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  • Looking Beyond the Science

     FarmLinks goes from Research Course to Resort DestinationRead More

  • Automation and Smart Devices Change the Landscape

     New technology aimed at turfgrass perfection keeps getting invented, some of it game-changing, some likely not. Relatively new on the scene is a device with a science-fiction sound to it — the “time-domain reflectometer.”Read More

  • STOP: Use Our Cease & Desist Templates

     You may be reading that header wondering what exactly I am referencing. But if you listened to the June 7 Golf Business Podcast you may have an idea of what I mean when I say “cease & desist templates.” Read More

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July 2019

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Processing Payment Processing
 With all due respect to Ferris Bueller, “The credit card processing world is changing pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”Read More

Cover Stories and Features

Looking Beyond the Science
 FarmLinks goes from Research Course to Resort DestinationRead More

Raising Capital
 Owners, lenders get creative with financeRead More

Turf Wars: Can Golf (Someday) Win Its Battles Against Disease and Other Disasters?
 When disease brings misery to humans, well-funded researchers roll up their sleeves to find a solution. We’ve seen this process end triumphantly in the case of smallpox — eradicated four decades ago. Behind it is an impressive list of other dread diseases scientists expect to dispense with — malaria, mumps, measles and rubella among them.Read More

Leap of Faith
 A Family Brings A Nebraska Course Back From The DeadRead More

Case Studies

Forging an Ideal Collaboration with the Superintendent
 At one point in his distinguished career, Larry Snyder spoke to his general manager about a green on their course that was stressed and thinning outRead More

STOP: Use Our Cease & Desist Templates
 You may be reading that header wondering what exactly I am referencing. But if you listened to the June 7 Golf Business Podcast you may have an idea of what I mean when I say “cease & desist templates.” Read More

Service Animals, Need or Desire?
 Golf course operators, like so many in the service industry, are facing another challenge: Customers wanting to bring loving pets with them wherever they go. In years past, it was commonly known that animals were not permitted inside businesses or on golf courses. The only exceptions were seeing-eye dogs.Read More

Critters Gone Wild
 Wildlife both bane and beauty for golf coursesRead More

CBD Getting Big Name Support
 Innovation comes in different forms, shapes and sizes.Read More

Automation and Smart Devices Change the Landscape
 New technology aimed at turfgrass perfection keeps getting invented, some of it game-changing, some likely not. Relatively new on the scene is a device with a science-fiction sound to it — the “time-domain reflectometer.”Read More

Up Close and Personal

Final Thoughts with Elaine Gebhardt
 What makes owning a golf course in New England unique? Read More

Stewarding Chemistries for Long-Term Success
 Despite the number of products available to control pests in golf course turf, it’s rare to see new products that use a new mode of action (MOA), which is the mechanism that inhibits pest growth. In the turf market, there are approximately 40 fungicide active ingredients (AI) and 70 unique AI combinations, but there are only 16 unique MOAs.Read More

Two Questions, Two Operators
 In an otherwise untamed area, how do you manage golf and wildlife when one is bound to encroach upon the other?Read More

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Visit the Owner’s Manual library within the GB Archive for practical, small business insights and know-how for your golf operation.Read More

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