Dr. Carrow gets right to the point in the very first sentence of his classic article about new technologies and ethical purchasing, writing that “staying on the cutting edge … requires integrating new products and technologies.
A couple weeks ago I was preparing for a seminar in which I discussed Charles Vancouver Piper and the early days of turfgrass science in the United States. I recalled—or quite possibly I misremembered, as I haven’t been able to find it yet—having read some years ago something by Piper about nostrums.
When I put together a list of articles that are not about greenkeeping, I forgot a couple that I really should have put on that initial list. One of those is Grime’s article about three primary strategies in plants.
Jack Fry has written about MLSN in his what’s the big idea? column. You can find this in the October 2019 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.
“The MLSN model fits well into the low-input strategy that many golf course superintendents have developed to help maintenance costs fit the operating budget.
The Michigan GCSA’s Spring issue of “Course Conditions” is now out, and it includes a 5 page feature article that I called Measuring clipping volume is easier and more useful than I expected.
The May 2019 issue of SportsTurf magazine has an interview with me. You can read it online or as a PDF.
The India Golf Expo was held in Bangalore last month, and I was there to speak at the R&A seminar on sustainable golf course renovation and maintenance in India.
You can read about the Expo and the R&A seminar, along with plenty of photos from the Golf Digest India reporting from this event.
I spoke with Aman Misra in August for an article he was writing for Bizgolf magazine. That article made it onto the cover, as “The ‘other’ Woods.” You can browse the entire issue here, or download the article as a pdf here.