12 Sep '17, 2pm

Well done @SethAJones

Well done @SethAJones

Less turf + better turf = better for golf By Seth Jones | September 11, 2017 0 Comments Jared Milner, superintendent at Meadowbrook CC, Northville, Mich., is happy with the new rough at the course. “If we go through a drought, the bluegrass might get set back, but the fine fescue comes in.” In an effort to make golf better for the budget and better for the golfer, courses take a close look at where the green goes. The California drought, thankfully, is over. And so is a state program that rewarded California golf courses with thousands of dollars for removing irrigated turfgrass. But that program has still inspired a wave of critical thinking on the way golf courses possibly can save water, labor, energy and money. “It’s interesting to have these (water reduction) discussions in Michigan, in Wisconsin, in the Midwest, when I’m used to having them on the West Coast,” says a...

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