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  • Joyful noise at En-Joie Golf Club

    July 1, 2021
    From encased in ice to heaped in praise, the New York course has had an eventful six months leading up to this week’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. Go inside the course recovery that has the pros talking.
  • Iced in at En-Joie Golf Club

    January 14, 2021
    Superintendent Anthony Chapman is carefully chipping away at acres of encased turf — some with silt from flooding beneath the ice.
  • Regal revival: The 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot

    September 2020
    The test that awaits golfers at the U.S. Open is the product of six years of work by Stephen Rabideau, CGCS, and his team to return Winged Foot to its original, Golden Age rendering.
  • Biking for golf course BMPs

    August 13, 2020
    Ken Benoit, CGCS, is traveling across the U.S. to champion and consult on environmental best management practices for golf courses. And his tour will be entirely pedal-powered.
  • Damage done at Winged Foot Golf Club

    August 13, 2020
    Just a month shy of the 2020 U.S. Open, the host venue was hit with tree loss and a prolonged power outage courtesy of Tropical Storm Isaias.
  • Superintendent fulfills course ownership dream

    May 8, 2020
    Scott and Missy Howard purchased their own golf course in January — years earlier than they’d expected, and just before the coronavirus crisis. They’re determined to stay the course.
  • Weathering winter on the golf course

    March 2020
    Turf managers who contend with harsh, lengthy winters rely on fine-tuned agronomic skills, shrewd timing and, sometimes, just plain luck. Here’s how five northern superintendents do it.
  • Municipal golf on the upswing

    August 2019
    The recent surge in municipal golf is positive news for cities that count on the bond between municipal courses and local golfers.
  • Relocated raptors call golf courses home

    June 2019
    In New York and New Jersey, golf courses have become safe havens for falcons, hawks and owls whose former habitats put them at risk of being struck by aircraft.
  • A match made at Bethpage

    May 15, 2019
    For director of agronomy Andrew Wilson and his wife, Delphine Tseng, Bethpage State Park — site of this week’s PGA Championship — is where sparks first flew.
  • A survivor thrives at Bethpage Black

    May 14, 2019
    A double organ transplant has likely lengthened Pat Melito’s life, allowing the Bethpage Black mechanic to continue doing what he loves best.
  • A low-cost wash pad solution

    April 2019
    A New York club’s self-contained system has slashed water use, curbed environmental impact, and provided a model for other businesses looking to better manage grey water.