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Best Management Practices

By Howard Richman | GCSAA

'Although GCSAA's much-anticipated planning guide for best management practices was released only a few months ago, numerous superintendents have been going down that road for quite a while.

Rick Slattery, CGCS, welcomed the opportunity to showcase his golf course on a global stage.

Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford, N.Y., hosted an LPGA event for nearly four decades, a stretch that ended in 2013 after it held four major championships in a row to cap the run.

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Famed Locust Hill Country Club Set To Host The RDGA Championship For The 10th Time

By Dave Eaton | Rochester District Golf Association

This year, the Rochester District Golf Association's flagship event - the RDGA District Championship John H. Ryan Jr. Memorial - returns to famed Locust Hill Country Club for just the 10th time in the 87-year history of the Championship, second only to the Country Club of Rochester and Brook-Lea Country Club.

Although the RDGA and Locust Hill share a history that goes back to the earliest days of the District Championship, eight decades ago, it's been a while since the RDGA was last there for the Ryan Memorial - 16 years, in fact.

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Dominic Bozzelli Finishes Third At Valspar

By Doug Ferguson | Associated Press

Dominic Bozzelli, an Honorary Member of Locust Hill Country Club, grew up at Locust Hill taking golf lessons from Steve Barber, our PGA Head Golf Professional. Steve was Dominic's coach and teaching instructor from the age of 7 through the age of 15. The Club is extremely proud of Dominic's accomplishments as a PGA Tour player, with 2017 being his first year as a Tour player after qualifying last year on the Web.com tour. Please click on READ ARTICLE to watch Dominic's interview about the Rochester Golf Community and playing at Locust Hill Country Club.

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Locust Hill Country Club Congratulates The 50th Anniversary Of
Don Alhart, Channel 13's News Anchor, A Rochester Icon And A LHCC Member For Over 2 Decades!

By Jeff DiVeronica | democratandchronicle.com/staff/3025/jeff-diveronica/

'The man with the golden voice'

Don Alhart thought about leaving Rochester once. It was in the late 1980s and the Penfield native had already been on television in his hometown for more than 20 years as a reporter and news anchor for Rochester's ABC affiliate.

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Locust Hill Course Superintendent Rick Slattery Shows
Why He Is A Leader In The Golf Course Industry

By BETSY GELLILAND | clubandresortbusiness.com/author/betsy/

Superintendents nationwide have scaled back water usage while showing that the playability and conditioning of their golf courses can still thrive.

Under some circumstances, stinginess isn't exactly an appealing quality. When it comes to water conservation, however, thriftiness pays big dividends at golf courses. And superintendents are making a real effort to cash in on the water-saving practices at their disposal.

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Locust Hill's Lusardi Gaining National Notoriety

By THAD BROWN | tbrown@wroctv.com

Pittsford, NY - Joe Lusardi never saw the seminal moment in his teaching career coming.

He heard it.

"All of a sudden, I hear a player hit a driver behind me. Whack! Whack! And by the third one, I was like, 'Wow. That's really loud. Who is that?'," Lusardi said. "I turn around and it's this little 11 year old, left-handed kid hitting shots."

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2015 MASTERS PREVIEW
Affinity For Augusta

By: Lawrence Aylward | Editorial Director

There is a very good reason why Locust Hill has the reputation of having one of the most outstanding golf courses in the country and the best conditioned in Rochester, NY. Please click on the link below to read why our world renowned Golf Course Superintendent Rick Slattery is sought after for his valued opinion.

 

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