Court tennis—also known as “real tennis”—is a variety of tennis played indoors on a specially constructed court having high cement walls off which the ball may be played. Court tennis is a variety of tennis played indoors on a specially constructed court having high cement walls off which the ball may be played. Points being…
After spending the past 10 years in professional basketball as a strength and conditioning coach and performance director, Keke Lyles says there are two ways golfers can hit the ball farther. The first way is via the player’s technique. A golfer must learn the proper mechanics and skills to hit the golf ball a long…
Money games have the most potential at improving your profit margins, but all of these games are incredibly fun options to include at your tournament.
A Stimpmeter, designed in 1935 by golfer Edward S. Stimpson, Sr., is used to measure the speed of a golf course putting green by applying a known velocity to a golf ball and measuring the distance traveled in feet.
Golf course superintendents often choose between walk-behind or triplex mowers. Walk mowers are lighter than triplexes, leading to less stress on the turf – especially on the cleanup passes.
The quality and frequency of mowing and rolling operations has a direct impact on both turf quality and surface conditions. Frequent mowing controls vertical growth, helps grass spread laterally and produces smooth surface conditions.
The culinary crew at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth Beach, Del. now sanitizes all worktops and cutting boards every hour; a pre-programmed timer alerts the team to this task.
Padel is not to be confused with platform tennis, a winter and summer sport typically played at country clubs in the U.S. and Canada, with courts heated from below to eliminate snow and water.
Just like there are various types of rakes and ideas of where rakes should be placed, there are also different methods of raking bunkers.
When playing from a bunker, the USGA suggests golfers enter from the low side, smooth the surface as uniformly as possible, exit from the low side, and knock the sand off shoes. Superintendents work hard to provide good bunker playability and presentation, but the maintenance team can only do so much. Once they have completed…
Kyle Phillips, a Vice President with VGM Insurance & Financial Solutions, says the two biggest areas in which VGM, as an insurer, gets questions from clubs related to the pandemic are business interruption and liability related to communicable disease.
Just as a rancher brands cows to show ownership, private club managers should own, nurture and care for their club, and claim it appropriately with a consistent and well-defined brand that goes beyond mission statements and vision, to state who you are and why you do what you do.
Alan E. Achatz, CCM, CHE of Club Safety Solutions addresses whether or not a club needs to record adverse reactions to a COVID-19 vaccine on its OSHA 300 log.
A USGA study suggests that choosing the right bunker sand, particle shape is just as critical as the particle size distribution and is characterized by the degree of angularity and sphericity.
For Paragould (Ark.) Country Club, Golf Course Superintendent Jeff Haskins says ownership of its utility vehicles makes the most sense for its operations.