the talking greenkeeper

By joe gulotti

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A greenkeeper's take on everything that is happening in golf. The Talking Greenkeeper, Joe Gulotti, will be having long form discussions with any person who has an interesting or valid take pertaining to the oldest game in the world. Greenkeepers, golf professionals, players, general managers, consultants, bag room attendants, caddies, professors, agronomists, chefs.....anyone involved or who loves golf will have a say with The Talking Greenkeeper.

Episode Date
Talking ITRC, Scottish Golf & Viral Tweets w/Ben McGraw PhD
01:25:42

Ben McGraw PhD and I discuss his recent trip to Denmark for the International Turfgrass Research Conference (ITRC), Scottish golf and a tweet about his son's recent acheivement on the golf course that recieved copious amounts of attention. 

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email questions and inquires to:

thetalkinggreenkeeper@gmail.com

 

Aug 11, 2022
Scott Anderson
01:29:34

Scott Anderson is the GCS at Huntingdon Valley Country Club, one of William Flynn's best designs, located just north of center city Philadelphia in beautiful Montgomery County, PA.

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Aug 04, 2022
Bill Kreuser PhD is Back!
01:12:53

Bill Kreuser PhD, co-creator of the Greenkeeper App, turfgrass consultant, and GCS at Ager Golf Course, located in scenic Lincoln, Nebraska is back to discuss all the latest that is going down in greenkeeping for the game we all adore.

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Jul 28, 2022
Bledge!
01:22:04

Bledge is back to discuss the 22 Open at St. Andrews and his move from Royal Cinque Ports to Royal Liverpool where he will be the Head Greenkeeper/Course Manager for the 23 Open Championship.   

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Jul 21, 2022
Dan Hershberg
01:11:55

Dan Hershberg is the Co-Owner of the Workhorse Brewing Company located in King of Prussia, PA.  Dan is also the General Manager of the Workhorse Tour, which is a competitive outlet for amateur golfers to compete against, and connect with one another on varying courses throughout the Delaware Valley.  To learn more about the tour please visit:

https://www.workhorsetour.com

And to support Workhorse brewery and their delicious selection of craft beers please visit:

https://www.workhorsebrewing.com

Also, thanks to our sponsors, 

https://www.rightlineusa.com

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https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

Jul 14, 2022
Steve Hammond
01:16:40

Steve Hammond is a PGA professional who is the acting Division Manager for all the municipal golf courses in America's weirdest city, Austin, Texas.  

https://www.austintexas.gov/department/golf-atx

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Jul 07, 2022
Michael Kantor
01:14:38

Michael Kantor is an elementary art school teacher, who works as a greenkeeper during the summers at Hazeltine National Golf Club located in beautiful Chaska, Minnesota.  

Thanks to our sponsors

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Jun 30, 2022
Greg Monteforte
01:01:13

Greg Monteforte is the creator and content producer for the Golf Threads Blog, which breaks down the latest happenings in golf fashion.  Please give Greg a follow on Twitter & Instagram and you can find all of his social media handles, along with outstanding takes on what golfers are sporting these days at....

https://golf-threads.com

And thanks to our sponsors!

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Jun 23, 2022
Chris Toporski
01:22:20

Chris Toporski is the GCS at Lulu Country Club, located just outside of Philadelphia, and LuLu CC was one of the first golf courses in Pennsylvania designed by legenadary golf course architect, Donald Ross.

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Jun 16, 2022
Craig Currier
01:19:23

Craig Currier is the GCS at Glen Oaks Golf Club, located on Long Island, NY.   Craig was also hand picked by the USGA to be the Superintendent at Bethpage State Park, and during his tenure, the Black course hosted two US Open championships. 

Thanks to our sponors:

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Jun 09, 2022
Jason Straka
01:10:17

Jason Straka is a Golf Course Architect who recently contributed to one of the most grand golf course builds of the 21st century at Union League National, located in Cape May Court House, NJ.  Jason is also part of the Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design firm, and currently sits as president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA)  

Please visit the Fry/Straka website for more information:

http://frystraka.com/en/

Also....thanks to our sponsors:

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May 31, 2022
Union League National w/ Pat Haughey, Ross Burgess & Ryan Moore
01:16:04

Pat Haughey, GCS, Ross Burgess, AGCS & Ryan Moore, AGCS join me to discuss the most epic golf course build of all time at Union League National, located within the sandy confines of Cape May Court House, NJ.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

May 26, 2022
Lee Purves
01:26:17

Lee Purves, Head Greenkeeper at Northenden Golf CLub, located in scenic Manchester, England joins me to talk about, "parkland" style greenkeeping in the British Isles. 

