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Salamanders Help Predict Health Of Ecosystems On US Golf Courses
2014-04-11 12:37:38

Jeff Sossamon/Melody Kroll, University of Missouri Study finds that improved turf management techniques help golf course ecosystems succeed. Currently, there are more than 18,300 golf courses in the US covering over 2.7 million acres. The ecological impacts of golf courses are not always straightforward with popular opinion suggesting that environmentally, golf courses have a negative impact on ecosystems. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have determined that golf courses...

2014-04-01 23:31:00

A Turf Feeding Fertigation System is being added to the irrigation for the golf course at the 2016 Olympics to reduce the use of water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy. This system will create sustainable golf course for the Olympics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The 2016 Olympics in Brazil will be sustainable. Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, will take part by reducing the use of water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy on the golf course being built for the new...

2014-03-31 12:26:29

HARTFORD, Conn., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that international golf course designer, Beau Welling, has joined the network as an ambassador and contributor. Welling will create video and editorial content for the network around golf course design and architecture, as well as cover changes and developments in the game of golf. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/NY92882LOGO) "Beau's...

2014-03-21 23:03:00

Grand prize winners each will receive a golf resort vacation for four, including a weekend of golf, travel, and lodging. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, and Swing By Swing Golf, creator of the world's most popular GPS rangefinder and scorecard app, are teaming up to offer a sweepstakes that will give four winners a "Once in a Lifestyle" golf vacation at some of the world's most renowned golf resorts....

2014-03-20 23:25:37

A JUST ONE GOLF Player, at a recent charity event in Florida, misses the $1 Million hole-in-one prize by JUST ONE inch. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 A JUST ONE GOLF Player at a recent charity event in Florida, missed the $1 Million hole-in-one prize by ONE inch. At a recent charity event at Timacuan Golf & Country Club in Lake Mary, Florida a JUST ONE GOLF player walked up to the 16th t-box; set-up her shot from 125-yards away and took a swing for a $1 Million. What...

2014-03-17 12:26:23

HARTFORD, Conn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, and Swing By Swing Golf, creator of the world's most popular GPS rangefinder and scorecard app, are teaming up to offer a sweepstakes that will give four winners a "Once in a Lifestyle" golf vacation at some of the world's most renowned golf resorts. Participants will vote first for their favorite golf courses starting March 15, 2014. After the top four golf resorts are...

2014-02-26 23:34:16

Time to Play Golf (TTPGolf), the fastest growing golf social network in the country, makes headway at the latest New Jersey Golf Show Washington Crossing, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Time to Play Golf (TTPGolf), the fastest growing golf social network in the country, made headway at the latest New Jersey Golf Show hosted by North Coast Golf Shows in Somerset, NJ. Amidst over 85 vendors and 16,000 participants, TTPGolf succeeded in making a strong impression and growing its members. In...

2014-02-06 23:04:41

Twelve Superintendents to Attend the Second Annual Plant Health Research and Education Program RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 To provide golf course superintendents with innovative plant health research and knowledge they can use to benefit their facilities, careers and the golf industry, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, today announced the class of golf course superintendents selected to participate in the second annual Plant Health...

2014-01-30 23:01:41

Bayer Superintendent Grant Program Winners to Receive an Expenses-Paid Trip to GIS 2014 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 To assist golf course superintendents with their professional development, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), today jointly announced they will send seven golf course superintendents to attend the 2014 Golf Industry Show (GIS) in Orlando, Feb. 1-6. Through...

2014-01-15 23:02:59

Two GCSAA Member Superintendents Awarded $2,500 to Advance Education in Plant Health. Research Triangle Park, N.C. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 As part of its commitment to the advancement of plant health research and education in the turf care industry, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, today announced the selection of two Plant Health Scholarship recipients. Michael K. McNamara, GCSAA Class A superintendent, TPC Prestancia, Sarasota, Fla., and John Petrovsky, GCSAA...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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