I did a turfgrass Twitter analysis.
The results are in a searchable and sortable Turf Twitter 2017 Shiny app.
Kevin Murdoch shared this stunning photo of Victoria GC and Mt. Baker.
Abby Road if the cover was shot in deepest winter @VGC1893... A beautiful end to 2017, particularly when so much of the country is in deep freeze. Bodes well for the course's 125th birthday celebrations in 2018. pic.twitter.com/uUNjO8UFA5— Kevin Murdoch (@MurdochOakBay) December 31, 2017
I fixed the e-mail feed for the ATC blog to now show the entire post. If you would like to get an e-mail with each new post, you can sign up here.
A turfgrass instructor wrote, “I’ve been asked to give a seminar on MLSN.” This is was my reply.
Giles Morgan says – about golf – “never has a sport needed to adapt more. And now.”
Joe Gulotti believes MLSN will save middle class golf.
Sam Thomas wrote in Golf Course Architecture about a return to the traditions of golf course design.
Craig Haldane showed recent mowing patterns from the Dubai Desert Classic:
The USGA published their 2017 Green Section Record Compendium.
The NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab produced a fascinating annual review of turfgrass diagnostic samples.
Albert Bancroft showed partial covering of bentgrass greens in Japan. No frost delays!
After a day reprieve, frost is back. We only partially cover greens, that works well for us. pic.twitter.com/iIgHOUszDf— Albert Bancroft (@alban3074) January 9, 2018
Jason Haines asked “Why do we fertilize our grass?”
Jason also explained how the temperature-based growth potential can be used as a communication tool.
Henry Peters went to Royal Colombo.
I taught three workshops and made one presentation at BTME. All the slides and summaries are posted here.
Idris Evans showed a different look of fairway striping:
One of the boys wanted to try something different. I’m not convinced. pic.twitter.com/GdBfmadmy7— Idris Evans (@Idris_Evans) January 19, 2018
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