July 31, 2017
Golf News

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Upstart Products Announce Merger

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Upstart Products Inc. have merged, expanding their product offerings and exceptional services to professional landscape contractors, golf course superintendents and more.
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July 31, 2017
Golf News

Billbug species composition and life cycles on Missouri zoysiagrass fairways

Adults typically come to the turf surface in the evening hours, primarily between midnight and 4 a.m.
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July 30, 2017
Golf News

Troon joins National Club Association as Strategic Alliance Partner

As a Strategic Alliance Partner, Troon will benefit NCA club members through sponsorships and educational initiatives across NCA’s many platforms and experiences.
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July 29, 2017
Golf News

Foxes on the run at golf course

The reaction from most golfers has been positive. One of the kits provided some excitement during a ladies league game when it ran off with a golfer's ball.
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July 28, 2017
Golf News

A (cup) cut above

Cup changing for major championships is serious business, and Lance Rogers' typically light personality tends to take a back seat when he's on the clock.
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July 27, 2017
Golf News

Beanblossom’s knack for defying death led to becoming a superintendent

David Beanblossom, a 10-year GCSAA member, was a late-bloomer and a quick riser in the profession.
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July 26, 2017
Golf News

San Antonio superintendent provides local golf amateurs with quality course

Bruce Burger, 54, has been the course’s superintendent since it was built in 1993, masterfully orchestrating the rolling rocks and atypical terrain at Quarry.
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July 25, 2017
Maintenance

Don't Be Fooled by the Green

I know the governor has said that the drought is over, but we still live in a desert.
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July 24, 2017
Golf News

Minneapolis Park Board moves closer to closing Hiawatha golf course

Assistant Park Superintendent Michael Schroeder said the Park Board, which has been pumping 262 million gallons of water annually, is trying to come into compliance with the state. The board has been pumping more water than allowed by its state permit.
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July 24, 2017
Golf News

Landscapes hires Hanks to direct new contract maintenance division

Industry veteran Larry Hanks was hired in April to lead Landscapes Golf Maintenance going forward.
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July 23, 2017
Golf News

Golf industry scrambles to innovate in trying times

Bunker Hill has only 12 holes. And it might just be the future of golf.
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July 23, 2017
Maintenance

Bunker rakes in or out of the bunker?

The green committee requests that you replace the bunkers on the inside of the bunker and off of the slope.
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July 22, 2017
Golf News

Newton Country Club recognized for its environmental program

Newton joins a handful of other golf courses in the state recognized by Audubon International, including Baltusrol Golf Club, New Jersey National Golf Club, Pine Valley Golf Club and Brooklake Country Club, in Florham Park.
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July 22, 2017
Golf News

Branden Grace makes history at British Open, shooting a 62

Branden Grace started the day tied for 45th place at four over. He will take a tie for fifth with Hideki Matsuyama, the world No. 2, into Sunday’s final round.
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July 22, 2017
Maintenance

Divots: Repair or replace?

If the displaced turf has broken into many pieces and has no soil intact fill the divot with sand and lightly press and level with your foot to ensure good sand-soil contact.
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July 21, 2017
Golf News

Eric Trump opens new King Robert the Bruce course at Turnberry

The new course is a substantial renovation of Turnberry’s second course, the Kintyre, by golf course architect Martin Ebert.
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July 20, 2017
Chemicals

ArborSystems introduces new insecticide

Retriever Insecticide is available in 120 ml and 1000 ml Quick-Connect Chemical Packs.
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July 20, 2017
Golf News

Nicklaus Design to design 10 courses across Vietnam

A number of the courses will be designed by Sean Quinn, with Jack Nicklaus II also likely to create some of the designs.
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July 19, 2017
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Quad Cities River Bandits Groundskeeper Wins "Stars and Stripes" Contest

Andrew Marking is head groundskeeper for the Quad Cities River Bandits (Davenport, Iowa), Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros.
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July 19, 2017
Calendar

Registration open for Northwest Turfgrass Association annual conference Oct. 1-3

Dr. Alec Kowalewski from Oregon State University and other leading researchers from the Northwest will also be sharing their latest projects.
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July 18, 2017
Equipment

Are Golf Clubs Becoming Too Expensive?

Remember that you are the biggest influence on how a club performs, not the other way around.
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July 17, 2017
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THE GREAT GOLF DEBATE: TO TURF OR NOT TO TURF?

Audubon International estimates the average U.S. course uses more than 300,000 gallons of water per day, and closer to 1 million per day for desert courses — about the same volume of water the average U.S. family uses over a decade.
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July 16, 2017
Maintenance

Golf course superintendent shares eye-opening pictures to make an important point

If you don’t fix a pitch mark, the nice green surface won’t remain nice and green.
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July 15, 2017
Golf News

“Tee for the ToothFairy” Tournament Raises Funds to Combat Childhood Tooth Decay

In total, the tournament raised more than $13,000.
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July 14, 2017
Golf News

Nebraska golf courses still cleaning up, re-opening weeks after storms rolled through

An EF-2 tornado packed winds of up to 135 mph.
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July 14, 2017
Golf News

Trump bucks industry norm by pocketing golf club membership fees, report says

Trump continues to earn up to $45,000 a person in initiation fees every time a new member joins, the report says. That's on top of annual dues.
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July 13, 2017
Golf News

Toro signs on as platinum level spnsor of Can Am Cup

Toro’s sponsorship will include hosting an evening reception and dinner for participants at Baltrusol on Monday, Oct. 23.
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July 13, 2017
Golf News

