Golf Course Management

FEB 2016

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 02.16 CONTENTS02.16 4 4 5 8 7 4 8 2 Present and accounted for In the shadow of Monticello, 2016 President's Award for Environmental Stewardship winner Peter McDonough has made some history of his own, proving how much can be accomplished simply by showing up. Scott Hollister Human nature Superintendent Mark Condos has an affinity for patrons and animals alike, which makes for an environmentally friendly haven worthy of top ELGA honors. Howard Richman Triage for trees Have a troubled tree on your hands? Before you take action, you need to diagnose. Here, a certified arborist guides you through the process of determining just what's befallen an ailing tree. John C. Fech When the earth moves Golf courses can be particularly prone to landslides and erosion, but advances in technology are helping superintendents maintain their ground in the face of such circumstances. Stacie Zinn Roberts 88 Staying ahead of shifting insect pest problems Superintendents face new insect pests, new insecticides and new difficulties. Rick Brandenburg, Ph.D., Diane Silcox Reynolds, Ph.D., and Terri H. Billeisen, Ph.D. • On the cover: Peter McDonough, the superintendent at Keswick Hall and Golf Club in Keswick, Va., and the recipient of GCSAA's 2016 President's Award for Environmental Stewardship. Photo by Ashley Twiggs

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