Thanks to our sponsors

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May 12, 2022
Chris Tritabaugh II
01:47:38
Chris Tritabaugh, Golf Course Superintendent of Hazeltine National Golf Club joins me again to discuss his alternative approach to greenkeeping for the game we all adore.  

Read Chris's informative blog here:

https://ct-turf.medium.com

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May 05, 2022
Moe Robinson is Back!
01:30:41

Moe Robinson is back to talk about her move to Victoria, BC, and life as a (2nd) assistant at Cordova Bay Golf Course.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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Apr 28, 2022
The Not 100th But Close Enough to the 100th Episode with Mark McGreevy
01:43:47

Mark McGreevy, one of my BFF's in greenkeeping joins me in the basement of the killer brick rancher for what might be the 100th episode of The Talking Greenkeeper Podcast.

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Apr 22, 2022
Jon Wall
01:27:43

Jon Wall, originally from the UK, is the Golf Course Superintendent of the Da Nang Golf Resort located in beautiful Da Nang, Vietnam.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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Apr 12, 2022
Steve McDonald
01:25:14

Steve McDonald, turfgrass consultant, owner and operator of Turfgrass Disease Solutions, and all around great guy and positive resource to the greenkeeping community is back for his 3rd appearance on the podcast.  To hire Steve to consult on your golf course, or subscribe to his weekly video series, please visit,

https://www.turfgrassdiseasesolutions.com

Also thanks to our sponsors,

https://www.rightlineusa.com

https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

https://www.dryject.com

 

Apr 07, 2022
Thomas Bastis
01:32:27

Thomas Bastis, former Superintendent of The California Club of San Francisco (Cal Club), and now PGA Tour Competition Agronomist, joins me to talk about turning 50, and life on the road hanging with Tour venue Superintendents.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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Mar 31, 2022
Lorabeth Catterson
01:25:44

Lorabeth is the Assistant Director of Agronomy at Hillcrest Country Club, which is one of the most renowned golf clubs in Los Angeles, California. 

Thanks to our sponsors:

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Mar 24, 2022
John Dolan
01:37:25

John Dolan is a greenkeeper, turned PGA professional, who went back to the time honored profession of greenkeeping, and is currently practicing the craft of managing turfgrass at perhaps the finest 9 hole golf course in the world, Cruit Island Golf Club, located in the county of Donegal in the town of Kincasslagh, Ireland.  

Please follow John on Twitter

@Cruitislandgre1

And as always, thanks to our sponsors!

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https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

Mar 17, 2022
Jeff Lacour
01:37:55

Jeff Lacour is a sales rep who has been suppling sand to greenkeepers since 1986.  Recently, Jeff helped Merion's East Course, and the Lower Course at Baltusrol create the root zone mix for their renovated putting surfaces.  Thanks to our sponsors:

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Mar 03, 2022
Matthew Wharton
01:44:05

Matthew Wharton is a CGCS & Master Greenkeeper who is managing turfgrass at the illustrious Donald Ross designed, Carolina Golf Club located in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Feb 23, 2022
Jan Bel Jan
01:44:59

Jan Bel Jan is a golf course architect based out of Jupiter, Florida who grew up on golf course in western, PA.  One of seven kids, Jan's father was a pro/superintendent, and it was on the courses under his care that Jan fell in love with the game we all adore.  To contact Jan please visit her website:

https://www.janbeljan.com

And as always, thanks to our sponsors:

https://www.rightlineusa.com

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https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

Feb 16, 2022
Scott Fawcett
01:18:11

Scott Fawcett is the creator and owner of Decade Golf which is a numbers based course management sysytem used to help players improve their scores.  For more information on Scott and his system please visit:

https://web.birdiefire.com

Also, thanks to our sponsors!

