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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 15:44 Wednesday, 29 August 2012 15:37
Known for his generous spirit and extensive knowledge the turf world has lost one of its great contributors in Stanley Zontek.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 August 2012 15:17 Thursday, 23 August 2012 15:03
Every Superintendent has nightmares about their golf course. Mountainside Golf Course in Fairmont BC, experienced a horrible nightmare when a mudslide took out a large portion of the course.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 July 2012 14:17 Monday, 23 July 2012 14:11
No matter what industry you are in, the cream of the crop share one thing in common; that is a desire to be the best they can be. The Golf Course Superintendent profession is no different. In an article posted on the Golf Course Industry website Nick Klinkhammer outlines 10 keys to being the best.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 July 2012 14:11 Monday, 23 July 2012 13:59
Everyone I talk to in the golf business is saying the same thing, "rounds are down, we are looking for ways to attract players." KPMG's Golf Business Community website posted an informative article recently on ways to attract players.
Last Updated on Friday, 27 July 2012 15:08 Monday, 23 July 2012 08:37
With economic and environmental regulations getting tougher the Sports Turf Association and the Western Canadian Turfgrass Association have agreed to a strategic partnership that ensures a better future for all turf managers.
Last Updated on Monday, 25 June 2012 07:18 Monday, 25 June 2012 07:09
Being a Golf Course Superintendent is a difficult, stressful job that can leave little time for personal or family obligations. Adam Garr is the Superintendent at Plum Hollow Country Club and has hit the nail on the head with regards to his blog on `The Cost Of Being A Superintendent`.
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 April 2012 05:32 Thursday, 19 April 2012 05:27
Is it possible that the worst is over for the golf industry? A recent article posted on the website We Are Golf suggests that rounds are up in the USA in the first four months of the year.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 March 2012 15:02 Tuesday, 27 March 2012 14:57
I know that there is a faction of our society that is under the impression that golf courses are bad for our environment and superintendents are the evildoers that are perpetrating sins against the world in which we live. But on January 28 members of the Vancouver Island Golf Course Superintendents Association (VIGSA) held a charity hockey game and banquet to raise money in support of the fight against Multiple Sclerosis.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 March 2012 07:11 Tuesday, 27 March 2012 07:00
Longtime Golf Course Superintendent and industry pioneer Gord Witteveen will be posthumously inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in January 2013. Only the second Superintendent to recieve such an honour, Witteveen's hard work and dedication to the industry has served us all very well over the years.
Last Updated on Sunday, 20 March 2011 13:35 Sunday, 20 March 2011 13:17
The maintenance shop at Farm Links burns to the ground.
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