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Tartan Talks No. 10

Tartan Talks No. 10

April 17, 2017

Bill Amick started his own golf course architecture practice in 1959. Fifty-eight years later, he’s still devising ways to improve the game. In this episode, Amick reveals his ideas to integrate options for learners into existing courses. Read More

Worms, bees and compost

Worms, bees and compost

April 9, 2017

We visit Rivermont Golf Club in suburban Atlanta to learn more about the latest natural projects being pursued by bold superintendent Mark Hoban. 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

Tweets with great views

Tweets with great views

February 2, 2017

Gull Lake (Mich.) Country Club superintendent Jesse Shaver joins us to discuss the scenic Michigan property he maintains and how quality images can create a dynamic social media presence. Shaver is being honored in the “Best Twitter Feed” category at #GCITweetUp17 in Orlando. 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

Tartan Talks No. 6

Tartan Talks No. 6

January 9, 2017

Forrest Richardson of Forrest Richardson & Associates joins us for the sixth edition of our Tartan Talks series to discuss Mountain Shadows, a par-3 course consisting of only 13 ½ maintained acres of turf opening later this winter in Arizona. Richardson also describes philosophical changes in golf course maintenance and architecture in the arid West. 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. 4

Tartan Talks No. 4

October 28, 2016

Damian Pascuzzo of Pascuzzo/Pate Golf Design joins us to discuss the evolution of the West Coast water situation and where he thinks the relationship between golf and water is headed. 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

Aiding their recovery

Aiding their recovery

July 7, 2016

TPC Louisiana director of golf course operations Brandon Reese (@brandonleereese) describes the industrywide effort to help members of The Greenbrier agronomic team affected by severe flooding. Read More

Super work for veterans

Super work for veterans

May 12, 2016

Mike Blackwood explains how he helped create an outing benefiting veterans at Black Hawk (Pa.) Golf Course and offers suggestions for superintendents who want to organize similar events at their respective courses. Read More

Lucky shots

Lucky shots

April 30, 2012

Some people have all the luck. For all the physics involved in the game, sometimes a golf ball just has a mind of its own. Check out the top 10 lucky pro shots counted down here! Read More