November 2016



Cover Story

Playing Defense

Aeration, overseeding and, yes, green speeds. A template for providing sensitive answers to tough agronomic questions.


Experiential Learning

Two former colleagues draw from their past together to complete the in-house renovation of a championship course.


Safe before sorry

Regular measures to protect workers help eliminate avoidable hurdles to ethical, legal and financial success.


Crash Course

Recovering from a weather disaster requires organization, patience an understanding of science and plenty of fortitude. Insiders to Hurricane Matthew run through the steps they took after the weather event died down.


When there’s less noise

Ohio course in prominent location relished its opportunity to participate in a demonstration program involving propanepowered mowers.


Championship-caliber efficiency

Alex Stuedemann, director of golf course maintenance operations at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., maintains proper nitrogen levels with UMAXX stabilized nitrogen with dual inhibitor technology, an enhanced efficiency fertilizer from Koch Turf & Ornamental.