From municipal courses to high-end private clubs, golf course superintendents must deal with politics like they must deal with Pythium on putting greens — or there could be trouble.

In this podcast, Superintendent Editor in Chief Lawrence Aylward talks with Ken Mangum, former director of golf courses and grounds at the Atlanta Athletic Club, about how golf course superintendents can best deal with politics at their golf courses.

Check out Superintendent magazine’s April cover story for more on the subject.

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