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https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

 

 

Feb 09, 2022
Tim Zech
01:18:58

Tim Zech is the owner & operator of Rightline, a manufacturer & distributor of plant protection products for the world of turfgrass and ornamentals.

Feb 02, 2022
John Jacob
01:52:08

John Jacob is one of my BFF's in greenkeeping, where he currently produces kick ass playing surfaces at Deerfield Golf Club located near the scenic White Clay Creek State Park in beautiful Newark, Delaware.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

And if you are interested in the Danish Greenkeeping Internship/Apprentice program please contact Martin Jorgensen: martinhj@live.dk

Jan 27, 2022
Sam Thomas
01:24:59

Sam Thomas is a golf course architect who currently works for the GEO foundation for Sustainable Golf as their Director of Golf Development.  Sam's role is focused on supporting & advocating sustainability in golf development in established & emerging markets, working with architects, developers, governments and tourism bodies.  For more information on becoming a GEO certified golf property please visit https://sustainable.golf

Thanks to our sponsors: 

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Jan 19, 2022
Nick Schreiber
01:20:38

Nick Schreiber is helping start a new private club called Old Barnwell whose mission is to be an inclusive club for beginners, women, people of color & families.  Old Barnwell is currently being constructed in South Carolina. 

Thanks to our sponsors

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Jan 12, 2022
Ryan Gall
01:28:29

Ryan Gall is the First Assistant Superintendent at Loch Lomond Golf Club, and also plays right tackle for The Edinburgh Wolves football team.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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Jan 05, 2022
Jason Haines & Micah Woods PhD
02:24:21

GCS, Jason Haines & Chief Scientist of The Asian Turfgrass Center, Micah Woods join me for a year end greenkeeping conversation spectacular.

Micah's links:

https://www.asianturfgrass.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-atc-doublecut-with-micah-woods/id1598047192

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Dec 21, 2021
Casey Bannon
02:02:41

Casey Bannon is the Assistant Editor of The Golfers Journal, a quarterly publication, and media outlet, telling stories about the game we all adore.

Job Board!

Contact Rick Tegtmeier fo 2nd asst. opportunity

rtegtmeier@dmgcc.org

Contact Bjarni Hannesson for Deputy Course Manager position

bjarni@nkgolf.is

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Golfers Journal Membership

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Dec 17, 2021
Lee Strutt
02:06:52

Lee Strutt is a British Greenkeeper currently visiting golf courses on the east coast of the United States.  Lee was kind enough to visit the basement of the killer brick rancher, and together we recorded this episode.  

Dec 07, 2021
Jeff Johnson
01:23:41

Jeff Johnson has been the Golf Course Superintendent at The Minikahda Club, located in beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the past 25 years. 

Thanks to our sponsors

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Dec 01, 2021
Doug Soldat PhD
01:31:58

Doug Soldat PhD is a professor and turfgrass extension specialist at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.  Doug is also one of the creators and co-founders of the GreenkeeperApp.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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Nov 16, 2021
Brian Laurent
01:31:02

Brian Laurent is the Director of the MVGCSA & COGCSA and is also the creator of The Superintendent Network.  

Thanks to our sponsors

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Nov 12, 2021
Trev Dormer
01:37:40

Trev Dormer is a design/shaper associate for the golf course architectural powerhouse tag team of Coore & Crenshaw.

Thanks to our sponsors!

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Nov 04, 2021
Ryan Howard
01:38:14

Ryan Howard is the Golf Course Superintendent at The Inn at Perry Cabin, which happens to be Pete Dye's final construction project.  The course is located in beautiful St. Michaels, Maryland.

Thanks to our sponsors...

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Nov 02, 2021
Doug Larson
01:42:34

Doug Larson is the Golf Course Superintendent at The Shore Club located in Cape May, New Jersey.

Thanks to our sponsors

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Oct 28, 2021
Paul Carter
01:35:04

Paul Carter is the Director of Agronomy  for the nine golf courses located on the Tennessee Golf Trail.  All the courses on the trail are  environmentally certified by Audubon International, The Golf Environmental Organization (GEO) &  The Groundwater Foundation

https://auduboninternational.org/acsp-for-golf/

https://sustainable.golf

https://www.groundwater.org

Also...thanks to our sponsors:

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https://www.greenkeeperapp.com/marketing/

Oct 14, 2021
Sean Tonner
02:04:50

Sean Tonner is an American/Scottish citizen greenkeeper who graduated from Elmwood college, worked on the crew at St. Andrews, moved to Austin, Texas to become an assistant at the illustrious Austin Country Club, and is currently the golf course superintendent at the Neskowin Beach Golf Course located on the central coast of Oregon.

