According to an online article posted by Golf.Com late last month and written by Alan Shipnuck, senior writer for Sports Illustrated, the Olympic Golf Course is “a field of dreams” for the city of Rio de Janeiro, now that the 2016 Summer Olympic competitions are now over. Plans are to soon open the course to […]
Bradley S. Klein, senior writer for Golfweek and a former PGA Tour caddie, named his visit to Bluejack National as one of his “top 10 moments in 2015.” In a blog post dated in December, he described the first course designed in the U.S. by Tiger Woods as “surprisingly understated, with wide-open ground game options […]
Today, Bluejack National golf club in Houston, TX, announced that tonight (January 12) the Golf Channel will air the first of four segments about the Golf Academy. Bluejack National is the first golf course in the United States designed by Tiger Woods.
Last fall, Golf Channel crews filmed the episodes on Bluejack holes #1, #2, #4 […]
A recent article posted on the Golf Advisor website announced that seven holes are now open at Bluejack National Golf Club, the first Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the United States. All surfaces of the course, except the TifEagle bermudagrass putting greens, are being grassed with Zeon Zoysia, one of the several superior, certified turfgrass […]
Recently, USA Today online published an update on the golf course slated to host golf’s return to the 2016 Olympics after a 112-year absence. On October 6, members of the international media visited the site in Rio de Janeiro and were “surprised by how healthy, ready and green the course looked.” Designed by Gil Hanse […]
When Ken Mangum, CGCS, chose Zeon Zoysia to grass the fairways of the Riverside Course at the Atlanta Athletic Club more than 15 years ago, his (at the time, rather radical) decision was based on a desire for the course to stand out from other local golf clubs. His choice not only worked brilliantly at […]
The December 2014 e-newsletter of Turfgrass Producers International revealed an interesting statistic regarding Bluejack National, the first Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the U.S. Scheduled to open this fall, the course is being grassed with 520 truckloads — or 4.2 million square feet — of sod. With the exception of the TifEagle bermudagrass greens, the […]
During the 2015 Golf Industry Show in February, GCSAA TV Live interviewed three zoysiagrass experts with Team Zoysia — Dr. Milt Engelke, David Doguet and Arthur Milberger. The experts were attending the Show as hosts of the “Zoysia as a Game Changer” event, held on February 23.
The “Game Changer” event was designed to […]
After the 2015 Golf Industry Show’s “Zoysia as a Game Changer” event on February 23, a five-minute video segment aired on GCSAA.tv. To watch the video, click here, or read below for a transcript of the video.
The event, hosted by Team Zoysia, was designed to promote the use of zoysiagrass on golf courses. […]
Increasingly, Americans are drawn to products that are easy on the environment, while also enhancing the quality of life. Quite likely, though, few people think of grass as a product until they decide to renovate or replace their lawn and then must choose a turfgrass “product.” At that time, homeowners are wise to select […]