Golf Course Management

AUG 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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90 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 08.19 ended up shooting under par and beat Ray," Kress's son, Andrew, says about his dad. "Ray gave him the business about being a sandbagger, all in good fun." Kress did consulting work for the Packers at their famed Lambeau Field. In 1984, he purchased Westwood Country Club, a nine-hole course in Phillips, Wis. Mr. Kress is survived by his wife, Judith; and sons, Michael, Jon and Andrew. Stanley E. Lawson, 83, died June 1, 2019. Mr. Lawson, a 54-year member of GCSAA, served in the U.S. Navy before becoming golf course superintendent at Ruggles Golf Course in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, golfing and spending time with family. Mr. Lawson is survived by his children, Stanley (Dawn) Lawson Jr. and Linda C. (Kenneth) Friend; brothers, Stuart Lawson and Douglas Lawson; and grandchildren: Kenneth Jones III; Kenneth, Courtnei, Joseph, William and Miracle Friend; Sabastian and Samantha Mullins; and Izabella and Easton Lawson. Kenneth E. Zimmerman, 89, died July 9, 2018. Mr. Zimmerman, a 55-year member of GCSAA, studied photography at the University of Maryland, later joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany, then attended Grimes School of Business in Pocatello, Idaho, before becoming a ski instructor and mountain manager for 25 years. During summers, he worked on Sun Valley Golf Course in Sun Valley, Idaho, and was greens superintendent there until 2010 and helped the transition from nine to 18 holes. More recently, he was involved in the construction of White Cloud Golf Course in Sun Valley. He retired after 70 years of service in Sun Valley. Mr. Zimmerman is survived by his wife of 63 years, Roberta Grant Zimmerman; and son, Martin J. Zimmerman. GCM (ISSN 0192-3048 [print]; ISSN 2157-3085 [online]) is published monthly by GCSAA Communications Inc., 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049-3859, 785-841-2240. Subscriptions (all amounts U.S. funds only): $75 a year. Outside the United States and Canada, write for rates. Single copy: $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Office of publication and editorial office is at GCSAA, 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049-3859. Periodicals postage paid at Lawrence, Kan., and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to: Golf Course Management, 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049. CANADA POST: Publications mail agreement No. 40030949. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to P.O. Box 122, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6S8. Only $ 4. 99 Includes peer-reviewed… • Keys and images for disease diagnosis • Management recommendations • Links to turf extension information The American Phytopathological Society The Doctor is IN! The Latest 'App'-lied Tool for Turf Professionals! Try a demo for FREE! Search for 'Turf MD' or 'Plant Health' in your app store to get started! #M8792-8/2014 Coming soon for Android devices.

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