Videos

Leaving and returning

Leaving and returning

February 3, 2016

Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club superintendent Kevin Sunderman left the golf industry to become a stock broker. He explains why and how he returned to working on Florida golf courses and what lessons from the financial world help in his current job. Read More

Getting a foot on it

Getting a foot on it

January 27, 2016

We spoke with American FootGolf League founder Roberto Balestrini on the PGA Merchandise Show floor about how the sport fits into today’s golf market. Read More

Engage in the business

Engage in the business

January 22, 2016

Legacy Golf Management President Craig Current offers ways superintendents can occupy bigger financial roles at their respective facilities. Read More

Ryder Cup rumblings

Ryder Cup rumblings

January 14, 2016

How do you prepare for the most watched golf event in the world? Hazeltine National Golf Club superintendent Chris Tritabaugh describes how his crew is approaching the 2016 Ryder Cup. Read More

Not so scary snakes

Not so scary snakes

January 7, 2016

In a follow-up podcast to our December cover story, we discuss snake management on golf courses with Dr. Kimberly Andrews of the University of Georgia and Jekyll Island Authority. We also ask Andrews about another area of her expertise found on many courses: alligators. Read More

The meaning of a strong chapter

The meaning of a strong chapter

November 17, 2015

Highlands Country Club superintendent Brian Stiehler and Callawassie Island club director of agronomy Billy Bagwell discuss the Carolinas GCSA Conference and Show and how the region’s superintendents leaned on each other to handle a tricky year. Read More

Science-based partnership

Science-based partnership

November 10, 2015

Professor and extension turfgrass specialist Brian Horgan reveals details about how the recently announced five-year research partnership between the University of Minnesota and USGA will benefit golf course superintendents and other industry stakeholders. Read More

Carolinas Show 2015

Carolinas Show 2015

November 10, 2015

Carolinas GCSA executive director Tim Kreger previews the association’s annual conference and show in Myrtle Beach and describes the role the association played in helping its members endure a challenging weather year. 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... Read More

Coping with drought

Coping with drought

October 27, 2015

Vancouver’s dry spring and summer forced Jason Hooper to manage Quilchena Golf & Country Club under severe water restrictions. Hooper explains how he emerged from the ordeal as a stronger superintendent. Read More

Sniffing turf for the ABW

Sniffing turf for the ABW

October 6, 2015

Man’s best friend might be the one of the best scouting techniques for the Annual Bluegrass Weevil. Necamolin Country Club superintendent JD Saunders describes how a trained dog is providing assistance in protecting his Western Pennsylvania course’s turf. Read More

Head start

Head start

October 6, 2015

Dave Ravel, head of sales for Syngenta turf, landscape and pest management North America, explains the nuances of Early Order Programs. Read More

Robo greens

Robo greens

September 29, 2015

GCI assistant editor Guy Cipriano visits Valley Brook Country Club in suburban Pittsburgh to learn how superintendent John Shaw is using robots to maintain a key part of the 27-hole facility. Read More

Irrigation Overhaul

Irrigation Overhaul

September 24, 2015

A round-table forum of industry experts discuss how to sell an irrigation renovation or a system overhaul to your membership, board or ownership. According to recent GCI research, more than half of the courses surveyed have some sort of irrigation upgrade plan in their books for the next year. This forum answers all of your questions and provides... Read More

Be prepared

Be prepared

August 24, 2015

When severe weather hits, it's important to have the right tools available to clean up. Kris Kiser, CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, covers their new preparation checklist for power equipment to be ready before rain even starts falling. Read More