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2014 will go down as one to remember for Georgia superintendent Anthony Williams, CGCS. Many of those memories will be difficult ones to relive — a heart attack took the life of his older brother in August, and then in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at From the desk of GCM
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Ken Mangum, CGCS One of the most respected and accomplished superintendents in golf course management is hanging 'em up. Members at the Atlanta Athletic Club were informed today that Ken Mangum, CGCS, the club's director of golf courses and grounds... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Seventeen GCSAA members have added a trip to San Antonio for the 2015 Golf Industry Show to their calenders after being selected as members of the 2015 Melrose Leadership Academy. Administered by the Environmental Institute for Golf, GCSAA's philanthropic arm,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
The world's largest golf course management company just got a little bit larger. Troon Golf announced Tuesday it had acquired Honours Golf, a management company based in the Southeast with a portfolio of 16 golf courses located across Alabama, Florida,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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Josh Lewis It was a little more than 200 days before Chambers Bay GC just outside of Tacoma, Wash., would play host to the first swings of the 2015 U.S. Open. But on this day in early November, that major... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
The Golf Club at Cordillera Ranch, a Jack Nicklaus signature course located just outside of San Antonio, will serve as the host to the 36-hole GCSAA National Championship when the association's Golf Championships come to town Feb. 21-23, 2015. Cordillera... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Bradley S. Klein (@BKleinGolfweek), the longtime architecture editor at Golfweek magazine and a staunch supporter of golf course superintendents, has been selected as the recipient of the Donald Ross Award from the American Society of Golf Course Architects. A former... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Tomorrow, GCM is getting an inside look at Chambers Bay just outside of Tacoma, Wash., which in June will play host to the U.S. Open in the ultimate example of the changes that have come to that venerable major championship.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
A pair of social media posts directed at professional golfer Ian Poulter have cost Ted Bishop his position as the president of the PGA of America. Bishop was removed from office today by a vote of the PGA's board of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
The World Golf Hall of Fame is adding four new members to its ranks, including one of the game's great architects. A.W. Tillinghast, along with Laura Davies, David Graham and Mark O’Meara, have been selected for enshrinement as members of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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Bernhard's production facilities in Haverhill If you’ve been to the Golf Industry Show, you know them by their, er, colorful choice of attire. Even in the midst of 15,000 attendees, red-and-black striped suit coats tend to stand out a bit.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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Joe Stefanick Editor's note: The following originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of GCM. Seven Lakes Golf and Tennis Community is a modest retirement neighborhood tucked alongside busy Highway 41 in Fort Myers, Fla., a little more than 10... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Nice work here from the Georgia GCSA, who have been getting into the video game with a handful of feature promoting the industry and the job of the superintendent through the eye of professionals in that state. Getting a little... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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The second phase of the 2014 Rounds 4 Research fundraising program for turfgrass studies, run by the Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG), sold more than 200 rounds of golf and yielded $30,891 in the seven-day online auction that closed Aug.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Last week's announcement of a licensing agreement between FMC Corp. and Arysta LifeScience North America might signal something more than just a change of address for two key turn and ornamental products. The agreement, which allows FMC to develop and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Since Valhalla GC's last dance with major championship golf in 2008, when the Ryder Cup came to Louisville, Ky., the course has undergone a major faelift. This GCSAA TV feature details some of the changes that will be on full... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Valhalla GC superintendent Roger Meier made an appearance on Golf Channel's "Live From the PGA Championship" on Tuesday afternoon to discuss course preparations for this week's final major of the 2014 golf season. He also took some time to chat... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
The maintenance team working this week's PGA Championship at Valhalla GC picked up a sweet selection of souvenirs before the week even started. This GCSAA TV video gives you an inside look at what each person will be wearing during... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
Not unlike any professional golf event, volunteers on the maintenance team at Valhalla GC have been crucial to making the work being done on the golf course possible. GCSAA TV takes a look at those volunteers and the roles they're... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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I've been in Louisville for less than 24 hours, but have already packed several pages of a notebook with tidbits and nuggets gleaned from my time with the maintenance crew tending to Valhalla GC for this week's PGA Championship. So... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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As Ted Bishop nears the end of his run as president of the PGA of America and prepares to hand the Wanamaker Trophy to the winner of the 2014 PGA Championship on Aug. 10, he recalls a time when he... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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Greg Fischer It's not often that the mayor of a major American city pays a visit to a golf course maintenance facility. It's even rarer when that mayor comes bearing gifts. But that's exactly how PGA Championship week began for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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The second round of the 2014 Rounds 4 Research auctions are ready to tee off. Golfers will continue to have a chance to claim a tee time at their favorite courses, including PGA Championship host Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) has selected their new chief executive officer. Jeffrey D. Morgan, FASAE, CAE has been named the organization's new CEO following unanimous approval by its Board of Directors. With more than 6,500 national and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at From the desk of GCM
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The Friday of this year's U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 was notable for many reasons. It was the second day of championship play in the facility's historic hosting of back-to-back majors. It was the day Martin Kaymer put a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at From the desk of GCM