September 30, 2016
Golf News

Arnold Palmer Honored on First Tee at 2016 Ryder Cup

The golf world paid tribute to an icon Friday morning, as the late great Arnold Palmer's bag stood on Hazeltine's first tee as players struck the opening shots of the 2016 Ryder Cup.
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September 30, 2016
Golf News

Hazeltine to host 41st Ryder Cup

There will be intense pride on display at Hazeltine National Golf Club for the 41st Ryder Cup held Sept. 27 through Oct. 2 – and we’re not just talking about the competing teams.
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September 30, 2016
Calendar

2017 International Turfgrass Research Conference will take place in U.S.

The International Turfgrass Society's 13th International Turfgrass Research Conference will take place in New Brunswick, N.J.
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September 29, 2016
Golf News

Arnold Palmer's death will shadow, inspire Ryder Cup players

A moment of silence and the U.S. flag flying at half-mast were never supposed to be part of the prelude to the 2016 Ryder Cup.
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September 29, 2016
Golf News

This guy gives US Ryder Cup home-field advantage

If the U.S. Ryder Cup team can claim home-course advantage this week at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Chris Tritabaugh is the guy actually making it happen.
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September 29, 2016
Golf News

Palmer honored by Ryder Cup grounds staff

Golf legend Arnold Palmer is being remembered at Hazeltine National Golf Club.
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September 29, 2016
Golf News

Europeans challenge—and lose—to Ryder Cup heckler in putting contest

The first U.S. blow to the Europeans at the 2016 Ryder Cup was delivered by a fan.
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September 29, 2016
Golf News

Boise man rides a bike on the course

Mike Mesbergen of Boise is on the front end of what could be a new way to play golf.
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September 28, 2016
Golf News

Johnny Miller’s crazy idea to help the U.S. at the Ryder Cup

Drastic times call for drastic measures, so pardon Johnny Miller for digging deep to come up with this thought. Introduce “cold cash” to the American Ryder Cup locker room.
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September 28, 2016
Equipment

Toro launches Two-Post Roll-Over Protection System

Toro unveiled the Two-Post Roll-Over Protection System (ROPS) extension options on select Toro Groundsmaster and Reelmaster models.
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September 27, 2016
Golf News

Clinton supports WOTUS; Trump does not

Hillary Clinton says the supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Waters of the U.S.” rule, while Donald Trump says he will eliminate the rule if elected president.
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September 27, 2016
Golf News

So much for chemistry issues: Bubba Watson joins U.S. Ryder Cup team . . . as a vice captain

The narrative that chemistry issues were what left Bubba Watson off the U.S. Ryder Cup had a gaping hole poked into it on Monday when Davis Love III named Watson a fifth vice captain.
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September 27, 2016
Golf News

87 Reasons We Love Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer was a true legend of the game and revolutionized the sport.
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September 27, 2016
Golf News

The Essence of Arnie: He Loved People Like He Loved His Next Breath and Golf Even More

When I heard Arnold Palmer died, I thought of my mom, Betty.
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September 27, 2016
Maintenance

PBI-Gordon initiates Early Order Program

PBI-Gordon’s 2017 Early Order Program gives turf professionals an opportunity to earn a rebate when they prepare for next season.
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September 26, 2016
Golf News

UC-Riverside Field Day

A variety of research projects were highlighted at the turfgrass and landscape research field day held by the University of California-Riverside.
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September 25, 2016
Golf News

Manatee rescue operation underway at Florida golf course

While many Florida golf courses have to contend with trespassing alligators, few have been faced with the task of removing multiple 1,000 pound manatees from the grounds.
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September 24, 2016
Golf News

First Tee's lasting impact goes beyond golf

New research is showing that not only is The First Tee building life long golfers, but program participants are also better students and citizens.
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September 23, 2016
Golf News

Flood-affected La. courses fully operational

The last remaining effects on local golf courses from the recent flooding are almost over, and because of yeoman efforts at several courses our area golfers, they will not see any long-term impacts.
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September 23, 2016
Golf News

Riviera Country Club Added to L.A. 2024 Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Committee has added Riviera Country Club to the list of venues for its bid to host the Games in 2024.
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September 23, 2016
Golf News

Vandals dig up golf greens with shovel

Vandals dug up the turf on two pristine golf greens-just days before an Essex-wide tournament is due to take place.
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September 22, 2016
Maintenance

Achieving the warm season links

The world’s greatest golf courses are either links courses or have some playing characteristics of links courses, namely turfgrass surfaces on which the golf ball will bounce and roll.
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September 22, 2016
Golf News

Keep Grass Roots Growing at the National Arboretum!

