
Equipment

John Deere pioneering self-driving technology

Google has received tons of gushy press for its bubble-shaped self-driving car, though it's still years from the showroom floor.
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July 11, 2015
Equipment

Steiner Unveils New Professional Snow Blower

Steiner, a manufacturer of heavy-duty articulating tractors and attachments, has added an all-new dual-stage snow blower to the company’s winter attachment lineup.
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July 10, 2015
Golf News

Western Products Brings Back Patriotic Lift Arm Kit

Western Products, manufacturer of Western snow and ice control equipment, released a limited edition red, white and blue lift arm kit on Independence Day.
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July 09, 2015
Golf News

Hunter Industries to buy Senninger Irrigation

Hunter Industries and Senninger Irrigation entered into a due diligence phase toward an intended acquisition of Senninger Irrigation by Hunter Industries.
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July 09, 2015
Golf News

NGCOA Releases Guidelines for Online Tee Time Distribution

The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) has released a comprehensive set of guidelines for the online distribution of tee time reservations.
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July 09, 2015
Golf News

Deere extends PGA Tour deal

John Deere will continue as a title sponsor of professional golf through 2023 as a result of a seven-year extension announced by John Deere, the PGA Tour and the John Deere Classic.
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July 09, 2015
Golf News

Driver does donuts on 15th green at Deerfield

A hefty reward is being offered for information on who vandalized a Madison County golf course. It happened June 28 at Deerfield golf club.
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July 09, 2015
Calendar

PGA Outdoor Demo Experience in Las Vegas Aug. 17

Top equipment and technology companies will demonstrate their newest products and services at the 2015 PGA Outdoor Demo Experience, Aug. 17 at Cascata Golf Club just outside of Las Vegas.
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July 09, 2015
Calendar

My Possibilities to Host 7th Annual Golf Tournament in Texas

My Possibilities (MP), a Plano-based non-profit continued education center dedicated to empowering adults with cognitive disabilities, is holding the organization's 7th annual HIPster Golf Classic presented by Berry Family Services.
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July 09, 2015
Golf News

Rounds 4 Research raises $112,500 for turfgrass studies

The 2015 Rounds 4 Research fundraising program to support turfgrass studies, managed by the Environmental Institute For Golf (EIFG), sold more than 670 rounds and yielded more than $112,500 in its June online auction.
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July 08, 2015
Golf News

Dockstader transitions into chief operating officer position at GCSAA

J.D. Dockstader, who was named chief business development officer for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) in 2014, has added the role of chief operating officer.
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July 08, 2015
Golf News

Winged Foot’s East Course ready for 100th Met Open

History will be made in August when Winged Foot hosts the centennial edition of the Met Open, the premier regional golf championship and the third oldest “open” in the nation.
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July 07, 2015
Golf News

Clubs participate in Audubon International’s BioBlitz

Thanks to support from the United States Golf Association, Audubon International launched its first Global Golf Course BioBlitz 2015 in honor of Earth Day on April 22.
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July 07, 2015
Golf News

BIGGA show to include GolfBIC convention

The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition will have a new partner in 2016.
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July 07, 2015
Golf News

Golf Membership Consultants selects Buffalo Brand

Golf Membership Consultants (GMC) has selected Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group (Buffalo) to manage a public relations program and consult on marketing and business strategies to expand GMC's market presence.
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July 06, 2015
Golf News

GCSAA announces Garske grant winners

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America awarded its 2015 Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grants to Kelsi Stieler, Brooks Leftwich, Alexis Gomez, Dalton Trout and Heidi Kastenholz.
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July 06, 2015
Golf News

Mexican golf market draws focus from Player

Golf icon Gary Player and Gary Player Design look to expand their rapidly growing international portfolio in Mexico, following their award winning success in La Paz, Mexico.
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July 06, 2015
Golf News

Direct Golf on course for record year

Direct Golf, Europe's award-winning, leading multi-channel specialist golf retailer, is on target for a record financial year after posting increased year-on-year growth for the 10th consecutive month—in stark contrast to other performances in the sector.
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July 06, 2015
Equipment, Maintenance

Bernhard Grinders partners with Ohio distributor

Bernhard and Company has partnered with Ohio-based distributor Shearer Equipment.
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July 06, 2015
Golf News

Syngenta names two new territory managers

Syngenta announces the addition of two new territory managers to its Turf and Ornamental business.
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July 06, 2015
Chemicals

NovaSource expands fungicide recall

NovaSource is expanding its recall of two fungicides that it produces—ArmorTech ALT70 and Viceroy 70DF.
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July 06, 2015
Golf News

First Tee Open offers 81 youths chance to play Pebble Beach

Participants representing chapters of The First Tee throughout the country have been selected to play in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event hosted by Monterey Peninsula Foundation.
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July 06, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Golf News

SupersMarket Maintenance Equipment

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July 04, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

California Country Club to Remove Turf

After several years of trimming at the edges and avoiding the inevitable, the leadership at North Ranch Country Club, 30 miles north of Los Angeles, came to the realization that the area would never again see water in plentiful supply to maintain 175 acre
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July 04, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

How do you prioritize your time to get the most done at the golf course?

