January was another month with lots of material. From an extraordinary golf course in Nepal, to snowblowers on fairways, to sand and organic matter, there is plenty to see and read in this month’s roundup.
Jon Wall went back to Nepal and shared these stunning photos of the Himalayan Golf Course.
Following a superb 2nd trip to the Himalayan Golf Course, Nepal, here are a few tweets highlighting it's amazing features + unique situation pic.twitter.com/isYzi50i6h
— Jon Wall (@DirtyBulk) January 25, 2017
The NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab shared a report of all samples submitted in 2016.
Should fertilizer costs be a secret?
Michael Wolpoff showed what happens to clipping volume when it rains.
— Michael Wolpoff (@FHCCSuper) January 13, 2017
The 2016 USGA Green Section Record Compendium.
Don’t let micronutrients be a worry.
A sure way to prevent nutrient deficiences.
Eric Reasor wrote about his research trip to collect ball roll data in Thailand and Japan.
Brad Revill wrote more about how he makes use of the MLSN guidelines.
Hear more from Brad in this video where he talks with Nigel Taylor.
Does application of sand cause organic matter to increase?
Woodball looks like a fun game.
Jason Haines with fertilizer quantities applied since 1989.
fertilizer quantities since 1989. One year 2900 KG of fert was applied on greens alone. Now entire course gets about 2000KG/year! pic.twitter.com/7Ye3NIwD0T
— Jason Haines (@PenderSuper) January 14, 2017
Play golf in ice and snow, or close the course?
Jason Haines explains how he almost stopped using wetting agents on greens, and lost a case of beer in the process.
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