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Golf superintendents think outside the box to craft ingenious hacks for course maintenance

A veteran member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America has helped to bring forward some of the more innovative methods superintendents have adopted to simplify course maintenance practices without breaking the bank.

Toronto mayoralty candidate says, if elected, he would seek ban on gas leaf blowers

Gil Penalosa says it’s not only the noise they create that is the problem. He adds it’s the pollution being sent into the atmosphere, noting the amount of emissions produced in a half hour is worse than that emitted by a car driving from Toronto to Montreal.

Edmonton adds two more indoor sports fields – one artificial – to its array of sports facilities

The Edmonton South Soccer Centre is the latest such facility, built at a cost of $30.1 million. One of the fields has an artificial turf surface while the other is concrete.

Former superintendent David Gourlay posthumously inducted into Ontario Golf Hall of Fame

The late David Gourlay, former superintendent at the Thornhill Golf Club, has been posthumously inducted into the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame.
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Setting up a safe facility for stored goods

Configuring facilities in such a way that materials and equipment are safely stored and readily accessible is essential, both for employee safety and for facilitating smooth operations. Not configuring them properly can have dire consequences, such as injuries, fires, or environmental damage. » Read more...

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January 10 - 12, 2023
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Ontario Golf Course Management Conference

January 17 - 19, 2023
Location: Collingwood, ON
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Ontario Turfgrass Symposium

February 22 - 23, 2023
Location: Louisville, KY
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Canadian Golf Course Management Conference

February 22 - 24, 2023
Location: Vancouver, BC
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