Thanks to our sponsors 

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Oct 10, 2021
Will Benson
01:31:27

Will Benson is the golf course superintendent at Laurelwood Golf Course, a municipal 9 holer located in Eugene, Oregon

Thanks to our sponsors

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Oct 01, 2021
Allen Knight
01:31:05

Allen Knight is a golfer from the state of South Carolina.  He is the co-host of The Pullin' Weeds podcast which is the official podcast of the https://www.carolinasgcsa.org and is also the co-host of the Off the Hosel podcast which is the official podcast of https://scgolf.org

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Sep 23, 2021
Jim Hartsell
01:28:41

Jim Is the author of The Secret Home of Golf: The Authorized History of King Collins Golf & the Creation of Sweetens Cove.  You can purchase this book at https://www.back9press.com

Jim has also published stories in https://www.thelinksdiary.com and The Golfers Journal and currently resides in Alabama.

Also! Thanks to our sponsors!

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Sep 16, 2021
John Reilly
01:31:48

John Reilly is the Director of Agronomy at the Longboat Key Club located on the Gulf Coast of Florida.  This episode was sponsored by:

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Sep 09, 2021
Bill Kreuser, PhD
02:02:13

Bill Kreuser is a professor, researcher, golf course superintendent, creator of the Greenkeeper app, and one of the most creative minds in the business of greenkeeping today.  

Aug 18, 2021
Ken Siems
01:45:49

Ken Siems is perhaps the most traveled greenkeeper in history, having grown grass for the game we all adore at courses in  Canada, Scotland, England, Dubai, China, Russia & the good old USA.  Currently, Ken is running his own DryJect business in the UK.

https://kensiems.com/consultancy/

Jul 27, 2021
Quinn Thompson
01:45:52

Quinn Thompson is a golf course construction shaper that has shaped bunker features for arguably the best golf course architectural duo of this century, Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Quinn is currently hanging in Japan, practicing his art(s) and ripping an excavator throughout the land of the rising sun.

Jul 25, 2021
James Huntoon II
01:54:43

James Huntoon, golf course superintendent of the Heritage Club located in Pawleys Island, South Carolina is back on this latest episode.  We discuss Mike Strantz, The Open Championship, volunteering for tour events, and how old is too old to get into greenkeeping.

Jul 14, 2021
Allan Dewald
01:32:40

Allan Dewald is the golf course superintendent of Pender Harbor Golf Club located on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada.

Jul 06, 2021
Michael Vessely
01:39:57

Michael Vessely is the golf course superintendent on one of America's best 9 holers, a Langford and Moreau masterpiece, located on the campus of the Culver Academy boarding school in Culver, Indiana.

Jul 03, 2021
James Bledge
01:59:15

James Bledge is the Course and Estates Manager at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club, a true links course, located in the southeastern part of England. "Bledge" and I talk links, his tricky putting surfaces, the varying styles of golf between the USA and British Isles, music, along with other topics relating to the game we all adore.

Jun 09, 2021
Micah Woods PhD
02:07:04

Micah Woods, one of my turfgrass heroes, is back and on this episode we discuss aeration, organic matter (#OM246), his discord channel, soul session rounds, majors, fights, job jumping, and our dream scenario greenkeeping jobs.  Check out Micah's website at https://www.asianturfgrass.com

May 30, 2021
Brandon Richey
01:32:04

Gentleman greenkeeper extraordinaire, Brandon Richey joins me to discuss the intricacies of managing turfgrass in the heartland of Florida at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club.

Apr 21, 2021
Michael Stachowicz, Again!
01:45:55

My good pal Michael Stachowicz is back as we discuss the latest happenings in golf and greenkeeping

Apr 06, 2021
Special April Fools Episode with Guest Joe Gulotti
01:24:52

Joe Gulotti, host of The Talking Greenkeeper Podcast is placed in the guest chair as James Huntoon plays the role of host and interviews Joe on this inverted episode. 

