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Rees Jones shares his vision on new East Lake Golf Club layout

Rees Jones, shared his vision and thoughts on the renovation tied to the reversing of the nines at East Lake Golf Club for this past year’s TOUR Championship.

Tips for Beginning Sports Turf Managers: Part 1

Veteran sports turf managers of the Sports Turf Management Association provided some insight for those looking to enter the industry.

Legacy: It’s simple agronomic practices that make the difference

Ralph Kepple, CGCS started his first day at East Lake Golf Club with only one way to take the course, up. In part two of our series, Ralph talks about the condition of East Lake Golf Club when he arrived. Sometimes it is the simple agronomic practices that make the biggest impact on the course. Watch:Legacy: First days as a Golf…

Legacy: First days as a Golf Course Superintendent

Creating a legacy as a golf course superintendent or in any industry in this day and age has become increasingly difficult. Ralph Kepple, CGCS is an exception.

Planning for annual bluegrass

Planning for your annual bluegrass management It seems like annual bluegrass (Poa annua) is one of the most problematic weeds turf managers in the southeast battle every year. This was certainly the case in 2015 as abnormally high temperatures (e.g., areas of green hybrid bermudagrass could be found on golf courses in late December) and rainfall totals in many areas created…