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Know Your Turf: Annual Bluegrass

Know Your Turf seeks to improve the reader’s understanding of the turf aspects of the golf course. Each post will explore and explain the uses of a species of a turfgrass in a golf course setting and how the management of that species influences the game. 952 more words


An Opening Hole: Bethpage State Park Red Course

In which first holes are examined. Today‚Äôs is Bethpage State Park Red Course’s 471-yard first hole.

Bethpage State Park developed out of the ashes of the Lenox Hills Country Club during New Deal era public works projects. 722 more words


Golf Course Setup: Aims and Methods

Nothing integrates the golfer to the golf course more than golf course setup. Two levels of setup exist that accomplish this end. The first and most complex level pertains to the mowing practices, bunker maintenance, and overall agronomic presentation of the golf course while the second involves the daily location of the holes on the putting surface, as well as the tee markers for the teeing areas. 1,005 more words


Value Statement: My Five Values of Golf Course Agronomy

My Five Values of Golf Course Agronomy:

Aesthetic Appeal: Amongst the attributes which make golf a unique game is the idea that the game is played in a variety of visually stimulating settings out-of-doors. 482 more words