Research Updates

Achieve clarity

Achieve clarity

October 19, 2015

Our research identifies what perplexes you the most about managing your course’s water features, and what strategies have proven successful. Read More

Big stuff on the bluffs

Big stuff on the bluffs

October 19, 2015

A group of golf construction veterans concocted a plan that allowed Davenport Country Club to complete a massive renovation at a dizzying pace. Read More

‘Pecking away’

‘Pecking away’

October 19, 2015

Sometimes you can improve maintenance, playability and aesthetics while keeping the cash register ringing. Read More

Resistance is not futile

Resistance is not futile

September 21, 2015

Nothing sours a superintendent faster than disease that fails to react to the fungicide regimen. Learn how to prevent resistance on your course. Read More

Slave to the grind

Slave to the grind

June 17, 2015

Cut is king with superintendents, but some uncertainty exists with how to best achieve and maintain cut quality. GCI partners with Foley United to examine blade and reel maintenance trends. Read More

Cleat chaos

Cleat chaos

March 17, 2015

Aggressive new spike designs are chewing up putting surfaces. GCI investigates this nuisance and how to counter it. Read More

Stay sharp

Stay sharp

May 13, 2014

It’s so easy to err when grinding and sharpening mower reels and blades. Here six common mistakes and some well-honed tips to avoid them. Read More

Xonerate: Year Two Update

Xonerate: Year Two Update

March 18, 2013

Via ongoing research and data gathering, Arysta LifeScience reports on the results for Xonerate, a post-emergent herbicide targeting Poa Annua, heading into its second year on the market Read More