August 29, 2017
Golf News

Out of bounds: S.C. couple caught having sex on golf course

A police report said the resident told officers he thought there may have been a medical situation, but after looking through his binoculars, he saw two people engaged in a sex act.
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August 29, 2017
Golf News

Golf course water rates a point of contention

Among the changes called for were raising the golf course’s rates from a base of 12 cents per 100 cubic feet to 45 cents.
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August 29, 2017
Golf News

Why the golf industry is worried about visas

Employers have to demonstrate that the jobs can't be filled by American workers. And the competition is stiff: This year employers put in two applications for every visa that was granted.
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August 29, 2017
Golf News

Greens replaced at N.C. golf course

The greens have been converted to an ultradwarf variety of bermuda grass.
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August 29, 2017
Golf News

Northwest GCSA Turfgrass Expo 2017

The conference will bring together several engaging and highly respected speakers in the turf industry to share their knowledge, experience, and research.
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August 28, 2017
Golf News

Purdue pub has tips to help control 100+ weeds

Updated annually since its inaugural printing in 2012, the guide identifies a total of 105 weeds and contains more than 300 color images. It is available in hard copy for $20 or as a download for $12.
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August 28, 2017
Golf News

Swastika found cut into a green at Minnesota golf course

According to Golf.com, mowers discovered the anti-Semitic symbol “gouged into the turf.”
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August 28, 2017
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Celebration Bermudagrass

Celebration Bermudagrass performs well across a variety of applications.
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August 28, 2017
Golf News

Aid Hurricane Harvey victims

Aid groups are taking stock of the situation and rushing help to evacuees.
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August 28, 2017
Golf News

Memphis theater cancels Gone With the Wind screening, deeming the film “insensitive”

Gone With the Wind won eight Academy Awards, including one for Hattie McDaniel, making her the first African-American to win an Academy Award.
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August 28, 2017
Golf News

Tagmarshal Pace-of-Play System Launches at Ireland’s Ballybunion Golf Club

With a wealth of intuitive, dynamic information available, courses provide positive, non-confrontational player assistance and routinely improve their per-hole and overall goal times, and streamline field management accuracies and processes.
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August 25, 2017
Golf News

Judge grants Augusta request to temporarily halt green jacket auction

The auction company was offering Byron Nelson's Masters champion green jacket (bidding had reached $114,000) and two member jackets, as well as a belt buckle with the Augusta logo and silverware from the club.
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August 25, 2017
Golf News

Vandals destroy green at Ames golf course

Homewood Golf Course Turf Maintenance Supervisor Pat Wynja called the incident "frustrating," and said that it will take some time for the area to look as good as before.
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August 25, 2017
Golf News

Valley Club in Idaho poised for $7.5M renovation

The full project scheduled for completion in spring 2020 will take place in two phases.
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August 24, 2017
Golf News

Effort to save Minneapolis golf course ramps up

The course currently pumps more than 262 million gallons of water a year. A state permit only allows for 36 million gallons.
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August 24, 2017
Golf News

Payne to retire from Augusta

Billy Payne has served in the role for 11 years, during which he welcomed the first female members at the home of the Masters.
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August 24, 2017
Golf News

Nufarm donates $150,000 to Project EverGreen

The announcement was made by Nufarm Vice President Sales, Turf and Ornamental, Sean Casey, and Project EverGreen Executive Director, Cindy Code, at the Nufarm National Sales conference in Hilton Head, S.C.
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August 22, 2017
Golf News

PGA Championship, Players to officially change dates in 2019

The catalyst for the PGA Championship’s move was golf’s return to the Olympics
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August 21, 2017
Equipment

Mahindra North America unveils new website

These new features give customers the tools and insight needed to make a well-informed tractor, utility vehicle or accessory buying decision.
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August 18, 2017
Golf News

TurfMutt Celebrates National Dog Day Aug. 26

Turfgrass is safe – unlike concrete, asphalt or hard ground – and offers your pet a soft, cool spot to lie down, even during the hottest conditions.
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August 17, 2017
Chemicals

Dow/DuPont merger heads for Aug. 31 finish line

The two largest U.S. chemical makers say they have all the necessary regulatory approvals in order to close the deal Aug. 31.
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August 17, 2017
Golf News

Greenwich’s Conlon keeps the greens pristine

Indeed, golf course superintendents and assistant superintendents are the behind-the-scenes individuals who are dedicated to making their respective courses shine. And Greenwich resident Brian Conlon relishes such a role.
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August 16, 2017
Equipment

Bandit introduces new stump grinder

The Model ZT1844 stump grinder features a swing arc that covers more area when grinding at the stump.
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August 16, 2017
Golf News

Water conservation and Cooperative Extension turfgrass programs in the Desert Southwest

Water conservation can be achieved through modifications to course design, investment in irrigation system upgrades, and the implementation of water-saving turfgrass management practices.
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August 16, 2017
Golf News

Tennessee courses receive Audubon recognition

The courses each received recognition in late July for work done so far in applying for certification in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses.
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August 15, 2017
Golf News

Carolinas GCSA honors Will Holroyd

His nomination for the DSA was accompanied by 17 letters of support from individuals across the industry who have benefited from Holroyd’s expertise and input over the years.
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August 15, 2017
Equipment

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply Reopens Store in Burlington, Wash.

