Golf Course Management

DEC 2013

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

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article index 2013 history, but GCSAA's 2014 Old Tom Morris Award recipient is proving she's also got plenty of game outside the ropes, Howard Richman, December, p. 42. Brainstorm, Thinking ahead to develop a formalized weather management plan can help superintendents prepare for severe weather events and, maybe, save lives, Stan Awtrey, May, p. 42. a London superintendent challenges conventional wisdom about Poa greens and sustainable management practices in the UK, Scott MacCallum, December, p. 58. Irrigation Map quest, The technique of job mapping can help you better utilize resources and staff to accomplish management goals and fulfll golfers' expectations, Michael D. Vogt, CGCS, May, p. 74. Ornamentals and Tree Management Night moves no more, Advances in golf course irrigation have provided golf course superintendents with much more than just a good night's sleep, Stacie Zinn Roberts, June, p. 58. Management/Operations Triple threat, A Southern California golf course confronts fog, fre and fungal diseases, Barbara McCabe, March, p. 60. The green miles, A Texas superintendent takes on his company's challenge to answer the question: Is maintaining a golf course good for your health?, Randy Samoff, March, p. 66. Bee the solution, Golf courses frequently come under fre for contributing to the declining honey bee population, but one superintendent believes golf courses could actually help bring them back, Paul Sheppard, April, p. 44. High stakes, A North Carolina country club is attracting members and building revenue with a whole new (old) game, Brian J. Stiehler, CGCS, June, p. 70. Just rewards, Veteran superintendents share ideas for fun and cost-effective ways to show appreciation for the golf course crew, Mike Scott, September, p. 68. Building a bridge, Firestone CC's assistant superintendent offers her perspective on successfully managing a golf course crew's gender and generational differences, Renee Geyer, October, p. 62. Low maintenance, big benefts, Planning and executing a strategy of using low-maintenance ornamentals in select areas of a golf course is an affordable and relatively simple way to improve aesthetics, John Fech, Ph.D., May, p. 66. The power of prevention, Proper attention to golf course ornamentals pays long-term dividends, John C. Fech, Ph.D., July, p. 60. The forgotten season, Fall doesn't get much attention when it comes to landscaping on a golf course. But there are plenty of ways superintendents can add a pop of color to their facilities at this time of year, John C. Fech, Ph.D., October, p. 42. Personality Profles The 2 mm view, With a focus on playability and ultra-low cutting heights, Practical magic, Matt Ceplo, CGCS, the winner of GCSAA's 2013 President's Award for Environmental Stewardship, keeps an eye on the bottom line — in both dollars and green sense — at Rockland Country Club, Bunny Smith, February, p. 60. The Fab Four, Four giants in the golf course management industry — Frank Lamphier; Ken Mangum, CGCS; Dennis Lyon, CGCS; and Roch Gaussoin, Ph.D. — all have this in common: GCSAA's Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award for 2013, Howard Richman, February, p. 72. Pat answers, GCSAA's new president, Patrick R. Finlen, CGCS, has a business degree, oversees one of the most historic golf courses on earth, and makes a mean salsa. At a time in the industry when solutions are needed, those who have faith in him are convinced he can help provide answers, Howard Richman, March, p. 44. Torrey triumph, Charlie Costello makes the most of a second chance and wins his very frst GCSAA National 96 GCM December 2013 Championship, Scott Hollister, April, p. 82. Seeding is believing, Merion GC superintendent Matt Shaffer, allergic to grass in his youth, needed grass more than ever eight years ago. The decision to grow grass helped secure his biggest reward: A U.S. Open, Howard Richman, June, p. 42. Returning the favor, The benefciary of plenty of help and encouragement along his own career path, Oak Hill's Jeff Corcoran is now paying it forward to a whole new crop of golf course management professionals, Scott Hollister, August, p. 42. The night life, Even in the 21st century, as automated irrigation systems have become the standard at most golf courses, night watermen still exist. Those who have done it and are doing it now all seem to have a pretty good story to tell, Howard Richman, September, p. 42. Family heirloom, For more than four decades, the men of the Nettles family have overseen the care and maintenance of a Texas golf institution, Art Stricklin, October, p. 52. Driving ambition, Annika Sorenstam may be one of the greatest golfers in history, but GCSAA's 2014 Old Tom Morris Award recipient is proving she's also got plenty of game outside the ropes, Howard Richman, December, p. 42. Philanthropy Driving ambition, Annika Sorenstam may be one of the greatest golfers in history, but GCSAA's 2014 Old Tom Morris Award recipient is proving she's also got plenty of game outside the ropes, Howard Richman, December, p. 42. Plugged In Clearing up the cloud, William Brown, CGCS, January, p. 40. High-tech note taking, William Brown, CGCS, February, p. 40. Power play (chargers), William Brown, CGCS, March, p. 40.

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