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Publicly Accessible

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

Image Browse Archive Site Search Within This Publication Publisher/Cooperator Coverage
ASGCA Architect's Gallery website ASGCA Architect's Gallery ASGCA Architect's Gallery Search American Society of Golf Course Architects 16 Entries
Australian Turfgrass Management Journal cover Australian Turfgrass Management Journal
Includes Australian Turfgrass Management
Australian Turfgrass Management Journal Search Australian Golf Course Superintendents' Association

1999-Present Less 1 Year

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Connecticut Clippings
Includes The Conn. Clippings

Connecticut Clippings Search

Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents

1968-Present
CUTT CUTT CUTT Search Cornell Cooperative Extension 1990-Present
The Florida Green The Florida Green
Includes The South Florida Green
The Florida Green Search Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association 1973-Present
The Golf Course The Golf Course The Golf Course Search Peterson, Sinclaire & Miller Inc. in conjunction with Carter's Tested Seeds, Inc. 1916-1923
Golf Course Industry Golf Course Industry
Includes Golf Course News
Golf Course Industry Search GIE Media Horticulture Group 1989-Present
Golfdom Golfdom
Includes Turfgrass Trends 2002-2012
Golfdom Search North Coast Media, LLC 1927-Present
Less 6 Months
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The Greenerside
Includes Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey Newsletter; and The Greener Side

The Greenerside Search Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey 1978-Present
Florida Green.jpg The Green Sheet The Green Sheet Search

Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association

1985-Present
Greenkeeper International Greenkeeper International
Includes Journal of the Golf Greenkeepers Association; British Golf Greenkeeper; Golf Greenkeeping and Course Maintenance; Greenkeeper; Golf Greenkeeping; The Golf Course; and Greenkeeping Management
Greenkeeper International Search The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association 19xx-Present Less 6 Months
Gressforum Gressforum
Includes Nytt Fra NGA, NGA Nytt, NGA-Nytt, and Gress-Forum
Gressforum Search Norwegian Greenkeepers Association 1989-Present
Hole Notes Hole Notes Hole Notes Search Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association 1975-Present
Landscape Management Landscape Management
Includes Weeds, Trees, & Turf
Landscape Management Search North Coast Media, LLC 1962-Present
Lawn Care Industry Lawn Care Industry Lawn Care Industry Search North Coast Media, LLC 1977-1991
Lawn and Landscape Lawn & Landscape
Includes American Lawn Applicator and Lawn and Landscape Maintenance
Lawn & Landscape Search GIE Media Horticulture Group 1980-Present
The National Greenkeeper The National Greenkeeper
Includes The National Greenkeeper and Turf Culture
The National Greenkeeper Search National Greenkeeper Inc. 1927-October 1933
The Newsletter [New England] Cover The Newsletter [New England] The Newsletter [New England] Search Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England

1929-Present

Noer/Milorganite Image Collection

Noer/Milorganite¬ģ Image Collection

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Noer/Milorganite¬ģ Image Collection Search

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Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District 13,065 Images
Northwest Turfgrass Topics.png Northwest Turfgrass Topics Northwest Turfgrass Topics Search Northwest Turfgrass Association 1959-1997
Mid-Atlantic Turf Conference Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic Turf Conference Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic Turf Conference Search Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents 1949-1976
Proceedings of the Michigan Turfgrass Conference Proceedings of the Michigan Turfgrass Conference Proceedings of the Michigan Turfgrass Conference Search Michigan State University and Michigan Turfgrass Foundation 1972-2005
Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Turf Conference Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Turf Conference Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Turf Conference Search Midwest Regional Turf Foundation 1948-1986
Proceedings Northwest Turfgrass Conference.png Proceedings of the Northwest Turfgrass Conference Proceedings of the Northwest Turfgrass Conference Search Northwest Turfgrass Association 1948-1997
Sports Turf Manager Sports Turf Manager
Includes Sports Turf Newsletter
Sports Turf Manager Search Sports Turf Canada 1987-Present Less 6 Months
Sports Turf Manager Sports Turf Manager Sports Turf Manager Search Sports Turf Managers Association 1985-2003
Sports Turf SportsTurf
Includes Golf and SportsTurf
SportsTurf Search Sports Turf Managers Association and Specialty Information Media 1985-Present Less 2 Months
The Sward The Sward   Turfgrass Information Center 1989-Present
Tee to Green Tee To Green [New York] Tee To Green [New York] Search Metropolitan Golf Course Superintendents Association

196x-Present

Thru the Green Thru the Green Thru the Green Search Golf Course Superintendents Association of Northern California 1972-Present
TIC Annual Report TIC Annual Report   Turfgrass Information Center 2007-Present
Turfgrass Matters Turfgrass Matters
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
Turfgrass Matters Search Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents 194x-Present
Turfgrass Trends Turfgrass Trends Turfgrass Trends Search North Coast Media, LLC 1992-2001
(2002-2012 within Golfdom)
Turfax Turfax Turfax Search International Sports Turf Institute 1993-2002
TurfComms Page TurfComms TurfComms Search Douglas T. Hawes 1985-2004
Update Update Update Search Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey 2001-Present
USGA Green Section Record USGA Green Section Record
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
USGA Green Section Record Search United States Golf Association 1921-Present
USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online
RSS Feed RSS Feed
USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online Search United States Golf Association 2002-Present
Online Source USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summaries
Includes USGA Green Section Research Progress Reports
USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summaries Search United States Golf Association 1950, 1951, 1956, 1959, 1977, 1983-Present
 

