Fourteen PGA Professionals Earn Advanced Certification

By | June 13, 2018

The managers from private and public clubs throughout the country have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 in one or more categories, including General Management, Golf Operations and Teaching & Coaching.   The PGA of America announced that 14 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve […]

Great Hills CC Head Pro Competes in U.S. Senior Open

By | June 29, 2017

Ricky Arnett, 52, has found time in his busy schedule at the Austin, Texas club to play in the 2017 U.S. Senior Open at Salem Country Club in Peabody, Mass., from June 29 – July 2. A report in the Austin Statesmen draws parallels between Arnett’s story and golf film “Tin Cup.” Ricky Arnett, 52, head […]

Omaha CC, Saucon Valley CC Land Senior Opens

By | June 26, 2017

When the 2021 tournament returns to the Nebraska club, which also hosted it in 2013, it will tie the record for fastest return of a Senior Open. The 2022 tournament will be a record third for Saucon Valley CC and will coincide with the Bethlehem, Pa. club’s 100th anniversary.   The United States Golf Association […]

Forewarned and Forearmed


It’s tough to outsmart Mother Nature, but superintendents can use a variety of practices to try to best protect their properties from weather-related trauma.

No Winter Break This Year for Salem CC’s Grounds Department

By | January 9, 2017

Preparing to host the U.S. Senior Open in the summer of 2017 means that the Peabody, Mass. club is doing everything it can this year to protect its golf course and grounds against winter damage, as the staff seeks to avoid the last-minute scrambling it had to do when it last held the event, in 2001.

Salem CC Lands 2017 U.S. Senior Open

By | May 29, 2014

When the tournament was last held in 2001 on the Donald Ross course at the Peabody, Mass. club, history was made when the entire ticket allotment of 25,000 per day sold out one year in advance—something that has never happened since.