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.
Golf course superintendents are finding that despite its salinity, the benefits of using reclaimed water outweigh the challenges.
Installing solar panels to help supply power to the 18-hole golf course that is part of a 4,500-acre ranch has fit with the Spearfish, S.D. property’s goal of lessening its environmental impact and being a community asset.
With a herculean effort to get the golf course up and running in a month’s time after Hurricane Harvey’s epic flooding last year, the grounds team at Lakeside Country Club proved that no catastrophe is insurmountable.
After the Champions Run staff sent out a secret social-media alert that something special was happening at “The Park,” about 25 teenagers from the membership showed up to spend the rest of the day slip-slidin’ away.