February 28, 2017
Golf News

Study shows bees can play golf

In order to test cognitive complexity of bumblebees' brains, academics had a golf-ball sized hole in a platform, filling the gap with a sugar substance.
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February 28, 2017
Maintenance

ePar USA introduces managment platform

epar Connect gives users the ability to manage risk, contain liability and drive best practice through systematic environmental management tracking and reporting tools.
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February 27, 2017
Golf News

Team #10 from Penn State wins Turf Bowl

Fifty-eight teams, composed of 204 students from 36 different schools, competed in the event Feb. 9 at the Golf Industry Show in Orlando.
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February 27, 2017
Golf News

Maynard assumes GCSAA presidency

A 30-year member of GCSAA, Maynard also is a member and past president of the Heart of America Golf Course Superintendents Association in the greater Kansas City area, one of 98 GCSAA regional chapters.
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February 27, 2017
Golf News

Anthony Williams named director of maintenance at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

Williams joins the Four Seasons Dallas family after a 30-year career with Marriott Hotels.
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February 27, 2017
Golf News

The enormous risk of being silent on climate change

Climate change is a global threat that demands more of our attention, not less.
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February 27, 2017
Equipment

Larson Electronics Releases an Outdoor Rated DC Transformer

The TX-1000-DC portable power transformer from Larson Electronics is built to provide operators with a reliable source to step-down 120/240 volt equipment and operate it on 12 or 24 volts DC.
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February 27, 2017
Golf News

Bayer CEO confident Monsanto acquisition will be completed this year

Bayer’s planned acquisition of Monsanto is happening amid a wave of consolidation in agriculture chemical businesses.
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February 24, 2017
Golf News

Troon announces executive promotions

Both Ryan and Glasco will be charged with directing domestic and international operations for Troon and its 270-plus golf courses worldwide.
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February 24, 2017
Golf News

Latshaw to replace Shaffer at Merion GC

Shaffer has known Paul B. Latshaw for years and approves of his hiring.
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February 24, 2017
Golf News

Cushman program donates $38K to GCSAA chapters

Since Aug. 1, after every purchase of a new Cushman Hauler utility vehicle $50 is donated to the local chapter of the purchasing course.
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February 24, 2017
Golf News

CMAA Elects 2017 Board of Directors

Voting for officers and directors was conducted online and in-person.
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February 24, 2017
Golf News

2017 Golfdom Report: Climbing up the mountain

Rick Mooney, superintendent at Whitetail Club in McCall, Idaho, believes that golf’s grow-the-game initiatives are taking hold.
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February 23, 2017
Equipment

October Golf Gear bags show military-inspired compartmentalization, customization

October Golf Gear offers four standard “kits” (stand bag, cart bag, staff bag and Sunday bag), and each comes with a number of standard pocket options (five on the stand bag, seven on the cart bag and two on the Sunday bag, for example).
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February 22, 2017
Equipment

Why Phil Mickelson wears goggles when testing equipment

Mickelson says the most valuable tool he uses when testing equipment are his own two eyes.
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February 21, 2017
Equipment

John Deere to Open Strategic Technology Office at ISU

The office will allow John Deere to leverage the work of ISU students and its research and to develop a talent pipeline in support of the company's business objectives.
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February 21, 2017
Equipment

Schiller Acquires Commercial Mower Line

The new models in the acquisition will be added to Schiller’s Bob-Cat brand of commercial mowers.
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February 21, 2017
Sod

IBBR Receives Award to Develop Drought-Tolerant Plants

The platform will initially investigate utility into non-human consumables such as turf grasses and ornamental nursery crops, which have fewer regulatory hurdles and a potentially quicker path to market.
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February 21, 2017
Golf News

With $15 Left in the Bank, a Baby Boomer Makes Peace With Less

People in the U.S. ages 65 to 74 hold more than five times the borrowing obligations Americans their age held two decades ago.
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February 20, 2017
Chemicals

Nutsedge Control in the Transition Zone

No one pays much attention to nutsedge until it gets out of control and then it’s too late.
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February 19, 2017
Chemicals

