About the Author
Dean Baker, Certified Golf Course Superintendent (27 years). He joined Burlington Golf & Country Club in 2012, where he has enjoyed the remodelling and renovation of this historic 1922 Stanley Thompson design. Dean is a graduate of the University of Guelph where he remains involved with the program he graduated from, Associate Diploma in Turf Management. There he lends his expertise as an instructor to upcoming turf managers, by instructing the Human Resources for Turf Managers Course.Follow on Twitter More Content by Dean Baker
Most Recent Articles
Fall Green Speed
Remember the Player Behind You Please
More great golf ahead. Enjoy!
It’s September… where did the summer go?
Greens rolling smooth with an average speed 10 and a half feet.
Good course conditions continue with cooler fall weather on the way.
1st Tee Turf Communication
Turf Blog ~ Keeping Collars Strong
Turf Blog ~ Bunker Rake Placement ~ “T” marks the spot.
Turf Blog ~ Spring Start ~ June Update
Rough is getting healthy, so keep it straight :)
Wet & Cold Start to Spring 2017 ~ May 1st
It’s Opening Day... What to Expect....April 19th
First Turf Bulletin of the Season ~ Spring Protocol ~ April 7th 2017
Fall Cultural Practices and Winter Prep
Verti-draining Greens & Top Dressing Fairways ~ Oct. 31st to Nov. 4th
Fall Maintenance & Ballmarks
Good Golf Etiquette
Greens heights will increase as we move into the fall to help reduce wear as sunlight decreases.
Why your course aerates, and why you should be happy about it -> Keely Levins, Golf Digest