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Commitment and Patience: Topdressing

As the days continue to count down towards the 2017 U.S. Open, the Turfgrass Department is often asked, “What are you doing to prepare for the Open?” A simple question, but...

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What Will Be the Hole to Watch in 2017?

One of the intriguing aspects of having the world’s best players visit a new venue for a major championship is the unknown – what will the winning score be? What will be the...

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Remembering the 2011 U.S. Amateur

The 2011 U.S. Amateur Championship at Erin Hills and Blue Mound Golf & Country Club marked the first time the world’s premier amateur competition was held in  Wisconsin,...

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Burn Day at Erin Hills

This morning was Burn Day at Erin Hills, as we undertook some controlled burns that help stimulate the regrowth of native plant species while controlling invasive plants. This...

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Looking Back on 2015

Thank you for an exciting year that saw a lot of action at Erin Hills. The golf course enjoyed its best condition to date; the expanded short game area opened; a rebuilt practice...

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Winter 2015

The 2015 golf season at Erin Hills has come to an end. The end of the season marks the beginning of fall projects to improve and maintain the golf course in preparation for the...

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Tee and Bunker Construction

This spring marks the end of the final round of significant golf-related construction at Erin Hills before the 2017 U.S. Open, and I thought I would take at moment to describe...

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taming the tall fescue


Taming the Tall Fescue

As another season comes to end, superintendents across the Midwest perform the necessary actions to prepare their course for winter. This typically includes several activities...

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increasing expectations


Increasing Expectations Demand Revolutionary Equipment

As we approach the second week of August many golfers in the Midwest begin to worry about core aerification on putting greens. It is also this time of the year that I start to...

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