August 31, 2015
Golf News

Wisconsin superintendent buys golf course

Pinewood Golf Course will tee off the fall with new owners and a new name.
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August 30, 2015
Golf News

Recent grad works golf's biggest events

Any teachers who assign "How I Spent my Summer Vacation" papers can skip it because Cam Rice has already won the lifetime achievement award.
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August 29, 2015
Golf News

Ontario golf courses face the ash tree epidemic

Hamilton's three city golf courses will remove up to 1,000 ash trees in the next three years due to the emerald ash borer (EAB) crisis, a beetle devastating ash tree populations across North America.
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August 28, 2015

Obama administration to implement Clean Water Rule in most states despite court ruling

The Obama administration will implement the Clean Water Rule as scheduled Friday everywhere but in the 13 states that won an injunction against it today, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a statement issued moments ago.
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August 28, 2015
Golf News

Judge blocks EPA’s "waters" rule from taking effect Friday

States opposed to a new clean water rule expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a federal judge blocked the rule from taking effect Friday.
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August 28, 2015
Golf News

Community supports local golf course

A standing-room only crowd of approximately 60 individuals gathered at the City Council chamber in Old Stoney Thursday afternoon and gave their overwhelming support to do what it takes to save the golf course at the Frankfort Golf Preserve.
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August 27, 2015
Golf News

Toro names new president

The Toro Company announced that Richard M. Olson has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer effective Sept. 1.
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August 27, 2015
Golf News

Wild turkeys create hazard for golfers at Hamilton’s King’s Forest course

King's Forest Golf Club is facing a seemingly insoluble problem with "teenage mutant ninja turkeys."
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August 27, 2015
Golf News

New Springfield superintendent looks to keep things going

Highland Springs Country Club has had a remarkable run of stability since its opening in 1989.
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August 26, 2015
Golf News

2015 PGA Distinguished Service Award recipient chosen

Former PGA Tour Commissioner Deane Beman, the guiding force in elevating the profile of the tour professional while expanding golf's global charitable reach and interest in the game, has been named the recipient of the 2015 PGA Distinguished Service Award
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August 25, 2015
Golf News

Gary Player to captain South Africa's first Olympic golf team

Gary Player has been named captain of South Africa's first Olympic golf team that will compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
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August 25, 2015
Golf News

Scott Jones to head Golf Ventures' international division sales team

Golf Ventures Inc. announced that Scott Jones has been retained as international sales manager to develop the company's international turf and landscaping division.
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August 24, 2015
Equipment, Maintenance

John Deere Landscapes Unveils New Name, logo

John Deere Landscapes LLC unveiled its new name and logo as SiteOne Landscape Supply LLC, effective Oct. 19.
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August 23, 2015
Golf News

Kids learn about golf course industry careers

More than a dozen kids got an up-close look at the workings of a golf course and heard about golf industry career opportunities Monday during a "Careers on Course" program at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Ill.
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August 22, 2015
Golf News

Painted grass could help save water in the desert

Jimi Davis completely understands why some people in the desert still don’t want to get rid of their grass in the middle of one of California’s longest droughts because he’s one of those people.
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August 21, 2015
Golf News

13 Behaviors That Prevent You From Moving Up in Your Career

You want the coveted title, the nice office and all the perks that come along with them.
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August 20, 2015
Golf News

How You Manage Conflict Can Make Or Break Your Leadership Career

One of the most valuable skills any manager at any level can have is the ability to handle conflict effectively.
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August 19, 2015
Golf News

Exploring the secret lives of barn swallows

I attended the annual "Purple Martins 101" program in July at Cantigny Golf in Wheaton, Ill., conducted by Ray Feld, a devoted Cantigny volunteer.
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August 18, 2015
Golf News

Anything goes at Meadow Lakes event

I had been looking for a fun game to play in since my arrival in Central Oregon three months ago—and Wednesday afternoon, I found it.
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August 18, 2015
Golf News

Pollinators get a helping hand

There's a definite buzz around the Brantford Golf and County Club as an on-site pilot project designed to boost bees and other insect pollinators enjoys its second growing season.
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August 18, 2015
Golf News

Emerald ash borers decimate trees

MICHIGAN CITY, Mich.—The Municipal Golf Course has a need for 110 to 120 trees to be removed, City Forester Frank Seilheimer told the board of the Parks and Recreation Department on Wednesday.
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August 18, 2015
Equipment, Golf News, Maintenance

A classic leads the way

It catches your attention almost the moment you walk into the maintenance area at Whistling Straits.
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August 18, 2015
Golf News

Sweepstakes winner Calhoun enjoys PGA

The combination of the breathtaking landscape of Whistling Straits and the five-star accommodations at American Club in Kohler, Wis., left Murray Calhoun and his wife almost at a lost for words.
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August 16, 2015
Golf News, Sod

