Myth Busters-Turf Edition

January 27, 1-3 p.m.
Room: N320B – North Concourse

Is it OK to play golf on frosted greens? Does grass grow more in the shade? Do USGA greens need to be deep cultivated? Do tee markers cause snow to melt faster? If you’ve ever been stumped by examples like these, it’s time to uncover the TRUTH behind turf myths and lore! Join our MythBusters Turf Edition Crew for good-natured banter, spirited debate, and electrifying experimentation offering the truth behind popular turf myths. Our crew will share the behind-the-scenes backstory and MythBusters Turf video shorts showing over-the-top experiments conducted on the golf course using scientific method combined with grit, humor, and gleeful curiosity.


Sean Reehoorn, Golf Course Superintendent, Aldarra Golf Club, Sammamish, Wash.

Michael D. Richardson, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, University of Arkansas

Gina Rizzi
, President, ARCUS Marketing Group, Reno, Nev.



New EducationAssitant Superintendents Student Education