"One aspect of golf that we never promote is the health aspect"
Temperature and light data from Fairbanks and Hilo for illustrative purposes

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: July 2015

Here's a roundup of turfgrass articles and links from the past month:

These are not mower stripes.

Jon Jennings shared this photo of what he calls the shortest par 5 in golf:

I wrote about leaching to manage salts in GCM China.

Golf course architect Paul Jansen says when it comes to course design and maintenance, less is more, for his column in HK Golfer.

Steve Isaac wrote about putting green playability in Golf Course Architecture.

Maximum daily wind speeds at RAF Leuchars: 1 chart, 609 July days.

Compared to other July days, how windy was in in St. Andrews on 18 July 2015?

Mean daily wind speed in July at RAF Leuchars, animated.

Photosynthetically active radiation as cool-season grass may see it.

Bjarni Hannesson collecting Global Soil Survey samples from Iceland:

I taught about the fundamentals of turfgrass maintenance.

The Golf Environment Organisation asks for your input on draft sustainable development standards.

Bill Kreuser shared a short review of syringing.

I taught about the principles of turfgrass nutrition and what not to do.

Jason Haines asked whether it might be better to water greens first.

Stephanie Wei says every golfer needs to play North Berwick:

Dave Wilber had a busy month on TurfNet Radio, speaking with Don Mahaffey, Chris Tritabaugh, and Andy Staples.

Andrew Gelman wrote about a really bad definition of statistical significance.

How is the daily light integral (DLI) distributed at two locations?

Combining DLI and temperature

At Kingarrock, the maintenance of the course attempts to replicate that of the 1920's.

Michael Bekken gives a report on playing Kingarrock.

I wrote about monitoring growth rate in GCM China.

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