Editor's Notebook

Editor's notebook: Triangle of thoughts

Editor's notebook: Triangle of thoughts

October 31, 2016

Consistent playing experiences, talented assistant superintendents, enthusiastic research. GCI’s Guy Cipriano empties his notebook from three days spent with savvy people. Read More

Images from Oakmont CC

Images from Oakmont CC

June 16, 2016

Check out these behind-the-scenes shots as the maintenance crew and volunteers put the finishing prep on the course that will host the 2016 US Open. Read More

Travels With Jonesy: Crystal Downs CC

Travels With Jonesy: Crystal Downs CC

June 13, 2016

The best thing about his job is not getting to play at a place as special as Crystal Downs, says GCI's Pat Jones. Rather, the best thing is getting to spend time with a man like Mike Morris. 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

Editor's Notebook: O-H… Turfgrass!

Editor's Notebook: O-H… Turfgrass!

September 21, 2015

On a perfect mid-August day, we visited Columbus, Ohio, for the Turfgrass Research Field Day presented by The Ohio State University and Ohio Turfgrass Foundation. We weren’t alone. The event attracted more than 250 industry professionals to the OTF Research and Education Facility and university research plots. Read More

Notebook: Green and yellow extension

Notebook: Green and yellow extension

August 20, 2015

John Deere used the visibility associated with sponsoring a major sporting event to make a bold announcement: The company had reached a long-term contract extension with the PGA Tour. Read More