Apr 01, 2021
Christine Fraser
01:22:59

Christine Fraser is a golf course architect based out of Windsor, Ontario.  She is one of the few designers legitimately concerned with how golf impacts us socially, and is driven to create a more inclusive and sustainable environment for the game we all adore.  Please visit Christine's website for any additional info.

https://www.christinefraserdesign.com

Mar 21, 2021
Nicole Sherry
01:39:55

Nicole Sherry is the Head Groundskeeper at perhaps the best Stadium in all of professional baseball, Camden Yards, home of the  Baltimore Orioles.  For 15 years Nicole has been overseeing the fine turf on this site, full on crushing it every season.  It was an honor talking with one of the finest growers of grass in the realm of greenkeeping, and if you only happenstance upon one episode of this podcast, this is the one must listen. 

Mar 06, 2021
Steve McDonald is Back!
01:47:55

Steve McDonald is the owner and operator of Turfgrass Disease Solutions which is a turfgrass consulting business.  This is Steve's second time being a guest on the podcast, and in this episode we discussed pesticide use, and the challenges greenskeepers faced during the 2020 season relating to COVID-19.  We also talked about bifurcation and answered listeners questions during the, "ask me anything" segment.  

Feb 20, 2021
Steve McDonald is Back!

Steve McDonald is the owner and operator of Turfgrass Disease Solutions.  This is Steve's second time being a guest on the podcast, and during this episode we discuss pesticide use, the challenging season of 2020 and the effects COVID-19 had on golf and greenkeeping.  We also talk about bifurcation and answer listeners questions during the, "ask me anything" segment.  

Feb 20, 2021
Ben McGraw PhD
02:11:58

Ben McGraw Phd is an Associate Professor of Turfgrass Science at Penn State University.  Ben is an avid golfer and creator of the Turf Lego video podcast series.  To view these hilarious stop animation shorts follow Ben on twitter @TurfLego

Feb 07, 2021
Ben McGraw PhD

Ben McGraw PhD is an Associate Professor of Turfgrass Science at Penn State University.  Ben is also an avid golfer and creator of Turf Lego which produces stop animation shorts of interviews with people in the turfgrass management industry.  You can see these awesome vids by following Ben on twitter @TurfLego

 

Feb 07, 2021
Thomas Tipton
01:54:14

Thomas Tipton is the GCS of Prospect Bay Country Club located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  Thomas and I discuss the logistics involving the construction of his new maintenance shop, along with other challenges we face as greenskeepers trying to grow grass in the ever challenging transition zone.

email ?'s: thetalkinggreenkeeper@gmail.com

Jan 24, 2021
Rich Shilling
01:43:53

Rich Shilling is the Golf Course Superintendent of Jeffersonville Golf Club.  Jeffersonville was just featured in a recent issue of Golfers Journal, and Rich has overseen the transformation of this property to ordinary muni to one of Philadelphia's finest golf destinations.

Intro music composed by Michael Protokowicz. Please follow Mike on Instagram at proto247

Jan 17, 2021
Shaded Views Preview
40:01

Happy New Year everyone. This is a special edition teaser to my new podcast Shaded Views.

Jan 01, 2021
Sheltering In Place
01:27:49

During this episode I make random calls to my friends to see how they're making out.

Apr 11, 2020
Swan Song
19:51

Is this the swan song episode of The Talking Greenkeeper?  Perhaps, but time will be the determining factor as to whether this epic greenkeeping podcast will return.  Thanks to all my guests and more importantly to the people who have supported me.  It is appreciated beyond measure.

Jan 29, 2020
Tanner Schoenfelder
02:35:48

Tanner Schoenfelder is the Golf Course Superintendent of Wolf Creek golf club in Mesquite, Nevada.

