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. Colo brothers: Taking Florida by storm Working in the same state makes it easier for superintendent siblings to lean on each other. Colleagues remember Paul O'Leary as a 'turf gentleman' Legendary superintendent doted over greens at Ekwanok from 1958 to 1994.
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...
- rough mower
posted Yesterday, 08:51 AM by David Snyder"was looking for a rough unit and found the tri max snake pto mower looks pretty nice anyone have any opinions on it. thanks "
- Management Books?
posted Jan 12 2018 by Dustin Riley"Good morning, With the GIS right around the corner, I expect to have some free time in the airport and on the plane. I'm looking for recommendations for a management type book that can..."
- Hourly Rate's Moving Forward
posted Jan 11 2018 by Brian Benedict"Just wanted to hear from the masses on the increasing minimum wage as it begins now and goes through 2021. I actually have no issue with the increase as $11.00 per hour in Metropolitan NY is..."
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Here at the 'Rock
- What The Great Atlanta Ice Storm of '73 Taught Me About Golf
"It was 45 years ago today that we entered the biggest and baddest of Atlanta's winter storms, The Great Ice Storm of '73. With little warning, icy rain fell for hours and then froze like clear steel on Atlanta's trees, roads and power lines. Big pines began to crash down on houses, splintering..." 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
- 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
- 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
- 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 →
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