June 30, 2017
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Bayer Welcomes Four New Area Sales Managers to its Turf & Ornamentals Business

“The Bayer mission of Science For A Better Life means we are constantly working to develop innovative solutions and cutting-edge services for the customers we serve,” said Jose Milan, head of the Bayer Turf and Ornamentals business.
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June 30, 2017
Golf News

New course superintendent at Greenhorn Creek in Angels Camp, Calif.

Rick Menard was previously the director of agronomy at Indian Wells Resort, in the Coachella Valley.
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June 29, 2017
Chemicals

Dow and DuPont Provide Update on Merger

The companies reaffirmed their expectation to close the merger in August 2017, with the intended spin-offs to occur within 18 months of closing.
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June 29, 2017
Equipment

ASV Holdings introduces Posi-Track RT-120

The rugged RT-120 helps operators easily handle tough excavation, mulching and other challenging applications.
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June 28, 2017

Woman, man injured in bison incident at Yellowstone

Park rangers responded immediately and evacuated the couple from the trail, a quarter mile, to the road.
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June 28, 2017
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Arborjet Appoints Horticulture Technical Specialist

Matt Andrus will be responsible for helping to conduct research studies, promoting sales and providing consultations.
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June 28, 2017
Maintenance

Landscapes Unlimited enters maintenance business

GCSAA member Larry Hanks will head up the new division, called Landscapes Golf Maintenance.
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June 27, 2017
Golf News

Golf Popularity Booming Again, Surpasses NFL, NBA

In an interview with the FOX Business Network, PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan stated that golf has become an industry worth over $70 billion and creates 2 million jobs each year.
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June 26, 2017
Golf News

Vermont governor nominates head golf pro to state senate

David Soucy is a former professional golfer and current head golf pro at the Green Mountain National Golf Course.
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June 26, 2017
Golf News

Hanse creates a gem in Mississippi

Mossy Oak, a links-style course that would look right at home in Scotland, opened in September 2016 and quickly earned accolades as one of the best new courses of 2016 by Golf.com.
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June 26, 2017
Golf News

Lawsuit alleges Chinese owner of Myrtle Beach golf courses misappropriated company funds

Xian Dou’s lawsuit, filed Thursday in the Horry County Court of Common Pleas, alleges Dan Liu has misappropriated well over $1 million from FGI for the benefit of Liu and his family and friends, including the purchase and upkeep of a $390,000 boat and $55
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June 26, 2017
Golf News

New Jersey golf course up for auction July 11

The 18-hole, 176-acre course designed by Robert White goes with clubhouse, pool and restaurant with liquor license.
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June 25, 2017
Golf News

Registration opens for Can Am Cup

Space is limited and will be capped at 120 players from each country.
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June 25, 2017
Golf News

Topgolf and ClubCorp Team up to Accelerate Innovation for Golf Industry

Topgolf plans to offer ClubCorp members special offers to visit its sports entertainment venues.
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June 24, 2017
New Products

Michelin launches golf cart tires

The four-bolt pattern version of the Michelin X Tweel Turf is designed for gas- or electric-powered golf cart users.
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June 23, 2017
Golf News

Rising Sun first Montana golf course to be certified by Audubon International

Golf course superintendent Mike Petersen said the real challenge is finding the balance between having a beautiful golf course and making as little environmental impact as possible.
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June 22, 2017
Golf News

Golf’s Impact on Worldwide Development and the Global Economy

Turkmenistan is the latest of the former Soviet central Asian republics to use sport as a vehicle towards international visibility.
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June 21, 2017
Chemicals

H2OExcel Relieves Heat, Drought Stress in Grass

Highly efficient, H2OExcel and can change the polarity of water and soil to increase biological activity, interact with soil capillarity pressure and defend against dehydration of both the soil and plants by keeping water available deeper within the soil
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June 21, 2017
Golf News

ClubCorp buys Medina Golf & Country Club in Medina, Minn.

This is the first club in Minnesota for ClubCorp, expanding the company’s presence to 28 states.
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June 21, 2017
Golf News

Rounds 4 Research auction raises $217K for turfgrass studies

The Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association raised $50,000 and was the leader among more than 70 GCSAA affiliated chapters and turfgrass organizations that received proceeds from the auction to support turfgrass research at the local level.
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June 20, 2017
Golf News

Gompf qualifies for elite mountain biking event

Justin Gompf took a shot in the dark and decided to apply for the Trans-Provence mountain bike race held in France each year, a race he'd been reading about for years.
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June 19, 2017
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STMA Kicks Off Second Annual 'Stars and Stripes' Contest

Only STMA members are eligible to enter and previous winner will not be considered.
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June 19, 2017
Golf News

Arborjet “Taking Root” College Scholarship Program Deadline is Approaching

Now in its fourth year, the scholarship program will award 10 graduating high school seniors each with a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an a
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June 19, 2017
Golf News

Sanford elected president of American Society of Golf Course Architects

Sanford was lead golf course architect and project manager on Granite Links Golf Club, Quincy, Massachusetts, and Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, Bronx, New York, both involving public landfill-to-golf course transitions.
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June 18, 2017
Golf News

Maryland latest state to step up with BMPs for golf courses

Chris Harriman, MAAGCS past president, says the chapter’s board decided about three years ago to apply for the first available BMP grant from GCSAA.
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June 17, 2017
Golf News

Golf Kitchen announces Quarterly Magazine with PGA TOUR Essential Guide to Golf

Golf Kitchen CEO and Founder, Diana DeLucia officially announces upcoming quarterly print magazine targeted at the Culinary Private Golf Club and Resort Enthusiast.
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June 16, 2017
Golf News

