17 entries: gcsaa

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GCSAA’s First Green gets extra support from golf-allied organizations

By: 2022. 08. 25.

Last year I shared with you that John Deere has made a donation to the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), to support First Green, which provides hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education…

First Green Program GCSAA logo

John Deere is supporting GCSAA’s First Green Program

By: 2021. 11. 11.

John Deere Golf has made a donation to the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), to support First Green, which provides hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education at golf courses. John…

2022 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show

2022 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show will be in an in-person format

By: 2021. 11. 03.

How hungry we are for personal meetings and gatherings! The good news is that the 2022 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show (Feb. 5-10 in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center) will be in an in-person format.…

GCSAA on Golf Business Monitor

By: 2010. 04. 08.

After 10 months of blog writing, I am really excited to have my first guest writer. Former director of Career Services at Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), Lyne Tumilson will be my first guest writer here…

Clube de Golf Santo da Serra clubhouse drone view

How did the Clube de Santo da Serra reduce its water usage by 66%?

By: 2022. 08. 10.

GCSAA’s Golf Course Environmental Profile (GCEP) Survey Series - 3rd edition - found water use down by 29% at U.S. golf facilities since 2005. I definitely wanted to share this with you before reporting on Clube de Santo…

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Why worth participating in Bernhard and Company’s 2023 BIGGA Delegation trip?

By: 2022. 07. 15.

Bernhard and Company has recently announced that the application process is officially open for the 2023 BIGGA Delegation trip. Open to all full BIGGA members, the Bernhard and Company BIGGA Delegation is one of the most highly regarded…

Rain Bird IC Connect

How to make the Rain Bird Central Control multifunctional?

By: 2018. 05. 10.

Before I share with you the latest innovation of Rain Bird, I would like to draw your attention to some interesting technology trends. One of these trends is the rise of usage of artificial intelligence that will stay with…

The Stunning 17th on Sentosa Golf Club's New Tanjong Course

What will be the prominent feature of the Sentosa Golf Club?

By: 2018. 02. 26.

Last year, I have already mentioned Sentosa Golf Club's Singapore Open Agronomy Volunteer Programme. Last week they were the host of the first-ever Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship at their new Tanjong Course (completed in November 2016). The Thai star Atthaya…

Sentosa Golf Club 2017 Volunteer of the Year Khun Minachi

Should Sentosa Golf Club convey its agronomy secrets?

By: 2017. 12. 14.

We can agree that it is not so simple for a superintendent to gain practical experience how to create sustainable high-end golf tournament turf quality. The Singaporean Sentosa Golf Club in cooperation with The R&A and the Golf…

Michael Braidwood

What should a golf club manager be like in 2017?

By: 2017. 06. 06.

In 2013 I wrote about the importance of specific educational background in connection to golf club management.  In that post, I quoted the study of Colt Mackenzie McNair and Club Managers Association of Europe from 2010. This study found that a degree-level education…

What are the challenges of organic golf courses?

By: 2016. 02. 02.

Did you know that the first organic golf course has been opened at the Kobaldhof (Austria) in 2007? The Austrian golf course is maintained exclusively according to the strict criteria of organic farming. From a sustainability point of view, organic golf courses…

Would you be a golf superintendent???

By: 2012. 08. 21.

While we are complaining about how hard to keep alive our golf course, it seems to me that golf superintendents' life is not so bad (in the US). Golf superintendents' salary grew between 2005-2011 incrementally. Of course if…

Is Russia viable for a golf business opportunity? – part 3

By: 2010. 04. 25.

As I promised in my previous post, now Lyne Tumlinson, the former director of Career Services at

Is Russia viable for a golf business opportunity? – part 2

By: 2010. 04. 15.

As I promised earlier, Lyne Tumlinson, the former director of Career Services at

Is Russia viable for a golf business opportunity? – part 1

By: 2010. 04. 10.

As I promised in my previous post, former director of Career Services at

Golf course insurance as is should be

By: 2010. 03. 13.

Spring is coming soon, and with it also "side effects" of post-winter time like inland waters and floods are endangering golf courses at least in Europe. But we should be also prepared for hurricanes whenever they likely to…

Golf architecture is facing new challenges

By: 2009. 09. 04.

To the best of my knowledge a classic 18-hole golf course is 6,000 yards that spreads over 100 acres. Today if we check the average golf course territory we find that about 150-200 acres of total land, including…