December 31, 2015
Golf News

Celebrating the Tour's Unsung Heroes

Here's a shout-out to some of the unsung heroes who help bring the Tour into our living rooms every week.
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December 31, 2015
Golf News

West's water reservoir managers face big losses from evaporation

As water managers in the western United States increasingly consider new and expanded reservoirs to store more water, they face potentially huge losses from evaporation.
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December 31, 2015
Golf News

Everything You Need To Know About Making New Year's Resolutions

Statistically speaking, new year's resolutions are a losing game.
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December 31, 2015
Golf News

President Obama is banning microbeads

Those tiny plastic microbeads you have been rubbing on your face are now outlawed in the United States.
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December 31, 2015
Golf News

Tiger describes how he used to sneak onto course as a kid to play with his dad

Earlier this month, Tiger Woods gave perhaps the most candid interview of his career to longtime golf writer Lorne Rubenstein and Time Magazine.
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December 31, 2015
Golf News

For sale: An Augusta National scorecard signed by Miley Cyrus

A search of eBay can turn up just about anything, and if you think otherwise, you’re wrong and here’s the proof: An Augusta National scorecard signed by Miley Cyrus.
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December 30, 2015
Golf News

Florida’s Tucker wins 2015 Edwin Budding Award

At 37, Stephen Tucker, equipment manager at Tranquillo Golf Club at Four Seasons in Windermere, Fla., may seem too young to be awarded his profession’s equivalent of a lifetime achievement award.
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December 29, 2015
Golf News

Section 179 Tax Deduction

Section 179 Tax Deduction Limits have been enhanced and extended for 2015-2016 and beyond.
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December 28, 2015
Golf News

Superintendent's Revenge Tournament brings toys to S.C. kids

Sun City golfers were teeing off with tennis ball launchers and putting around blow-up holiday decorations Dec. 8 at the community’s annual Superintendent’s Revenge Golf Tournament.
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December 28, 2015
Golf News

$2.8M renovation tears up Grand Rapids golf course

Five holes are completely gone.
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December 28, 2015
Golf News

Huck to Receive Good of the Game Award

The coveted "For the Good of the Game" award was presented to Mike Huck, CEO/President of Irrigation & Turfgrass Services.
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December 28, 2015
Golf News

Hansen to Receive 2016 Joe Dey Award

The United States Golf Association announced Keith Hansen, of Providence, Utah, a 27-year member of two USGA committees, as the recipient of the 2016 Joe Dey Award.
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December 28, 2015
Golf News

2 Calif. courses honored for environmental stewardship

At the CGCOA annual meeting and education conference at Black Gold Golf Course (Yorba Linda, Calif.), the association presented its 2015 CGCOA Community Enviro Award to two golf facilities that demonstrate excellence in the area of Environmental Stewardsh
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December 28, 2015
Golf News

Another honor for Lyon

Dennis Lyon, CGCS Retired, has acquired yet another accolade to add to his collection.
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December 19, 2015
Golf News

Top satellite radio golf program to broadcast live from GIS

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America announced that “Katrek and Maginnes On Tap,” one of the most popular programs on the PGA Tour Satellite Radio Network, will broadcast live Feb. 10-11 from the Golf Industry Show in San Diego.
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December 18, 2015
Golf News

Latest Equipment, Top Instructors Highlight 14th PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day

Hands-on testing of the latest equipment by golf’s best brands, instructional workshops by top golf teachers and an opening ceremonial tee shot to launch the PGA of America Centennial celebration will highlight the 14th PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day on Tuesda
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December 17, 2015
Golf News

Pro golfer’s mother among shooting victims in San Bernardino terrorist attack

It was not an atypical Wednesday morning for Nick Paez, an ambitious professional golfer with an eye toward the PGA Tour.
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December 16, 2015
Golf News

LeBron partnering with new Web.com Tour event

It's been a while since we’ve seen LeBron James show off his golf "skills."
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December 15, 2015
Golf News

Six steps to a much better handicap system

The USGA Handicapping system is a marvel. It allows players of disparate skills to compete, and, if everyone is honest, to compete fairly. (Big “if,” we know.)
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December 14, 2015
Golf News

Should Spieth have won SI's Sportsperson of the Year over Serena Williams?

You're not going to hear a lot of complaining about Serena Williams being named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year for 2015.
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December 14, 2015
Golf News

Man dies while illegally diving for golf balls

The golf ball recovery business can be very lucrative.
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December 14, 2015
Calendar

Golf Irrigation Auditor at GIS

This seminar is a one-day, management level class on Monday, Feb. 8 in San Diego, facilitated by the Irrigation Association and held, in part, at a local golf course.
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December 13, 2015
Golf News

Humans Use Way More Water Than We Thought

Humanity uses a lot of fresh water, but we didn’t realize just how much until now.
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December 12, 2015
Golf News

Dow, DuPont to form chemical producer worth more than $130B

Dow Chemical and the DuPont will attempt to merge in an all-stock deal that would create a colossal chemical producer worth $130 billion, before splitting into three separate companies.
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December 11, 2015
Golf News

Vandals strike N.C. course

The Town of Mooresville, N.C., and the Mooresville Police Department are looking for the perpetrators of about $2,000 worth of damage to the newly renovated Mooresville Municipal Golf Course, an act that was committed last month.
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December 10, 2015
Golf News

Monarch Beach Golf Links gets new superintendent

Monarch Beach Golf Links has a new superintendent after Daniel Miller was named to the position in early September.
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December 09, 2015
Golf News

USGA Releases Changes To Handicap System

In tandem with the 2016 updates to the Rules of Golf, the United States Golf Association has announced revisions to the USGA Handicap System, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
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December 08, 2015
Golf News

Top Golf Lifestyle Companies Will Spotlight Fashion & Accessories at PGA Merchandise Show

PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders will have the opportunity to preview the latest golf and resort lifestyle fashions, learn merchandising techniques and meet with executives of golf apparel market leaders who will be among some 1,000 com
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December 05, 2015
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STMA Announces 2015 "Field of the Year Award" Winners

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) announces its 2015 “Field of the Year Award” winners.
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December 04, 2015
Golf News

Outdoor Power Equipment Institutue dissapointed about EPA announcement

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine and utility vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, issues the following statement regarding EPA's federal agency quotas for r
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December 03, 2015
Golf News

63rd PGA Merchandise Show Set for Jan. 26-29 in Orlando

PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders will have a special opportunity to preview and test the latest products, learn merchandising and clubfitting techniques, and meet with executives of golf equipment market leaders, when they are among the
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December 02, 2015
Golf News

Golf courses using nearly 22 percent less water than eight years ago

Golf course superintendents used 21.8 percent less water overall and just 1.44 percent of all irrigated water in the U.S. to maintain their courses in 2013, compared with usage in 2005, according to recently released survey data.
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December 01, 2015
Golf News

New group to guide operators in online tee times

The PGA of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) announced a partnership to form Golf USA Tee Time Coalition, which will provide education for golf course owners, operators and PGA members and serve as an industry monitor for com
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