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The image gracing the cover of this issue of Turf & Rec is rather dramatic. It captures a golfer making a good-sized divot after (presumably) hitting a properly struck approach shot into a green.
The superintendent of a Corner Brook, Nfld. golf course said his "blood is boiling" after discovering two of his greens were significantly damaged during the winter by snowmobilers and those riding all-terrain vehicles. He also figures the number of empty beer bottles strewn about the area suggests the culprits might have been intoxicated.
Although photographs of a flooded Quilchena Golf & Country Club near Merritt, B.C. suggest a serious problem, the matter is not particularly worrisome, the region's district emergency services supervisor says. "We know it looks very dramatic, but there are no structures at risk at this time,” Jason Tomlin said.
The Hamilton Cardinals of the Intercounty Baseball League will have a newly renovated field to play on this season, thanks to a large degree to the damage it incurred during filming of television's "A Handmaid's Tale." The production company behind the show has swallowed the cost of making the necessary field repairs to Bernie Arbour Stadium.
CFL to meet with turf manufacturers after ice bowlNov. 27, 2018 – Criticism of the icy field conditions…
Superior Court adds new drama to Glen Abbey sagaDec. 18, 2018 – A decision rendered by Justice Morgan…
Grass not a foe, but an ally of the environmentA three-year research program aimed at improving turfgrass in residential…
New Holland's most powerful compact track loaderOct. 29, 2018 – The new C245 Super Boom® compact…
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