Golf's New Stars Help Boost a $70 Billion Industry After Tiger

Golf has seen a resurgence in so-called avid players, those who play at least 25 rounds on a regulation course per year.
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July 12, 2017
Golf News

Tracking President Trump’s Visits to Trump Properties

But more than four months into his term, Trump has visited more golf courses at a faster clip than his three most recent predecessors, according to The New York Times. Politifact reports that at this point in his presidency, Obama had gone golfing once, w
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July 12, 2017
Golf News

Escaped camel captured on Australian golf course

Police Duty Superintendent Rob Burgoyne told ABC News the camel went for a brief romp through traffic before police were able to track it down.
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July 12, 2017
Golf News

1930: Bobby Jones wins U.S. Open completing the 3rd leg of “Grand Slam”

The setting was Interlachen Country Club located in Edina, Minn.
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July 12, 2017
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Avista Stadium groundskeeper called up by MLB to help prepare field for All-Star Game

Avista Stadium’s overseeded field is one of minor league baseball’s jewels. It’s been voted as the best field in the league, by the league’s managers, 18 times in the last 22 seasons.
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July 12, 2017
New Products

TurboTRIM Ratcheting Tool Trims Turf Around Golf Heads

Designed for time-saving operation, TurboTRIM is the only hand trimmer with both right and left drive ratcheting mechanisms.
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July 11, 2017
Golf News

WFAN voice breaks through media’s wall of Tiger protection

Richard Neer noted that Tiger Woods had tweeted he was out of drug rehab, although not quite.
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July 10, 2017
Golf News

University of Texas Club owner ClubCorp to go private in $1.1B deal

ClubCorp is based in Dallas and owns and operates 200 golf, country, business, sports and alumni clubs in 28 states, Washington, D.C. and two foreign countries.
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July 10, 2017
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Arborjet Grows Marketing, Research & Development Teams

John-Michael (JM) Alexy has taken on a new appointment at the company as Research and Formulation Specialist.
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July 10, 2017
Golf News

Mickelson’s ex-caddie ‘can’t wait’ to start new career as NBC on-course reporter

In his first start under a reported multi-year deal, Jim "Bones" Mackay will handle the microphone at the British Open at Royal Birkdale.
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July 09, 2017
Golf News

The Mulligan: The rest of Tiger Woods' career

For the past decade, he’s watched himself deteriorate physically, is no longer a dominant golfer, yet he’s continue to chase the ghost of his former self that no longer exists.
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July 08, 2017
Golf News

Pro hits fan, signs glove, then takes glove back

Andrew Yun struck a female fan with a tee shot on Thursday at the Web.com Tour's Lecom Health Challenge.
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July 07, 2017
Golf News

"Frustrated" Rory McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open

After an opening 72, McIlroy got to two under on his back nine on Friday before stalling with a bogey on No. 6 and a double bogey on No. 8.
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July 07, 2017
Golf News

Love Golf Design to build new course at University of Virginia

The firm’s work on the layout is part of a multi-year improvement plan for the Boar’s Head Resort, the Virginia golf team’s facilities and the historic Birdwood Mansion.
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July 07, 2017
Golf News

BBC examines the state of the golf industry

The programme then revealed that over a recent seven-year period the number playing once a month has fallen from 1.5 million to 1.1 million.
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July 07, 2017
Golf News

Moose Chases Golfer on Swedish Course

The gangly animal looked thrown off by the bag of clubs and then turned its attention toward the player.
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July 07, 2017
Maintenance

5 Reasons Why Bunkers Are Not Consistent

The bottom line is that golf is an outdoor game with inherent variability.
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July 07, 2017
Equipment

Nike co-founder bluntly explains golf equipment exit

“It’s a fairly simple equation,” Phil Knight told Bloomberg. “We lost money for 20 years on equipment and balls and realised that next year [2017] wasn’t going to be any different.”
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July 06, 2017
Golf News

As golf industry sags, pros get creative to boost bottom line

According to the National Golf Foundation (NGF), participation in the game dipped another 1.2 percent, to 23.8 million, in 2016. That’s the lowest point since Tiger Woods turned pro in 1997.
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July 05, 2017
Golf News

FireLake Golf Course re-opens after 18-hole renovation

The course owned and operated by Citizen Potawatomi Nation was built in 1983 and saw changes beginning in 2015.
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July 04, 2017
Golf News

Roger the rabbit becomes favorite at Burningtree

Roger is not a wild rabbit. He’s a Dwarf Hotot. That breed is raised to show. The solid white fur with the black rings around the eyes makes them a prized possession.
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July 03, 2017
Equipment

Underhill International unveils 2WIRE Decoder

The 2WIRE Decoder snaps directly into the controller module slot and converts an ICC2 to two-wire operation for new irrigation installations or hybrid multi-wire/two-wire system expansions.
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July 02, 2017
Golf News

Play mini golf in this pint-sized version of Brooklyn

A new mini golf course in the courtyard of the Frying Pan’s Industry City location features miniature versions of Brooklyn landmarks scattered around the faux green—and yes, it's kid-friendly!
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July 02, 2017
Golf News

Georgia GCSA Names Scholarship Recipients

The scholarship offers educational aid to children and grandchildren of Georgia GCSA members.
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July 02, 2017
Golf News

20 students win Legacy Award scholarships

Jacob Schaller is one of the 20 recipients of 2017 Legacy Award scholarships from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).
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July 01, 2017
Golf News

Spokane golf course embarks on honeybee restoration effort

Downriver Golf Course received a $2,500 grant from Bayer and was one of more than 50 recipients from 31 states.
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