The Importance of Being Sharp On Demand

Tod Blankenship, CGCS
Start Date
60 Minutes

As an integral member of a team of turfgrass professionals, you understand the importance of being sharp. Golfers have come to expect top notch and consistent playing surfaces and preparing these surfaces is a critical role for golf course superintendents and equipment managers alike. In this 60-minute webinar, Tod Blankenship, CGCS, takes an introductory approach to navigating the relationship between cutting unit management and the impact on agronomy by covering:

  • Mower function, Reel and Bedknife
  • Optimal mower set-up
  • Link between sharpening and agronomy

Original presentation date: Apr. 20, 2021 Education points: 0.10

About the Instructor

Tod Blankenship, CGCSTod Blankenship, CGCS, is the Western North America Territory Manager for Bernhard and Company. His love of golf as a youngster led him to the industry early. He earned his bachelors in horticulture from the University of Wisconsin and his masters at Oregon State University, working in their turfgrass program producing relevant industry data while there. Blankenship has worked as part of several golf course maintenance teams in different states/climates. As the owner of TBlankenship, LLC, an advisory service, he shares his knowledge and experience with managers of golf courses, sports fields, parks, and other greenscapes.

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Non-member price: $45

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