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  • Why Do Golf Courses Aerate So Much? 02 May '16, 12am

    The word aeration stimulates negative emotions for many golfers. It may come as a surprise, but golf course superintendents also dislike aeration. After all, the last person who wants to disrupt the smoothness of the putting greens they work so hard to maintain is the superintendent. ...

  • A Spring With Four Seasons 30 Apr '16, 7pm

    The wacky weather during March may have actually been good for golf courses. In early March, all signs pointed to an early, abnormally warm spring. After consecutive bitterly cold springs, an early start to the golf season was a welcomed prospect for many golf facilities. Spring also ...

  • GB&I Curtis Cup Team Named 28 Apr '16, 7pm

    Law, a junior at UCLA, won the English Women’s Amateur the past two years and was a runner-up in the 2016 South American Women’s Amateur. She has represented England in a variety of competitions since the age of 14, including the Junior Solheim Cup and Junior Ryder Cup matches. She ow...

  • Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detect Turfgrass Drought 11 Apr '16, 9pm

    New technology may offer the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for turfgrass management. Small UAS use remote sensing to measure turfgrass properties and diagnose plant stresses. Small UAS can cover an 18-hole golf course faster than handheld or ground-vehicle platforms. Ka...

  • Eight USGA Championships to be Televised Live in 2016 13 Apr '16, 6pm

    Fans across the globe will have unprecedented access to USGA championship action in 2016, as Fox Sports will air more than 120 hours of live coverage across eight 2016 USGA championships, including more than 40 hours on Fox, FS1 and Fox Deportes and continuous live streaming on Fox Sp...

  • Your Spring Handicap Checklist 16 Apr '16, 2pm

    March and April generally mark the beginning of the active season for players who live in seasonal golf areas of the United States. Here are a few things to know before hitting the course this season: Check the active/inactive season calendar to confirm your authorized golf associatio...

  • Forward Tees, Please 13 Apr '16, 8pm

    Forward tees are becoming increasingly popular, providing golfers with quick, fun rounds and potentially lower scores. Here are some important facts every golfer should know about forward tees: Forward tees can provide a challenge commensurate to your abilities. Forward tees are not i...

  • April Showers 09 Apr '16, 3pm

    Intense rainfall usually chases the maintenance staff back to the turf care facility because waterlogged soils are highly susceptible to compaction and rutting. Duties shift from mowing to employee training or cleaning the shop. However, heavy rain that is not accompanied by lightning...

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