Water, Water (Not) Everywhere

By

  If there was ever a year when golf course superintendents will be ready for an end-of-season party to blow off a lot of pent-up stress, this would be it. Although it’s likely that not everyone who attended would want to drink the same thing. Superintendents from severely parched areas like Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and […]

New Feats From Your Fleet

By

PohlCat Golf Course, Mt. Pleasant, Mich., has 80 golf carts in its fleet, according to Justin Brickner, the course's Cart Manager. Though management is generally content with the composition of the fleet, Brickner says, an upgrade will probably happen soon. "I know we're looking into it," he says. That's because management at PohlCat (named for […]


Inside Baltusrol’s “Taj Mahal of Maintenance”

By

  Some golf course superintendents sleep at their clubs because they have no choice—they often work such long days that it doesn't make sense to go home and turn right around for the very early starts their jobs require. And when they stay at the course, accommodations are hardly five-star; sleeping on a green, in […]


Golf Course Self-Inspection

By

During a “Remodeling University” session presented by the American Society of Golf Architects, these four questions were provided as guidelines that directors and managers of any course should ask themselves periodically, to determine if major course renovations are in order: • Is our golf course supporting or drawing the maximum number of rounds or memberships, […]