Golf Course Management

JUL 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 07.17 INSIGHTS RESEARCH 14 President's Message 16 Inside GCM 18 Front Nine 26 Photo Quiz 58 Up to Speed 72 Verdure 74 Product News 76 Industry News 78 Climbing the Ladder 78 On Course 79 Coming Up 80 In the Field 80 On the Move 86 Newly Certified 86 New Class A Members 86 New Members 88 In Memoriam 96 Final Shot ETCETERA 07.17 Cutting Edge Teresa Carson 7 3 30 Advocacy Politically motivated Michael Lee Environment From pro golfer to sustainability game-changer Pamela C. Smith, CGCS Career Tout your tech skills Carol D. Rau, PHR 32 34 28 Turf (Re)searching for answers Teresa Carson Billbug species composition and life cycles on Missouri zoysiagrass fairways Bluegrass and hunting billbugs have become a pest of zoysiagrass fairways in the upper transition zone, but they can be controlled if superintendents have a thorough understanding of the billbugs' life cycle and times of peak activity. Michael E. Patterson Xi Xiong, Ph.D. Bruce A. Barrett, Ph.D. 6 0 New golf course nematicides New nematicides are filling the gap left in the toolboxes of superintendents who relied on Nemacur, but a single product will likely not be sufficient to replace the old standby. William T. (Billy) Crow, Ph.D. J. Ole Becker, Ph.D. James H. Baird, Ph.D. 6 6

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