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Robert Smith, Merion Golf Club: Practices of a Successful Equipment Manager
Aug 06 2015Robert Smith, equipment manager at Merion Golf Club, will discuss how he developed a two-year training program for technicians and how others can i...
Elizabeth Guertal, Ph.D., Auburn University: Movement of Water in Soil
Aug 18 2015A discussion about the basics of soil water movement in saturated and unsaturated situations.
- Sprayable gypsum
posted Today, 02:41 PM by Jack Tripp, CGCS"Is there any sprayable gypsum products? I know of Anderson's DG gypsum, just wondered if there was any gypsum I could apply through the sprayer. Jack Tripp La Crosse Country Club Onalaska, W..."
- Boomless Nozzles for new Toro MP 1750 Sprayer
posted Today, 05:35 AM by Paul Van Buren"We are finally coming to the end of our lease on our MP 1250 and we are looking forward to getting our hands on the new Toro MP 1750. I know there are archived posts with information regardin..."
- 95 sandpro 5000 model08881
posted Yesterday, 10:30 AM by Richie Brown"Can someone help me with the specs an valve adjustments on a sandpro 5000?Ive tryed one thing an it didnt help..004 for both or am i doing it wrong is there a sertain way to adjust them? "
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Here at the 'Rock
- How We Worked Golf In 1970
"In the spring of '70, Norm, my pro golfer/supt father, was hired to operate, renovate and resuscitate a little 9-hole CC in Covington, Tennessee. This was before we discovered the small town, pseudo-country club business plan known as Hire In Spring--Fire Immediatel..." Read more →
- TurfNet RADIO: Dr. David Huff, Penn State Poa breeder
"In this episode we are Frankly Speaking with David Huff, Professor of Turfgrass Genetics at Penn State University and the foremost authority today on the genetics, breeding potential and management of Poa annua as a g..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
Career Advancement is JOB ONE!
- Don Mahaffey: "There's more than one way of doing it..."
Don Mahaffey came up in the golf business from the ground up, or the back door, or via a "non-traditional" path... whatever one wants to call it. He is now a golf course builder... working greenkeeper... consultant... Read more →
Interning at Lahinch
- Signature Par 5 - The Klondyke
The Klondyke at Lahinch is another signature hole that will likely never be replicated. While it seems easy enough on paper, measuring 470 yards from the tips and playing with the prevailing wind, many a large number have been made on this classic... Read more →
Third Way Green
The Mindful Superintendent
The Turfgrass Zealot
- The Zealot Loses His VIrginity, Soon You Will Too "I lost my virginity on a cold December morning in the mid 90's. I had traveled on Planes, Trains and Taxis to get to the event. And I was so far out of my depth, I didn't even know how far that "far" really was. I arrived for the date about 6 ho..." Read more →
Pitch Prep in the UK
- 10 countries and 1000 cups of tea later...
I have finished up my summer in Europe with trips to London and Paris with my family. In total, I traveled to ten different countries and met hundreds of turf professionals along the way. This trip was an incredible experience. My adventure with C... Read more →
Welcome New Members
Shane WrightVero Beach Country Club, Vero Beach, FL
Brian StiehlerHighlands Country Club, Highlands, NC
Joseph HillsBlue Mash Golf Course, Laytonsville MD
Bill EmchEmch Bros, Woodville, OH
Erik SmithTPC Prestancia Heritage Golf Group, Sarasota Florida
Michael StrausTPC Prestancia/Heritage Golf Group, Sarasota, FL
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