Golf Course Management

AUG 2015

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08.15 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 99 executives say will respect and preserve the appeal of traditional golf while adding fun and challenging games to Spot Golf driving range game center facilities currently being planned. Combining state-of-the-art ball and club tracking technology with exciting game software, social media engagements, and customer- centric food, beverage and entertainment options, Spot Golf hopes to attract tech- savvy golfers, millennials and "gamers," which refers to the 67 percent of U.S. households that play video games. Contact Spot Golf, info@spotgolf.com. Bernhard Grinders supported Royal County Downs Golf Club at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, hosted by the Rory Foundation. Royal County Downs used Bernhard's Express Dual 3000 and Anglemaster 3000 precision grinders to ensure greens remained in pristine condition throughout the tournament, the company says. Contact Bernhard Grinders, 888-474-6348 (www. bernhardgrinders.com). Aquatrols has received signifcant patent protection in Japan for its groundbreaking Seed Enhancement Technology . The inventor named on the Japanese patent is Matt Madsen, Ph.D., research ecologist at the USDA's Agricultural Research Service and a longtime Aquatrols cooperator. "This patent is a signifcant step for us as more countries recognize the innovative nature of what we are doing to optimize seed performance using simple strategies," Madsen says. The technology is expected to have widespread applications in the turfgrass, agricultural and native seed markets, the company says. Contact Aquatrols, 800-257-7797 (www.aquatrols.com). ProGanics Biotic Soil Media from Profle Products is designed to achieve twice the vegetation cover and three times greater biomass. The topsoil alternative is eco-friendly, with completely renewable materials. It holds more moisture, and it's sprayed like a hydraulic mulch for easy application. Contact Profle Products, 800-207-6457 (www. profleproducts.com). Only $ 4. 99 Includes peer-reviewed… • Keys and images for disease diagnosis • Management recommendations • Links to turf extension information The American Phytopathological Society The Doctor is IN! The Latest 'App'-lied Tool for Turf Professionals! Try a demo for FREE! Search 'Plant Health from APS' in your iTunes or Google Play™ store to get started! #M8792-4/2015

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