2011-2017 Monthly Newsletter


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This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Mike Hermanson honored for DSA
  • GCSANE Elects Board of Directors
  • WE ARE GOLF goes to the White House
  • NERTF Conference & Show
  • New England Green Section Seminar
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association

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This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Sharon Brownell Profile
  • DuPont granting refunds for Imprelis purchases
  • Remembering Tony Caranci
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association

 

 
 This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Ed Eardley Profile
  • Proposed Bylaw Amendments
  • Joe Sprague, Jr. Elected as 2012 IAGA President
  • New England Regional Turfgrass Conference & Show Update
  • Do-It-Yourself Research:  Simple, Effective DIY Tips to Improve Your Course
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association
 
 

 

This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • President’s Message
  • Remembering David Comee
  • November Meeting Announcement
  • GCSANE Hires an Association Manager
  • SODCO History
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • UMass Extension Symposium
  • GCSAA Awards Scholarships
  • Bayer Superintendent Grant Program
  • GCSANE Tournament Results
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association
 
 

 

 
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Ponkapoag Golf Course, Where Mother Nature is Winning
  • Chapter Manager Search Update
  • GCSANE Newsletter Going to Print – your responses
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • Charting a Return Course
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • Dr. Joseph Troll  Turf Education Fundraiser Super Raffle
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association
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This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • UMass Turf Field Day
  • President’s Message
  • GCSANE Newsletter Going to Print?
  • GCSANE Chapter Executive Search Update
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • Ouimet Marathon
  • GCSAA Hiring Two Field Staff Positions
  • EPA orders DuPont to stop sales of Imprelis
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • Excerpt taken from 1942 newsletter
  • August Meeting Results and Photos
  • Greg’s Run
  • Divot Drift
  • Let’s Go Back to 1944
  • Friends of the Association
 
 

 
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Communicating Sustainable Use of Pesticides
  • President’s Message
  • GCSANE Starts Process to Hire Chapter Executive
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • August Meeting Information
  • Persistent heat, drought and flooding strain golf courses nationally
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • July Meeting Results and Photos
  • Herbicide Blamed for Damaging, Killing Trees
  • Syngenta Business Institute
  • New England Regional Turfgrass Foundation, Inc. Elects New Officers and Announce Show Dates for 2011-2012
  • Divot Drift
  • Let’s Go Back to 1978
  • Friends of the Association
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • A Fun Fact about Glen Misiaszek, CGCS
  • President’s Message
  • Cyprian Keyes Pro, Superintendent are 'Biggest Losers'
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • S&B Tournament results, photos, sponsors, donations
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • June Meeting Results and Photos
  • UMass Turf Research Field Day 2011
  • Divot Drift
  • Let’s Go Back to 1945
  • Friends of the Association
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • UMass received over $100K in USGA Grants
  • UMass Turf Research Field Day   
  • Government Relations Committee attends Agriculture Day
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • Project Evergreen
  • April Meeting Photos and results
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • May Meeting Results
  • New England Superintendent Associations Calendar
  • Divot Drift
  • Let’s Go Back to 1935
  • Friends of the Association

 
 
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Fescue Management   
  • President’s Message
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • The Putting Green Performance Pyramid
  • Divot Drift
  • Let’s Go Back to 1940
  • Friends of the Association
 
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • NERTF Conference & Show Recap   
  • NERTF Show Photos
  • President’s Message
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • Send Your Best Photos
  • UMass Turf Club Places 3rd in Turf Bowl
  • New England Golf Summit
  • Divot Drift
  • Let’s Go Back to 1937
  • Friends of the Association
 

 
 
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Jason Adams Profile  
  • President’s Message
  • GCSAA Elections
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • Turfnet Superintendent of the Year Finalist-Glen Misiaszek
  • New England Golf Summit
  • Divot Drift
  • Let’s Go Back to…
  • Friends of the Association

 
 
 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Dean Robertson wins Distinguished Service Award  
  • Brookmeadow CC hosts Annual Meeting
  • Thinking about it by Don Hearn
  • GCSANE Board of Directors 2011
  • Pat Daly, CGCS attends Syngenta Business Institute
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association


