We do a lot of hiring and firing in this business, so it’s only human nature to become immune to the fallout and shy away from the time investment needed to create a culture. But it is essential, and the responsibility resides with you as a leader, which is different from being a manager.
Height of cut is just one way to manage green speeds, and not all greens should be managed alike.
Editor’s note: I generally enjoy and respect the letters to the editor we get, but this one struck a nerve with me. I’ve always thought …
Wherever your golf course is located, the wacky winter weather this year will affect how you manage the risk of dollar spot infestation (Sclerotinia homoeocarpa).
Green speed must be considered in conjunction with appearance and playability, as well as overall health.
There will be problems in areas where there is poor percolation, where thatch has accumulated, or over a clay lens. All are welcome mats for disease.