Rank #1: TurfHead Jam Session with Kevin Ross and Dave Wilber, Session Number 1
Call it experimental or explorational or just plan fun. Kevin and Dave sit down for a session. And no topic is off limits. With more than 60 years of combined experience in direct hands on agronomy life, there is bound to be some wisdom. And good chops to hear.
This session includes riffs around Tiger Woods, Anxiety and Depression, Clipping Volume and more.
The mics and recorders are on you get to enjoy The Jam.
Sep 27 2018
Rank #2: Frankly Speaking with Doug Soldat: Smart Fertilization for Smart Turf Managers
Oct 05 2015
Rank #3: The Turfgrass Zealot Project, Episode #10 with guest Armen Suny
Episoide 10 of The Turfgrass Zealot Project is not short on passion. Dave Wilber and Armen Suny really want you to succeed in your career goals. Handling the job search and the job interview is key to making that happen. Learn some incredible techniques. And be reminded of some very simple things that could put you in the position you want to be in. There's a lot of mistakes being made out there. Don't let them be yours.
Armen Suny's work with Kopplin and Kuebler, an executive search firm, is fascinating and insightful. And you get to hear first hand what is really happening in the trenches from someone who is focused on the world of golf.
Dave Wilber lays on some thoughts about doing it right and paying attention to detail in his opening remarks.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is brought to you by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance for Fifteen Years!
Nov 19 2015
Rank #4: The Renovation Report with Guest Thomas Bastis, CGCS
Thomas shares his experience in looking back as his old/new golf course matures. It hasn't all been easy. But he's candid about what worked and what didn't work and what he might do again. He also gets firm and fast with some good stories and insights. And being the early adopting tech leader that he is, Thomas speaks about what he's working on. Always keeping it new.
It's an hour of deep conversation and insight with one of the industry greats.
The TurfNet Renovation Report is sponsored by Golf Preservations and by Jacobsen and is only on TurfNet Radio.
Dec 15 2016
Rank #5: Frankly Speaking with Dr. Bruce Clarke: BMPs for turf disease management
Frank and Bruce also talk about the upcoming 13th International Turfgrass Research Conference to be held July 16-21 in New Brunswick, NJ.
Presented by DryJect.
May 18 2017
Rank #6: Randy Wilson on Rockbottum Radio: Green speeds, the Alphabets, and more...
Oh yeah, and using common sense to stabilize golf. That.
Mar 03 2017
Rank #7: Frankly Speaking with Micah Woods, Chief Scientist, Asian Turfgrass Center
Feb 20 2015
Rank #8: Frankly Speaking: Chris Tritabaugh on the Ryder Cup
Check it out.
Nov 04 2016
Rank #9: The Ladder - Tom Zoller of Tahama Golf Club: Fortunate Career Breaks
Mar 03 2017
Rank #10: The Turfgrass Zealot Project Episode #9 with Chris Tritabaugh and Scott Hess
Chris Tritabaugh is the superintendent at Hazeltine National Golf Club, host to the 2016 Ryder Cup. Chris shares his ideas about work and life and how he handles his staff and the hours required to do his job at a very high profile place.
Scott Hess is Executive Vice President/Human Intelligence at SPARK, one of the world's leading media agencies and part of the Publicis Groupe. Scott talks about Generational Science and the Millennial Generation. Scott's work in this area is influencing millions of dollars in advertising and helping companies and brands relate to those born between 1980 and 2000. Scott's outstanding TEDx talk can be seen here.
Dave Wilber talks about hanging onto youth, changing and relating. If our business is to grow and change in a growing and changing world, understanding the viewpoints of people like these two is key.
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is brought to you by Klingstone. Proven Bunker Performance for Over 15 Years.
Nov 13 2015
Rank #11: Frankly Speaking: Resistance Radio, Summer Edition
Topics include data-driven precision weed management, synchronicity of adult pest populations, fraise mowing for weed management via seed bank reduction, and the effect of insect control methods on pollinators.
Smart talk from leading thinkers, only on Frankly Speaking on TurfNet Radio. Presented by DryJect.
Jul 19 2017
Rank #12: Frankly Speaking: Jim Koppenhaver on the current state of the golf industry
reduction and absorption in golf facilities and businesses that serve themcomparisons with retail and restaurant industries that are also cyclical industrieswarning signs for superintendents that a facility might be in financial troublethe change in golf's consumer base and requirements, including digital technologynon-green grass business opportunities — do they lead to green-grass opportunities for golf facilities?TopGolf and virtual golf: good for the green-grass sector of golf?Should guidelines replace rules to increase the fun factor of golfgetting new golfers to the point of involvement that will make them stick as players and customersgrowing the game by drilling deeper into the pool of "older white guys with money" who aren’t golfers.
Spend 45 minutes for a better understanding of where golf is and where it can go... both good and bad.
Aug 03 2017
Rank #13: Frankly Speaking with Dr. Bill Kreuser: PGRs, growth potential and timing
Oct 19 2015
Rank #14: Frankly Speaking with Zach Reineking: Hosting the US Open at Erin Hills
Aug 03 2018
Rank #15: Frankly Speaking: Four Influencers and Mindfulness
Peter McCormick, founder of TurfNetDavid Kuypers, Syngenta CanadaPaul MacCormack, Fox Meadow Golf & Country ClubChris Tritabaugh, Hazeltine National Golf Club
Spend an hour and learn how to turn off the noise, focus and prioritize.
Presented by Civitas and DryJect.
Mar 20 2019
Rank #16: Frankly Speaking with John Sorochan: Factors affecting putting green performance
A native of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Dr. John Sorochan began working on the grounds crew at Earl Grey Golf and Country Club in 1988. This experience led him to Michigan State University where he earned his Ph.D. in Turfgrass Science in 2002. He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Turfgrass Science and Management in the Plant Sciences Department at the University of Tennessee (UT), where he also serves as the Co-Director for the UT Center for Athletic Field Safety.
Feb 14 2019
Rank #17: Frankly Speaking: Dr. Karl Guillard on late season nitrogen fertilization
Presented by DryJect and Civitas Turf Defense.
Sep 27 2019
Rank #18: The Ladder: A visit with Ryan Moy, asst supt at Hazeltine National Golf Club
Oct 06 2016
Rank #19: Frankly Speaking with Brian Winka, CSFM: "Bluemuda" and Overseeding
Presented by DryJect/Maximus and Civitas/Intelligro.
Apr 26 2018
Rank #20: The Turfgrass Zealot Project, Episode #32 with Guest Armen Suny
From Sand Based Greens to Robotic Mowers. From chaining old rollers near golf shops to perfect biology. And more. When Armen and Dave sit and jam, anything can and usually does happen.
Enjoy this episode as a way to get motivated as the Spring of 2018 is upon us!!
The Turfgrass Zealot Project is only on TurfNet.com. And ANYONE can listen!
Mar 22 2018