One aspect of turfgrass management that can be used is to just let it burn. As with other practices, there are critical steps you need to take – don’t just throw a match out there! In this 40-minute recording, Matthew Gourlay, CGCS, MG, reviews how to prepare, permits needed, safety gear, team communication, if you are interested in burning turf on your golf course.
Original presentation date: Mar. 15, 2021 Education points: 0.06
About the Instructor
Matthew Gourlay, CGCS, MG, is the director of golf course operations at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, Kan. He has worked at Colbert Hills Golf Course for the past 18 years. Gourlay earned his bachelor's degree in agriculture, with a minor in business management, from Kansas State University, earned GCSAA certification in 2011 and in May 2019 earned his Master Greenkeeper Certificate from BIGGA. He has presented sessions at the Golf Industry Show since 2017 and has taught webinars for GCSAA.
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