Today's Turf is Ultradwarf Bermudagrass

Rod Lingle, CGCS

Rod Lingle, CGCS, provides a detailed look at major management practices for the three major ultradwarfs currently being used in warm-season climates - Champion, Mini Verde, and Tifeagle. Lingle’s 39 years’ experience as a head superintendent comes into paly as he describes the management practices that have been successful for his course and many others that have adopted his system of greens management.

Topics covered include:

  • A broad overview into how to produce quality through your system of greens management
  • Accuracy in mower set-up, how-to and why it is critical
  • Major cultivation practices including brushing and vertical mowing, topdressing and core aerification

Original presentation date: Feb. 28, 2013

About the instructor

Rod Lingle, CGCS

Rodney Lingle, CGCS, is the golf course superintendent at The Memphis Country Club in Tennessee. He holds a bachelor's degree in agronomy from Mississippi State University and is a member of the Tennessee GCSA chapter. Lingle has served as head golf course superintendent for more than 39 years and is the patent holder of GreenPerfection brushes. He was named the 2007 Tennessee Turfgrass Professional of the Year. Lingle also spoke in 2012 at the Agronomic Solutions Session held as part of GCSAA's annual education conference.


Member price: Free
Nonmember price: $60
Chapter price: $100
Education points: 0.2

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