Can Golf Go Green?
- Trying to be Green. // Golfdom;Feb2006, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p10
The article presents the results of a survey on whether golf courses reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizers to benefit the environment conducted by the periodical "Golfdom." Majority of golf courses are trying to find a balance on the use of pesticides. Thirty-two percent of respondents...
- Everything Old is New Again. Cousineau, Ken // GreenMaster;May/Jun2012, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p8
The author presents an update on the issues lobbied by the magazine since 2002. These include the environmental relevance of golf, the need for pesticide regulation and the economic impact of golf. He also emphasizes the need for unity in the golf industry. He mentions some Websites that...
- Take Responsibility for Your Profession. Jackson, Joel // Golfdom;Oct2006, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p20
This article discusses the necessity of golf course superintendents to oppose bans of chemicals used in turf maintenance by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency when the product has been unfairly targeted. It is suggested that if no one speaks up in opposition, cost-effective materials will...
- Dealing With Divots. O'Brien, Patrick M. // GreenMaster;Jun2008, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p28
The article discusses the maintenance of divots and teeing ground. The important areas to focus on to achieve good tees are fertilization rates, irrigation needs, and pesticide protection. Golfers are advised to repair their own ball marks and replace their own divots for cost cutting schemes of...
- APPLIED KNOWLEDGEâ„¢ USE PROPER APPLICATION EQUIPMENT. Pospech, Julie // Golfdom;Aug2012, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p9
The article suggests the use of proper equipment for pesticide application in golf courses in the U.S.
- Update! Golf Courses. Wille, Chris // Audubon;Sep88, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p134
Reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has prohibited the use of the pesticide diazinon on golf courses and sod farms in the U.S. in 1988.
- Pesticide Primer. // Golf Magazine;Sep2000, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p126
Offers precautions on the use of pesticides in golf courses.
- Food for Turf: Slow-release nitrogen. Sartain, J.B. // Grounds Maintenance;Apr2002, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on the synthetic controlled-release fertilizers applied in U.S. golf courses. Release of nutrient contents; Manufacture of non-coated materials of limited solubility; Characteristic of uncoated products.
- Time for Change. Shackelford, Geoff // Golfdom;Nov2008, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p38
The article reports on the need for the golf industry to remain viable in the U.S. According to golf course architect Scot Sherman, the challenge facing golf in the future is how they will deal with rising fuel, labor and amendment costs in a business where margins are already thin. It is said...