Golf Course Superintendent
- Keep wear injury in mind, particularly in lower light environments. Annual bluegrass is more wear-tolerant than bentgrass, and a high-wear program (e.g., frequent double cutting combined with frequent rolling) will likely do more harm to bentgrass than annual bluegrass.
|Surface smoothness no longer exists near this hole location thanks to aggressive soft spikes and a lack of player etiquette.|
|Young turf plants are most vulnerable to traffic, especially that caused by aggressive shoe patterns. Keeping severely damaged greens closed to play is never popular and sometimes not possible, but keeping greens closed continues to be the best strategy to obtain the most rapid recovery.|