Golf Course Maintenance is an exciting and challenging journey. This blog attempts to give the reader some insight and appreciation for the individuals closest to the front lines of battle. Join us as we defend quality golf conditions from the evil forces that attempt to prevent them.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Boom boom disease
Every year about this time, we fight a strange turfgrass disease. I have coined this pathogen the boom boom disease. We notice black burnt turf surrounded by debris scattered in all areas around the damage. Golf courses are a beautiful landscape an we are happy that people enjoy. However, putting greens should not be used for firework staging areas. Boom boom disease rapidly kills turf.
Thankfully we have only observed this turfgrass phenomenon on four blue.
It's firework season in Indiana,