The Grass Roots display, located at the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., and tells the story of turfgrass and its benefits.
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September 21, 2016
Golf News

Report says WOTUS wrongly being enforced

The head of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee says a new report shows the EPA is already enforcing the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, in spite of a federal injunction on the measure’s enforcement.
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September 21, 2016
Golf News

Bill Murray's new golf clothing line is what you'd expect from a Bill Murray golf clothing line

John Resig had heard the stories about Bill Murray's idiosyncratic ways of conducting business, like how the actor has a 1-800 number you call to leave a message, which Murray may or may not return.
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September 21, 2016
Golf News

Golf - Do not pair me with Mickelson at Ryder Cup, pleads Johnson

Dustin Johnson says he does not want to partner United States teammate Phil Mickelson at next week's Ryder Cup in Minnesota.
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September 21, 2016
Golf News

National poll: Clinton leads Trump by 6 points

Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by 6 points ahead of the first debate on Monday, according to a new national poll released Wednesday.
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September 21, 2016
Maintenance

Winter overseeding and colorant treatments compared for bermudagrass

Across many regions of the United States, water restrictions have created challenges for professionals who work to maintain playing surfaces on recreational turf facilities such as golf courses and athletic fields.
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September 21, 2016
Golf News

Superintendent rides 3,400 miles to honor vets

What prompted golf course superintendent Dave Davies to get on his Harley Davidson and ride almost 3,400 miles (and back) from Ontario, California, to Washington, D.C.?
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September 20, 2016
Golf News

USGA symposium heads to Canada

The USGA will host the 2017 North American Golf Innovation Symposium on March 6-7 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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September 19, 2016
Golf News

GCSAA celebrates 90 years

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, GCSAA turned 90 years old.
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September 19, 2016
Golf News

Commercial drone growth brings benefits and risks

More drones in the skies raise a number of new safety concerns, ranging from collisions and crashes to cyber-attacks and terrorism, according to the latest risk report from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS): Rise of the Drones: Managing the Uniq
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September 19, 2016
Golf News

Bayer reaches deal to acquire Monsanto

Once rejecting Bayer AG's proposal of a merger, Monsanto has agreed to a coupling with the German chemical company.
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September 19, 2016
Golf News

Lack of data hinders climate change's effects on biodiversity

An international group of biologists is calling for data collection on a global scale to improve forecasts of how climate change affects animals and plants.
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September 19, 2016
Golf News

Speakers' schedule all set for NTA Conference

The schedule of speakers and topics is all set for the 70th annual conference of the Northwest Turfgrass Association, set for Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon.
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September 19, 2016
Golf News

Two Retired Cops Take Down Suspect On Golf Course

Some days on the golf course are better than others.
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September 18, 2016
Sod

Environmental Health Study of Synthetic Turf

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has provided an update on their study of the potential health effects associated with the chemicals released from synthetic turf and playground mats containing recycled waste tires.
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September 17, 2016
Golf News

California extends most ambitious climate change law in U.S.

A decade ago, California vowed to dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.
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September 16, 2016
Golf News

Lookaway Golf Club to raise money for cancer awareness

An annual golf event at Lookaway Golf Club, now in its sixth year, is scheduled for Sept. 27, promoting awareness and raising funds for families battling childhood brain cancer.
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September 15, 2016
Chemicals

Bayer's Indemnify now registered for use in Florida

Golf course superintendents in Florida now have access to the latest innovation available for nematode management.
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September 14, 2016
Golf News

Man On Pace To Shatter Rounds Played World Record

Do you think you play a lot of golf?
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September 14, 2016
Golf News

Dustin Johnson's on-course behaviour leaves a bad taste

If and when Dustin Johnson wins the $10?million bonus at next week’s Tour Championship, perhaps the PGA Tour should announce him as the Phlegm-X champion instead of the FedEx champion.
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September 14, 2016
Golf News

World Super 6: Is this the revolution golf has been waiting for?