2010 and Earlier

December 2010 (Click Here)


This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • It was an Entire Club Effort – Hopedale CC
  • President’s Message
  • GCSANE Slate of Officer
  • Government Relations Update
  • Candidates for GCSAA Board of Directors
  • Project Evergreen
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association




November 2010 (Click Here)

This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • 2011 NERT Conference & Show  
  • President’s Message
  • Call for DSA Nominations
  • GCSANE Slate of Officer
  • Affiliate Update
  • Golf Meeting Recap and Upcoming Meetings
  • GCSANE Holiday Party
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association



October 2010 (Click Here)



This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • GCSAA 2010 Chapter Delegates Report  
  • President’s Message
  • Call for DSA Nominations
  • Alumni Turf Group Update
  • Golf Update and NE Champs Results
  • Met Champs Results
  • NHGCSA Education event
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association

September 2010 (Click Here)

 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • The Super Speaks Out  
  • President’s Message
  • Affiliate Update
  • Call for DSA Nominations
  • September Meeting Results
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association



August 2010 (Click Here)

This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Talking with Tom Brodeur  
  • President’s Message
  • Call for DSA Nominations
  • Finance Committee Update
  • NERTF Update
  • Ouimet Golf Marathan Results
  • Divot Drift
  • Friends of the Association


June July 2010 (Click Here)

This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • Golf as a Civilising Force  
  • President’s Message
  • Ouimet Golf Marathon
  • USGA Update: Summer Survival Mode
  • Scholarship and Benevolence Tournament Recap
  • Divot Drift




April 2010 (Click Here) 

 
This edition of The Newsletter Features:
  • MassDEP Levies fine on Springfield Country Club by: Jedd Newsome
  • President’s Message by: Pat Daly
  • Annual Bluegrass Weevil Update by: Pat Vittum
  • The Calendar Says April, But What About The July Feel? by: Adam Moeller
  • GCSAA Board Update
  • Lexington 9 Hole Meeting


 

This edition of The Newsletter Features:
  • Mike Holton at The Ranch Golf Club by: Gary Trask
  • Annual Blue Grass Weevil Update by: Pat Vittum
  • Annual Blue Grass Weevil BMP’s by: Richard S. Cowles
  • Recapping the New England Regional Turfgrass Conference by: Gary Sykes
  • Spring Disease Update by: Nathaniel Mitkowski
  • MAS Golf Course Construction Company Profile
  • The Best Laid Plans by: David Oatis
 
 

 

This edition of The Newsletter Features:

  • James Fitzroy CGCS Elected President of GCSAA
  • President’s Message by: Pat Daly
  • Recapping the 2010 Education Conference by: GCSAA
  • Approaching the Eleventh Hour by: Adam Moeller
  • UMass Places Second at Collegiate Turf Bowl by: Steve Curry
  • A Letter of Thanks by: Bob Ruszala

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Previous Editions Below

 January 2010 (Click Here)

This edition of The Newsletter features:

  • Greg Cormier profile by: Gary Trask
  • Rich Gagnon receives Excellence in Government Relations Award
  • GCSANE elects Board of Directors for 2010
  • January Thaw by: Jim Skorulski
  • Divot Drift and more!

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Previous Editions Below

2009 Monthly Newsletters:

 

December 2009 (Click Here)

This edition of The Newsletter features:

  • Good-Bye to a Memorable 2009-A Year in Review by: Rich Gagnon.
  • An Icy Start to Winter by: USGA - Adam Moelier
  • Ahearn Equipment dedicated to growth and customer Service by: Mike DiRico.
  • December-Framingham Meeting Recap
  • Divot Drift and More. 

 

November 2009 (Click Here)

This edition of The Newsletter features:

  • Mark Richard profile written by: Gary Trask
  • Chapter Delegates Meeting Recap
  • USGA Northeast Regional Report
  • S&B from Hatherly CC and Milton Hoosic Club Meeting Results
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!

