October 28, 2015
Golf News

Syngenta CEO leaves in wake of Monsanto deal rejection

Syngenta CEO Mike Mack is stepping down as head of the Swiss agrochemicals group just two months after the company spurned a $47 billion takeover approach from U.S. rival Monsanto.
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October 28, 2015
Golf News

Federal task force to develop registry for drone use

Users who fly drones for fun may soon have to register their machines.
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October 28, 2015
Golf News

Only 3 days left for October rebate levels on innovations

The BASF Early Order Program helps superintendents prepare for 2016.
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October 28, 2015
Golf News

McDonough to receive Environmental Stewardship award

Peter McDonough, the golf course superintendent at the Keswick Hall and Golf Club in Keswick, Va., for the last 24 years, has been selected to receive the 2016 President's Award for Environmental Stewardship by the board of directors of the Golf Course Su
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October 24, 2015
Golf News

Three to get 2016 Distinguished Service Awards at GIS

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) leaders David Fearis and Paul McGinnis, and longtime Penn State University professor Al Turgeon have been selected to receive the association’s 2016 Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award.
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October 23, 2015
Golf News

Pa. golf course clubhouse destroyed by fire

The clubhouse at a Montgomery County golf course has been destroyed by a 2-alarm fire, according to media reports.
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October 23, 2015
Golf News

Propane mower incentive returns

A popular incentive program for the purchase of new or converted propane-powered mowers is back for a limited time, according to the Propane Education & Research Council.
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October 23, 2015
Golf News

Petco Park to be transformed into golf course

The San Diego Padres always put Petco Park to good and often creative use when there's no baseball in town.
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October 22, 2015
Golf News

Restoring Miller Run at Bucknell University

The driving range at the Bucknell Golf Club has a new and unique water hazard—one that serves as a natural asset, outdoor classroom and flood protection measure, all in one.
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October 21, 2015
Golf News

City courses revived in Hartford

The city of Hartford, Conn., has invested millions to bring two municipal golf courses back to life.
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October 20, 2015
Golf News

Toro named 2015 WaterSense partner

The Toro Co. has officially been named a 2015 WaterSense Partner of the Year by the EPA’s WaterSense program.
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October 19, 2015
Golf News

Media gets first look at Rio Olympic course

Ten months from now, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and the world’s best golfers could be battling on another links-style course.
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October 18, 2015
Golf News

Maryland county first in nation to ban pesticide use on private lawns

Montgomery County, Md., became the country’s first major locality Oct. 6 to ban the use of cosmetic pesticides on private lawns, concluding that the time-honored right of suburbanites to maintain pristine green, weed-free yards was superseded by a body of
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October 17, 2015
Golf News

Bandon Links project in Oregon terminated

A project in Oregon that aimed to subsidize local golfers with lower greens fees has been terminated, according to a release from KemperSports.
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October 16, 2015
Golf News

Nominations open for Edwin Budding Award

Nominate your equipment manager for the GCSAA Edwin Budding Award, presented in partnership with Ransomes/Jacobsen.
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October 15, 2015
Golf News

Win a free trip to GIS

The Environmental Science Division of Bayer CropScience has teamed up with the Environmental Institute for Golf to send five golf course superintendents to the 2016 Golf Industry Show in San Diego through the Bayer Superintendent Grant Program.
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October 15, 2015
Golf News

Pacific Northwest turf pioneer dies

Dr. Roy Goss, a longtime turfgrass specialist at Washington State University and one of the driving forces behind the formation of the Northwest Turfgrass Association, died Saturday following a short battle with cancer.
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October 15, 2015
Golf News

Clean Water Rule on Hold

A federal court ruled Oct. 9 that President Obama’s regulation to protect small waterways from pollution cannot be enforced nationwide.
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October 15, 2015
Golf News

Developer of Princess-77 dies

Dr. Arden Albert Baltensperger was born Dec. 25, 1922 in Kimball, Neb., to Fredrick Jacob and Louise Barbara Manz.
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October 15, 2015
Golf News

Making golf fun again

The philosophical and rhetorical question, "Whoever said golf was supposed to be fun?", was posed by the Wall Street Journal in early 2014.
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October 14, 2015
Golf News

Golf rounds show slight growth

The barometric numbers of golf showed a small uptick for the month of August, according to the latest figures from the PGA Performance Trak.
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October 14, 2015
Calendar

Northwest Environmental Meeting All Set

The Northwest Golf and Environmental Meeting is set for Tuesday, Nov. 3 at The Oregon Golf Club in West Linn, Ore.
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October 14, 2015
Golf News

Carl Taylor Elected President of NTA

In a vote of the Board of Directors, Carl Taylor was elected president of the Northwest Turfgrass Association during a board meeting at the conclusion of the 69th annual conference of the NTA, which was held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Idaho.
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October 14, 2015
Golf News

Innovation and Preparation for Turfgrass Managers

Register now for TurfNet webinar series.
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October 11, 2015
Golf News

Registration opens for 2016 PGA Merchandise Show

PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders can now register to attend the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 26-29 in Orlando at PGAShow.com.
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October 10, 2015
Golf News

Audobon International partners with canine company

Audubon International is proud to partner with Eye Dog from Fredericksburg, Va., as a new corporate sponsor.
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October 09, 2015
Golf News

Supers learn how to battle bee collapse

The bees need your help.
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October 08, 2015
Golf News

Michigan course ripped by vandals

"The first word that came to my mind was: idiots."
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October 07, 2015
Golf News

Online bookings may hurt, help golf courses

Dennis Griffin was talking tee times. Some afternoons, he can slip away for a quick 18 holes.
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October 06, 2015
Golf News

Walloch returns to Arizona course

The Trilogy Golf Club at Vistancia announced recently that Curt Walloch has been appointed to the position of golf course superintendent.
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October 05, 2015
Golf News

Georgia course buys Border Collie to chase geese

The City of Rincon has purchased a Border Collie to chase geese from Lost Plantation golf course.
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October 04, 2015
Golf News

California course prepares to receive recycled water

Napa Valley Country Club is fighting the drought by creating a pond.
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October 03, 2015
Golf News

National Club Association names new president/CEO

Henry Wallmeyer, a seasoned association executive with a strong background in legislative and regulatory issues, membership and association growth, was recently named president and chief executive officer of the National Club Association, the Washington,
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October 02, 2015
Golf News

Longtime USGA leader to get GCBAA's Don A. Rossi Award

The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) announced James (Jim) Moore as its recipient of the prestigious Don A. Rossi Award.
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October 01, 2015
Golf News

EPA finalizes rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting

The U.S. EPA finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries, and other facilities.
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