Diverse experiences define Super of the Year finalists Experiences range from good news stories to hurricane and flood recovery. Bayer calls on a familiar face to fill role of global market manager Jose Milan has been a fixture in the agri-chemical industry for three decades. Nicholas the Great buys a golf course The new ownership group at Waterfall CC in NE Georgia also includes L.A. Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt. Reigning superintendent of the year going out with a bang Reigning Superintendent of the Year Dick Gray closes the book on another renovation project.
Brandon Horvath, Ph.D., University of Tennessee: What are you guys thinking?
Jan 23 2018Have you ever wondered what makes university turfgrass professors tick? If so, you’re not alone.In this TurfNet University Webinar, Brandon Horvath, Ph.D., turfgrass pathologist at the University of Tennessee, will take attendees on a step-by-step approach to research- and science-based problem s...
- Smart Guided Systems
posted Today, 02:50 PM by Fred Gehrisch"Has anyone heard of this company or are using their GPS system on your sprayers? Just got an email from them offering a GPS spray system for an attractive price. Not sure it will work i..."
posted Today, 02:34 PM by Roger Brink"Is anyone using MSDS online to manage their SDS's? Is it worth the cost? What other methods are people using besides the old paper trail. There has to be an easier way. Thanks "
- identifying proper hydraulic hose sizes
posted Today, 01:40 PM by Jeff Moore"so ive been trying to convince the boss to buy our own hydraulic setup for the shop to make hoses.....i deal with lawson and they have decent setup and starter pkg of std sizers 1/4..."
Latest from the blogs...
Here at the 'Rock
- Rockbottum Radio: Real News from Rockbottum
"In this Rockbottum Radio audiocast, the gang in the Rockbottum pro shop discuss Bad Member Discipline (especially Norbert Tuchus)... UFOs beaming up night watermen... Global Cooling... Global Warming... Golf Business Projections and... Storytime. Plus, Ludell gives us his online dating secrets..." Read more →
- PopUp with Jon Kiger: Scotland Trip Review, Upcoming BTME and Ireland Trips
"In this Frankly Speaking PopUp Podcast, I chat with TurfNet's Jon Kiger about the recent TurfNet Members' Trip to Scotland, the upcoming trip to BTME/Harrogate in England (where space is still available), and the TurfNet Members' Trip back to Ireland next October. Presented..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
- The View...
"We are well into the New Year and hopefully most of the resolution hoopla has passed us over until next year. It seems that the resolution craze has simply become yet another fabricated holiday that marketers and advertisers use to sell us things that we just don't need. They know that if every n..." 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
- Putting 2017 in the Rear View...
"Another year has come and almost gone, and like many of you I am taking stock of the past 12 months. Groundskeeping closely follows the clock and calendar, and our jobs are greatly influenced by both of these factors. December (or more broadly, winter) is a viewed by..." 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 →
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 →
THE PIN SHEET
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
- Looking forward to GIS... or not
"The Golf Industry Show is a few weeks away and I thought it time to assess the event in advance, at least in my mind's eye from my perch in the cheap seats. For what that's worth. Nobody I've spoken with is anything more than underwhelmed with San Antonio as host city. Bad memories of travel experiences three years ago -- both to and from the iced-over state of Texas -- stil..." Read more →
Welcome New Members!
Paul WagnerBoulder Ridge Country Club, Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Joe HollisDruid Hills Golf Club, Atlanta, GA
Brian MoffettThe Haven Country Club, Boylston, MA
Ann E SchraderPGA Golf Club, Port St. Lucie, FL
Ted MaddocksEkwanok Country Club, Manchester, Vermont
Nick KellyFairmount Country Club, Chatham NJ
Brian WeismantelFairmount Country Club, Chatham NJ
THANK YOU TO OUR PROGRAM SPONSORS:
— PROGRAM SPONSORS —
— PROGRAM SPONSORS —
— PROGRAM SPONSORS —
- "There are two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings."
— Hodding Carter