ATC Office Hours

Richard Forsyth is the director of courses at Royal Melbourne Golf Club. We discussed playing conditions, maintenance work, and grass types in relation to production of firm putting surfaces.

Chris Tritabaugh and Doug Soldat also spoke about putting green firmness in this podcast:

A note about soil surfactants:

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What is ATC Office Hours?

I discuss technical turfgrass topics with turfgrass managers, scientists, greenkeepers, and whoever drops by the ATC office hours. There's a lot of talk about the work done to create playing surfaces for golf, and also about growing grass for sporting surfaces of all sort, and also some talk of lawns.