NTA Offers Great Educational Conference in Idaho

Dr. Karl Danneberger from The Ohio State University headlines an impressive two days of educational sessions at the 69th annual conference of the Northwest Turfgrass Association.
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August 15, 2015
Sod

Inaugural Deep South Turf Expo set for October

The Deep South Turf Expo (DSTE) will make its debut Oct. 13-15 in Biloxi, Miss.
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August 14, 2015
Chemicals

BASF lines up financing for potential Syngenta takeover

German chemicals group BASF has lined up a loan package from large multinational banks for a potential takeover offer for Syngenta, the Swiss crop chemicals maker, but will bide its time, several people familiar with the matter said.
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August 12, 2015
Golf News

Golf Industry to gather in Las Vegas

The 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience will bring together thousands of golf industry influencers Aug. 17-19.
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August 12, 2015
Golf News

San Antonio pair keeps Olympia Hills golfers happy

Jeremy Laak does more by 9 a.m. than most people do all day. And on a good day, he’ll have 150 witnesses able to attest to his early-morning biddings.
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August 11, 2015
Golf News

Snoopy bunker pays tribute to Schulz

Charles Schulz made his fame and fortune as a cartoonist, but he enjoyed playing golf in his hometown of St. Paul, Minn., nearly as much as he enjoyed making people laugh with his Peanuts characters for 50 years.
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August 11, 2015
Golf News

Herb Kohler to receive Old Tom Morris Award

Herbert V. Kohler Jr., who served as CEO of the Kohler Co. for 43 years and led the company into golf and hospitality, will be the recipient of the 2016 Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).
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August 11, 2015
Golf News

Bidding Begins for Spokane (Wash.) CC

The Kalispel Tribe has bid $3 million to buy the members-only Spokane (Wash.) Country Club and would fold the golf course and amenities into its Northern Quest Resort and Casino operations, The Spokesman-Review of Spokane reported.
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August 11, 2015
Chemicals, Maintenance

BioSafe Systems Announces Summer Giveaway

BioSafe Systems is excited to announce a new giveaway program that runs through the end of September.
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August 11, 2015
Golf News

Sheets gets industry award

Steve Sheets, whose stamp on golf course maintenance stretches from the mountains to the sea, has won this year’s Distinguished Service Award from the 1,800-member Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association, it announced.
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August 10, 2015
Golf News

Under Armour Signs Multi-Year PGA Shows Participation Agreement

The PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions announced a multi-year participation agreement with Under Armour to exhibit at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando and the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas through 2018.
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August 10, 2015
Golf News, Maintenance

Vandals on horses trample Utah course greens

Bryan Witzel doesn't mind if you play through on his golf course.
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August 09, 2015
Maintenance

Jacobsen mowers maintain Olympic course in Rio

Jacobsen mowing equipment, built at the company’s manufacturing facilities in Ipswich, UK and Charlotte, USA are maintaining the Rio Olympic Golf Course as golf returns to the Olympic Games after a 112-year absence.
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August 08, 2015
Golf News, Maintenance

California course builds sewage plant to supply water

Responding to Mother Nature and bureaucrats ordering water cutbacks, a century-old private golf course at the base of Mount Diablo plans to become what is likely the first in California to build its own mini-sewage plant to keep its greens and fairways lu
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August 07, 2015
Golf News

Golf on the slopes at Canyons Resort

Gene Bates stood on the first tee of his one of his newest creations and re-enacted his initial conversation with the folks who asked him to build a golf course in the middle of a ski resort.
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August 06, 2015

GCSAA president profile

For the last 29 years, John O'Keefe has devoted his professional life toward one goal: maintaining a world-class golf course at Preakness Hills Country Club.
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August 05, 2015
Golf News

OSA executive joins national seed orgination's board

The Oregon Seed Association announced that executive director Angie Blacker has been appointed to the board of the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA).
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August 04, 2015
Maintenance

Michigan course hires goats

The University of Michigan's Radrick Farms Golf Course has goats.
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August 03, 2015
Sod

Replacing Lawns Could Have Poor Long-Term Effects

Kris Kiser, president of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, says they have been approached by people who want to do the right thing by the environment because of the drought, but ask if they can still have space for their kids or dogs to play. Kiser s
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August 02, 2015
Sod

Abby Wambach Wants Real Grass for Real Athletes

The 2015 Women’s World Cup final match became the highest-rated and most-watched soccer game ever to air in the United States.
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August 01, 2015
Golf News

Mortenson raises $30,000 for Gold Crown Foundation

Mortenson held its ninth annual golf tournament on June 12 at Fox Hollow Golf Course in Lakewood, Colo.
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