Syngenta Business Institute helps superintendents round out managerial skill set In its ninth year, SBI focuses on enhancing business skills for superintendents. Bayer names new marketing head for North America Burgess Perry has more than 27 years of experience with Bayer. Viewers no longer will be able to report rules violations in TV golf Beginning Jan. 1, new rules adopted by the USGA and R&A, will prevent TV viewers from reporting violations. SBI: Effectiveness of feedback is all in the delivery Where and when feedback is provided is as important as the message itself.
Anthony Williams, CGCS, Four Seasons Resort, Irving, Texas: Jumpstarting your career in 2018
Dec 21 2017In this TurfNet University Webinar, Anthony Williams, CGCS, of the Four Seasons in Irving, Texas, will discuss how setting career goals for 2018 and beyond and working to attain them can help ensure career longevity. His presentation will include how to establish realistic standards and how to go...
- Battery Operated Equipment
posted Today, 01:19 PM by Christian Munoz_2302"Wondering what battery operated equipment turfnet members prefer, if anyone uses battery operated equipment on golf courses-clubhouse lawns, around cottages, pool lawns, etc. Looking at Sthl..."
- SmithCo SuperStar Hydrostat Switch
posted Today, 09:02 AM by Steven Scott"We have an older (mid-late 90s) SmithCo SuperStar Bunker Rake that we need to tow out of the barn for repairs and I cannot locate the bypass valve on the hydrostat. We don't have a manual nor..."
- Toro 5410
posted Yesterday, 07:43 AM by Richard Caughey"One of my 5410s has slowed down and has a slight whine in hydraulics when moving , Not sure if it is main pump wheel motor or other ? "
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THE PIN SHEET
The Mindful Superintendent
- Embracing Your Expiry Date...
"Every now and again we all have moments that force us to tune in. It can be an achingly beautiful sunrise, that profound stillness that accompanies watching a child sleep, or the moments of reflection that come with the death of a loved one. Such events are so poignant and so groundless that we h..." Read more →
THE RENOVATION REPORT
- Renovation Report: North Ridge Country Club with Butch Sheffield
In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, presented by Golf Preservations and Jacobsen, host Jon Kiger chats with Butch Sheffield, long-time superintendent at North Ridge Country Club, about the recent practice facility renovatio... Read more →
THE LADDER TurfNetRADIO podcast series
- Jared Weight of Muirfield Village Golf Club
"In this episode of The Ladder, host John Reitman chats with Jared Weight, assistant superintendent at Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, OH, about his career path, working with Paul B. Latshaw and Chad Mark, and golf course conditioning in Pittsburgh... among other..." Read more →
Third Way Green
- A Long and Proud Family Tree
"I love being the Head Groundskeeper at Drury University. This job is invigorating, challenging, thought provoking, and even most usually, exhausting. Grounds maintenance (and of course golf superintending!) challenges us both mentally and physically. One of the asp..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
- Golf Knowledge is a Required Skill Today
"With each passing year, the golf industry is changing. Gone are the days of new course construction and crazy numbers of rounds. However, at the top clubs most of you are aspiring to work at, something different has happened these clubs are transforming their course..." Read more →
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- David Stone, of The Honors Course in Ooltewah, TN
"In this episode of Living Legends, presented by the Nufarm Insider, host John Reitman chats with David Stone, retired superintendent at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, TN. Stone had been at The Honors Course since construction in 1982 (that's 35 years for anyone counting) and u..." Read more →
DAVE WILBER: The Turfgrass Zealot
- The Turfgrass Zealot Project, Special Episode: Celebrating Jerry Coldiron "A great friend of TurfNet, Jerry Coldiron, needs to be remembered as the wonderful, amazing man that he was. Peter McCormick, founder and Maestro of TurfNet, chats with me about the passing of a great friend and Turfhead. To so many, Jerry was a light of positive influence... and his untimely a..." Read more →
PETER McCORMICK: View from the Cheap Seats
- What are you gonna do?
"After writing a monthly column in our now-retired print newsletter (TurfNet Monthly, for those not around then) for 17 or 18 years, I sort of ran out of things of import to say on a regular basis. No sense contributing to more milquetoast, editorial drivel or fill-up-space pontification... there's plenty of that elsewhere. Occasionally something starts the gears whirring..." Read more →
TURFNET MEMBERS TRIP TO SCOTLAND, 2017
- Looking after the Non-Golfers...
"A big part of our international members trips is making sure the non-golfers have side activities to partake in while the rest of the group is away playing golf. Thursday was moving day where as a group we were checking out of the hotel in St. Andrews and moving into..." Read more →
Welcome New Members!
Kyle SteidelCaves Valley Golf Club, Owings Mills, Maryland
Matthew DiMaseThe Abaco Club on Winding Bay, Abaco, The Bahamas
Doug Hausman CGCSDakota Dunes Country Club, Dakota Dunes, SD
Chris HordPalm Valley Golf Club, Ponte Vedra, FL
Todd FyffeWestmoreland Country Club, Wilmette, IL
Brian O'MalleyRiver Vale Country Club, River Vale, NJ
William ShrumShooting Star, Teton Village, Wyoming
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