To understand why Sewickley Heights Golf Club wants the threeletter turfgrass variety to dominate its greens, one must understand its agronomic neighborhood.
A pair of Golden State courses separated by 350 miles demonstrate water-saving possibilities when agronomists, architects and builders work together.
Not all renovation plans yield instant gratification. Just ask superintendent Ben Rink and the team at Champaign Country Club.
A suburban Chicago park district course with a Cold War past creates a fresh experience for a variety of customers.
A renovation helped a New Jersey municipal course achieve a major feat. Now comes the next challenge — handling 70,000 rounds per year.
Before blowing out their irrigation systems and shutting down their courses, superintendents in the North should follow these guidelines.
For year-round courses, fall means ramping up for the winter season. By targeting pests and pathogens and maintaining best management practices, superintendents far South can accommodate increases in play and those in the Transition Zone can remain flexible to constantly changing conditions.
Following these tips, superintendents can hone in on the part of the plant they can’t see.