July 31, 2016
Golf News

Fan that slapped Justin Timberlake at golf tournament arrested

When walking through the crowd at the celebrity golf event, Justin Timberlake's face was touched by a spectator, a gesture that did not sit well with Timberlake.
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July 30, 2016
Golf News

The grim history that gave Baltusrol its name

The peaceful ambience of Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., is a stark contrast to the horror of Feb. 22, 1831, when Baltus Roll lost his life in late-night robbery attempt.
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July 29, 2016
Golf News

Ultimate HD Golf: Hitting the Links in Total Comfort

It was 98 degrees in Orange County, Calif. today, with unusually high humidity. Yet I decided to play a quick nine holes.
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July 28, 2016
Golf News

Marriott Golf Campaign supports PGA Hope

Marriott Golf, in collaboration with PGA REACH, announced the recent Hit the Green for HOPE campaign generated more than $26,000.
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July 27, 2016
Golf News

Community comes together to get golf course back in shape

The need people have to come together and help their friends and family in times of hardship was proven once again with the support given to a flooded TS&M Woodlawn Golf Club in Saskatchewan, Canada.
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July 26, 2016
Golf News

Top 10: Most scenic golf courses from across the globe

From Ireland to New Zealand, there are some breathtaking golf courses to be found across the world...
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July 26, 2016
Equipment

The story behind Callaway's PGA Championship staff bag

The PGA Championship returns to Baltusrol Golf Club's Lower Course for the first time since Phil Mickelson's dramatic 2005 final round finish that saw him birdie the 72nd hole for the second major title of his career.
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July 26, 2016
Golf News

Bats Help Fight Off Mosquitoes This Summer

The Town of North Hempstead, N.Y., is rolling out the welcome mat for bats in the town by placing numerous bat boxes in parks, with the goal of reducing the population of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
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July 24, 2016
Golf News

Golf courses significantly reduce nutrient use

Golf course superintendents have significantly decreased nutrient use rates and the number of acres being fertilized, according to recently released results of a national survey that compared totals from 2006 and 2014.
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July 23, 2016
Golf News

River Landing preps future superintendents

In the early morning, William “Brady” Roberts, puts in a lot of hard work on the River Landing turf to make sure the environment is right for golfers to enjoy.
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July 22, 2016
Golf News

AMVAC introduces new website

AMVAC Chemical Corp., recently launched a new website.
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July 21, 2016
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Zeon zoysia in Hawaii

Hawaiian Turfgrass announces that Zeon zoysia turfgrass is ready for sale starting Aug. 1.
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July 20, 2016
Golf News

Island Resort in Michigan's Upper Peninsula names new golf course

The second golf course that Hannahville Indian Community is building as part of its Island Resort & Casino will be called Sage Run, and like existing Sweetgrass, the name pays homage to Potawatomi tribal tradition.
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July 19, 2016
Golf News

GCSAA CEO to climb Mt. Rainier

It seems Rhett Evans is always looking for a new challenge or new heights to climb.
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July 19, 2016
Golf News

Atlantic Dunes Course by Davis Love III to open in October

The Sea Pines Resort—Hilton Head's most celebrated golf and leisure retreat—announces its new Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III will open in October.
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July 19, 2016
Golf News

Marriott Golf announces annual awards for performance excellence

Marriott Golf, one of the world's premier golf operators, announced its annual awards for golf excellence across the Company's portfolio of properties.
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July 19, 2016
Golf News

Six Nicklaus Design courses to host PGA TOUR events in 2016–17

The PGA TOUR announced this week it will include 47 FedExCup tournaments during the 2016–2017 season—six of them at Nicklaus Design courses.
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July 19, 2016
Golf News

Honda Classic donates $3.2M to charity

The Honda Classic has achieved new charity milestones for the 10th consecutive year.
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July 19, 2016
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TPI Elects Officers and New Board Members

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) has announced its 2016-17 officers and board of directors, effective July 1.
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July 19, 2016
Maintenance

Modifying Maintenance

Ten things you can do on your golf course to reduce your budget without sacrificing quality and playability.
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July 18, 2016
Golf News

17 golf rules you definitely need to know when playing in a tournament

The dfference between a leisurely round of golf and tournament play is stark; at times, it feels like it's an entirely different game.
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July 17, 2016
Golf News

