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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. Rick Slattery, CGCS from Locust Hill CC in [...]

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

By Dave Eaton | Rochester District Golf Association The entire 18th hole at Locust Hill Country Club can be seen from the elevated patio on the east side of the clubhouse, as well as the balcony off the main banquet room on the main floor - all of which gives the club's finishing hole a spectator-friendly atmosphere. This year, the Rochester District Golf [...]

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 Dec

By Jeff DiVeronica | Article Link: '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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By BETSY GELLILAND | Article Link: 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, [...]

2015 Masters Preview Affinity For Augusta

Why superintendents love the esteemed Georgia golf course and think it's the greatest facility around. By: Lawrence Aylward / Editorial Director Glen Junkin remembers how he felt as a kid visiting Disney World – excited, delighted and beaming like the morning sun. Junkin, the director of golf maintenance at Turtle Point Yacht and Country Club in Florence, Alabama, [...]

Locust Hill's Lusardi Gaining National Notoriety

By THAD BROWN | Article Link: 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 [...]

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