July 29, 2020

Youth Golf Programming in Uncertain Times – The one given in today’s world is that it is not the same landscape that it was just three months ago. The good thing that golf has going for it: it’s an outdoor sport

GOLFTEC Helped Students #StayGolfReady During the Peak of the Pandemic – As golfers in many parts of the country endured the cold of winter, looking forward to a bright and sunny spring full of golf, those plans were quickly halted in their tracks as the season finally arrived

Brian Jacobs, PGA: “Just give to give” – Brian Jacobs has been a teacher for a long time – it’s in his nature to give back to society, to educate, to be someone whom others look to for advice and guidance

Trillium Rose, PGA: Engage New Students Through a Video Lesson Series – It’s no secret that many professionals in the golf industry have been affected by the recent closures and health measures now required amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Multi-Purpose Short Game Hitting Stations – Ever since social distancing entered the global vernacular a few months ago, golf facilities have been obliged to rewrite some of their operating guidelines and procedures

The COVID Crisis and Course Maintenance – The COVID pandemic is an international crisis and has deeply affected the core structure of our society

Communication and Collaboration were Pivotal Aspects of Golf’s Return – A lot has been written about the changes that golf courses and ranges are implementing to either reopen their doors and welcome golfers back to their facilities, or to continue operations with new protocols in place

A Stellar First Impression on the Practice Range – What do Walter Hagen, Tommy Armour, Joe Kirkwood, Henry Ciuci, Johnny Farrell, Ken Green, Mark Calcavecchia, and Gene Sarazen all have in common?

Nick Pelle: Offer Free Virtual Lessons During Times of Crisis – Nick Pelle on the importance of offering free virtual golf lessons during times of crisis

Kirk Rider: Utilize the Range for Socially-Distanced Clubfitting – Kirk Rider on the importance of utilizing the range for socially-distanced clubfitting

Santos Caceres: Bring More Diversity and Inclusion to Golf – Santos Caceres on the importance of bringing more diversity and inclusion to golf

Justin Foster: Create a Memorable First Impression with A Pristine Practice Range – Justin Foster on the importance of creating a memorable first impression with a pristine practice range

Indiana Latest State to Publish BMP Guidelines for Golf Courses –  A collaborative effort by golf course superintendents in Indiana from five affiliated chapters of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and the Midwest Regional Turfgrass Foundation has resulted in the publication of “Best Management Practices for Indiana Golf Courses.”

NGF Update: Golf Trips Could Be Down 40% in 2020 Due to Coronavirus – The latest consumer research from the National Golf Foundation indicates that overall volume of golf trips could be down 35% to 40% in 2020 due to the coronavirus

Vermont Latest State to Publish BMP Guidelines for Golf Courses – The hard work of the Vermont Golf Course Superintendents Association has resulted in the publication of “Best Management Practices for Vermont Golf Courses”.

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