GCM’s Industry News Digest: May 2022

The latest golf course product and industry news, curated for golf course superintendents and other turf industry professionals.


Golf industry news May 2022
Editor’s note: The GCM team will be doing our best to maintain an up-to-date feed of announcements on this page. If you have news you think belongs here, please email Scott Hollister.


Friday, May 13, 2022

CCIV fertilizer granules

LebanonTurf launched Country Club IV, a line of greens-grade products with "Increased Visibility" that make fertilizer applications easier to see. The new line of products is made in response to golf course superintendents’ requests to assist in making their putting greens fertilizer easier to see during application. LebanonTurf’s Country Club IV products utilize the company’s unique Composite Technology manufacturing process, resulting in an easy-to-see granule.

On May 19, Target Specialty Products will hold part 16 of the Turf Fuel Master Class series of webinars, in which experts from Target Specialty Products and supply partners discuss supply challenges facing the Turf and Ornamental industries. The upcoming panel will speculate on upcoming concerns and share proven strategies on making the most of existing fertilizer and chemical applications. 


Monday, May 23, 2022

60th anniversary LESCO golf sweepstages logo

SiteOne® Landscape Supply celebrates the 60th anniversary of LESCO agronomic products with a sweepstakes giveaway for golf course superintendents. SiteOne golf customers can earn one sweepstakes entry per day for every $600 spent on featured LESCO products. Prizes include a trip to Bisbee's Black & Blue Tournament in the Los Cabos Region of Mexico, a $500 Cabela's gift card and SiteOne merchandise. Customers can visit SiteOne.com/GolfSweepstakes or their neighborhood SiteOne location to see a list of qualifying products.

SePRO Corporation announced the hiring of Dr. Joe Armstrong as the organization's new director of research, regulatory and innovation. Armstrong comes to SePRO from Corteva Agriscience, where he served in several capacities, most recently as the Technology Characterization Leader for Discovery Herbicides. In his new role, Armstrong will explore existing customer needs to provide structure to future R&D strategies for the organization.