Golf Course Management

APR 2019

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

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8 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 04.19 CONTENTS 04.19 66 History in the making Hamilton Golf and Country Club, host to this June's RBC Canadian Open, has a storied past, a bright future and a veteran superintendent leading the way. David McPherson • On the cover: A change in the PGA Tour schedule means historic Hamilton G&CC in Ancaster, Ontario, should be at its greenest glory when it hosts the RBC Canadian Open. It will be the sixth time Hamilton has hosted the event, and the fourth — and last — time for longtime superintendent Rhod Trainor, CGCS. Photo courtesy of Hamilton G&CC 4 4 Show business The 2019 Golf Industry Show in San Diego offered a little some - thing for everyone, highlighted by robust attendance, world-class education and a jam-packed trade show floor. GCM staff 3 4 Learning tree Countless indebted industry members branched out from a tree created by longtime superintendent Cliff Dipman, who is fighting for his life. Howard Richman 5 4 Ring in the new Shiny and bright. Large and small. Intriguing and interesting. The wide spectrum of new prod - ucts to check out at the 2019 Golf Industry Show provides a little bit of everything. GCM staff 5 8 Championship pedigree Texan Steve Gilley has traveled a long, winding and sometimes try - ing road through the game of golf. The latest stop on that journey led to a triumph in the GCSAA National Championship. Scott Hollister

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