Entries by Scott Zakany

OUTSOURCING PORTIONS OF YOUR OPERATIONS

While outsourcing or contracting maintenance has been around for 40 years, it still seems that the concept is new to a lot of people. Outsourcing is simply put as:  “Having a company provide all the materials, supplies and equipment that is needed to take care of the golf course maintenance operations at a facility on […]

The Key To Winning Online

When your followers mention or share your brand online, engaging with them poses an excellent opportunity to encourage them to refer their friends to you. Your interaction can appear on their friends’ feeds and build your reach!  Many of your followers on social media are already fans of your brand! They are the Cheerleaders you […]

When Harmful Chemicals Attack!

Cypress Golf Course Service (CGCS) is very aware of being sensitive to the environment. With the attention that fertilizers and pesticides golf courses use to maintain them under constant scrutiny, having a committed environmental plan by the maintenance department is essential. While there are several ways to approach the maintenance of a golf course, taking […]

A Guide To Managing Labor Costs

Surveys conducted* by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) reveal that labor accounts for 52 percent to 65 percent of a course operation’s total budget. The surveys only generalize the relative size of this budget line item but do not reveal the challenges of the tasks themselves: the course design requirements and the […]