Jan 11, 2020
Bradley Klein
01:56:07

Bradley Klein is a writer, caddy and golf enthusiast who simply loves the game.  He has written nine books on the subject of golf with, "Discovering Donald Ross" to be his self proclaimed masterpiece.  To purchase any of Bradley Klein's books hit this link. https://www.amazon.com/Bradley-S.-Klein/e/B000APY6M8%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share Or to purchase, "Discovering Donald Ross" please visit, http://www.discoveringdonaldross.com

Dec 15, 2019
Paul Jansen
02:24:29

Paul Jansen is a golf course architect from Durban, South Africa who now resides in Toronto, Ontario.  Paul has been fortunate enough to design and build golf courses throughout the world, which include Sri Lanka, Turkey, Hungary, Vietnam and Thailand just to name a few.  Check out Paul's work at http://www.jansengolfdesign.com

Dec 05, 2019
Andrew Wilson
02:11:41

Andrew Wilson is the Director of Agronomy at Bethpage State Park host of the 2002 & 2009 US Open.  Andrew also prepared the "Black" Course for the 2019 PGA Championship, and is currently in the early stages of prepping for the 2024 Ryder Cup.

Nov 24, 2019
Dominican Adventure with Ed Seitz
01:41:06

Ed Seitz is a legendary, world traveling equipment manger currently setting mowers at the Playa Grande Golf and Ocean Club in the Dominican Republic.

Nov 18, 2019
Ben Hotaling, Some Guy's Back Yard
01:23:24

Ben Hotaling is one of the innovators, along with Zach Brough and Evan Bissell who built a short course in, "Some Guy's Backyard".  The project was completed though determination and hard work, while also being totally funded through social media.  To become a member of Brough (pronounced bruff) Creek National and learn more about the project please visit https://someguysbackyard.com

Nov 10, 2019
Zach Bauer
02:15:00

Zach Bauer is the Head Golf Course Superintendent at Valley Country Club in Aurora, Colorado.  Zach is also into ski mountaineering, fly fishing, and volunteering his time to make the GCSAA a better association.

Nov 03, 2019
Jessica Lenihan
01:22:01

Jessica Lenihan is the assistant superintendent at Hayden Lake Country Club located in the, "smokestack" of Idaho.

Oct 19, 2019
Shaun Smith
02:13:42

Shaun Smith is an urban landscaper in New York City specializing in green wall landscaping.  Shaun is also an avid golfer into golf course architecture, and growing the game in a progressive way.  

Oct 12, 2019
Jay Miller
01:26:54

Jay Miller is a Director of Agronomy in the Bahamas.  Jay's life was recently upended as Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc on his home and the golf course he manages.  Jay is also an avid surfer and spent a portion of his career building golf courses and managing turf in Costa Rica. To donate to the Abaco relief effort please visit https://discoverylandcofoundation.org

Oct 05, 2019
3. John Kaminski
02:37:34

John Kaminski Ph.D. is the head of the two year turfgrass management program at Penn State University.  John is also the Co-Author of the latest edition of Turfgrass Management which is available  to purchase on the Turfpath app.

Sep 29, 2019
#2, Michael Stachowicz, Part 2
03:01:22

Michael Stachowicz, the Landscape Preservationist for the National Park Service, joins me in the basement of the killer brick rancher to continue our conversation on turfgrass management and life.

Sep 08, 2019
# 01, Mark McGreevy
02:23:17

Mark McGreevy, GCS of Wyncote Golf Club is back in the basement of the killer brick rancher to kick off the season 2 premier of The Talking Greenkeeper Podcast.  

Sep 02, 2019
#35, Andrew Dalton
02:34:17

Andrew Dalton is the Golf Course Superintendent of Metamora Golf and Country Club in Michigan.  He has an alternative approach to greenkeeping questioning why we core aerate, along with using fungicides to suppress certain turfgrass diseases.

Aug 23, 2019
#34, The Call In Show
01:44:33

Random greenskeepers call into chat about managing turf.  And The Talking Greenskeeper talks with his favorite person on earth at the end.

Jul 29, 2019
#33, Patrick Husby
02:40:32

Patrick Husby is the Golf Course Superintendent at Navesink Country Club in Monmouth County New Jersey.  Pat is also a fitness aficionado and is the secretary of the GCSAANJ Foundation.

Jul 11, 2019
#32, James Huntoon
02:48:07

James Huntoon is the Golf Course Superintendent at The Heritage Golf Club in Pawleys Island, South Carolina.  

