Golf Course Management

JUN 2013

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Easy Ways to Subscribe 1421 Research Park Dr. Lawrence, KS 66049 FAX 785.832.3643 WEB www.gcsaa.org 800.472.7878 YES, I WANT TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Name________________________________________________Title __________________________________________________ Company/Club ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Address_________________________________________________City____________State_____Country_______Zip ___________ Phone ________________________________________________Fax __________________________________________________ Your current job title or position (check one only): Golf Course Superintendent (GREP) Golf Association Rep. (SUPT) (GCS) Superintendent/Owner (CONS) GC Construction Ind. Rep. (GCMD) GC Maintenance Dir. (CREP) Company Representative (AGCS) Asst. Golf Course Super. (INST) (EMPL) GC Maintenance Staff/Emp. (OWNR) Club/Course Owner (S) (RET) (CP) Club President (UNEM) (GC) Green Chairman (OTHR) (GCM) Other Golf Course Management Educator/Extension Officer Turfgrass Student Retired Unemployed Others Allied in the Field (please specify) SignatureDate Your currentcurrent place of employment one only): only): Your place of employment (check (check one (PUBL) Daily Fee/Public Golf Course #of holes 9 18 27 36+ (SPRV) Semiprivate Golf Course #of holes 9 18 27 36+ Private Golf Course #of holes 9 18 27 36+ Resort Golf Course #of holes 9 18 27 36+ City/State/Muni./Military GC #of holes 9 18 27 36+ (PRV) (REST) (CSMM) (CONS) Architectural/Construction Firms (MANU) Manufacturer/Distributor (OTHR) Other Facilities Allied to the Field (please specify) (OGC) Other Golf Courses (please specify) Prepayment Required: (To begin your subscription, payment must be enclosed.) DOMESTIC INTERNATIONAL/CANADA/MEXICO 1 year-$60 (12 issues) 1 year-$110 (12 issues) Rate includes airmail costs 2 year-$99 3 year-$142 Best Value! Rates subject to change. Method of payment U.S. Funds Only Check Enclosed American Express MasterCard Visa (U.S. dollars drawn on U.S. bank.) Please allow six weeks for delivery. Credit Card # __________________________________Exp. Date ____________ Card Holders Name (Please print) 100 GCM June 2013 Arysta LifeScience North America LLC launched its Xonerate Herbicide App for the iPad in the Apple App Store. Arysta LifeScience developed the app to help golf course superintendents and lawn care operators in the usage of Xonerate, which eliminates Poa annua. The app demonstrates the value of Xonerate and its usage in fghting Poa annua, including a section with tools for superintendents and sports turf managers to utilize in sharing product information with greens committees. It also features trial data and testimonials not found on the Xonerate website. Users can search "Xonerate" in the App Store to fnd the new app. In other news from Arysta LifeScience, it received a 2(ee) recommendation for the use of Xonerate on Kentucky bluegrass from the EPA as part of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. Contact Arysta Life Science, 866-761-9397 (www.arystalifescience.com). SUB Aquatrols Corp. of America released a new white paper that focuses on the critical role soil surfactants play in preparing for drought conditions. The free, eightpage download offers golf course superintendents in drought-stricken areas simple solutions that can help to offset the physical and fnancial strain of drought. It also contains an updated version of Aquatrols' Dispatch Calculator, an interactive tool that allows users to calculate the total dollar savings a Dispatch Injectable program can provide for their golf course. Contact Aquatrols Corp. of America, 800-2577797 (www.aquatrols.com). Download at http://blog.aquatrols.com. Oil Eater's Compact Table Parts Cleaner is made for cleaning grease, grime and dirt from motor parts in vehicles and golf course maintenance equipment. The new 5-gallon container comes ready to use with eco-friendly Oil Eater's product. The water-soluble solution fows through a nylon bristle brush to clean parts quickly, easily and safely, the company says. A removable lid keeps the tank clean and neat when not in use. The tank is a high-impact plastic body and the heavy-duty pump is corrosionresistant. Contact Oil Eater, 800-5280334 (www.oileater.com). JaMur Zoysia from Blade- runner Farms is now available for lawns, golf courses and sports felds in Barbados. Apes Hill Club Nursery, a licensed producer of JaMur Zoysia, has the environmentally friendly turfgrass available for harvest. Ed Paskins, CGCS, is the superintendent at Apes Hill Golf Club, and was instrumental in developing the Apes Hill Club Nursery. Before planting the sod farm at Apes Hill, Paskins visited Bladerunner Farms' research facility in Poteet, Texas. Contact Apes Hill Club, www.apeshillclub.com or edpaskins@ apeshill.com. A new special edition of World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye's autobiography "Bury Me in a Pot Bunker" has been released. The book, written with co-author Mark Shaw, chronicles Dye's work, including the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, S.C., home of the 2012 PGA Championship, and the Players Stadium Course, site of the famed island green at the 17th hole. Contact Mark Shaw, 970-618-2027. GCM Submit items for "Products News" to hrichman@gcsaa.org ON course June 6-9 — PGA Tour, Fed Ex St. Jude Classic, TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tenn., Jim Thomas, CGCS, golf course maintenance director; Bill Hughes, superintendent. June 6-9 — Champions Tour, Regions Tradition, Shoal Creek, Shoal Creek, Ala., James Simmons, superintendent. June 6-9 — LPGA, Wegmans LPGA Championship, Locust Hill Country Club, Pittsford, N.Y., Rick Slattery, GCSAA Class A superintendent. June 6-9 — European Tour, Lyoness Open powered by Greenfnity, Diamond Country Club, Atzenbrugg, Austria. June 13-16 — PGA Tour, U.S. Open, Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa., Matt Shaffer, director of golf course operations.

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