Golf Course Management

JUL 2018

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90 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 07.18 GCM (ISSN 0192-3048 [print]; ISSN 2157-3085 [online]) is published monthly by GCSAA Communications Inc., 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049-3859, 785-841-2240. Subscriptions (all amounts U.S. funds only): $60 a year. Outside the United States and Canada, write for rates. Single copy: $5 for members, $7.50 for nonmembers. Office of publication and editorial office is at GCSAA, 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049-3859. Periodicals postage paid at Lawrence, Kan., and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to: Golf Course Management, 1421 Research Park Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049. CANADA POST: Publications mail agreement No. 40030949. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to P.O. Box 122, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6S8. Sun City Summerlin, and then was heavily involved with the second 18. He managed the grow-in, including hydroseeding all 36 holes, mowing and striping. He also helped revive Visalia (Calif.) Country Club, including overseeding it with ryegrass. Mr. Farr, who often expressed his love and adoration for his family, is survived by his wife, Joan C. Farcich; daughter, Kim Neal; granddaughter, Jamie C. Neal (David Sei- bel); great-granddaughter, Reagan Seibel; stepdaughter, C. Aimi Icenogle-Baldwin; and grandson, Benjamin Baldwin. Thomas V. Murphy, 90, died March 18, 2018. Mr. Murphy, a 30-year member of GCSAA, was the longtime superintendent at Flanders Valley (N.J.) Golf Course. He started there as the mechanic and then enrolled at Rutgers University to study turfgrass management. Mr. Murphy is survived by his son, Tom Murphy Jr. Jerry Stetson, 75, died Sept. 1, 2017. Mr. Stetson, a 34-year member of GCSAA, was a state champion high school tennis player in Florida. He built Hollywood Lakes Country Club and Golf Course in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Later, he served as golf course superintendent at Sandalfoot Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., where he worked for 36 years. He also worked at Oriole Golf & Tennis in Margate, Fla. For 30 years, he was involved in Special Olympics, coach- ing basketball, soccer and softball. His son, Jay, was an athlete in the program. He is survived by his wife, Susan Stetson; son, Jay Stetson; daughter, Erin (Mike) Gennett; and grandchildren, Jack Gennett and Jerry Gennett. Clifford Wagoner, CGCS Retired, 97, died May 15, 2018. Mr. Wagoner, a 63-year member of GCSAA, served as GCSAA president in 1973 and was a driving force behind the launch of the Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS) program. Wagoner, a GCSAA Distinguished Service Award recipient in 1985, was the superintendent at Del Rio Country Club in Modesto, Calif., from 1954 to 1985. Mr. Wagoner is survived by his daughter, Shirley (Tim) Isham; son, Darryl Wagoner; grandsons, David Isham and Alan (Theresa) Isham; great-grandchildren, Ken (Rebecca), Emily, Allison and Alex; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Paxton; sister, Mary Webb Taylor; brother-in-law, Joe McConnell; and many nieces and nephews. Read more about Wagoner in last month's issue of GCM.

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