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Journals, reports, and materials hosted by the Turfgrass Information Center and available for public browsing:

Image Publication Title Publisher Coverage
ASGCA Architect's Gallery website ASGCA Architect's Gallery American Society of Golf Course Architects 16 Entries
Australian Turfgrass Management Journal cover Australian Turfgrass Management Journal Australian Golf Course Superintendents' Association
Includes Australian Turfgrass Management

1999-Present Less 1 Year

Future Publication Central Plains Turf Conference

Kansas State University

1950-1962

Upcoming
Future Publication Connecticut Clippings

Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents

Includes The Conn. Clippings

1968-Present

Upcoming
Future Publication Course Conditions Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association

2008-Present

Upcoming
CUTT CUTT Cornell Cooperative Extension 1990-Present
The Florida Green The Florida Green Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association
Includes The South Florida Green
1973-Present
The Golf Course The Golf Course Peterson, Sinclaire & Miller Inc. in conjunction with Carter's Tested Seeds, Inc. 1916-1923

Incomplete
Golf Course Industry Golf Course Industry GIE Media Horticulture Group
Includes Golf Course News
1989-Present
Golfdom Golfdom North Coast Media, LLC
Includes Turfgrass Trends 2002-2012
1927-Present
Less 6 Months
Future Publication Golf Illustrated [London]

"The Office"
Includes Golf

1890-1910

Upcoming
Future Publication The Green Sheet Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association 1985-Present

Upcoming
Greenkeeper International Greenkeeper International The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association
Includes Journal of the Golf Greenkeepers Association; British Golf Greenkeeper; Golf Greenkeeping and Course Maintenance; Greenkeeper; Golf Greenkeeping; The Golf Course; and Greenkeeping Management
19xx-Present Less 6 Months
Gressforum Gressforum Norwegian Greenkeepers Association
Includes Nytt Fra NGA, NGA Nytt, NGA-Nytt, and Gress-Forum
1989-Present
Hole Notes Hole Notes Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association 1975-Present
Future Publication Illinois Turfgrass Research Report University of Illinois

197x-200x

Upcoming
Future Publication Iowa State University Research Report Iowa State University
Includes Iowa State University Field Day and Equipment Show

1981-2004

Upcoming
Future Publication K-State Turfgrass Research

Kansas State University

1987-2014

Upcoming
Landscape Management Landscape Management North Coast Media, LLC
Includes Weeds, Trees, & Turf
1962-Present
Future Publication Lawn Care The Scotts Company, LLC

1928-1954

Upcoming

Lawn Care Industry Lawn Care Industry North Coast Media, LLC 1977-1991
Lawn and Landscape Lawn & Landscape GIE Media Horticulture Group
Includes American Lawn Applicator and Lawn and Landscape Maintenance
1980-Present
Future Publication Michigan State University Turfgrass Field Day Michigan State University 1962-Present

Under Construction
The National Greenkeeper The National Greenkeeper National Greenkeeper Inc.
Includes The National Greenkeeper and Turf Culture
1927-October 1933
Future Publication The Newsletter [New England] Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England

1929-Present

Noer/Milorganite Image Collection

Noer/Milorganite¬ģ Image Collection

We Need Your Help!

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District 13,065 Images
Future Publication Northwest Turfgrass Topics Northwest Turfgrass Association 1959-1997

Upcoming
Future Publication Ornamental and Turfgrass Research

Kansas State University

1985

Upcoming
Future Publication A Patch of Green

Michigan and Border Cities Golf Course Superintendents Association
Includes The Golf Course Expert and The Birdie

196x-2013

Upcoming
Future Publication The Proceedings of the Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Golf Course Superintendents Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents 1949-20xx(?)

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the Illinois Turfgrass Conference University of Illinois

1960-198x

Upcoming
Proceedings of the Michigan Turfgrass Conference Proceedings of the Michigan Turfgrass Conference Michigan State University and Michigan Turfgrass Foundation 1972-2005
Future Publication Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Turf Conference Midwest Regional Turf Foundation 1948-1986

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the New Mexico Turfgrass Conference New Mexico State University 1955-196x

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the North Carolina Turfgrass Conference North Carolina State University 1980-1992

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the Northwest Turfgrass Conference Northwest Turfgrass Association 1948-1997

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the Scotts Turfgrass Research Conference The Scotts Company, LLC
As published, 1968-1978

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the Southeastern Turf Conference University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

194x-197x

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the Southwest Turfgrass Conference New Mexico State University

194x-200x

Upcoming
Future Publication Results of Turfgrass Investigations: Variety Trials: Growth Regulator Trials

Kansas State University

1977

Upcoming
Future Publication The Scotts Company Archive The Scotts Company, LLC

1921-197x

Upcoming
Sports Turf Manager Sports Turf Manager Sports Turf Canada
Includes Sports Turf Newsletter
1987-Present Less 6 Months
Sports Turf Manager Sports Turf Manager Sports Turf Managers Association 1985-2003
Sports Turf SportsTurf Sports Turf Managers Association and Specialty Information Media
Includes Golf and SportsTurf
1985-Present Less 2 Months
The Sward The Sward Turfgrass Information Center 1989-Present
Future Publication Tee To Green [New York] Metropolitan Golf Course Superintendents Association

