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  • Managing Winter Play - Why Can't We Tee Off Now? 21 Jan '18, 4pm

    Frost delay, course closed due to thawing greens, and course closed due to covered greens are all phrases that golfers eager to play during the winter dread hearing. Behind the decision to close or limit access to a golf course lies a conflict between what is good for turf and what is...

  • Three Reasons To Pay Attention To Winter Water 19 Jan '18, 6pm

    It's been a dry winter in many parts of the West Region. Although water requirements are relatively low during winter when turfgrass is dormant, a baseline of soil moisture is still needed to maintain turf health and quality playing conditions. Here are three important reasons to pay ...

  • New Year New Resolutions 19 Jan '18, 5pm

    Gyms and fitness studios are packed these days as many have resolved to turn over a new leaf and get healthier. However, the crowds will probably start to dwindle in a few weeks as resolve gradually fades. Some believe that it's a bad idea to make New Year's resolutions because they s...

  • 5 Things to Know About Frost Delays 10 Jan '18, 8pm

    While much of the U.S. deals with winter’s brunt, golfers in the Sun Belt and other mild parts of the country are still playing away. However, cool, crisp mornings bring the risk of frost delays. At some golf courses frost delays are rare, while at others they may be a regular occurre...

  • Leveling Sprinkler Heads Conserves Water And Improves Playing Conditions 10 Jan '18, 2pm

    As an irrigation system ages, distribution uniformity can decline as nozzles wear and sprinkler heads become uneven with the surrounding turf. A variety of factors can cause sprinklers to become low or tilted, including turf growth, sand topdressing, bunker splash and soil settling. I...

  • U.S. Open Put Champ in Spotlight, Where He Hopes to Stay 11 Jan '18, 8pm

    Full of confidence from a successful college campaign and free of doubt that his body would fail him, Champ joined 9,484 hopefuls in filing an entry to compete in the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. For the vast majority of golfers who dream of playing on golf’s grandest stage, the journey c...

  • Golf Journal: Matt Parziale, Hometown Hero 08 Jan '18, 9pm

    As a strategic partner, Deloitte delivers thought leadership, business knowledge and innovation concepts to help the organization better serve the game and its constituents. Together, Deloitte and the USGA created a transformative strategy that responds to the needs of today’s game, d...

  • Curtis Cup Results 1932-Present 09 Jan '18, 7pm

    Officially named “The Women’s International Cup,” the cup for the Curtis Cup Match was offically presented in 1932 by Harriot and Margaret Curtis, sisters who won the U.S. Women’s Amateur four times between them. The cup, a silver bowl of Paul Revere design, is inscribed, “To stimulat...

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