Golf Course Management

JAN 2017

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 01.17 CONTENTS 01.17 5 0 Polishing an oceanside gem Through prudent planning, clever budgeting tactics and some lucky nods from Mother Nature, the renovation of a renowned Florida course came in on time and with funds to spare, allowing for some added bonuses. PJ Salter 4 0 Lasting impressions GCSAA Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award recipients Nick Christians, Ph.D., Patricia Vittum, Ph.D., and golf course builder Brent Wadsworth have each made an impact that has left a legacy. Howard Richman 6 0 Unconventional wisdom Superintendents who've departed from the tried- and-true have discovered improved ways to manage their turf. Stacie Zinn Roberts 6 8 The write stuff From selling formal duds to penning adventure novels, North Carolina superintendent Conrad Broussard's career has featured a few plot twists. Hal Phillips 78 Something for everyone The Golf Industry Show — the world's premier golf course management expo and education event — returns to Orlando and the Orange County Convention Center next month. • 80 Magic moments For openers, the Golf Industry Show will acknowledge and honor the very best in the industry, and its final act will be laced with humor. • 82 Outside studies The hands-on how-to offered through an educational field trip will enrich your GIS learning experience. • 84 Not your dad's GCSAA conference GCSAA's education sessions at the Golf Industry Show are available to anyone who has registered for the full conference, and they range from in-depth discussions about issues beyond the course to fast-paced presentations on the science of turf management. • 86 Orlando: A cure for the winter blues Looking for sunny skies? Orlando is the place to be this February. With an average high of 72, a daily dose of seven hours of sunshine, and GCSAA's Golf Industry Show, Orlando could easily cure your seasonal slump. • 90 Show biz There are more reasons than ever to stay a little longer on the GIS trade show floor — including prizes galore, a bistro, and even spots to stay connected without having to wander very far. • 94 Trade show map • 96 Trade show exhibitors • 104 Candidates • 138 Member milestones • On the Cover: Photo by Lutsin Yury/Shutterstock

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