Border collie earns 2016 LebanonTurf calendar cover spot
Fairway, a 3-year-old border collie who has become a fixture among the staff at Toledo (Ohio) Country Club and is charged with keeping the on-course geese population under control, has been chosen to be the cover dog for the 2016 LebanonTurf Dog Days of Golf calendar. She is also in the running for Dog of the Year through a vote of the 13,000-plus expected attendees at the February 2016 Golf Industry Show in San Diego.
Court order places nationwide hold on Clean Water Rule
On Oct. 9, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit issued an order temporarily blocking implementation of the Clean Water Rule (previously known as the “WOTUS” rule) nationwide. In a 2-1 ruling, the 6th Circuit judges determined that the rule was illegal and cannot be enforced nationwide. GCSAA is continuing to monitor the situation.
Nominations open for the Edwin Budding Award
The Edwin Budding Award, named in honor of the inventor of the lawnmower, is presented in partnership with Ransomes/Jacobsen. This award is given to equipment managers and related innovators, technicians, educators and engineers who have made a significant impact in the golf and turf business. Nominations are due by Nov. 1.