Sam Geer says drones are no longer out of reach for the Green Industry. Geer, a geospatial design teacher at the University of Minnesota and a design professional with Urban Ecosystems in Minnesota, feels it isn’t a matter if drones will be used, but how soon.
Kati has joined Reinders as our newest Territory Manager of Soft goods in Illinois. Her career began as an intern performing fertilizer trials at golf courses in six different states. For the past four years, Kati served as the First Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at the Merit Club in Libertyville, IL.
Fantasy volunteer drafts, sisters ghost-tweeting and a Bill Murray story. Sounds like innovative leadership that equated to some amazing experiences for Tritabaugh’s team of 200 turf grass volunteers, and aided a win for the U.S. side.
Whether you spend your days tirelessly working to get your clients’ requests just right, or are looking for something to do on a rainy day – here are five classic movies that somewhat capture the day-to-day humor of the green industry.
Once known as the Thompson Strawberry Farm, The Club at Strawberry Creek has been transformed into one of the Midwest\’s finest private courses. Built in 2006, the course was designed by Rick Jacobson and plays up to 7100 yards. Matt Kregel, Golf Course Superintendent, presides over the lush green space, ensuring the tee boxes are tight and the greens are fast.
In preparations for the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills Golf Club, Toro and Erin Hills technicians were in Sussex, WI — working alongside Reinders’ service technicians — in early May 2016 to retrofit the front of a Reelmaster 3550-D with grooming brushes that ensure the fine fescue fairways found at Erin Hills will make the ball sit up like they were on a clean-cut tee box.
The people who spend the most time on golf course aren’t the golfers – they’re the greenskeepers. Green Industry professionals are comprised of a variety of workers with differing talents and vocations – but they all share a passion for sculpting and caring for these green pastures because of what the finished product becomes – a unique landscape transformed into a manicured beauty.