April 30, 2017
Maintenance

New standards for commercial and consumer mowers

Development of the standards was led by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI).
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April 29, 2017
Golf News

Golf and turf professional Mike Ewert to help commercialize Cool Terra

Cool Terra has shown in multiple independent trials by some of the leading researchers in the United States to help new installations of sod, seed and turf establish more quickly.
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April 28, 2017
Golf News

Eagle Point superintendent, staff prep for Wells Fargo

Excellent weather conditions since late fall have helped Eagle Point Golf Club superintendent Craig Walsh and his staff put the course in pristine condition in advance of next month’s Wells Fargo Championship.
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April 28, 2017
Golf News

Golf Florida Alliance Celebrates Annual "Florida Golf Day"

Industry leaders met with members of the House of Representatives and Senate to discuss the industry’s economic impact, growth of youth development programs and enhanced focus on environmental sustainability.
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April 28, 2017
Golf News

How a good golf superintendent can help your game

A good course superintendent will have all 18 greens running at the same speed, the same amount of sand in all of the bunkers, all fairways with the same firmness, and a uniform cutting height for the rough.
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April 27, 2017
Golf News

National Golf Day leaders engage in discussion of visa program

The industry relies on H-2B visa workers to fill jobs in golf course maintenance seasonally.
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April 27, 2017
Golf News

On National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, keep it local

Share your shelter dog adoption story using the hashtag #WhyIAdopt on Twitter and Instagram.
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April 27, 2017
Sod

TruGreen Announces Partnership with Churchill Downs

TruGreen has joined Churchill Downs as a proud partner caring for 37 acres of turf at the facility.
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April 27, 2017
Sod

Northern Iowa officially announces new turf for UNI-Dome

The total cost of the new turf will be approximately $900,000.
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April 26, 2017
Golf News

WE ARE GOLF Celebrates National Golf Day's 10th Anniversary on Capitol Hill

A record 175 Congressional meetings were scheduled and nearly 200 attendees from 35 U.S. states participated.
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April 26, 2017
Golf News

Irrigation Tops Agenda at Vietnam Turfgrass Management Education Seminar

The first morning is set aside for the seminar with a field day due to take place in the afternoon, at which companies will showcase their latest golf-related course products and provide demonstrations.
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April 26, 2017
Golf News

Today WE ARE GOLF & Topgolf extend partnership for USA’s National Golf Day

Taking place today (Wednesday, April 26) Topgolf is attempting to set a company record for most golf lessons taught in one day.
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April 26, 2017
Sod

Arlington to Convert Gunston Diamond Field to Turf

The Arlington County Board authorized the county manager to accept $180,000 from the Arlington Sports Foundation and use $190,000 from the Diamond Field Fund to convert the Gunston Park Diamond Athletic Field #1 to synthetic turf.
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April 26, 2017
Golf News

Drought's over, but golf courses still working to conserve water

In a coincidence of timing, Gov. Jerry Brown's statement came just three days after the Coachella Valley Water District announced its third round of rebates for desert golf courses that are willing to replace thirsty turf for desert landscaping.
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April 25, 2017
Sod

The Calm Before the Storm

The right biostimulants, in the proper amounts, will assist the turfgrass plant in triggering internal self-defense mechanisms that allow it to maintain its health and effectively buffer the stresses.
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April 25, 2017
Golf News

"Lexi Thompson Rule" announced by USGA

On Tuesday, the USGA and R&A handed down a decision designed to limit the use of video replay and hinder armchair whistleblowers’ ability to referee golf tournaments from afar.
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April 25, 2017
Golf News

S.D. runner handles Boston Marathon, gets engaged

Munro was one of 34 South Dakota runners who finished the prestigious Boston race.
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April 24, 2017
New Products

Seago International unveils Air Force Hover Mower F-15

Air Force Hover Mower F-15 runs for 45 minutes per tank of fuel.
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April 23, 2017
Golf News

Vicki Martz dies at 72

Martz began her golf course design career when she was hired for a drafting position with McCumber Golf in 1981 by Mark McCumber.
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April 22, 2017
Golf News

USGA and R&A Work with Handicap Authorities to Develop a Single World Handicap System

