Spotlight on Success: Sometimes the Grass Really is Greener
Something as mundane as bad water had the Atlantic Beach Country Club reeling. In fact, if it wasn’t for the foresight and action-mindedness of two key club members, their beloved club was on a fast track to becoming a desert – about as far as you could get from the pristine greens and immaculate fairways that was host to their first Web.com tour event.
Solving the Puzzle of Efficient Labor Planning Year-Round
Staff planning is a sensitive subject and keeping your key employees employed is important. If you don’t operate efficiently, jobs are at stake and the golf course suffers. That’s why being agile and thinking ahead can work better for everybody. Here’s how.
How to Make Golf Course Specialty Equipment Work Smarter for You
With the industry moving toward more frequent, finely tuned applications and treatments for turf, you may be using your equipment more and in a different way. Learn how to use your equipment to its best advantage and find out if you’re properly equipped with our experts’ picks for the five pieces of specialty equipment every golf course should have.
Glendora Country Club Shares the Do’s & Don’ts of Turf Removal
Golf course turf reduction is among the most effective ways you can conserve water. Unfortunately, these golf course maintenance projects can also be incredibly complex. To find out how one club did it, we talked to Mike Mutschler and Jack Stoughton, the current and recent past president, respectively, at Glendora Country Club.
Experts’ Top Five Ways to Conserve Water on Your Golf Course
Drought, abnormally dry conditions, water restrictions—the last few years have been hard on the golf industry. Undoubtedly, no matter where your course is located, you and your team are working to conserve water. To help you get ahead, we’ve rounded up our golf course maintenance experts’ top five, tried and true, water conservation solutions.
Top Reasons Your Golf Course Turf Suffers
When your golf course turf suffers, you most likely re-seed or re-sod. But that’s just a Band-Aid solution—and one you’ll likely need to repeat before too long. For long-term results, you need to fix what’s causing the problem. Find out how you can effectively and efficiently save suffering golf course turf.
Three-Part Series: Why Does Golf Course Maintenance Cost So Much?
There it is again, rearing its ugly head during budgeting meetings. Your golf course maintenance is eating up 30-40 percent of your overall budget…AGAIN. It probably gives you chills just thinking about how many dollars you have to set aside each year to maintain and enhance your course. But in reality, it should be the most sensible commitment you make on your budget sheet. Your course is your most valuable asset. Investing in its health and operations is the only way to ensure it continues to grow and flourish, not to mention provide you with solid ROI.
The True Cost of Not Having the Right Equipment
Golf course maintenance equipment is expensive and for good reason. The type of equipment needed to maintain quality-playing conditions is very specialized and few manufacturers make it. But as expensive as it is, not having the right equipment can cost you more.