Greens & Grounds Newsletter Year-in-review Contest

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Greens & Grounds Newsletter Year-in-review Contest

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When will the greens open in the spring?
    • A. 

      When they have been mowed twice

    • B. 

      When they have been mowed once

    • C. 

      Once the ground thaws

    • D. 

      Once they have been rolled and mowed

  • 2. 
    Etiolation of Poa annua is?
    • A. 

      Bacterial related

    • B. 

      Viral related

    • C. 

      Fungal related

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The 17-year cicada can produce a hum up to how many decibels?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      110

  • 4. 
    Crabgrass germinates at what soil temperature?
    • A. 

      55 degrees

    • B. 

      50 degrees

    • C. 

      60 degrees

    • D. 

      65 degrees

  • 5. 
    What insecticide did we use experimentally this season to combat nematodes?
    • A. 

      Avid

    • B. 

      Allectus

    • C. 

      Aloft

    • D. 

      Athena

  • 6. 
    The famous 1935 overhead photograph of the golf course was produced by what newspaper?
    • A. 

      New York Times

    • B. 

      Star-Ledger

    • C. 

      Bergen Record

    • D. 

      New York Tribune

  • 7. 
    In which area did we NOT have to show proficiency in to receive our re-certification as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary?
    • A. 

      Land Management

    • B. 

      Environmental Planning

    • C. 

      Water Quality Management

    • D. 

      Outreach and Education

  • 8. 
    What size aeration tines did we use on the greens this fall?
    • A. 

      5/8"

    • B. 

      1/2"

    • C. 

      3/4"

    • D. 

      1"

  • 9. 
    Which assistant found an arrowhead in the woods left of 8 East?
    • A. 

      Andrew Shaul

    • B. 

      Justin Adams

    • C. 

      Luke Braun

    • D. 

      David Zollinger

  • 10. 
    Which pest did some of our newer tees struggle with this season?
    • A. 

      Algae

    • B. 

      Dollar Spot

    • C. 

      Pythium

    • D. 

      Brown Patch

  • 11. 
    A more compacting sand is being used in bunkers on what holes?
    • A. 

      4C, 4W, 6C, 6W

    • B. 

      4C, 4W, 6C, 2C

    • C. 

      4C, 4W, 6C, 2E

    • D. 

      2E, 4C, 4W, 6W

  • 12. 
    The drill & fill machines seen here and used during spring aeration have tines that are how long?
    • A. 

      12"

    • B. 

      9"

    • C. 

      6"

    • D. 

      15"

  • 13. 
    Fans were first installed around our greens in what year?
    • A. 

      2007

    • B. 

      2008

    • C. 

      2009

    • D. 

      2006

  • 14. 
    Paving work was completed at the following locations this past year?
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      2C

    • C. 

      8E

    • D. 

      Tennis

    • E. 

      9W

  • 15. 
    How many hours did G&G spend maintaining bunkers in 2012?
    • A. 

      7000 hours

    • B. 

      5000 hours

    • C. 

      3000 hours

    • D. 

      9000 hours

  • 16. 
    What species of trees did we plant in 2013?
    • A. 

      Spruce, Oak, Maple, Hornbeam

    • B. 

      Spruce, Ash, Oak, Tulip

    • C. 

      Oak, Maple, Hornbeam, Ash

    • D. 

      Oak, Maple, Ash, Beech

  • 17. 
    What pigment masks all other colors in leaves during the main growing season?
    • A. 

      Chlorophyll

    • B. 

      Anthocyanin

    • C. 

      Carotenoid

    • D. 

      Tannin

  • 18. 
    We can have frost at an air temperature of 39 degrees?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    New root growth of cool season grasses occurs best in what air temperature range?
    • A. 

      60-75 degrees

    • B. 

      52-64 degrees

    • C. 

      66-78 degrees

    • D. 

      55-70 degrees

  • 20. 
    Which greens will dry out the quickest on a warm, dry day?
    • A. 

      9E, 1C, 7E

    • B. 

      9C, 7W, 3C

    • C. 

      9E, 2C, 6C

    • D. 

      9C, 5E, 7E

  • 21. 
    Which green had a temporary fan in use this season?
    • A. 

      4C

    • B. 

      2E

    • C. 

      5W

    • D. 

      7E

  • 22. 
    We would prefer our green pH to be in what range?
    • A. 

      5.8-6.0

    • B. 

      5.2-5.8

    • C. 

      6.2-6.8

    • D. 

      6.8-7.2

  • 23. 
    Our greens were digitally scanned by Greenscan 3D this spring.  These scans are accurate to how many milimeters?
    • A. 

      2 mm

    • B. 

      1 mm

    • C. 

      3 mm

    • D. 

      4 mm

  • 24. 
    Lightning struck trees on what holes this season?
    • A. 

      2C, 1W, 6W

    • B. 

      2C, 5E, 6W

    • C. 

      2W, 1W, 6W

    • D. 

      6W, 2C, 8W

  • 25. 
    Our lightning detection system will monitor lightning how far away?
    • A. 

      30 miles

    • B. 

      20 miles

    • C. 

      25 miles

    • D. 

      35 miles

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