Golf Course Management

JUL 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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6 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 07.19 CONTENTS07.19 On the cover: Gardening and golf go hand-in-hand at Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, British Columbia. Photo by Emily Peltier 4 0 Use moisture meters for greater efficiency and healthier turf The initial expense of purchasing a moisture meter may seem high, but many superintendents find that the savings from reduced water use and healthier turfgrass leads them to buy an additional meter — or meters. Doug Karcher, Ph.D. Mike Richardson, Ph.D. Daniel O'Brien 3 2 Fairway to table A unique horticulture program at Cordova Bay Golf Course has grown from a mere curiosity to an important source of produce for the club's restaurant. Dean Piller Emily Peltier 4 8 Walking the talk Committee work, networking and volunteering line the path to a rewarding journey through this industry. Marc Weston, CGCS 5 4 On the clock Let's be honest — there are few perfect times for aerification. But with some tried-and-true tips and a healthy dose of experience, turfgrass managers can make sure they're making the right call about when to aerify their golf course. Steven McDonald, M.S

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