Superintendent Radio Network

Tartan Talks No. 12

Tartan Talks No. 12

June 15, 2017

What are the three “Rs” of modern golf course architecture? We visited the Hills & Forrest International headquarters to discover Steve Forrest and Shawn Smith’s answer. Read More

Reducing Summer Stress

Reducing Summer Stress

June 14, 2017

Heat isn’t the only culprit of turf distress. Bayer’s Rob Golembiewski talks about keeping your turf healthy and looking its best this season. Read More

Roll, roll acres of turf

Roll, roll acres of turf

June 1, 2017

Naperville (Ill.) Country Club Steven Biehl reveals what he has learned three years into a fairway and tee rolling program. Read More

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

Figuring Out Fairways

Figuring Out Fairways

April 21, 2017

Rob Golembiewski, a member of the Bayer Green Solutions Team, talks about a new fungicide for controlling diseases on fairways. Read More

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

A spring Poa-cast

A spring Poa-cast

March 20, 2017

Poa annua and other weedy matters are the subject of this early spring conversation with the University of Tennessee’s Dr. Jim Brosnan. The podcast also reveals details surrounding #PoaDay, an event that could foreshadow the future of university turfgrass field days. 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

Moving and shaking

Moving and shaking

March 10, 2017

Superintendent shifting at high-profile clubs, association statements, rule changes and trees in Mexico. GCI publisher Pat Jones and associate editor Guy Cipriano banter about a busy stretch in the industry. Read More

What’s it worth?

What’s it worth?

March 8, 2017

Golf Property Analysts President Larry Hirsh join us to provide insight on the relationship between a superintendent’s work and golf course property values. Hirsh also discusses his book “Golf Property Analysis and Valuation – A Modern Approach.” 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