 

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
Bulletin for Sports Surface Management Cover Bulletin for Sports Surface Management Sports Turf Research Institute
Includes Sports Turf Bulletin; International Turfgrass Bulletin
1951-Present Less 1 Year
Golf Course Management Cover 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 Cover GreenMaster Canadian Golf Superintendents Association 1965-Present Less 3 Months
International Turfgrass Society Research Journal and Proceedings Page 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 Cover 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
On Course Page 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
Turf News Turf News Turfgrass Producers International 1977-Present Less 1 Year

 

Selected 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   (TGIF Record=93886)

Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, 2014. James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard, and James C. Beard.
Publisher: Michigan State University Press   (TGIF Record=202862)

Golf Course Design: An Annotated Bibliography with Highlights of Its History and Resources, 2006. Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan.
Publisher: Grant Books  (TGIF Record=109655)

 

Upcoming & Under Construction

Journals, reports, and materials hosted by the Turfgrass Information Center that are upcoming or currently under construction:

Publication Title Publisher

Golf Illustrated [London] (1890-1910)
Includes Golf

"The Office"
Greenside (1996-Present) Golf Course Superintendents Association of Ireland

Iowa State University Research Report (1981-2004)
Includes Iowa State University Field Day and Equipment Show

Iowa State University

Central Plains Turf Conference (1950-1962);  K-State Turfgrass Research (1987-2014);  Ornamental and Turfgrass Research (1985);  Results of Turfgrass Investigations: Variety Trials: Growth Regulator Trials (1977);  Turfgrass Field Day [Kansas] (1988)

Kansas State University

Michigan State University Turfgrass Field Day (1962-Present); Michigan Turfgrass Report; Michigan State University Turfgrass Research Summary

Michigan State University

Course Conditions (2008-Present);  A Patch of Green (196x-2013);  Turf Times [Northern Michigan Turfgrass Association] (19xx-200x);  Western Views (198x-200x)

Michigan-regional Golf Course Superintendents Chapters
Clippings (1971-Present) New Jersey Turfgrass Association

Proceedings of the New Mexico Turfgrass Conference (1955-196x);  Proceedings of the Southwest Turfgrass Conference (194x-200x)

New Mexico State University

Annual Report on Green Keeping Research (194x & 195x);  New Zealand Turf Management Journal (1960-Present Less 6 Months);  Proceedings of the New Zealand Sports Turf Convention (As Published, 1980-1998);  Proceedings of the North Carolina Turf Conference & Trade Show (As Published, 2001-200x);  Report of Proceedings New Zealand Greenkeepers' Association (193x-xx)

Restricted Access

New Zealand Sports Turf Institute

Proceedings of the North Carolina Turfgrass Conference (1980-1992)

North Carolina State University
ONCourse (196x-Present) Ontario Golf Superintendents' Association

Chips & Putts  (197x-Present)

Pocono Turfgrass Association
Report on Turfgrass Research; 3-Day Turf Course Proceedings; Rutgers Turfgrass Proceedings; Rutgers Turfgrass Research Field Days; Rutgers Turfgrass Symposium; Turf Conference Highlights; Lawn and Utility Turf and Golf and Fine Turf Short Courses Rutgers University

Lawn Care (1928-1954);  Proceedings of the Scotts Turfgrass Research Conference (As Published, 1968-1978);  The Scotts Company Archive (1921-197x)

The Scotts Company, LLC
Turfgrass Seed STRI

American Sod Producers Association Midwinter Conference Proceedings;  ASPA Bulletin;  Business Management;  Journal of Environmental Turfgrass;  Lawn Institute Harvests;  Lawn and Landscape Digest;  Lawn-O-Gram;  The Lawn Institute Press Kits;  Turfgrass Producers International E-Newsletter

Turfgrass Producers International

USGA Regional Turfletters (195x-196x)
Includes Eastern Turfletter, Mid-Continent Turfletter, Northeastern Turfletter, Southeastern Turfletter, Southern Turfletter, Southwestern Turfletter, and Western Turfletter

United States Golf Association

Proceedings of the Southeastern Turf Conference (194x-197x)

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

Illinois Turfgrass Research Report (197x-200x);  Proceedings of the Illinois Turfgrass Conference (1960-198x)

University of Illinois
Wisconsin Turfgrass Field Day; Turfgrass Field Day for Homeowners; Wisconsin Turfgrass Conference; Wisconsin Turfgrass Research Reports University of Wisconsin-Madison
National Turf Field Days The USDA, The USGA Green Section, & The Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents