August 31, 2016
New Products

Bob-Cat releases new stand-on mower

Bob-Cat has introduced the QuickCat 36” stand-on mower.
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August 29, 2016
Golf News

Paul Latshaw to receive Old Tom Morris Award

Paul R. Latshaw, who prepared golf courses for nine major championships over 38 years as a golf course superintendent, elevating the profession through his influence and innovation, will be the recipient of the 2017 Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Cour
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August 26, 2016
Golf News

Celebrate National Dog Day

In honor of National Dog Day today, Lucky the TurfMutt wants to remind everyone about the importance of rescuing and adopting homeless animals.
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August 26, 2016
Golf News

6th Circuit Court to hear challange to Clean Water Act

A challenge to the Clean Water Act will be heard by the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati after the 11th Circuit Court declined to hear a challenge to the case.
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August 25, 2016
Golf News

Phoenix shuts off water to Club West Golf Course

The City of Phoenix today shut off the water to the Club West golf course over unpaid bills, one day after the owner said he’d settle up by fall.
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August 24, 2016
Golf News

Great Games, course and future

The Olympic gold medal for golf will never be the pinnacle of the game for the best male players; nor probably for the best women but it’s more likely given the state of women’s major championship golf.
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August 24, 2016
Golf News

"Tactician" Tiger Woods losing sleep over Ryder Cup strategy

Tiger Woods never enjoyed his college nickname, Urkel, but, according to U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III, the 14-time major winner who’ll serve as a vice captain at Hazeltine next month still has a bit of the nerd in him.
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August 24, 2016
Maintenance

Be careful what you text for

The other day I texted an order for some fungicide to my local rep. I looked back at the text after I had sent it and read what I typed. The text read:
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August 24, 2016
Equipment

MOWING PATTERNS: AESTHETIC VS. FUNCTION

Can you imagine watching a professional sporting event that’s played on grass and not seeing some type of mowing pattern visible?
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August 24, 2016
Golf News

Watch Patrick Reed break gavel at New York Stock Exchange's closing bell ceremony

Patrick Reed is one of the best golfers in the world, largely on the strength of a fantastic short game.
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August 24, 2016
Golf News

Focus on Olympic volunteer Tom Harper

During the men's portion of Olympic golf in Rio, TurfNet caught up with Tom Harper, a retiree from England who was volunteering as a marshal on the 17th green.
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August 23, 2016
Equipment

Schiller Grounds Care Hires New Regional Sales Manager

Schiller Grounds Care Inc. announced the hiring of Dylan Rewoldt as a new regional sales manager.
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August 22, 2016
Sod

National TurfMutt Teacher Award Announced

Outdoor Power Equipment Institute announces that Scholastic is creating a National TurfMutt Teacher Award in conjunction with the program’s annual “Be A Backyard Superhero” essay contest.
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August 21, 2016
Equipment

Underhill Flo-Pro Injection System applies products uniformly

The Underhill Flo-Pro Injection System ensures precise and consistent application of turf care products on golf courses.
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August 20, 2016
Maintenance

Napa Valley Country Club latest golf course to get recycled water

There is a spectacular look to the par-5, 477-yard seventh hole at Napa Valley Country Club’s golf course.
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August 19, 2016
Maintenance

Golf course tee boxes test irrigation design

Drought conditions and water shortages are having an impact on all sectors of society, including recreational landscape areas.
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August 18, 2016
Equipment

THE DRIVE2 - FLEET

Yamaha showcases The Drive 2, its next generation of gas and electric golf fleet vehicles.
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August 17, 2016
Golf News

Man Pulls Gun on Thief Who Allegedly Stole Golf Clubs

Retired fire marshal Donald Acree pulled a gun on and threatened to kill a man who allegedly stole his golf clubs, and it was all caught on video.
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August 17, 2016
Maintenance

Fine fescue fairways and drought

University of Minnesota researchers tested 25 fine fescue mixtures maintained as fairway turfgrass for performance under drought conditions in Madison, Wis., and St. Paul, Minn., in summer 2015.
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August 16, 2016
Golf News

Women's Golf Takes Center Stage in Rio

The Games will generate a level of global exposure that the women do not typically encounter on tour.
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August 16, 2016
Golf News

Men's Medal day at Olympic Golf

It's difficult to imagine that an Englishman could have a home course advantage on a golf course in Brazil, but that's what happened Sunday when Justin Rose won the first Olympic Gold medal in 112 years.
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August 16, 2016
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Barenbrug USA Appoints Turf Product Manager

Barenbrug USA appointed Britton "Bo" Lacy, CGCS, as the product manager for the professional turf sector.
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August 16, 2016
Golf News

USGA helps fund National Alliance for Accessible Golf programs

The National Alliance for Accessible Golf is expanding its financial assistance and resources to people with disabilities, thanks to a grant from the USGA.
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August 15, 2016
Equipment

Sorenstam Purchases Stake in Capillary Concrete

Annika Sorenstam – 10-time major winner and part owner of Capillary Concrete – has purchased a 50 percent stake in the company, significantly increasing her financial commitment.
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August 14, 2016
Golf News

Drought Conditions Threatening Some Eastern Clubs

Courses in Rockland County, N.Y., are being required to cut water usage by at least 10 percent in a measure that one superintendent sees as “the wave of the future.”
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August 13, 2016
Maintenance

GreenJacket Impermeable Covers

Impermeable covers are engineered to provide a high strength, tear resistant impermeable barrier to protect turf through winter.
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August 12, 2016
Golf News

Golf Industry Convenes in Las Vegas Next Week for PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

The 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience will bring together thousands of golf industry influencers Aug. 15-17 in Las Vegas.
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August 12, 2016
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2016 OLYMPICS: ZEON ZOYSIA IN THE SPOTLIGHT

For David Doguet, the president of Bladerunner Farms in Poteet, Texas, it’s almost like having a child competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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August 11, 2016
Golf News

U.S. golfers' medal-sweep aspirations already in jeopardy

It’s a good thing there is no team component to this first playing of Olympic golf in 112 years.
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August 11, 2016
Equipment

Jacobsen Celebrates 95th Anniversary

Jacobsen announced today that 2016 marks the 95th year Jacobsen has been in business.
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August 11, 2016
Golf News

This Phil Mickelson gambling story from the set of "Tin Cup" is PHENOMENAL

We've heard some great golf gambling stories involving Phil Mickelson through the years.
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August 10, 2016
Sod

KALO Appoints New Area Manager

KALO Inc., a leading supplier of specialty chemicals for the agricultural & specialty turf markets, announced the hiring of Dusty Allen as area manager and key account specialist.
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August 09, 2016
Calendar

A special event to honor Bill Johnston

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August 09, 2016
Golf News

Glen Echo "The Making of an Olympic Golf Venue"

This video gives a quick glimpse into the storied history of Glen Echo CC, the first venue in the world that awarded golf medals at its Olympic Golf Gold Medal Matches in 1904.
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August 09, 2016
Golf News

Kuypers takes leadership role with Syngenta Canada

Syngenta Canada Inc. announced the appointment of David Kuypers to head of Lawn and Garden for Canada.
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August 09, 2016
Golf News

More play, more work keeping golf courses green in drought

The lack of rain this year has enabled golfers to play more often, but has forced superintendents to work harder.
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August 09, 2016
Golf News

Syngenta Business Institute application deadline Aug. 16

Superintendents interested in attending the 2016 Syngenta Business Institute must have their application submitted by Aug. 16.
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August 09, 2016
Golf News

Toro Names New CEO

Toro Co. named Chief Operating Officer Richard Olson as president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 1.
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August 05, 2016
Golf News

Don't Ever Say This To Beginner Golfers

If you’re a decent player and have a friend that’s picking up the game, you’re probably giving them mini lessons every time you’re at the range or course together.
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August 04, 2016
Maintenance

Sean Foley visits Harlem teaching facility to talk golf and life

In the middle of Harlem, a state-of-the-art indoor golf facility held an event with celebrated swing coach Sean Foley in support of The Bridge Golf Foundation.
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August 03, 2016
Golf News

Charles Barkley Finishes Last, Again, at American Century Championship

Charles Barkley is not a good golfer.
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August 02, 2016
Golf News

Washington's Thurmond replaces Mickelson at ASU

Arizona State has found a replacement for Tim Mickelson.
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August 01, 2016
Equipment

Cleveland Golf introduces RTX-3 wedge

The term "discretionary weight" is used in golf equipment circles to describe mass that's removed from one area of the club and repositioned elsewhere within the head.
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