Golf Course Management

APR 2018

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 04.18 CONTENTS 04.18 4 2 San Antonio state of mind The 2018 Golf Industry Show brought the gold standard in golf course management education, a bustling trade show and the industry's pre-eminent networking event to the Lone Star State. GCM staff 3 4 Leadership and the human connection Rapport with employees sets the stage for optimal operation of the golf course, and prioritizing interpersonal connections can also help superintendents navigate a challenging business landscape. Dennis Lyon, CGCS 5 4 Divine inventions Whether it was a piece of equipment or turf inputs, the 2018 Golf Industry Show was a new product wonderland. One of them was even designed by a Certified Golf Course Superintendent. GCM staff On the cover: Strong interpersonal connections between superintendents and their teams can have real-world benefits for golf operations, as Dennis Lyon, CGCS, details in this month's cover story. The image was taken by photographer Montana Pritchard ( ). 6 0 Mission accomplished Thriving again on his home turf, Matt Cowan earns his second GCSAA National Championship and proves his win in 2015 was no fluke. Scott Hollister

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