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the talking greenkeeper

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.

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Episode 14, Chris Tritabaugh

Chris Tritabaugh, Golf Course Superintendent of Hazeltine National Golf Club, joins me to discuss numerous topics going down in the turfgrass industry today.   

2hr 29mins

11 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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#27, Brian Grill

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

2hr 42mins

14 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 11, Ben McGraw & Bill Kreuser

Episode 11 was recorded live from the Water Club at the Borgata Hotel & Casino during the 2018 New Jersey Green Expo.  Ben McGraw, Ph.D, the Turfgrass Entomologist at Penn State University, and Bill Kreuser, Ph.D an Extension Turfgrass Specialist at the University of Nebraska were my guests.

2hr 12mins

9 Dec 2018

Rank #3

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#35, Andrew Dalton

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.

2hr 34mins

23 Aug 2019

Rank #4

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#33, Patrick Husby

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.

2hr 40mins

11 Jul 2019

Rank #5

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Zach Bauer

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.

2hr 15mins

3 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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Remastered Episode 20, Steve McDonald

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

1hr 52mins

16 Feb 2019

Rank #7

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3. John Kaminski

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.

2hr 37mins

29 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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#32, James Huntoon

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

2hr 48mins

21 Jun 2019

Rank #9

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Jessica Lenihan

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

1hr 22mins

19 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 13, Jason Haines

Jason Haines is a golf course superintendent on the sunshine coast of British Columbia, Canada.  He is one of the most progressive greenskeepers in the industry of golf course turf management, and is a proponent of precision based greenkeeping techniques.  Check out his blog https://www.turfhacker.com to learn more about his unique approach to greenkeeping.

2hr 45mins

21 Dec 2018

Rank #11

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#23, Jason Bonneville

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.

2hr 36mins

23 Mar 2019

Rank #12

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#24, Paul MacCormack

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/

2hr 42mins

31 Mar 2019

Rank #13

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#34, The Call In Show

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

1hr 44mins

29 Jul 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 15, Wally Gresham

Wally Gresham is an ex golf course superintendent who is now the Senior Sales Rep at Bulk Aggregate located in Atlanta, Georgia.  Wally loves his wife, dog and life!  If you live in the Georgia area and require some sand or any other type of aggregate, check out Wally's company website. http://www.bulkagg.com

2hr 28mins

15 Jan 2019

Rank #15

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# 01, Mark McGreevy

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.  

2hr 23mins

2 Sep 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 10, Moe Robinson

Moe Robinson is the golf course superintendent of two golf courses in Little Britain, Ontario.  Moe explains what it's like being a woman in turf, the power of mindfulness, her unique spray rig, and how she manages water with perhaps the most ghetto irrigation system of all time.  

1hr 54mins

28 Nov 2018

Rank #17

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Episode 16, Jimmy Aguirre

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.  

2hr 28mins

31 Jan 2019

Rank #18

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#2, Michael Stachowicz, Part 2

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.

3hr 1min

8 Sep 2019

Rank #19