Jacklin named vice-chair of ASTA committee

By | February 22, 2008

Gayle Jacklin of Simplot Turf and Horticulture has been named vice chairman of the Legislative and Legal Concerns Committee for the American Seed Trade Association. Jacklin more than 15 years experience in turfgrass sales and marketing. She is active in several industry and civic organizations and serves on the Executive Board of the Atlantic Seedsmen’s […]

The Audubon Update

By | February 22, 2008

Since October 2007, the following 18 properties have been designated as Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries by Audubon International: •    City of Fort Collins – City Park, Fort Collins, Colo. – Robert Burkhardt, crew chief •    Wooden Sticks Golf Club, Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada – Scott Clayworth, GCSAA superintendent member •    Turtle Point Golf Club at Kiawah […]


Toro and Flowtronex form alliance

By | February 22, 2008

The Toro Co. has formed an alliance with ITT Flowtronex under which Toro distributors will now offer Flowtronex pump stations when golf courses are purchasing Toro irrigation products in the U.S. and Canada. "By offering industry-leading Flowtronex pump stations as part of a complete irrigation package, our Toro distributors will be able to give superintendents […]


Murfreesboro golf pro Dixon honored for distinguished career

By | February 21, 2008

The Tennessee Section PGA recently announced Gene Dixon, PGA of Murfreesboro, and Danny Smith, PGA of Hendersonville, as its 2008 Distinguished Career Award Winners. The Distinguished Career Award is the highest honor the Tennessee PGA can bestow upon a golf professional. To be eligible an individual must be a PGA member for over 25 years […]


Agilysys Acquires Eatec Corporation

By | February 21, 2008

Agilysys, Inc., a leading provider of innovative IT and hospitality software solutions, acquired Eatec Corporation, a privately held developer and marketer of inventory and procurement software with U.S. headquarters in Emeryville, Calif.   Eatec’s software, EatecNetX, is a recognized leading, open architecture-based, inventory and procurement management system.  It provides customers with the data and information […]


Roseville Athletic Club turns out the lights

By | February 21, 2008

Citing disruption from nearby road construction and stiff competition—and specifically singling out the city of Roseville’s Sports Center at Mahany Park—the Roseville Athletic Club has gone lights-out says an article in The Press-Tribune. The gym, which had been located at site of one of Roseville’s oldest fitness clubs, quietly shut its doors late last month, […]