The 2015 Turfgrass Staff

by Chris Tritabaugh on Aug 11, 2015 3:03:23 PM

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is something along lines of: “what is the one thing golfers do not know/understand about your...

 Hazeltine Turfgrass Interns

by Chris Tritabaugh on Jul 14, 2015 12:34:37 PM
(l to r) Zach Plum, Mitch Ronning, Peter Braun, Joey Brettingen and Steve Miller

The Importance of Rest and Recovery

by Chris Tritabaugh on Jun 23, 2015 12:24:36 PM

Anyone who exercises on a regular basis knows the importance of rest and recovery. Exercising is great for the body, but too much of a good thing...

Hazeltine National’s Sand People

by Chris Tritabaugh on Jun 3, 2015 1:18:44 PM
(l to r) Herman Haag, Mike Fremming, Glenn Schull, Jim Mirick, Jerry Klooster, Bob Hovorka (not pictured) Dick Krueger and Joe Lajeunesse

Golf Course Aeration-At Hazeltine, it’s really not that bad, and here’s why

by Chris Tritabaugh on May 21, 2015 6:33:12 AM

The golf course has been aerated this week and this always produces questions along the lines of: “how bad are you going to beat the course up?”...

As Dry As We Can Be

by Chris Tritabaugh on May 7, 2015 8:27:47 AM

It is no secret that I like to keep a dry golf course; any time of the year is a good time to keep the course dry, but for my money, no time of the...

Divots, Divots Everywhere

by Chris Tritabaugh on Apr 30, 2015 2:10:54 PM

Divots, Divots Everywhere

Bentgrass Promotion in Fairways and Poa Annua Herbicide-Spring Update

by Chris Tritabaugh on Apr 20, 2015 10:51:13 AM

If you have played the golf course this spring, it is clear to see that the turf wintered very well. The only exception to this is the areas of...

Developing a Bunker Maintenance Routine

by Chris Tritabaugh on Apr 16, 2015 1:40:00 PM

A few weeks ago, I posted on what you should expect in the early days of our new bunkers. Much of the post focused on the fact there would be a...

What to Expect From Our New Bunkers-March 31st

by Chris Tritabaugh on Mar 31, 2015 2:36:53 PM

There is great anticipation from everyone at the Club for the debut of the new bunkers. Before the season begins, I wanted to give everyone a...