 

October 2009 (Click Here)

This edition of The Newsletter features:

  • “Alumni Turf Group 6th Annual Joseph Troll Turf Classic Honors a Living Legend: Leon St. Pierre” by: Scott Mackintosh
  • President’s Message by: Pat Daly
  • Recaps of the Assistant’s Appreciation Day and the New England Superintendent Championship Tournament
  • EPA Demands Cancellation of Methyl Bromide by: GCSAA
  • 2009 Northeast News Update by: USGA, Jim Skorulski
  • The Latest Divot Drift and More!

 

 
This edition of The Newsletter features:

  • Ted Perry Profile, by: Gary Trask
  • “The Calendar Let Us Down; But Again”, by: Jim Skorulski
  • USGA Green Section Northeast Regional Update, from USGA
  • UMASS Update: Webworms and Alumni to Honor Leon St. Pierre
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!
 
 
This edition of The Newsletter features:
  • “The Superintendent’s Champion” written by: Rich Gagnon
  • UMass updates on Nematodes and White Grubs by: Pat Vittum and M. Bess Dicklow
  • USGA Green Section Northeast Regional Update, Part I and II by: David Otis
  • The President’s Message by: Pat Daly
  • A recap of the Marlborough Country Club Meeting
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!
 
 
 This edition of The Newsletter features:
  • Bob Dembek profile written by: Gary Trask
  • UMass updates on Algae, Black Layer and White Grubs
  • USGA Reports on  an “Endless Spring” and Water Management
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!
This edition of The Newsletter features:
  • “Child’s Play? Think Again”by: Rich Gagnon
  • The President’s Message by: Pat Daly
  • “A Job Well Done”, by: Gary Sykes
  • Disease and Insect Update, from UMass
  • “Disease Suppression With a Unique natural Organic” by: William Torello
  • Member/Guest Report From Segregansett Country Club
  • The latest Divot Drift and more! 
 
 
 
This edition of The Newsletter features:
  • “Passion, Guidance and Hard Work Lead Albert to the Top of His Profession at Hopedale Country Club” by: Gary Trask
  • “Umass Turf Management Update” ABW are Everywhere!!” by: Pat Vittum of Umass
  • “President’s Message” by: Pat Daly
  • “USGA Update, Northeast Region, Spring Disease and Poa annua Populations” by: Adam Moeller, USGA
  • “I-9 Revised Form update”
  • A recap of the May 11, 2009 Meeting at Franklin Country Club and the Bear Cup Results.
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!
This edition of The Newsletter is dedicated to the economy and features:
  • Charlie Zeh story written by: Chantal Zeh
  • “President’s Message” by: Pat Daly
  • UMass updates on Anthracnose and Annual Bluegrass Weevil
  • “Curtis Cup captain has Close ties to GCSANE” by: R. Gagnon and USGA
  • A Recap of the Whitinsville Meeting
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!
 
This edition of The Newsletter is dedicated to the economy and features:
  • “An Early Passion Leads Jim Medeiros to the Top of His Profession and Thorny Lea Golf Club” by: Gary Trask
  • “Umass Turf Management Update (White Grubs)” by: Pat Vittum of Umass
  • “President’s Message” by: Pat Daly
  • “A Win is Still a Win” by: Gary Sykes, NERTF
  • “Government Relations” with Peter Hasak
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!  
 
 
This edition of The Newsletter is dedicated to the economy and features:
  • “James R. Fitzroy Elected Vice President of the GCSAA” by: Golf Course Management and Rich Gagnon
  • “Miller Establishes Innovative Golf Course Management Support System” by: Gary Larrabee
  • “Azinger Recalls Ryder Cup, Up Close and Personal” by: GCSAA
  • “GCSAA Members Elect 2009 Board of Directors” by: GCSAA
  • “10 Steps for Safer Driving at Work” by: Ron Smith
  • Images from the Golf Industry Show 2009, the latest Divot Drift and more!
 

This edition of The Newsletter is dedicated to the economy and features:

  • “Norman and Robert Mucciarone Honored as Distinguished Service Award Winners for 2009” by: Gary Trask
  • “The Asian Longhorned Beetle-Anatomy of an Invasion” by: Wesley Blixt of Umass
  • “WCC is Wary of Beetles” by: The Worcester Telegram and Gazette
  • Recent Regulations on Eradication of the ALB
  • The latest Divot Drift and more!
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