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The best Twitter follows for golfers are superintendents. You might think their jobs day-to-day can be monotonous, but it turns out no two are the same.
Contra Costa Country Club Superintendent Ryan Maher recently posted this video on Twitter of his fairways being overtaken by goats. Bradley S. Klein explains what's happening.
Rhett Evans joins Lauren Thompson to discuss the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America's annual Rounds 4 Research auction, which benefits turf grass research. Golfers can bid on and play golf at prestigious resort and private courses coast to coast.
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) runs the auction, which benefits the Environmental Institute for Golf.
Automated mowers improve the greens, and much more, at Presidio Golf Club in San Francisco.
The translation may be questionable, but the message is clear.
The extraordinary effort that presents a flawless, green Masters
From new and renovated courses to trends in agronomy and tech, what to look for at your home course or next golf trip.
The 2019 PLAYERS Championship will be played in March (14-17) for the first time since 2006. It's not only a change of dates, but a major change for the golf course as well.
Tom Doak's suburban Denver design is a model for affordable public golf.
With "good bones," Pawleys Plantation's opportunities for improvement are relevant everywhere.
Despite spring winterkill and Hurricane Florence, many Grand Strand golf courses are better than ever for the fall season.
Nobody likes playing golf on punched greens, but they're a vital practice
Golf memberships and residential communities are adapting in a big way in the 21st century to attract and accommodate the tastes and finances of the modern family. A recent weekend visit to the Texas Hill Country community of Boot Ranch revealed a development that is certainly onto something.
To the casual observer, it seems pretty much like business as usual in the Houston area a year after one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, Hurricane Harvey, struck the Texas Gulf Coast. But the truth is, despite the overall look of normalcy, the rebuilding process continues. Some have just moved on, of course. The local golf scene is no exception.
Despite question marks about the greens and design, the venue produced thrilling theatre for golf fans.
Carnoustie wasn't just good theatre, it provided a "teachable moment" for all of us. Brad Klein has his takeaways from what we saw out of the links at The 147th Open.
As evidenced by pictures from the Aberdeen Asset Managment Scottish Open and Open Championship, a dry summer overseas has resulted in browned out links, with driving rolling longer than ever.
What is the lasting legacy of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills? Brooks Koepka's title defense? Phil Mickelson's two-stroke penalty? The USGA's Saturday blunders? Bradley S. Klein examines what's next for Shinnecock and the USGA.
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