NOMINATE A GREAT SUPERINTENDENT AS SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR!
Legally blind golf pro intent on one day teaching turf A golf pro since 1992, Monty Elam is working toward a master's degree in turfgrass management from Penn State. Industry reps get together to give DelVal students some real-world experience Students get help installing new irrigation system underneath the university's research putting green. News and people briefs EPA OK's PBI's Tekken fungicide, Builders honor Melrose with Rossi award, EPA OK's PBI-Gordon's Tekken fungicide. NC State event will address emerging trends in turf management The free event will be held Dec. 14 at the Hunt Library and also will be streamed live online.
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...
- Golf Simulator?
posted Nov 17 2017 by Dustin Riley"Good afternoon, There is a discussion brewing about possibly purchasing and operating a golf simulator during the winter months. The simulator would be erected within our Clubhouse din..."
posted Nov 16 2017 by Kevin Ross, CGCS"In yesterdays webinar there was a question about molasses. I took this photo at a presentation years ago and use it in a talk I give called "The Fundamentals of Turf". Yesterdays question made me t..."
- The Job Interview - CNBC
posted Nov 16 2017 by Kevin Ross, CGCS"Anybody watching this? Little on the stupid side, but occasionally some great takeaways. Interesting questions asked once in a while. They also put candidates in interesting situations. Last night..."
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TURFNET MEMBERS TRIP TO SCOTLAND, 2017
- Tuesday: Carnoustie and the BIGGA Central Scotland meeting
"On Tuesday eight members of our group stayed in St. Andrews as they had been drawn from the ballot to play the Old Course. The remaining ten of us rode about 45 minutes to Carnoustie Golf Links, which will host The Open Championship in July 2018. We were anxious to h..." Read more →
Here at the 'Rock
- The Leading Killer of Golf
"In this week's Skeletal Golf Theory, we focus our cameras on The Leading Killer of Golf. SGT is part of Rockbottum Country Club, Deep in The TurfNet Zone, where you'll find straight up, non-cupcake golf course operations analysis, on golf's longest running webisode. " Read more →
THE PIN SHEET
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 →
- Mike Huck: The California drought is over... what's next?
"In this episode of Frankly Speaking, I chat with Mike Huck of Irrigation and Turf Services in Orange County, CA, one of the foremost experts in water availability, usage, regulation and what it all means for the golf course industry. We talk about the end of the California..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
"The passing of seminal artists always has an effect on those fans who remain behind. With their deaths, we are confronted with a review of the full reach of their creativity and contribution to society as a whole. The magnitude of their contributions can easily be taken for granted while the arti..." 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
- Making your resume do more...
"We have covered various resume topics throughout my time here at TurfNet. This time around I'd like to look at a somewhat different angle. Usually I recommend that you have a professionally built website and portfolio to complement your resume. But for this blog, let..." Read more →
TurfNet on Tour:
Kevin Ross at the Solheim Cup
- Takeaways from a milestone event...
"Back in June, I was headed home from a trip to Minneapolis to visit my son, who had been interning at Toro. My route took me through Des Moines, Iowa, so I decided to visit Rick Tegtmeier. This was my first visit to Des Moines Golf & Country Club, and Rick was anxious to show me around. So, out..." Read more →
Welcome New Members!
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Brian HeydingerFindlay Country Club, Findlay, OH
Ben AlbrechtBirkdale Golf CLub, Huntersville, NC
Will ClarkEagle Creek Golf Club, Joplin, Mo
Daniel PaysonAk-Chin Southern Dunes/ Troon, Maricopa, AZ
Eric ShomakerMountaintop Golf and Lake Club, Cashiers, NC
Jason TharpLa Gorce Country Club, Miami Beach, Florida
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