Saunders leads revival at Pittsburgh classic Superintendent, members agree, Longue Vue is back in the mix in Pittsburgh golf. Erratic weather means transition zone challenges Warm conditions in winter and cold temperatures lingering into spring have created challenges for those growing ultradwarf Bermuda greens. Tech of the Year nomination deadline extended Like the IRS, TurfNet has granted a temporary extension. Go back to school ... with TurfNet University Live and archived webinars are available to TurfNet members and non-members alike.
Jason Ferrell, Ph.D., University of Florida: Glyphosate: Friend or foe
Apr 26 2018Glyphosate is the most commonly used herbicide in the world, with more than 250 million pounds of active ingredient applied annually. It has long been seen as an ideal herbicide with a clean toxicology and environmental profile. In recent years, this molecule has become the center of a great deal...
- tips for quick green up on a driving range tee
posted Today, 08:34 AM by Bill Brooks"Last year just before snowfall we renovated our driving range tee. 4lb/80-20blue-rye mix per/1k, starter fertilizer, light app of topdressing, and finished with a white seed guard fabric...."
- Well pipe
posted Today, 07:04 AM by Stephen Curry"Has anyone used Kwik-set plastic sched 120 pipe for a well pump? Thanks, Steve "
- Standard Golf Force Flex Stakes
posted Apr 20 2018 by Terry Davio"Has anyone ever installed Standard Golf's Force Flex Stakes? My club has been using the Flex Stakes from R&R Products for the past few years to mark our 150's, and we've decided to upgrade to w..."
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Here at the 'Rock
- Rockbottum Analytica... and a recon to that new pinball golf place
"In this episode of Rockbottum Radio, live from somewhere in the TurfNet Zone, the Gang makes a field trip to one of those newfangled bowling alley honky-tonk disco pinball golf places, while attempting to answer the question of how much PGR is required to shrink a green chairman's ego. After a..." Read more →
- Steve Mona of the World Golf Foundation on the State of the Game
"In this episode of Frankly Speaking, I chat with Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation and previously CEO of the GCSAA. Topics include the rebound of the Tiger Effect and it's influence on the "green grass channel"; getting new golfers to the point of playing well enoug..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
- May the Force be with you… or not
"How many times have you struggled with a problem only to find that the tighter your grip, the more elusive the answer became? You doubled down, squared your shoulders and refocused, only to find that in your fervor, the problem had resolved itself without your intervention. Lost in the haze of yo..." Read more →
THE RENOVATION REPORT
- Matt Powell: Renovation of the Seth Raynor layout at Dedham C&PC
In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, sponsored by Golf Preservations, (new) host Anthony Pioppi chats with Matt Powell about the soon to be opened Brian Silva renovation of the Seth Raynor layout at Dedham Country and Polo C... Read more →
THE LADDER TurfNetRADIO podcast series
- Jordan Kitchen: Professional Development Yields Personal Introspection
"In this episode of The Ladder, host John Reitman chats with Jordan Kitchen, assistant superintendent at Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ancaster, Ontario. Jordan relates his experiences with launching a new company and product while obtaining an MBA and working ful..." Read more →
DAVE WILBER: The Turfgrass Zealot
- The Turfgrass Zealot Project, Episode 32 with Armen Suny "Armen Suny and host Dave Wilber turn their thinking amps up to 11 and have a session. And you are invited! From sand-based greens to robotic mowers. From chaining old rollers near golf shops to perfect biology. And..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
- Employment Contracts Part 2: Selling The Idea of a Contract
"Guest post by Greg Wojick In the first part of this series posted last month, we covered the obstacles that contracts can encounter. So just how do you go about selling the idea of an employment contract to your green committee and board? As the other industry expert..." Read more →
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- Matt Shaffer: Gone fishin'
"In this episode of Living Legends, presented by the Nufarm Insider, host John Reitman has a wide-ranging chat with Matt Shaffer, recently retired from Merion Golf Club, host of the 2013 U.S. Open. Matt's retrospective includes his Penn State education and mentors there... th..." Read more →
PETER McCORMICK: View from the Cheap Seats
- What's your story? Uhhh...
"A few years back my wife and I attended the annual dinner meeting of the Passamaquoddy Yacht Club, of which we were new members. Sounds kind of snooty, doesn't it? Ahhh, names often belie the true nature of things. The Passamaquoddy Yacht Club is half sailing organiz..." Read more →
Third Way Green
- It’s My Baby
"There is an episode of Seinfeld where Jerry takes his car to his mechanic for a knocking noise. After the mechanic determines the problem with the car, he tells Jerry the adjustments the car needs in order to operate at its maximum level. Jerry thinks these repairs are overkill and tells the mech..." Read more →
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