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Early Fall Preparations - September 2104
Summer’s Last Gasp - September 2014
Why Do We Always Aerate When The Greens Are Perfect? - August 2014
Mild Summer Weather Equals Better Playability - August 2014
Why Can’t We Kill These Weeds? - July 2014
Low-Maintenance Areas Aren’t Meant To Be Perfect - July 2014
No Matter What We Do, These Darn Things Are Still Here - June 2014
Preparing For The Heat - June 2014
Where Are The Rough Mowers? - May 2014
Don’t Overreact To Early Season Bermudagrass Problems - May 2014
There Is Still Time For Course Preparation - April 2014
Finally, Some Warm Weather - April 2014
Let’s Talk Spring For A Change - April 2014
Early Season Worlds Collide - March 2014
Early Spring Is An Exciting Time On The Golf Course, But It Is Far From Mid-Season - March 2014
What Is Going On Under The Snow? - February 2014
What Is So Important About Staying Off Frost? - January 2014
Winter Injury Fears - January 2014
Snow May Be Pretty, But It Can Cause Problems For Those Not Prepared - December 2013
Frosty Mornings and Chilly Days - November 2013
Fall Is Time To Reenergize The Batteries And Plan For Next Year - October 2013
Fall Shade Can Contribute To Summer Stress - October 2013
Golfers To Their Superintendent: “You’re Never Happy” - October, 2013
How Are We Going To Get This Done? - September 2013
End of Summer Musings - September 2013
The Time Has Come - August 2013
A Cooler-Than-Normal August Is A Welcomed Break, But Summer Is Far From Over - August 2013
Hot Weather and Water…Good For The Beach, Not Plants - July 2013
Management Tips For Hot, Wet Weather - July 2013
What Is Good For The Goose May Not Be Good For The Gander - June 2013
Rain, Rain, Go Away - June 2013
Just Cut The Rough! - May 2013
Has Spring Sprung? - May 2013
Warmer Weather Will Come Soon - May 2013
Ups And Downs Are Part Of The Business - April 2013
Maintenance Programs Already Require Compromise - April 2013
Test To Help Set Up Best Management Practices - March 2013
The End Of The Off Season - March 2013
Early Spring Or Late Spring, Superintendents Will Be Ready - February 2013
The “Off-Season” - January 2013
Winter Is Welcome - January 2013
Winter Protection, Projects and Peace of Mind - December 2012
Snow Mold Weather is Near - December 2012
Education Conferences Are Great Social Events, But… - November 2012
Sandy Pounds Mid-Atlantic Region - November 2012
Leaves Are Turning And So Is The Page On Another Season - October 2012
Close To The End, But Far From Over - October 2012
It’s Time To Rejuvenate! - September 2012
It’s Turfgrass Renovation Time! - August 2012
Is The Worst Over? - August 2012
Partner Links
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Chevron
   

The USGA and Chevron have committed to using the game of golf to encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. This commitment has led to the creation of extensive golf-focused STEM teaching tools, and has resulted in charitable contributions to support golf-related programs through Eagles for Education™

At U.S. Open Championships the Chevron STEM ZONE™ is an interactive experience highlighting the science and math behind the game of golf through a variety of hands-on exhibits and experiments.

The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

For more interactive experiences featuring golf-focused STEM lessons, visit the partnership homepage.

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Rolex
   

Rolex has been a longtime supporter of the USGA and salutes the sportsmanship and great traditions unique to the game. This support includes the Rules of Golf where Rolex has partnered with the USGA to ensure golfers understand and appreciate the game.

As the official timekeeper of the USGA and its championships, they also provide clocks throughout host sites for spectator convenience.

For more information on Rolex and their celebration of the game, visit the Rolex and Golf homepage.



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IBM
   

IBM has partnered with the USGA to bring the same technology, expertise, and innovation it provides to businesses all over the world to the USGA and golf's national championship.

IBM provides the information technology to develop and host the U.S. Open’s official website, www.usopen.com, as well as the mobile apps and scoring systems for the three U.S. Open championships. These real-time technology solutions provide an enhanced experience for fans following the championship onsite and online.

For more information on IBM and the technology that powers the U.S. Open and businesses worldwide, visit http://www.usopen.com/IBM

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Lexus
   

Lexus is committed to partnering with the USGA to deliver a best-in-class experience for the world’s best golfers by providing a fleet of courtesy luxury vehicles for all USGA Championships.

At each U.S. Open, Women’s Open and Senior Open, Lexus provides spectators with access to unique experiences ranging from the opportunity to have a picture taken with both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open trophies to autograph signings with legendary Lexus Golf Ambassadors in the Lexus Performance Drive Pavilion.

For more information on Lexus, visit http://www.lexus.com/

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American Express
   

Together, American Express and the USGA have been providing world-class service to golf fans since 2006. By creating interactive U.S. Open experiences both onsite and online, American Express enhances the USGA’s effort to make the game more accessible and enjoyable for fans.

For more information on American Express visit www.americanexpress.com/entertainment


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