It's the tournament Down Under which could turn the game of golf on its head.
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September 14, 2016
Golf News

La Russa questions "sincerity" of Kaepernick's anthem protest

As many sports and non-sports fans alike know by now, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has spear-headed a movement of silent protests during national anthems during football games and it has been bleeding into other sports across many different levels.
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September 14, 2016
Chemicals

Civitas Turf Defense earns EPA label expansion

The EPA approved a label expansion for Civitas Turf Defense from Intelligro.
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September 13, 2016
Golf News

Historic Clearview celebrates anniversary

To celebrate its 70th anniversary, Clearview Golf Course in Canton, Ohio, hosted a golf match with staff from Bermuda’s Ocean View Golf Club in recognition of the two courses’ similar histories.
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September 12, 2016
Golf News

Upgrades planned for Spanish Oaks

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September 11, 2016
Golf News

Vandals cause $20K damage to Mississippi course

Over Labor Day weekend, vandals caused at least $20,000 in damage to Beau Pre' Country Club in Natchez, Miss.
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September 10, 2016
Golf News

PGA of America names official energy provider

PGA of America named leading competitive energy and services company Constellation its “Official Energy Provider and Sustainability Partner.”
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September 09, 2016
Golf News

Stark County Amateur Golf Hall set to enshrine five

Five new members, including two with international ties, will be inducted into the seventh annual Stark County Amateur Golf Hall of Fame during ceremonies at Skyland Pines on Sept. 13.
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September 09, 2016
Golf News

Apply for Melrose Leadership Academy scholarships

The Melrose Leadership Academy supports the professional development of GCSAA member superintendents by providing individuals the opportunity to attend the Golf Industry Show.
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September 09, 2016
Maintenance

Channel marketing manager named for Rain Bird's Golf Division

Rain Bird’s Golf Division has named Carolyn Maloney as its new channel marketing manager.
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September 08, 2016
Maintenance

2016 Irrigation Show & Education Conference Limited Registration Discount

Registration is now open for the 2016 Irrigation Show and Education Conference on Dec. 5-9 in Las Vegas.
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September 08, 2016
Sod

USDA plans impact statement on deregulation of GE bentgrass

USDA will prepare an environmental impact statement that evaluates a petition to deregulate a genetically engineered creeping bentgrass plant that escaped field trials in 2003 and has taken root in two Oregon counties.
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September 07, 2016
Chemicals

Bayer Ups Ante On Monsanto Offer

Bayer AG says talks with Monsanto Co. have advanced, and it is now willing to offer more than $65 billion, a 2 percent increase on its previous offer for the world’s largest seeds company, according to reports from a group of Reuters.com reporters publish
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September 05, 2016
Golf News

Landscape architecture student earns Travis Memorial Scholarship

Colton Craig, an intern with Tripp Davis and Associates and a fifth-year senior in the Landscape Architecture Program at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa, recently was named one of five recipients of The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship.
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September 04, 2016
Maintenance

Colorado city deploys dogs to chase geese off city courses

Katie Massey, a 5-year-old golden retriever, strained against her leash Friday evening, eager to chase away some Canada geese from Longmont's valuable golf course grass.
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September 03, 2016
Chemicals

Indemnify receives registration in Florida

Bayer has announced that Indemnify—a new solution delivering preventative and curative nematode control—is now registered in Florida.
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September 02, 2016
Maintenance

Sept. 6 is Protect Your Groundwater Day

The Groundwater Association has declared Sept. 6 Protect Your Groundwater Day to bring awareness to maintaining the quality and quantity of safe groundwater.
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September 02, 2016
Equipment

PERC reveals propane mower study

Within three years, more than half of outdoor power equipment dealers will be offering commercial propane mowers to their landscape contractor customers, according to a recent survey commissioned by the Propane Education & Research Council.
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September 01, 2016
Maintenance

EPA Kicks Off Fifth Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched its fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a competition for college and university students to design innovative solutions for our nation’s water infrastructure.
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September 01, 2016
Chemicals

EPA Moves Swiftly to Carry Out New Chemical Reform Legislation

The Environmental Protection Agency is taking action to ensure that the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, signed June 22, delivers on the promise of better protecting the environment and public health.
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