September 30, 2015
Golf News

New era on horizon at NGCOA

Jay Karen begins his new position as chief executive officer at the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) on Oct. 1.
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September 30, 2015
Golf News

Oregon official explains defense of Clean Water Act rules

The State of Oregon is defending the federal government’s new Clean Water Act regulations in court because they’re expected to simplify the statute’s administration, according to a top state official.
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September 29, 2015
Golf News

Comedian Frank Caliendo to entertain at GIS in San Diego

Frank Caliendo, a stand-up comedian and impressionist, will be the entertainer for the Closing Celebration, Feb. 11, the final day of the 2016 Golf Industry Show in San Diego.
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September 27, 2015
Golf News

Bayer Opens 2015 Fall Solutions Early Order Program for Superintendents

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, is launching the 2015 Bayer Fall Solutions Program, offering early order incentives for golf course superintendents moving into 2016.
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September 25, 2015
Golf News

Northcroft Golf supports Active Aging Week

Active Aging Week is run by the International Council on Active Aging and is held annually from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3.
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September 24, 2015
Golf News

Clemson among top collegiate courses

Golfweek magazine has named Clemson University’s 18-hole John E. Walker Sr. Golf Course one of the top 10 college courses in the nation.
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September 23, 2015
Golf News

Mississippi course goes back to Bermuda

Indian Hills Country Club reopened Sept. 1 after having been closed since May 26 for the greens to be rebuilt. Longtime course superintendent Kevin Holifield explained the process.
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September 22, 2015
Chemicals

Maximize Savings with FMC 2015 Early Order Program

Now is the time to earn significant savings and benefit from extended terms on many of FMC's most popular turf and ornamental products!
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September 22, 2015
Golf News

Bayer to award 2 plant health scholarships

Two superintendents will earn $2,500 scholarships to advance their plant health education through the Healthy Turf, Healthy Tomorrow Plant Health Scholarship program.
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September 21, 2015
Golf News

First Green Foundation expands West

First Green Foundation formalized its relationship with the Western Canada Turfgrass Association (WCTA), through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed Aug. 24 after a successful train-the-trainer event held at the Redwoods Golf Course in Langley, B.C
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September 20, 2015
Maintenance

Rain Bird announces 85 irrigation trainings

Rain Bird Training Services will host more than 85 irrigation training events throughout the United States from September 2015 through May 2016.
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September 19, 2015
Golf News

Owls returned to N.Y. course where they were found

A large crowd gathered to watch siblings Bojangles and Blanche take flight. The two great-horned owls were finally ready to be released after five months of rehabilitation.
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September 18, 2015
Golf News

United States Footgolf Association to host first national Footgolf Conference in October

The United States Footgolf Association, a non-profit sports organization dedicated to the sport's growth and developing, is hosting the first national Footgolf Conference, Oct. 2, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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September 17, 2015
Golf News

Repucom to launch World Golf Survey at HSBC Golf Business Forum

Repucom, the trusted advisor in sports and entertainment intelligence, announced today the launch of a major survey of the global golf community that will be presented at this year’s HSBC Golf Business Forum.
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September 16, 2015
Golf News

Baby ducklings on parade at Wisconsin course

An orphaned duckling has sunk a hole in one in the hearts of Oconomowoc Golf Club members and staff.
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September 15, 2015
Golf News

A steep learning curve for golf etiquette

Steeped in tradition and etiquette, golf can be a tough game not just to learn to play, but difficult simply to understand all the complexities of its do’s and don’ts of the course.
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September 14, 2015
Golf News

Ga. course considers buying border collie to chase geese from course

Rincon City Council members are considering acquiring a border collie that would be trained to chase geese from the Lost Plantation golf course.
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September 13, 2015
Golf News

How green should a course be in times of drought?

