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The Fall brings us a lot of wonderful things. Things like amazing golf course conditions, cooler weather, colorful leaves and foliage, college and high school football and of course beautiful winter landscape plantings. Now is the time to make those winter annual and perennial decisions and not surprisingly the question that I answer most this time of year around the …

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You may be wondering how plastic surgery can possibly improve your golf game. In this edition, we will explain how extra weight and fat cushioning can impede the full force of your swing. How Extra Fatty Tissue Can Affect Your Game A powerful swing relies on the perfect combination of balance, coordination, strength, and speed. Each one of these factors is …

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You may be wondering how plastic surgery can possibly improve your golf swing and game. In this edition, we will explain how gynecomastia can affect your chest rotation, thus affecting the backswing and downswing. What Is Gynecomastia? Best described as enlarged breasts or “man boobs” in men, Gynecomastia is a condition that causes a man’s breast tissue to swell, often …

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Congratulations! We have officially made it to September and the worst of the Summer heat is behind us and we are all looking forward to some amazing golf course conditions this Fall. The last thing you want to think about is turf/lawn weeds but if you don’t want to stand in a sea of Chickweed, Henbit and Poa annua next …

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We have arrived at the toughest, hottest part of the golf season and no matter what plantings and turf you have you know that water management in August is critical for success. That leads to the most asked question to superintendents across the country this time of year, how can I make the most out of my water use in …

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If you experience stiffness or aches in your muscles and joints, it can make it challenging to do the things you need, or love, to do every day. Whether you experience discomfort in your knees, elbows, shoulders, back or hips, chronic pain can be debilitating. When traditional treatments haven’t worked to give you relief, regenerative medicine may be the solution. …

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There are a few things that are certain, and one of them is when it’s summertime in Texas, it will be HOT! July historically has brought us days with record heat and humidity, but when you are an avid golfer, professional greenkeeper or DIY landscaper, you still get out and enjoy the day. However, you should be aware of the …

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Every golfer knows that weather is a factor in all aspects of golf, especially golf course maintenance. North Texas golfers also know that the local weather is famous for its unpredictability and, so far, 2021 has set a few records for weather extremes. Which brings us to this month’s Ask the Superintendent question: how do weather extremes like cold and …

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For two years, the City of Arlington, Vertiex Bank and the Texas Rangers Golf Club had been waiting to see what their first professional tournament would look like. In late April, all the planning, the hard work and all the big ideas finally came to fruition.  The COVID-19 pandemic canceled what was to be the inaugural Veritex Bank Championship back …

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There is an old saying that April showers bring May flowers. But when it comes to flowers and especially summer flowers, which flowers are the best? We will cover a few basic tips, terms and horticultural facts that can help you make the most out of your ornamental efforts this summer. Then, as promised, we will answer May’s most asked …

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