Construction

Tartan Talks No. 11

Tartan Talks No. 11

May 19, 2017

From designing Pow Wow grounds to golf courses, Paul Albanese describes his experiences working with Native Americans. Read More

Major building

Major building

May 10, 2017

Landscapes Unlimited CEO and founder Bill Kubly tells the golf construction story of 2017 U.S. Open site Erin Hills. Read More

The charm of dirt and dust

The charm of dirt and dust

May 7, 2017

Chatham Hills director of agronomy David Hardesty discusses the construction and opening of a new course in the Indianapolis suburbs. Read More

Tartan Talks No. 9

Tartan Talks No. 9

March 16, 2017

We welcomed our first guest to the GCI studio. Between work stops in Northeast Ohio, Richard Mandell visited us to record a Tartan Talks episode. Tee shot distance equity, bentgrass to Bermudagrass conversions and Mandell’s expanding business are among the topics in this fast-paced episode. Read More

Tartan Talks No. 8

Tartan Talks No. 8

February 27, 2017

Bill Bergin of Bergin Golf Designs joins us for the eighth edition of our Tartan Talks series to discuss the Longleaf Tee Initiative involving the American Society of Golf Course Architects Foundation and U.S. Kids Golf. Bergin also describes how architects place tees and the link between proper tee selection and golfer enjoyment. Read More

Tartan Talks No. 7

Tartan Talks No. 7

January 27, 2017

Ian Andrew of Ian Andrew Golf Design joins us for the seventh edition of our Tartan Talk series to discuss one of the most debated topics in golf course design and maintenance – bunkers. Read More

Building Bluejack

Building Bluejack

December 20, 2016

Bluejack National director of agronomy Eric Bauer might be the only person to grow-in four golf courses and have a Twitter handle on his golf bag. Bauer joined us to discuss his successful career, opening the first Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the United States, maintaining zoysiagrass and the power of social media. Read More

Tartan Talks No. 5

Tartan Talks No. 5

December 5, 2016

Nathan Crace of Watermark Golf joins us for the fifth edition of our Tartan Talks series to discuss the short course he built as a 10-year-old, his first encounter with Bob Cupp, practice facility design and even fiction writing. Read More

Tartan Talks No. 3

Tartan Talks No. 3

September 15, 2016

Our Tartan Talks series continues with Jim Cervone of Cervone Golf Design discussing factors to consider when renovating greens. Read More

The Shark Speaks

The Shark Speaks

September 1, 2016

Greg Norman discusses golf course design and construction trends and his relationship with the GCBAA and the Sticks for Kids program. Read More

Tartan Talks No. 2

Tartan Talks No. 2

August 16, 2016

Live from Jersey City overlooking the Manhattan skyline, American Society of Golf Course Architects President Greg Martin of Martin Design joins Tartan Talks to discuss what it’s like leading an industry association and how golf course superintendents can promote match play atmospheres at their respectively facilities. Read More

The Great Irrigation Debate

The Great Irrigation Debate

October 28, 2015

GCI's Brian Vinchesi attempts to provide clarity on both sides of the great irrigation debate -- to add heads or to remove them. Brian outlines the impact on water usage, agronomics and turf quality. In addition, he fields questions from webinar attendees. Whether or not you're weighing this decision at your facility, this is a webinar not to miss. Read More

Springfield Country Club Renovation

Springfield Country Club Renovation

May 29, 2012

Chad Dorrell, superintendent at Springfield Country Club, Ohio, reviews the recent renovations to three of their greens and more than 40 bunkers. Springfield will host a US Open Sectional Qualifier for the fourth time in five years on June 4th, 2012. Read More