The ATC Doublecut with Micah Woods

Maggie Reiter joined me to reminisce about the grasses one can find at the back of the 7th green at Pebble Beach Golf Links, to consider soil test results for lawns, what the biggest problems are on lawns and whether solutions exists, and much more.

Maggie is a Data Scientist at Sunday,
The blog post with the photo of grasses at Pebble Beach is:
We discussed EPA ecoregion maps, which you can read more about at and can see the especially detailed ones at
The original MLSN guidelines, first presented at the Bouyoucos Conference in 2012, are available at:
MLSN calculations for micronutrients are here:
The Carrow et al. article from 2004 on SLAN ranges is available at
Soil test lab tour at Brookside Labs:

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Micah Woods
I'm chief scientist at the Asian Turfgrass Center and director of the @paceturf information service. Some current projects include #OM246, #ClipVol, and #MLSN.

What is The ATC Doublecut with Micah Woods?

I discuss ATC blog posts, with supplementary information, stories, and the reasons why I thought the topic was worth writing about, and worth reading about. Thus, a doublecut of these topics. This covers grass selection, playability, and all the work done to create a certain type of turfgrass surface.