Tuesday, July 07, 2015

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July is GCI's annual Water Issue. Here's a little something to "whet" your appetite until the magazine arrives in your mailbox. When drought conditions and water restrictions persist, turf managers start to worry about whether legislators will begin tightening spigots. GCI takes a look at what your rights are to water. More

GUEST COLUMN: Better water systems

In the coming years, many factors will influence golf course irrigation design, construction and operation. Irrigation consultant Michael J. Krones, Ph. D, outlines what the industry can expect to see over the next decade and beyond. More

‘One great man’

GCI columnist Jeff Brauer reflects on the impact golf course architect Jay Morrish had on the industry. More

Eight thoughts about the U.S. Open

New venue, fescue, Poa, whiny tour players and the Foxification of major championship golf. GCI publisher Pat Jones offers his views on the memorable week at Chambers Bay. More

Time well spent

Chambers Bay will receive the national attention, but GCI assistant editor Guy Cipriano’s encounter with a regional golf ambassador and visits to neighboring courses demonstrates why the U.S. Open site is a Pacific Northwest anomaly. More

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Latest News

Troon to manage Hawaii course

King Kamehameha Golf Club designed by Ted Robinson Sr. More

John Deere extends PGA TOUR relationship

New deal makes Deere a title sponsor of professional golf through 2023. More

Wesco Turf receives Toro’s Top Distributor of Excellence Award

The fourth time in 28 years Wesco Turf has earned the accolade. More

U-M Golf Course receives award

Earns Michigan DEQ “Clean Corporate Citizen” accolade with help from e-par USA. More

Integrity Golf grows to 33 facilities

Latest addition is North Carolina’s Tot Hill Farm Golf Club. More

Turfasset.com is open for business

Site is the first web-based storefront for superintendents, lawn care operators and other professional turf managers. More

Bernhard Grinders announces affiliation with Ohio-based distributor

Shearer Equipment to spur sales in three-state territory. More

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Keep cool

Heat illness is a huge risk for superintendents and their crews during the summer, but most of the danger can be prevented with an easy plan. Mandy Edens, Director of the Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management for OSHA, talks about how. Check out the heat effect monitor app HERE. More