Ewing Burlington will stock irrigation and turf supplies, outdoor living and hardscape products, landscape and holiday lighting products, sports fields and golf products, tools and much more.
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August 15, 2017
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Controlling Annual Bluegrass in Warm-season Fairways

Preemergence herbicides are most effective of the herbicides because they limit annual bluegrass at its weakest point.
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August 15, 2017
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Talking Turf: Bayer Green Solutions Team Helps You Plan Now to Maximize Snow Mold Control

Use combinations of Interface Stressgard, Mirage Stressgard and/or Tartan Stressgard, which provide effective control of snow molds.
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August 14, 2017
Golf News

Wee One adds board director

Burleson has been the driving force helping to establish support for the Wee One Foundation in Georgia.
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August 13, 2017
Golf News

Hazeltine to host 2020 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship

The USGA will also change the format of the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship in 2020.
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August 12, 2017
Maintenance

Research pokes holes in golfer perception of putting green trueness

According to recent research by Doug Linde, Ph.D., of Delaware Valley University, core aerification had little if any effect on putting green trueness.
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August 11, 2017
Golf News

Columbus Country Club renovation reaches halfway point

The course at Columbus CC is rife with historical significance, and stood host to the 1964 PGA Championship won by Bobby Nichols, just three strokes ahead of runners up Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.
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August 10, 2017
Golf News

Why are golf courses eliminating rough?

Basically we are talking about the elimination (or near elimination) of maintained rough, and its replacement by fairway cut all the way to wherever the golf course maintenance ends – the native grasses or vegetation.
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August 09, 2017
Golf News

New Great Northern golf course opens for play in Denmark

Great Northern has been created by Nicklaus Design, and becomes the firm’s first course to open in Denmark.
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August 08, 2017
Golf News

Tom Fazio on building an Olympic course

Being awarded the 2020 Olympics during the planning process was certainly an exciting development, but at the end of the day our efforts remained focused on creating the best golf experience possible for the members and positioning the East Course to be r
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August 07, 2017
Golf News

New 12 hole Mulligan Course opens at Ballyneal Golf Club

Designed by Tom Doak of Renaissance Golf Design, the new course is named the Mulligan Course after Ballyneal’s original caddie, Charlie Mulligan.
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August 06, 2017
Golf News

Superintendent, crew overcome many challenges at So Cal course

What George Winters and his team are able to accomplish on days when there is an event at the Rose Bowl is nothing short of amazing.
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August 05, 2017
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Tom Cook pioneered turf program at Oregon State University

Tom Cook, 67, took over the Oregon State program in 1977 when he was just 27 years old. During the next 31 years, until he retired in 2008, more than 300 students went through the program that Cook ran mostly as a one-man show.
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August 04, 2017
Golf News

Why greens are about to become better than ever

Robotic machinery is on the horizon and it won’t be too long until all surfaces on a golf course are cut without the need for an operator.
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August 03, 2017
New Products

ArborSystems introduces Retriever insecticide

Retriever is available in 120 ml and 1000 ml Quick Connect Chemical Packs.
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August 02, 2017
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STMA Members Renovate BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field

BrightView, the nation’s leading landscape services company and Major League Baseball’s sports turf consultant, employs STMA members responsible for the field renovation.
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August 02, 2017
Golf News

Tony Romo misses Western Amateur cut

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August 02, 2017
Chemicals

"Good-Guy" Fungus to Take on Killer of Oaks and Ornamental Crops

BioWorks, Inc. of Victor, New York, is collaborating with Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant pathologist Tim Widmer to commercially formulate the fungus, Trichoderma asperellum.
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August 02, 2017
Golf News

City of South Pasadena Celebrates First in Nation Sustainable Golf Course

The celebration took place at the city’s Arroyo Seco Golf Course, an attractive 18-hole par-3 course.
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August 02, 2017
Golf News

Illinois State golfers chip in to help sod new practice area

Members of the Redbird men’s and women’s teams, as well as golfers from University High School, were busy helping Weibring Golf Club Superintendent Travis Williams and his staff cut, transport and lay sod for a new green and chipping area at ISU’s practic
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August 01, 2017
Golf News

Dou Zecheng wins Web.com Tour event, first Chinese player to earn PGA Tour card

Dou earned $117,000 to jump from 53rd to 15th on the money list with $185,594, more than enough to wrap up a PGA Tour card with only four events left in the race for 25 spots.
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August 01, 2017
Maintenance

Save Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Deicing Costs!

This year’s effort will again focus on key snow fighting cities throughout the Midwest and Northeast, with events scheduled from Aug. 8 through Sept. 28.
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August 01, 2017
Golf News

Phil Mickelson Design to rework Nirwana course at Trump International

The work on the course coincides with a renovation to the wider resort, which will reopen as a six star resort operated by the Trump Organization.
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August 01, 2017
Golf News

Landscapes Management Co. names Williams VP, adds Briggs Ranch

Briggs Ranch Golf Club, the other new addition at LMC, is a private destination property located 15 miles west of downtown San Antonio.
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August 01, 2017
Golf News

Ballou’s eagle clinches Mayor’s Cup

“Another great read from my mom,” Casey Ballou said with a smile after the round.
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