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Analyzing China's golf disaster

Analyzing China's golf disaster

March 8, 2017

To the outside world, China's golf development has ground to a halt. However, guest columnist David Dale, who has been designing and building courses in China since the mid-80s, explains this apparent stagnation might not necessarily be true. Read More

Peer support

Peer support

January 16, 2017

Friendship and networking in a tremendously competitive industry like golf are paramount to long-term career survival. Superintendent Jim Roney shares with peers, friends and young turf professionals via GCI's recent Turfheads Takeover issue his take on relationships and their catalyst to success. Read More

After the overtime rule

After the overtime rule

November 30, 2016

The golf course industry self-reflects after a federal judge blocks a controversial Department of Labor regulation from taking effect. Read More

Can’t make it to GIS?

Can’t make it to GIS?

February 4, 2016

GCI's John Kaminski advocates attending the annual industry trade show. However, if you can make it to this year's GIS, he outlines the ways to get the information you may be missing. Read More

Top 10 Tips for Trade Show Superiority

Top 10 Tips for Trade Show Superiority

February 3, 2016

GCI's globetrotting senior contributing editor Bruce R. Williams, CGCS, knows a thing or two about how to maneuver an industry tradeshow floor. He draws from his vast reservoir of knowledge and experience, and hundreds of hours logged working the aisles, to transform you into a more logical, strategic, efficient and effective tradeshow attendee. Read More

#GCITweetup16

#GCITweetup16

December 15, 2015

It’s hard to believe we’re about to hold our fifth annual TweetUp soon in San Diego. Read More

End The Holiday Party Blues

End The Holiday Party Blues

December 14, 2015

The office holiday party can turn into a missed opportunity if not a disaster. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Go in armed with a few power questions, and you can leave the party having created and strengthened key relationships. Read More

Editor's Notebook: Then and now

Editor's Notebook: Then and now

November 12, 2015

Today’s assistants are navigating a leaner industry, with the number of golf facilities decreasing from more than 16,000 in 2004 to 15,372 in 2014, according to National Golf Foundation data. Fewer facilities mean fewer head superintendent positions. Fewer available jobs means more frustration for emerging turfgrass managers who harbor ambitions similar to what Otero and Delsandro displayed when they left Penn State. Read More

For the birds

For the birds

October 19, 2015

Former superintendent Brian Beckner retains a link to turf through custom bird houses. Read More