Amy Wallis, Ph.D., Wake Forest University: Generational Differences in the Workplace
Feb 17 2016A discussion on the unique characteristics of Generation X and the Millennials, who collectively comprise an estimated 68 percent of the U.S. workf...
Pam Charbonneau, DCS & Associates: Winter 2016: What We Can Control and What We Cannot
Mar 08 2016This webinar by Pam Charbonneau of DCS & Associates Turfgrass Consultants will provide an overview of the types of winter injury common in cool...
- relief grind on 14 blade reels
posted Today, 10:21 AM by Thomas DeKoning"We recently updated to Toro Flex 2100 walkers with 14 blade reels and are having difficulties doing the relief on our Neary 550 SR grinder. It is difficult to find the clearence and not have..."
- TDR 100 Handle
posted Yesterday, 07:35 PM by Jack Tripp, CGCS"Can someone post a picture of a handle they have made for a TDR 100 moisture meter so you don't have to bend over to take readings? I know I have seen some good ideas before, but can seem to..."
- Tru-Turf Vibe Triplex Roller
posted Yesterday, 07:04 PM by Mike Armstrong"I know this topic has come up in past threads, but I wanted to re-ask the question: What are your guys feelings on triplex rollers vs traditional side to side rolling. He's why I bring it up. We..."
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Here at the 'Rock
- The Real Reason Rockbottum CC Skipped GIS!
"Yesterday, as the Rockbottum crew enjoyed snow, high winds and cold, a famous Golf Course Superintendent called us from San Diego and taunted us with tales of warm sun, ocean breezes and 83 degrees. To be polite, we pretended to be envious. But the real truth is the..." Read more →
- Frankly Speaking with Adam Charles, supt at The Preserve at Verdae Green
"Join me as I am joined by Adam Charles, golf course superintendent of The Preserve at Verdae Green in Greenville, South Carolina. Adam has taken a unique approach to managing labor with a progressive approach to manag..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
Career Advancement is JOB ONE!
- The Challenging Task Of Hiring A Chapter Executive Director
"It is recommended that last week's blog message entitled, The Indispensable Role Of The Chapter Executive Director be reviewed before reading the blog message below. Appropriate job descriptions fo..." Read more →
- Renovation Report: Jim Urbina of Urbina Golf Design
Golf course architect Jim Urbina is one of those people that has been making it happen for 25 years in the industry. Jim's no nonsense style and dedicated study of the classics of golf course architecture make him one... Read more →
The Turfgrass Zealot
- The Turfgrass Zealot Project, Ep. #16 with Guest Paul MacCormack "Join me in Episode 16 of TZP as I gives some tips on GIS Survival and then chat with Paul MacCormack, The Mindful Superintendent, from Fox Meadow Golf & Country Club on Prince Edward Island in the Canadian Maritimes. Paul's unique perspective on..." Read more →
Third Way Green
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"When I was a new Grounds Supervisor working at Alexandria Hospital in Virginia, I would take a monthly walk through campus and generate quite a lengthy punch list of ALL the work I needed to do. Truth be told, most of that work never got..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
- Demons of Greenkeeping #3: Evil Twins
"Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind. To be happy, rest like a giant tree in the midst of them all. -- Buddha As superintendents we are subject to a great deal of scrutiny on a daily basis. The seesaw of p..." Read more →
TurfNet Members' Trip: IRELAND 2015
- Saturday: Ballymac Golf, then onto Dublin for a Guinness tour
"The last day of the TurfNet Members' Trip 2015 (for those not extending) kicked off with a 9-hole scramble match at the Ballymascanlon Hotel and Golf Course, the only parkland course on the trip this year. John Gall and John Gosselin are all smiles as the trip winds down on Saturday. Before the round, trip organizer and Mr. Irish, Jon Kiger, snuck away to 100-year old Lawless Barbers in Dundal..." Read more →
Welcome New Members
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Michael SokolowskyHampton Golf Village, Cumming, GA
Mark StencelDismal River Golf Club, Mullen, NE
Patrick ReillyMaderas Golf Club, Poway, CA, USA
Doug SpoffordKwiniaska Golf Club, Shelburne VT
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