Golf organizations from different parts of the world have also been engaged with the current handicap authorities for the past two years to help shape the proposed system.
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April 21, 2017
Golf News

Tiger Woods to Design Public Courses at Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri

Scheduled to open in 2019 and named in honor of the late Payne Stewart, the new “Payne’s Valley” Golf Course will be player-friendly and walkable.
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April 20, 2017
Chemicals

FUTURISTIC FUNGICIDES

Control products companies are using technology to unveil new fungicides.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

5 facts about golf for Earth Day (April 22)

Turfgrass on golf courses works as a natural filter, making water cleaner for people and animals.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

Weed expert recommends different types of pot for different times in your round

Justin Hartfield has a state-issued medical marijuana card, so he can get stoned legally.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

Tiger Woods has another back surgery

Woods, who also has had four surgeries on his left knee, first had surgery on his back in March 2014 and then had two procedures in the fall of 2015.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

Nearly $500,000 of Trump's 2020 campaign funds have "gone to Trump restaurants, hotels and golf clubs"

Another $58,000 is said to have gone directly to Trump International Golf Club in Florida - a course the President has been frequenting since entering the White House.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

National Golf Day 2017 Set for April 26 in Washington, D.C.

Golf industry leaders will arrive Monday, April 24 to participate in a community service initiative on the National Mall the morning of Tuesday, April 25.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

ICE is coming for undocumented workers

Knowingly hiring undocumented workers carries fines between $539 and $4,313 per worker on a first offense.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

New Technology a Game-Changer for Golf Facilities

The USGA Resource Management tool features a user-friendly interface that empowers superintendents and facility managers to perform “what-if” analyses and develop models that quantify the financial impacts of proposed changes in maintenance.
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April 20, 2017
Golf News

From Moonscape To Lush: Photographs Capture California Drought's Story

Earlier this month, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared an end to the state's drought emergency. Now, many of those desolate landscapes Justin Sullivan captured look completely different. So he went back and tried to re-create the same shots.
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April 19, 2017
Golf News

TEN FACTS ABOUT GOLF IN CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY 2017

Irrigated areas on golf courses have decreased by more than 14,430 acres between 2006 and 2013.
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April 19, 2017
Golf News

Wesley Bryan talks nerves, Crunchwrap Supreme, and Augusta

Bryan beat Luke Donald by one stroke to win the tournament, qualifying for the 2018 Masters.
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April 19, 2017
Sod

13 facilities earn Environmental Facility Certification from STMA

The program involves a written assessment “self-test” that a sports turf manager fills out electronically and submits to STMA.
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April 18, 2017
Golf News

Without a drought, California takes stock

Sucking up groundwater faster than nature can replenish it has been an issue in California for decades. And when drought shrinks surface water supplies, the rate of pumping intensifies.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

Wesley Bryan wins first PGA Tour title, gives most honest—and hilarious—interview answer ever

Under all that pressure, Wesley Bryan parred Harbour Town's 17th and 18th holes to beat Luke Donald by one shot.
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April 17, 2017
Sod

A Soil Test Can Help Manage Fertility In Warm-Season Grasses

A soil pH of 6.0 is targeted for most grasses except centipede.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

This Cranberry golf course is so much greener than you think

The 18-hole course is one more link in Cranberry’s impressive record of responding to its growth responsibly.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

Who plays more golf: Donald Trump or Barack Obama?

So as of April 17 in the first year of each man's presidency, the score is Trump 14, Obama 0.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

Helicopter Crash in St. Mary's County

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April 17, 2017
Golf News

Denver courses ready for spring

Watering season didn’t start until April 1 and maintenance workers had to use water from its storage in the ponds on the course that comes out of Bear Creek Lake and Soda Lake to keep the courses playable.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

New home to Michigan Golf Hall of Fame gets a lift

The Ferris Foundation has announced a $500,000 gift from Ken Janke Jr. and his wife, Kim, to construct a new PGA Golf Management Learning Center.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

Branson in position to grow into golf mecca

It sounds like a game of “One of these things is not like the others,” but if Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris has his way, his ever-expanding stable of Buffalo Ridge golf courses near Branson will take its place among some of the most popular
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

