High Water Marks

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While irrigation inputs are weather-dependent, golf course superintendents have a number of tools at their disposal to keep their systems running smoothly and their properties in top condition, no matter what conditions Mother Nature may impose.   Superintendents constantly need to adapt to the unpredictable whims of Mother Nature, especially when it comes to irrigation […]

As Fate Would Have It

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A minor traffic ticket that stymied his “career” at UPS started Steve Kealy down a new path that led to distinguished lifetime achievements at Glendale CC and as a representative of the superintendent profession. In large part, it was a minor traffic ticket that set the course for Steve Kealy’s uber-successful career in golf. While […]


Carrying Out Successful Missions at Army Navy CC

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The two-campus property outside Washington, D.C. has seen a remarkable resurgence, thanks to its management team’s flawless execution of an all-out strategic push to achieve new levels of relevance and member service. At the end of 2006, Patrick King, then the Deputy General Manager of Army Navy Country Club (ANCC) in Arlington, Va., took a […]


A Shiny New Model at the CC of Detroit

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An innovative “Summer Village” concept and sleek new amenities within its classic, Tudor Revival-style clubhouse have revved up activities and member excitement at the venerable Motor City property. The recession at the end of the last decade posed unprecedented challenges to many well-established, traditional clubs that had prospered for years based primarily on their history, […]