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A Learning Summer…

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One of the highlights of this winter has been the opportunity to review the 2010 season.  As most of you know that have been following this blog, we try to update weekly during the season.  We continually updated this blog throughout the summer trying to explain the stresses we were dealing with.  A few months ago, I was contacted by Mike Zawacki, editor of Golf Course Industry Magazine.  He asked me to talk a little about “The Summer From Hell…” as this past summer has been referred to in the turf industry.  It made it to their online digital edition.  Here is a copy:

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Author: Jason VanBuskirk

I am the Golf Course Superintendent at Stow Acres Country Club located in Stow, MA. I am entering my sixth season as the course Superintendent. My staff and I are very excited to begin this season as we are continuing to make changes to this wonderful facility. I graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management. Before Stow Acres, I did an internship at one of the country's top 100 courses, The Stanwich Club located in Greenwich, CT. I worked as an Assistant Superintendent at Oakley Country Club located in Watertown, MA and Stow Acres Country Club South Course before becoming the Superintendent at Stow Acres CC. I am married to my soul mate and we have two incredible kids! My course counterpart, Kingston, loves riding shotgun in the cart. In my downtime I enjoy writing for and managing www.iturfapps.com. Hope you enjoy the blog!

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