For the non-golfer, the image is an unsettling one—lush golf courses sprawling across the desert areas around Palm Springs in arid California while the state is suffering a drought for a fourth consecutive year.
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September 12, 2015
Golf News

Studying perceptions in golf

Golf is a game filled with contradiction–in reality and perception.
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September 11, 2015
Maintenance

BOB-CAT Mowers Launches “Mow With Confidence"

BOB-CAT, the leading manufacturer of commercial-quality turf mowers, announces "Mow With Confidence" — BOB-CAT’s new warranty with expanded coverage across its entire product line, effective Sept. 1.
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September 10, 2015
Golf News

BIGGA President Elect Confirmed

Congratulations to Iain Macleod, Course Manager at Tain Golf Club, who has accepted the role of BIGGA President Elect ahead of officially becoming President next January.
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September 09, 2015
Maintenance, New Products

Jacobsen Launches All-New Professional Series Mowers and Utility Vehicles

Jacobsen announced the launch of the all-new Professional Series commercial-grade mowers and utility vehicles.
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September 09, 2015
Golf News

University of Minnesota golf course could become national model for greener practices

A University of Minnesota scientist says many golf courses could be a lot more friendly to the environment if they were engineered to use different turf grasses that require less water and fewer chemicals.
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September 08, 2015
Golf News

Restored Deerfield back on the upswing

Back in the late 1960s when Paul Moriarty was in grammar school, he remembers how a couple of his classmates used to always draw pictures of cars in their notebooks. They own body shops now.
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September 08, 2015
Golf News

"A few kind words go a long way," result in free trip to PGA Championship

At first, Murray Calhoun thought it was a hoax.
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September 08, 2015
Golf News

Judge says water rule injunction is limited to 13 states

A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his temporary injunction blocking the EPA’s Clean Water Rule (WOTUS) does not apply nationwide, only to the 13 states involved in his initial ruling.
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September 08, 2015
Golf News

Report breaks down golf's $1B desert impact

Golf is big in California's Coachella Valley, but just how big?
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September 08, 2015
New Products

Introducing Fame Fungicides

Fame fungicides, a family of FRAC 11 group (Strobilurin) products that deliver fast-acting, patented fluoxastrobin protection against all major patch, spot, and mold diseases, are now available from FMC.
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September 08, 2015
Chemicals, Maintenance

EPA water rule impact clear as mud, ag groups say

The new federal Clean Water Rule went into effect Aug. 28 in Washington, Oregon and California with agricultural groups still uncertain about whether the law will put farmers, ranchers and irrigation projects under more federal control.
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September 05, 2015
Maintenance

Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone presents new video

The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE)—with the support from the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA)—introduces its newest instructional video, providing the basics to creating safe and playable baseball and softball fields.
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September 04, 2015
Equipment

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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September 03, 2015
Chemicals

Syngenta may seek partners, JVs after product review

Syngenta AG may seek partners to help improve its product lineup after a thorough review in the wake of a rebuffed takeover approach from Monsanto Co., the agrichemicals group's chairman told a Swiss newspaper.
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September 03, 2015
Chemicals

Research collaboration between Bayer CropScience and Elemental Enzymes

Bayer CropScience LP and Elemental Enzymes Ag and Turf LLC announced a research initiative focused on improving crop productivity.
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September 02, 2015
Golf News

Watson wins top scholar award from GCSAA

Scott Watson, a 43-year-old student at Rutgers University, where he is pursuing a turfgrass management degree, has earned the top prize of $6,000 among 16 awards in the 2015 Scholars Competition offered through the Golf Course Superintendents Association
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September 01, 2015
Golf News

Clean Water Rule legal wrangling continues

The district court judge in North Dakota who last week issued the preliminary injunction against the EPA’s Clean Water Rule is going to decide whether his order applies to all 50 states, or just the 13 involved in the lawsuit.
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September 01, 2015
Chemicals, Maintenance

CytoGro Now Available in Quarts

Ecologel Solutions and subsidiary BioPro Technologies are now offering CytoGro Root Hormone Biostimulant in quart-sized bottles.
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