Golf Course Management

OCT 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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8 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 10.17 CONTENTS 10.17 • On the cover: The par-5 ninth hole at Davenport (Iowa) Country Club, which reopened in 2015 following a fast-paced renovation that offers plenty of lessons for superintendents facing similar time-sensitive projects. Photo by Harry W. Walker III 4 8 Counting the nuts and bolts Mind the details and prep year- round to assemble the perfect budget for the equipment maintenance shop. Stephen Tucker 3 6 Followed the leaders Industry veterans Paul R. Latshaw, Paul B. Latshaw, CGCS, and Matt Shaffer know a thing or two about mentoring, and gladly share what they've learned from their own mentors and as mentors themselves. Howard Richman 5 4 Fast forward The makeover of Iowa's Davenport Country Club offers a blueprint for renovating on an aggressive timeline as well as recapturing a storied course's original personality. Dean Sparks 6 2 The windshield or the bug A well-thought-out agronomic plan for insect control can help superintendents steer clear of potentially big setbacks. Matt Giese

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