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September 2016: Fast-Track Aeration
When labor is in short supply and time is limited, having the right tools for a major maintenance operation, such as core aeration, is crucial. Here are three ways golf facilities use specialized equipment to fast track aeration.
September 2016: Mega-Thatch
Creeping bentgrass fairways have the potential for excessive thatch accumulation where cool, wet weather during the growing season inhibits the natural microbial decomposition of organic matter.
August 2016: Sneaky Wilt
A break in the weather after a long stretch of heat and high humidity may spell relief for golfers, but a breezy day of mild temperatures and low humidity can cause considerable stress on a weak, shallow-rooted Poa annua putting surface.
August 2016: Break The Annual Cycle Of Traffic Damage
Some weak areas manage to fly under the radar during mild weather, but they become an eyesore when heat and high humidity arrive.