Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Top Stories

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

‘One great man’

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

Keeping things going in Kentuckiana

GCI’s Guy Cipriano describes how fellowship and a fundraiser are helping superintendents in a region known for tough growing conditions. More

Mowing for the Memorial

Canterbury Golf Club assistant superintendent Alfie Hammond offers a glimpse of the maintenance activities at Muirfield Village Golf Club. More

Product Spotlight

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Latest News

Hunter acquires irrigation products from California company

Alex-Tronix is a developer of controller technology. More

Syngenta hires two new territory managers

Adam Garr, Chris Threadgill join team of 56 experts. More

Georgia GCSA names scholarship recipients

Eight students connected to association members receive awards. More

Profile Products acquired by Platte River Equity

Profile will operate with same management team and workforce. More

Tripp Davis begins project at Texas club

Willow Brook Country Club adding four-hole short course. More

NGCOA releases guidelines for online tee time distribution

Framework established for third-party agents and owners to work together. More

SePRO announces promotions

Dr. Tyler Koschnick, Sam Barrick, Troy Bettner receive new positions. 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

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