Bees, Pesticides and the Activist Hive

Though green activist groups claim neonics devastate bee populations, there remains much debate over how much neonic residue gets into the pollen that bees consume.
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February 18, 2017
Chemicals

Dow: Defendor specialty herbicide

Defendor can be applied to cool- and warm-season turf.
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February 17, 2017
Golf News

Coming to grips with Tiger Woods' troubled comeback

In one breath, you can't go Stephen A. Smith, all-caps, hot-take "HE'S DONE!!" even though it certainly feels that way.
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February 16, 2017
Golf News

GCSAA Past President Gene Baston dies

The latter part of his career was spent in China, overseeing the construction and development of golf courses across Asia.
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February 16, 2017
Golf News

Ernie Els has blunt response for playing with Trump

Els said he played out of respect for the office, and offered positive reviews of the POTUS.
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February 15, 2017
Golf News

Woods cancels news conference due to bad back

Woods pulled out of Feb. 16-19 Genesis Open last week but the 14-times major champion was still planning to be at Riviera this week as the tournament's host.
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February 15, 2017
Equipment

Equipment game changers: Course maintenance

Peter Grass has seen many innovations in grass strains, irrigation, drainage and maintenance equipment over the years.
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February 14, 2017
Chemicals

AMVAC acquires fungicide product line

AMVAC Chemical Corp. has acquired the FFIII fungicide product line.
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February 13, 2017
Sod

STMA Announces 2017 Board of Directors

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) has announced its 2017 Board of Directors.
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February 12, 2017
Golf News

FAU Study Shows Golf Courses Boost Home Prices

With more than 800 golf courses closing in the United States in the last decade, residents, developers and municipal officials around the country are facing decisions on whether to convert underperforming golf properties to housing developments or keep th
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February 10, 2017
Golf News

Charity remains big part of golf tournaments

The report’s information reminded how golf can give back to communities.
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February 09, 2017
Equipment

More Landscape Contractors Consider Propane Mowers

The survey found there is still some misinformation in the industry with regards to propane.
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February 08, 2017
Sod

STMA Conference draws attendees from 18 countries

The four-day event was highlighted by the “Seminar on Wheels Tour” at various professional, collegiate and youth sports complexes in the Orlando region.
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February 07, 2017
Sod

NHLA Train the Trainer Program Takes Miami

The $1,400 registration fee ($1,200 for NHLA members) includes training materials, lodging, meals and round-trip ground transportation from and to Miami International Airport (MIA).
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February 07, 2017
New Products

Bayer Introduces Exteris Stressgard Fungicide

Leaf-Cote Technology enables the product to stick to the leaf where it is needed most – at the site of fungal activity.
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February 07, 2017
Sod

Argonne Capital backed partnership will create largest John Deere dealer in Northeast

The combined company will be headquartered in Falconer, N.Y.
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February 07, 2017
Golf News

Tiger Woods: How did we get here, and what's next?

It’s only been two weeks into Woods’ comeback, but the question is already valid: Is Woods’ attempted career revival ill-fated?
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February 06, 2017
Sod

Senninger hires Pacific Northwest district manager

John Johnston is from Nampa, Idaho, where he resides with his wife Melissa.
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February 06, 2017
Golf News

Nine superintendents' chapters receive grants

The BMP grant program is funded through the Environmental Institute for Golf.
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February 05, 2017
Golf News

S.D. course names superintendent

Bryan Tipton has 10 years of experience as a superintendent working at golf courses in the Pierre area, as well as Kansas and North Dakota.
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February 04, 2017
Golf News

Rehabilitated hawk released at Wisconsin golf course

The large, female hawk glided gracefully a few feet above the snow-covered ground and then swung skyward before landing high atop a nearby tree, near the Wild Rock Golf Club maintenance building in Lake Delton.
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February 03, 2017
Golf News

Guide to 2017 GIS

The Golf Industry Show touches upon all the elements of golf course management.
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February 02, 2017
New Products

Briggs & Stratton unveils portable generator

The Briggs & Stratton 8,000 makes it easy and convenient for operators to monitor the generator from the comfort of their home or office.
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February 01, 2017
New Products

Harper Turf launches turf vacuum

This redesigned vacuum promotes time-saving and economical features.
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