Golf Course Management

MAY 2014

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

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Supply and Syngenta and spent 17 years as a golf course superintendent. DelSantro graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor's degree in horticulture and got an MBA from Penn State University. Matthew Elmore was hired as an assistant professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service turfgrass specialist for the Dallas region. He currently is completing his doctoral studies at the University of Tennessee and begins his job in August. Elmore earned a bachelor's degree in turfgrass science from Penn State and a master's degree in plant science from Tennessee. Paul O'Brien became the fourth partner in the frm at (re)Golf , a global golf design practice. O'Brien is a senior member of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects and formerly senior design associate with Jeff Howes Golf Design. Initially, O'Brien expects to spend a signifcant proportion of his time in Scandinavia, where (re)Golf has more than 20 active projects. Frequent GCM contributor Stacie Zinn Roberts has a new book out titled "How to Live Your Passion & Fulfll Your Dreams." It explores the "What's Your Avocado?" personal em- powerment concept developed by Roberts. It is a methodology by which readers can get back in touch with the person they once were; rediscover the dreams and aspirations left behind; and set out a new path of healing, happiness and hope. The book is available through com and in print and Kindle versions. Architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. is the subject of a new book titled "A Diffcult Par: Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf" by James R. Hansen. Between 1930 and 2000, Jones designed more than 400 golf courses spread across 43 states and 27 other nations. The book is available in hardcover and e-book formats. Folds of Honor named former PGA President Allen Wronowski its Northeast ambassador. Wronowski is responsible for seeking new partner- ships and other opportunities in the greater Baltimore area and throughout the Northeast. Folds of Honor is a charitable organization with a mission to empower deserving military families with support and opportunities by providing educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving the U.S. A party of 70 Ransomes Jacob- sen guests and staff from Europe, augmented by another 20 from the Asia- Pacifc territory, attended the Golf Industry Show in Orlando. Activities included a day of golf at Grand Cypress Golf Club, Jacobsen's Super Bowl party, a visit to Jacobsen's manufacturing facility in Char- lotte, a tour of the maintenance facilities at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Golf & Country Club and a visit to the combined Smithco/ Turfco demonstration at Reunion Resort. Pacifc Gales , a proposed golf project in southern Oregon, received a conditional use permit. The 18-hole links course is being built on a portion of the privately owned Knapp Ranch located between Cape Blanco and Port Orford. The grand opening for Pacifc Gales currently is projected for spring 2016. Bill Corcoran , CSE, territory manager for Turf Equipment and Supply, recently was added to The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia board of directors. Corcoran joins Frank T. Shuman, a 41-year member of GCSAA, and 27-year association mem- ber Jay Parisien, CGCS, from Bala GC, who are currently on the board. Corcoran was a presenter recently at The First Tee's "Live Green" program sponsored by The Toro Co. and Audubon International and was one of the organizers fo a volunteer event where PAGCS members worked for two days aerating Walnut Lane GC, home of The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia. Submit items for "Industry News" to hrich- ©2014 Nufarm. Important: Always read and follow label instructions. Millennium™ is a trademark of Nufarm. millennium melts weeds out of turf Millennium ™ Ultra 2 herbicide is designed to control diffcult weeds in commercial turf with a single application. Better yet, Millennium's unique chemistry rapidly "melts" weeds away, leaving no trace of unsightly dead weeds behind. Let your weeds – and your worries – melt away with Millennium Ultra 2. Learn more. MELT TheM away 094-099_May14_IndustryNews.indd 98 4/16/14 2:55 PM

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