Cabinet secretaries to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit

SelectUSA is the highest profile event to connect global companies and U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs), to facilitate business investment in the United States.
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June 15, 2017
Golf News

Calling All Assistants: Apply to Green Start Academy

Fifty assistant superintendents from the U.S. and Canada will be selected to receive an all-expense-paid trip to the event.
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June 15, 2017
Golf News

Small plane makes emergency landing on golf course

Engine trouble forced a plane to make an emergency landing on the first hole.
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June 15, 2017
Golf News

Edmonton mourns loss of Sid Puddicombe

Active right to the end, Sid Puddicombe’s last brand new design was the Wainui 27-hole course in New Zealand.
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June 15, 2017
Golf News

Hazeltine to host 2019 Women's PGA Championship

The PGA of America made the announcement in concert with the LPGA and title sponsor KPMG.
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June 15, 2017
Golf News

Audubon International gets new board chairman

Henry Delozier is a Partner in Global Golf Advisors, the international specialist providing consulting services to the investment banking, real estate development and golf asset ownership and operations business segments.
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June 15, 2017
Golf News

Bayer signs on as sponsor for Can Am Cup

Registration will open online at 1 p.m. (Eastern), June 20, for members of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA).
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June 15, 2017
Golf News

California course low on water, but San Luis Obispo County says let it go brown

The golf course is operating with limited water and isn’t due additional deliveries until Dec. 1.
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June 14, 2017
Golf News

Trump luxury golf course built on NYC trash dump sees drop in business

The Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx was hurt by a drop in its banquet business and fewer golfers playing, the Post reports, citing documents filed by the private Trump Organization with the city.
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June 13, 2017
Golf News

Arsenal golf course nearing 'use it or lose it' predicament

If the Arsenal course doesn’t begin to be used a little more often than it is right now, it’s possible the U.S. Army might opt to close it down, possibly leasing it to be run by an independent contractor or possibly utilizing the land it occupies for some
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June 12, 2017
Golf News

Golf in China: Setting the record straight

The doom-and-gloom situation reported to those outside China isn’t necessarily the case. In fact, industry insiders in China and Southeast Asia provide a much more promising viewpoint, along with clarification, for the report.
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June 12, 2017
Golf News

Eerie photos of deserted golf courses reveal new normal in America

Over 800 golf courses have shuttered across the US in the past decade, and data from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association has shown that millennials between the age of 18 to 30 have a lack of interest in playing the game.
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June 12, 2017
Equipment

Outdoor Power Equipment Institute hires VP of Communications

OPEI is an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine and utility vehicle manufacturers and suppliers.
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June 12, 2017
Golf News

Bayer Welcomes Four New Team Members to its Turf & Ornamentals Business

“With even more growth on the horizon for 2017, we continue to build an unrivaled team to provide maximum benefit to both our customers and the industries we serve. We are thrilled to welcome these talented individuals to the growing Bayer team.”
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June 12, 2017
Equipment

Legends course co-owner owns world's biggest classic golf car collection

It’s the only collection of golf cars in the world — all dating from 1949 to 1969.
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June 11, 2017
Golf News

Sustainability is prevalent on and off the golf course at Santa Lucia Preserve

The Santa Lucia Preserve has undergone only a few transformations in a history that dates to the 1800s, and many of the historic buildings reflect a lifestyle common to the wealthy of the 1920s.
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June 10, 2017
Golf News

Tully golf super drives car down course to alert golfers to storm, get them off links

He got in a convertible and drove on the course where 20 golfers were playing at various holes. Players are not used to seeing a car going 50 mph on the golf course.
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June 09, 2017
Golf News

Are you allowed to bring your dog to the golf course?

There are a number of golf courses that are dog friendly and welcome them with open arms.
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June 08, 2017
Golf News

Nullarbor Links, the Longest Golf Course in the World, Is a True Australian Adventure

Stretching from the seaport of Ceduna to the Wild West gold mining town of Kalgoorlie, Nullarbor Links is the brainchild of Bob Bongiorno and Alf Caputo.
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June 07, 2017
Golf News

"People need that escape" into forest, say disc golf protesters

Sandy Shevack said the disc golf course would not only have a negative local effect but also a negative global effect.
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June 06, 2017
Golf News

Tiger wants to compete again, but he's in no hurry

Woods had the fusion surgery on April — his fourth surgery on his back dating to the spring of 2014 — and said it provided "instant nerve relief."
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June 05, 2017
Chemicals

Brookside Agra unveils H2OExcel microsite

H2OExcel is a proprietary blend of desert plant extracts and high-quality, humic acid-containing biologicals and other natural, non-plant derived nutrient enhancers.
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June 04, 2017
Golf News

Peyton Manning played golf with Donald Trump as he tweeted about the London attacks

The golf round happened around the same time that Trump sent out a series of Tweets about the London terrorist attacks.
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June 04, 2017
New Products

ASV launches Posi-Track RT-30

The radial lift loader is the industry’s smallest sit-on model yet features the same productivity-enhancing qualities as larger ASV machines.
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June 03, 2017
Sod

Effects of root endophytic fungi plant-insect interactions

In this study, only the endophytic fungus Beauveria bassianasignificantly reduced insect damage to roots.
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June 02, 2017
Golf News

Nitrogen and irrigation water interactions in Kentucky bluegrass

The researchers found that increasing nitrogen could improve the quality of drought-stressed turf.
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June 01, 2017
Golf News

Penn State startup Phospholutions demonstrates product on White Course

This is a significant milestone for the startup, and the partnership with Penn State Golf Courses will provide the data needed to demonstrate the full value of the Rhizosorb product.
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