Golf Course Management

DEC 2018

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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80 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 12.18 Scott Hermanson, assistant superintendent, Purpoodock Golf Club, Cape Elizabeth, Maine. May, p. 88. Donovan Maguigan, GCSAA Class A superintendent, South Course, Lake of Isles, North Stonington, Conn. June, p. 96. Jeff VerCautren, GCSAA Class A superintendent, Rich Harvest Farms, Sugar Grove, Ill. July, p. 96. Andrés Novo, GCSAA Class A superintendent, Club de Golf Salamanca, Spain. August, p. 88. Ryan Kraushofer, GCSAA Class A superintendent, Westminster National Golf Course, Westminster, Md. September, p. 96. Jessica Lenihan, assistant superintendent, Hayden Lake Country Club, Hayden, Idaho. October, p. 96. Darren Ashley, assistant superintendent, Wade Hampton Golf Club, Cashiers, N.C. November, p. 96. Chris Ryan, golf course superintendent, Wichita (Kan.) Country Club. December, p. 96. Research update on off-type grasses in ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens. More research is needed to develop effective management practices for off-type bermudagrasses, which have different morphology but are genetically similar to ultradwarf cultivars. Eric Reasor, Ph.D., and Jim Brosnan, Ph.D. June, p. 68. Poa annua control: A perpetually moving target. Herbicide-resistant Poa annua populations have researchers rethinking best control strategies. Bert McCarty, Ph.D.; Fred Yelverton, Ph.D. August, p. 62. Techniques for turfgrass re- establishment following winterkill. Quickly replacing damaged or dead turf on annual bluegrass or creeping bentgrass greens affected by winterkill is a serious problem in the northern United States. Kevin W. Frank, Ph.D.; Erica Bogle; Jeff Bryan; Joe Vargas Jr., Ph.D. November, p. 64. Improving seedhead suppression of annual bluegrass, Part 2. Mixing ethephon with some common snow mold fungicides in winter improved annual bluegrass seedhead suppression over traditional spring programs and was safe to cool-season greens. Adam Van Dyke, M.S., CPAg. November, p. 70. Disease updates Cream leaf blight of ultradwarf bermudagrass. A new disease of ultradwarf bermudagrass greens is bad for appearances in the southeastern transition zone and northern Florida. Jim Kerns, Ph.D., and Lee Butler. May, p. 66. A new genus: Identifying and naming the fungi that cause dollar spot on turf. New technology has allowed scientists to reassign the organisms that cause dollar spot on turf to a new genus and four different species. Lisa A. Beirn, Ph.D.; Catalina Salgado-Salazar, Ph.D.; Lane P. Tredway, Ph.D.; Bruce B. Clarke, Ph.D.; Jo Anne Crouch, Ph.D. July, p. 69. Dog's footprint? We call it 'ink spot' in these parts. A new foliar disease of bermudagrass and zoysiagrass golf turf has been identified in the southeastern United States. Maria Tomaso-Peterson, Ph.D. August, p. 67. RESEARCH Construction/Renovation 2018 revisions to the USGA method for putting green construction. The USGA's revised recommendations for putting green construction allow practitioners to work with locally available materials and to make other adjustments to conform to the local environment. Brian Whitlark. June, p. 60. Advice for superintendents facing greens renovation. Planning ahead and removing the unknowns before greens renovation will ease and speed up a difficult project. J.N. (Trey) Rogers III, Ph.D. September, p. 62. Cultivar and species management Effects of creeping bentgrass seeding rates and traffic on putting green establishment. A conservative seeding rate can result in cost-effective and speedy green establishment. Thomas O. Green; Eric C. Chestnut, M.S.; John N. Rogers III, Ph.D.; James R. Crum, Ph.D. January, p. 106.

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