Golf Course Management

JUL 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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07.18 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 89 CANADA Patricia Sloan, Class C, Sun Peaks, British Columbia VIETNAM Steven Halliwell, ISM, Da Nang IN MEMORIAM Gary D. Andrews, 76, died April 18, 2018. Mr. Andrews, a 43-year member of GCSAA, served in the U.S. Army. He became the golf course superintendent and general manager at Tyoga Country Club in Wellsboro, Pa., where his son, Dean, has followed him in the same roles. Mr. Andrews is survived by his wife, Sandy Andrews; son, Dean (Cheryl) Andrews; sisters, Linda (Lewis) Covert; and Debra (Daniel) Neal; granddaughter, Skylar Andrews (Corey Lewis); sisters-in-law, Delphia Andrews and Helen Andrews. John M. Easterday, 78, died Dec. 21, 2017. Mr. Easterday, a 45-year member of GCSAA, designed and built Wilkshire Golf Course in Bolivar, Ohio, which he owned for 47 years. Mr. Easterday is survived by his wife, Carole Easterday; daughters, Beth (Kevin) Futryk; and Holly (Mike) Adams; stepson, Gregory (Lois) Girard; six grand- children; and two great-grandchildren. John Farr, 83, died Jan. 21, 2018. Mr. Farr, a 33-year member of GCSAA, served in the U.S. Coast Guard for eight years before becoming hooked on golf. He was nearly a scratch golfer, recording two double eagles, and he taught golf in San Francisco at The Olympic Club and Lincoln Park Golf Course. He also launched a mini tour in the Bay Area for aspiring tour play- ers. He worked in the state of Washington, including Walla Walla Golf Club, before going to California, where he leased Three Rivers (Calif.) Golf Course, serving as its superintendent and golf professional. He later moved to Las Vegas, helping to renovate Showboat Casino's golf course. Mr. Farr studied agronomy for 29 years, which helped him resurrect Desert Rose Golf Course in Las Vegas. The local news- paper quoted golfer Jim Colbert, who said the improvements made at Desert Rose were "thanks to miracle worker John Farr." Later, he helped finish construction in Las Vegas of the first 18 holes at Del Webb's TAKES PRODUCTIVITY 2 THE MAX. LEARN WHY ALL OTHER BLOWERS JUST BLOW. DEMO A TORRENT ™ 2 TODAY TO SEE THE DIFFERENCE . Call 1-800-679-8201, or visit W W W.TURFCO.COM Industry's fastest nozzle rotation maximizes productivity. Proven performance for ultimate air flow and backed by a 2-Year Warranty. NEW OPTION— MagnaPoint ™ Technology eliminates guessing with the optimum blower angle every time. Rugged hitch adjusts to fit all vehicles. Instant Idle Down and Instant Resume runs only when you need it. Optional Onboard Control keeps you running without the wireless controller.

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