Laurent has worn many hats through the years An accomplished golfer, Terry Laurent has filled in to help complete a USGA major championship, was a superintendent at some of the country's top clubs and today is an owne... Propane-powered equipment needs a spark to catch on in golf Low fuel costs and fierce brand loyalty on the part of superintendents means propane has been slow to catch on in golf. Williams puts stamp on Nelson's legacy with Four Seasons' swan song e... This week marks the 35th and final time the PGA Tour's AT&T Byron Nelson will be played at the Four Seasons in Irving, Texas. Golf course becomes living laboratory during school field trip A recent field trip to a Maryland golf course shows children how superintendents us science, technology, engineer and math every day to do their jobs.
Lee Butler, North Carolina State University: The Art & Science of Turfgrass Disease Diagnostics
May 30 2017In this TurfNet University Webinar, Lee Butler of North Carolina State University will discuss the differences between abiotic and biotic stress problems in turfgrass systems. Attendees will learn key symptoms to look for when trying to identify disease issues as well as how to best submit digita...
- Toro Flex 2100 "Tracking"
posted May 17 2017 by Paul Van Buren"I mowed greens with one of our Flex 2100s this morning and was amazed at how much it wanted to go left. Like a car out of alignment. The mower looked torqued at about a 5 degree angle just to keep..."
- Rear Roller Scraper
posted May 17 2017 by Greg O'Heron"Any ideas on how to attach a rear roller scraper on Toro Triplex Mowers? "
- TurfNet Members Trip to St. Andrews Scotland! Sign up today!
posted May 17 2017 by Jon Kiger"Have you always wanted to play the Old Course at St. Andrews? The TurfNet Members Trip to Scotland may be your best chance to play this historic course. After four successful trips to Irela..."
Aliso Viejo Country Club , Aliso Viejo, CA
The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, FL
Hanah Mountain Resort & C.C., Margaretville, NY
JSM Services, Inc., Lutz, FL
The Polo Club of Boca Raton, Boca Raton, FL
Latest from the blogs...
Here at the 'Rock
- Dr. Bruce Clarke: Creation and evolution of BMPs for managing turf diseases
"In this episode of Frankly Speaking, I had a great, far-ranging chat with plant pathologist extraordinaire Dr. Bruce Clarke of Rutgers University. We kicked off with the history, creation and evolution of BMPs for managing patch diseases and anthracnose in turf and segued in..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
The Turfgrass Zealot
- The Turfgrass Zealot Project, Ep. #29 with Kevin Hicks "Innovation. It's one of the great and wonderful words in our business. I get to chat with Kevin Hicks, superintendent at Coeur d'Alene Golf Club about thinking ahead. How's your strategy for looking at new ways to do the same old, same old? Or d..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
- Five Must-Do Tech Tips for Today's Superintendent
"From time to time, we delve into the greater world of technology in this blog. There is an enormous amount of tech and platforms available out there; I certainly don't pretend to have an understanding of even a small percentage of what's available today. But I do kno..." Read more →
THE PIN SHEET
MARTY RICHARDSON: Interning in Ireland
Third Way Green
- Sustainable Landscaping Withstands Scrutiny...
"Sustainable landscaping isnt about mowers that burn liquid propane, efficient irrigation systems, compost teas, or even native plants. While all of these efforts, and others like them, are steps along a continuum moving towards sustainability, they will all ultimatel..." Read more →
THE RENOVATION REPORT
- Rick Tegtmeier: 4-year, 36-hole renovation at Des Moines Golf & Country Club
In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, host Peter McCormick chats with Rick Tegtmeier, CGCS MG, about the recently completed four-year, 36-hole renovation project at Des Moines Golf & Country Club where he has been director of grounds since 2007. A humorous anecdote... Read more →
THE LADDER TurfNetRADIO podcast series
- Tom Zoller of Tehāma Golf Club: Fortunate career breaks
"In this episode of The Ladder, host John Reitman chats with Tom Zoller, longtime superintendent and now Managing Director at Tehāma Golf Club (owned by Clint Eastwood) in Carmel, CA. Zoller relates his experiences growing up and through the ranks of the greenkeeping..." Read more →
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- Dick Rudolph: A lifetime of lessons
"Leaders spend their lives inspiring others to strive for greatness, often against overwhelming odds. As a superintendent for 40 years at multiple golf courses across California, Dick Rudolph, 71, knows the importance of encouraging and motivating others. It was a skill he lea..." Read more →
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