196x-Present

Upcoming
Thru the Green Thru the Green Golf Course Superintendents Association of Northern California 1972-Present
TIC Annual Report TIC Annual Report Turfgrass Information Center 2007-Present
Turf grass Matters Turfgrass Matters Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents
Includes News Letter of Mid-Atlantic Association of Greenkeepers; Turf News; Turf News Letter; Mid-Atlantic News Letter; Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents Newsletter; and Turf Talk/Turfgrass Matters
194x-Present
Turfgrass Trends Turfgrass Trends North Coast Media, LLC 1992-2001
(2002-2012 within Golfdom)
Future Publication Turf Times [Northern Michigan Turfgrass Association]

Northern Michigan Turfgrass Association
Includes Northern Michigan Turf Managers Association [Newsletter]

19xx-200x

Upcoming
Turfax Turfax International Sports Turf Institute 1993-2002
TurfComms TurfComms Douglas T. Hawes 1985-2004
Future Publication Turfgrass Field Day [Kansas]

Kansas State University

1988

Upcoming
Update Update Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey 2001-Present
USGA Green Section Record USGA Green Section Record United States Golf Association
Includes Bulletin of the Green Section of the U. S. Golf Association; The Bulletin of the United States Golf Association Green Section; Comments on Turf Culture; Turf Culture; Timely Turf Topics; USGA Journal, Combining Timely Turf Topics; and USGA Journal and Turf Management
1921-Present
Future Publication USGA Regional Turfletters

United States Golf Association

Includes Eastern Turfletter, Mid-Continent Turfletter, Northeastern Turfletter, Southeastern Turfletter, Southern Turfletter, Southwestern Turfletter, and Western Turfletter

195X-196X

Upcoming

USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online
RSS Feed RSS Feed
United States Golf Association 2002-Present
Online Source USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summaries United States Golf Association
Includes USGA Green Section Research Progress Reports
1950, 1951, 1956, 1959, 1977, 1983-Present
Future Publication Western Views

Western Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association

198x-200x

Upcoming

 

Journals, reports, and materials not hosted by the Turfgrass Information Center and available for public browsing:

Image Publication Title Publisher Coverage
Online Source Applied Turfgrass Science American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America 2004-2014 (Last 12 Months Restricted-Access)
Online Source California Turfgrass Culture University of California Cooperative Extension
Includes Southern California Turfgrass Culture
1951-2002
Online Source National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) Reports National Turfgrass Evaluation Program  
Turf Books Online Turf Books Online Various  

 

Restricted Access

Journals, reports, and materials hosted by the Turfgrass Information Center and available to TGIF database users and to each of the cooperating organization's membership via that group's website:

Image Publication Title Publisher Coverage
Future Publication Annual Report on Green Keeping Research New Zealand Sports Turf Institute

194x & 195x

Upcoming
Bulletin for Sports Surface Management Bulletin for Sports Surface Management Sports Turf Research Institute
Includes Sports Turf Bulletin; International Turfgrass Bulletin
1951-Present Less 1 Year
Golf Course Management Golf Course Management Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Includes Greenkeepers' Bulletin; Greenkeepers' Reporter; Golf Course Reporter; and Golf Superintendent
1933-Present Less 1 Month
The Grass Roots The Grass Roots Wisconsin Golf Course Superintendents Association 1975-Present
Greenkeepers GreenKeepers Asociaci√≥n Espa√Īola de Greenkeepers
Includes Césped Deportivo
1999-Present
Greenmaster GreenMaster Canadian Golf Superintendents Association 1965-Present Less 3 Months
International Turfgrass Society Research Journal and Proceedings International Turfgrass Society Research Journal and Proceedings International Turfgrass Society 1969-Present Less 2 Years, with Continuous Construction due to Author Permission for materials pre-2009
Journal of Turfgrass and Sports Surface Science Journal of Turfgrass and Sports Surface Science Sports Turf Research Institute
Includes Journal of the Board of Greenkeeping Research; The Journal of the Sports Turf Research Institute; and Journal of Turfgrass Science
1929-2007
Future Publication New Zealand Turf Management Journal

New Zealand Sports Turf Institute
Includes Sports Turf Review; and Newsletter of the N.Z. Institute for Turf Culture

1960-Present Less 6 Months

Upcoming
On Course On Course Midwest Association of Golf Course Superintendents
Includes The Bull Sheet
1948-Present
Proceedings of the GCSAA Conference Proceedings of the GCSAA Conference Golf Course Superintendents Association of America As published, 1927-1998
Future Publication Proceedings of the New Zealand Sports Turf Convention New Zealand Sports Turf Institute

As published, 1980-1998

Upcoming
Future Publication Proceedings of the New Zealand Turf Conference & Trade Show New Zealand Sports Turf Institute

As published, 2001-200x

Upcoming
Future Publication Report of Proceedings New Zealand Greenkeepers' Association New Zealand Sports Turf Institute

193x-xx

Upcoming
Turf News Turf News Turfgrass Producers International 1977-Present Less 1 Year

Reference content integrated into TGIF at the Search Results Level:

Beard's Turfgrass Encyclopedia for Golf Courses, Lawns, Sports Fields, 2005. James B Beard and Harriet J. Beard.
Publisher: Michigan State University Press

Golf Course Design: An Annotated Bibliography with Highlights of Its History and Resources, 2006. Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan.
Publisher: Grant Books