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Efficient Turfgrass Fertilization

By Grigg Brothers Turfgrass fertilization is a primary component of golf course management that directly affects turfgrass health and playability, the maintenance budget, and environmental quality. A golf course nutrient management program that promotes optimal turfgrass health while safeguarding environmental quality and frugal use of budget dollars is efficient. Safeguarding water quality with nutrient use…

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Heather Nagle & Paul Basquin, Ballantyne Country Club, Recognized As Boardroom’s 2015 Distinguished Club Presidents

By Dave White Sometimes the ordinary makes the news (dog bites man)…sometimes it’s the extraordinary (man bites dog) …the anomaly. And that’s the story with BoardRoom magazine’s Private Club Presidents of the Year for 2015. For the first time since BoardRoom magazine established this program of recognizing the private club industry’s top private club presidents…

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What Do You Mean ‘Dog Days?’ It’s a Busy Time of Year

By Dave White Ah, the ‘dog days of summer.’ But to be clear, for private clubs, it really has nothing to do with dogs. The expression comes from the ancient Romans who referred to the hot, humid days of summer as ‘dog days.’ The Romans associated summer’s hottest days with the star Sirius…known as the…

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Brexit UK: Will it Impact the Club Industry in Europe?

By Jerry Kilby The decision by the UK public in their recent referendum has caused shock waves not just throughout the European continent, but also all over the world. Very few commentators really believed that the UK public would vote for leaving, but that only demonstrates how out of touch they were with public opinion.…

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Brexit UK: The Transition Begins

By Eddie Bullock Leaving the European Union will, I feel sure, dominate the news for some weeks to come? But what impact will this have on the club industry throughout Europe? Many clubs have come through the turmoil and challenges of the recession, changing the way they think, improving their risk and safety policies, establishing…

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