Pollinator awards open for golf course managers

Syngenta has launched the Operation Pollinator Awards 2016, to reward golf clubs that have created ecological features to attract essential pollinating insects and other wildlife.
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July 16, 2016
Golf News

Look Who Derek Jeter Married

Derek Jeter is retiring from the bachelor life.
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July 15, 2016
Golf News

Women Carry Golf’s Torch Where Men Are Reluctant to Go

On the way to claim her luggage at San Jose International Airport, Gerina Piller passed signs welcoming the gymnasts vying for spots last week on the team that will compete for the United States at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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July 14, 2016
Golf News

FlightScope Academy Offered at 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

A condensed FlightScope Academy program will be offered to attending golf professionals in conjunction with the 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience on Monday, Aug. 15 at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.
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July 14, 2016
Golf News

Hearn, DeLaet looking forward to Canada's Olympic title defense

Thanks to George S. Lyon’s gold-medal win in 1904, the last time golf was a part of the Olympics, Canada is, technically, the defending champions.
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July 13, 2016
Golf News

How to watch The Open on TV and online

You want to watch the 145th Open? Here’s how you can do it.
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July 12, 2016
Golf News

Ranking the Open rota courses

It could be argued that Royal Troon, site of the 145th playing of The Open this week, was the first "modern'' golf course used for the championship.
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July 11, 2016
Golf News

Greenbrier officials continue cleanup after flooding

The decision to cancel the 2016 Greenbrier Classic was made two weeks ago, but the cleanup of The Greenbrier Resort and surrounding area in White Sulphur Springs, Va., after historic floods may take months.
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July 10, 2016
Golf News

Rickie Fowler Tweets Commitment to Representing USA in Olympics

Dustin Johnson became the first American to bow out of Olympic consideration, but Rickie Fowler tweeted some reassuring news to U.S. fans on Sunday.
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July 10, 2016
Golf News

Rohert set for Las Vegas Hall of Fame

Longtime Las Vegas golf course superintendent Bill Rohert, CGCS Retired, will join the city’s Golf Hall of Fame on Oct. 28.
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July 09, 2016
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Spring dead spot of bermudagrass in U.S. and Argentina

Alejandro L. Canegallo identified the causal agents of spring dead spot (SDS) of bermudagrass in Argentina.
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July 08, 2016
Golf News

Golfers save woman from flood channel

There were numerous rescues around the valley during the height of the storm Thursday.
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July 08, 2016
Golf News

Millennials key to golf's future

It’s a good evening for driving a few golf balls, which is clearly evident by the limited number of parking spots available at Shanks Driving Range on a mild midweek night in late June.
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July 08, 2016
Golf News

Industry Execs Weigh-in on State of the Game

Everyone is entitled to an opinion, but they’re not all worth a listen.
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July 07, 2016
Golf News

GCSAA accolade for trail-blazing Othman

Mohd Nizam Othman continues to blaze a glorious trail for golf course superintendents in Asia.
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July 06, 2016
Golf News

Fox Sports Detroit urges golfers to know the game’s unsung heroes

More than 250,000 golfers in Michigan have the chance to watch and learn more about golf course superintendents and the jobs they do to provide the best possible playing conditions through a half-hour show on “Michigan Golf Live” this summer.
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July 05, 2016
Equipment

Using a drone to estimate nitrogen status of turfgrasses

Researchers at the University of Pisa in Italy compared two means of measuring spectral reflectance of three turfgrasses.
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July 05, 2016
Maintenance

How to reduce nutrient loss from the golf course

During the last 25 years, the USGA Green Section supported a wide range of research investigating the fate of fertilizers applied to golf course turfgrass.
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July 05, 2016
Maintenance

Electric fleet at Tennessee State Parks golf courses

Golf courses in Tennessee State Parks are now operating on an exclusively electric fleet of mowers, bunker rakes and other equipment.
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July 05, 2016
Golf News

GCSAA Member Relief Fund

The recent flooding in Texas and West Virginia may remind members that they can donate to an emergency relief fund for fellow members.
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July 05, 2016
Golf News

Helping hand for superintendent in need

James Keith, a 25-year GCSAA member and former superintendent, is battling the rare genetic disorder antitrypsin deficiency (Alpha-1).
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July 05, 2016
Golf News

Fatal flooding wreaks havoc in W. Virginia

Golf courses in West Virginia are in recovery mode this week after sustaining damage from last week’s floods that killed 23 people.
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