Golf Course Management

AUG 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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10 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 08.14 4 6 6 0 7 2 8 0 Scout's honor Valhalla Golf Club superinten- dent Roger Meier, ready for the PGA Championship, was a Boy Scout in his youth. Judging by tough decisions he made on the job, it certainly looks like he learned long ago what it takes to be a leader. Howard Richman Hazard a change for the better A golf course designer — and longtime superintendent — offers seven keys to a success - ful bunker renovation. Jerry Lemons Save the sand An enhanced drainage method eases the pain of bunker maintenance. Mark Leslie The Poa predicament An experiment with a new herbicide at Pennsylvania's Centre Hills Country Club proves that "easy does it" is an effective approach. Chip Fogleman • On the Cover: Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., is the site of this month's PGA Championship. It is the third time (1996 and 2000) that the event has been held at the course, which opened in 1986. This photo, courtesy of the PGA of America, features the par-4 ninth hole.

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