I try to be organized by having a running list of items to be completed on a given day or even week.
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July 04, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Protecting Plants From Drought Stress: Convert Subsurface Humidity into Plant Usable Water Droplets

In a world of budget cuts, water rationing and depleting resources everyone is looking for ways to conserve.
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July 04, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Martin Kaufman CSFM, Director of Sports Turf Management at Pure Green LLC

Ever Heard of a CPA? What About a CSFM?

Managing turfgrass can be a challenging task.
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July 04, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

GIS Lights Up San Antonio

Education proved a top priority for superintendents in San Antonio.
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July 04, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Jacobsen Paints Downtown San Antonio Orange for GIS

Jacobsen unveiled a Texas-sized marketing campaign at the Golf Industry Show in San Antonio on Feb. 21-26.
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July 04, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

STMA Announces 2014 Field of the Year Award Winners

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) announced its 2014 Field of the Year Award winners.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Allen Thayer

Bunkers First, Greens Second: Colorado Course Gets Renovations

Golf made an early imprint on Sean McCue.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Craig Dargatz of Superior Sod: Dealing with drought

The punishing drought, now in its fourth year, striking California is the latest crisis impacting the area sod industry.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Chris Thomas, Randy Oldham and Rio Thomas

Small Drone Applications for Turf and Golf Course Management

Aerial mapping and Near Infrared (NIR) technology used in golf course and turf management isn’t new—but using small, low cost drones with the capabilities for low cost mapping and NIR imaging is.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Dr. Gordon Kauffman III Agronomist and Technical Manager, BRANDT/Grigg Brothers

Summer Stress Management Summary

At Grigg Brothers, we strive to generate and compile data into a set of actionable and easily executed practical solutions for turfgrass managers.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Barenbrug Turfgrass Technology Gets Patent

A turf technology years in the making is now protected by a U.S. Patent.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Brandt Names Technical Manager for Turf and Ornamental

Brandt, a leading manufacturer of agricultural specialty products and owner of Grigg Brothers, named Dr. Gordon Kauffman technical manager for the turf and ornamental business.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Charge Electronic Devices Outdoors

PowerShade launched a Kickstarter campaign on March 18 to raise funds to manufacture its solar-powered umbrella and help bring the product to market.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Club Car Donates to Folds of Honor Foundation

Club Car President and CEO Marc Dufour presented a check for $10,000 to the Folds of Honor Foundation on March 20.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Exmark Launches "Take Back Your Weekends" Video Contest

Exmark announced its “Take Back Your Weekends” video contest that runs through June 30.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

GCSAA Elects President

John O’Keefe, director of golf course management at Preakness Hill Country Club in Wayne, N.J., was elected to a one-year term as president of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for 2015.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Allen Thayer

Golf & Water

California golf courses are leading the way in learning how to cut water usage.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Grigg Brothers Hires Technical Sales Rep

Grigg Brothers, a leading specialty fertilizer development and research company that serves the golf and sports turf industries, announced that John Wiblishauser has joined the company as technical sales representative for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Huge Gator Roams Florida Course

This is one beast on the golf course that doesn't need to scream "fore!" for others to make way.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Jay Morrish, ASGCA Fellow, Dies at 78

Jay Morrish, 78, a past president and fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), died March 2.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Maintenance Equipment Buyer's Guide

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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
New Products

New Products

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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Presidents Cup 2015 Captains Attend National Golf Day 2015

The Presidents Cup 2015 Captains Nick Price (International) and Jay Haas (U.S.) attended National Golf Day in Washington, D.C., on April 15.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Ryan/Steiner Brands Hire New Product Manager

Schiller Grounds Care Inc. hired Steve Relaz as product manager for the Ryan and Steiner brands of commercial and residential turf and grounds care equipment.
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Southern Weed Science Society Honors Walls

Dr. Bobby Walls, product development manager for FMC Professional Solutions, received the Southern Weed Science Society's highest award—the SWSS Fellow Award, which recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the Southern Weed Science So
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July 03, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue

Webinars Promote Voluntary Environmental Programs

Audubon International and e-par USA held a series of “Lunch & Learn” webinars on the value of voluntary environmental programs for golf course superintendents to take place throughout April and May.
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July 02, 2015| Published in the July 2015 issue
Golf News

Cuts & Contours

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