Golf Industry Focuses on Ways to Grow the Game

The PGA Junior League Golf, administered by the PGA of America, creates teams of young people at participating clubs that compete against one another.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

5 courses that put green back in golf

Today, a new generation of minimalist architects has emerged whose courses fit within existing environments.
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April 17, 2017
Golf News

ClubCorp CEO Eric Affeldt to Retire

Eric Affeldt, who joined ClubCorp as president and CEO in late 2006, led the company through the best 10 years of its 60 year history, in terms of financial performance.
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April 13, 2017
Golf News

WE ARE GOLF, Topgolf Extend Partnership for National Golf Day's 10th Anniversary

Taking place on Wednesday, April 26, Topgolf is attempting to set a company record for most golf lessons taught in one day.
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April 12, 2017
Golf News

Meadowlake's League accustomed to long hours

Michael League succeeds Cody Lack, who resigned to become the golf pro at Wichita's L.W. Clapp Course.
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April 11, 2017
Golf News

Georgia college course soars to new heights

Hunter has donated over $30,000 worth of irrigation supplies over the past three years to replace parts of the golf course’s irrigation system.
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April 11, 2017
Golf News

GCSAA CHAPTER OUTREACH GRANT PROGRAM

Applications for the 2017 grants are due April 15.
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April 11, 2017
Golf News

Television Political Pundit, Polar Explorer to Speak at OPEI Annual Meeting

Attendees will take a virtual trip to Washington and the South Pole—two places not so dissimilar these days—through a roster of world-class speakers.
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April 10, 2017
Golf News

Value of Trump-branded golf clubs trails behind investment

In New York, Trump’s Hudson Valley club saw its assessed value drop by 23 percent to $4.6 million from $6 million in 2015, which was after the Trump Organization said the value was only $2 million.
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April 10, 2017
Golf News

Project EverGreen in need of volunteers

Project Evergreen is offering a chance to win a $500 Home Depot gift card to volunteers who register by April 30.
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April 10, 2017
Golf News

National Golf Day – April 26

New for 2017, golf industry leaders will arrive Tuesday, April 25 to participate in a community service initiative on the National Mall.
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April 09, 2017
Golf News

Brandon Coulter is helping transform Blue Rock Springs Golf Course

The improvements initiated by Coulter and maintenance crew have been nothing short of amazing.
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April 08, 2017
Golf News

Morehead State grad named AJGA Superintendent of the Year

The Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior is one of the longest-running tournaments.
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April 07, 2017
Equipment

Tips for Home & Business Owners

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine and utility vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, reminds everyone to keep safety in mind.
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April 07, 2017
Golf News

Storm causes more than 30 trees to fall at Calif. course

The owner says he's never seen anything like it.
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April 06, 2017
Golf News

Old Tom Morris asks golfers to "thank Tom Morris"

Thirty-second commercials will again air on the Golf Channel from March through September.
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April 05, 2017
Golf News

Oregon supers put R4R funds to good use

The 2017 Rounds 4 Research program is scheduled for May 1-7 on the online auction site biddingforgood.com.
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April 04, 2017
Golf News

Rain, shine or snow, golf goes on in Cape Cod

Tourism is critical to the success of local golf courses.
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April 03, 2017
Golf News

Lexi Thompson says rules violation was "100 percent" unintentional

"I didn't realize I had done that."
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April 03, 2017
Golf News

Ping PLD2 Camo Ketsch putters' wild finish gets its inspiration from paintball guns

But the unique story here is the full body camo finish, which is applied by a process called Permodize.
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April 03, 2017
Golf News

Barlow running in local election

Jeff Barlow is one of four candidates for two spots on the Dayton, Wis., Town Board.
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April 02, 2017
Equipment

Cushman introduces Hauler line

The new Hauler 1200, Hauler 1200X, Hauler PRO and Hauler PRO-X offer a truck-inspired design, practical dash, large bed and affordable accessories.
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April 01, 2017
Maintenance

Moving toward heat-tolerant creeping bentgrass

Elevated temperature is a major abiotic stress limiting the growth of cool-season grasses during the summer months.
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