With more educational opportunities at their disposal and a dedication to their craft, equipment managers are proving to be indispensable parts of golf course maintenance operations.
Members of every social and athletic group within Naples Lakes Country Club in Naples, Fla. planned activities and offered up raffle items to support the months-long fundraiser for Team Rubicon.
The course maintenance team at Woodhill CC in Wayzata, Minn. has enhanced its credentials for environmental stewardship by participating in a research project that helps golf courses measure sustainability.
James Hudock, a culinary veteran who has been Executive Chef of the Gibson Island (Md.) Club, for the past two years, knows all too well that chefs’ lives aren’t easy. They work long hours in a stressful, high-pressure, chaotic atmosphere, and the position can take a toll on their personal lives as well. But Hudock…
As home to a high-quality, extremely productive wild trout stream, Lost Creek Golf Club in Fayette Township, Pa., has provided prime real estate for the development of a plan to protect the waterway. Turfgrass scientists at Penn State University developed such a plan for Lost Creek in late 2018. The project, believed to be the…
At first glance, it might seem there is little connection between overseeing a golf course maintenance operation and running a cattle ranch. However, Dan Tolson, Golf Course Superintendent at The Club at 3 Creek in Jackson, Wyo., has undertaken a maintenance process that not only provides pesticide-free feed for livestock, it turns a common golf…
The Nashville, Tenn. club held its first “Beer at the Deer” event in the summer of 2017 after the property’s casual family dining room, the Deer Park Grill, was renovated. As part of the renovation, the number of draft lines in the restaurant increased from six to eight.
Regrassing projects can give golf courses a much-needed update. But anticipating the proper adjustments in mowing techniques and strategies required by the change is also critical for keeping new turf healthy, long after the renovations are complete.
The ClubCorp event showcased 10 North Texas properties to couples in the process of choosing the wedding venues, including a chance to study all of the options that would best fit their wants and needs. Couples boarded a shuttle and completed a loop, with each stop featuring vendors such as hair and makeup artists, florists, clergy,…
Golf Summerlin earned a Las Vegas Water Hero Award in 2015 from the Water Conservation Coalition of the Southern Nevada Water Authority for its water-conservation initiatives.
Detailed record keeping, return on investment, and preparation are keys to making sound equipment-financing decisions.
From their role in renovation projects to everyday use, utility vehicles are the lifeblood of golf course maintenance efforts.
Both Edgewood CC and Berry Hills CC participated in Charleston, W.Va.’s Restaurant Week. Both private facilities prepared $35 menus. Each table at Berry Hills received membership information and a $25 round of golf.
Improvements to the Montgomery Bell Golf Course, part of the Tennessee Golf Trail and the state parks system, are the brass ring of better maintenance practices and playability for golfers of any level.
Rob Jarvis, Head PGA Professional at Bangor (Maine) Municipal Golf Course, and Wes Ashe, a fisheries biologist for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, launched Kids Fishing Day at Bangor Municipal in 2015. They created the free event as a way for families to spend quality time together at the golf course.