Jun 21, 2019
#31, A Bettors Guide to The US Open with Bob Bayalis
50:26

My greenkeeping pal and degenerate gambler friend, Bob Bayalis joins me to discuss wagering on the US Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Jun 11, 2019
#30, Michael Stachowicz
01:54:20

Michael Stachowicz is the Turfgrass Management Specialist for the National Mall in Washington DC.

Jun 07, 2019
#29, A Bettors Guide to The PGA Championship with Bob Bayalis
57:04

My good pal, Bob Bayalis joins me again to discuss wagering on the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.

May 14, 2019
#28, Eric Johnson
02:12:06

Eric Johnson is the Director of Agronomy at Chambers Bay host of the 2015 U.S. Open.  In this episode we discuss that particular major along with Eric's impressive career as a greenkeeper.

May 04, 2019
#27, Brian Grill
02:42:59

Brian Grill was head golf course superintendent that has transitioned into sales.  He is the the turf & ornamental sales agronomist for Yara.

 

 

 

Apr 14, 2019
#26, A Bettors Guide to the Masters with Bob Bayalis
55:03

My good friend, lifelong greenkeeper, and golfing enthusiast joins me to talk about wagering on the 2019 Masters.

Apr 09, 2019
#25 Remastered, Steve Chappell
02:46:05

Steve Chappell is the Golf Course Superintendent of the Royal Bled Golf Club located in Slovenia.  Steve was also the host Head Greenkeeper of the PGA Centenary Course at the Gleneagles Resort located in Scotland which hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup.

Apr 07, 2019
# 25, Steve Chappell
02:46:05

Steve Chappell is the Golf Course Superintendent of the Royal Bled Golf Club in Slovenia.  Steve was also the host head greenkeeper of the PGA Centenary Course at the Gleneagles resort in Scotland which hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup.

Apr 07, 2019
#24, Paul MacCormack
02:42:05

Paul MacCormack is the superintendent/general manager of the Fox Meadow Golf Course in Prince Edward Island, Canada.  Paul is also the author of, "The Mindful Superintendent blog on Turfnet.com

https://www.turfnet.com/blogs/blog/8-paul-maccormack-the-mindful-superintendent/https://www.turfnet.com/blogs/blog/8-paul-maccormack-the-mindful-superintendent/

Mar 31, 2019
#23, Jason Bonneville
02:36:25

Jason Bonneville is a fourth generation greenkeeper honing his craft in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  In this episode we discuss his alternative path to becoming a GCS, baseball & music.

Mar 23, 2019
#22, Bjarni Hannesson
02:05:38

Bjarni Hannesson is from Iceland and he has managed turf all over the globe.  Currently he is a turf consultant for golf courses and soccer pitches in Iceland.

Mar 09, 2019
Remastered Episode 20, Steve McDonald
01:52:04

Steve McDonald is the owner and operator of Turfgrass Disease Solutions.  Steve is also an instructor for The Rutgers Professional Turf Management School and a contributing researcher for Syngenta's Weeviltrack.  To hire, Steve check out his website. http://www.turfgrassdiseasesolutions.com/public/default.asp

Feb 16, 2019
Episode 20, Steve McDonald
01:52:04

Steve McDonald is the owner and operator of Turfgrass Disease Solutions.  Steve is also an instructor for The Rutgers Professional Turf Management School and a contributing researcher for Syngenta's Weeviltrack.  To hire Steve check out his website http://www.turfgrassdiseasesolutions.com/public/default.asp

Feb 15, 2019
Episode 19, Jim Kelley
01:53:02

Jim Kelley is an ex-Certified Golf Course Superintendent.  He is no longer in the business, and currently does Solar Panel repairs and also  manages a non profit recycled plastic plant that employees persons with intellectual or cognitive disabilities.  He is also my mentor in greenkeeping.

Feb 09, 2019
Episode 16, Jimmy Aguirre
02:28:33

Jimmy Aguirre is a Golf Course Superintendent for the Essex County Parks department in northern New Jersey.  He manages the Hendrix Field Golf Course a public track that receives nearly 40,000 rounds a year.  

Jan 31, 2019
Episode 16, Albert Bancroft
02:23:52

Albert Bancroft is the Golf Course Superintendent of the Camp Zama Golf course located near Tokyo, Japan.   In this episode we discuss what it's like to be an American born superintendent managing turf in Japan for over ten years.

Jan 21, 2019