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Publicly Accessible

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

Image Browse/Search Archive Site Publisher/Cooperator Availability
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American Sod Producers Association
Midwinter Conference Proceedings - Browse

American Sod Producers Association
Midwinter Conference Proceedings - Search 

Turfgrass Producers International 1981-1986
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ASGCA Architect's Gallery - Browse

ASGCA Architect's Gallery - Search

American Society of Golf Course Architects 16 Entries
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ASPA Bulletin - Browse

ASPA Bulletin - Search

Turfgrass Producers International 1968-1983
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Australian Turfgrass Management Journal - Browse

Australian Turfgrass Management Journal - Search

Includes: Australian Turfgrass Management

Australian Sports Turf Managers Association

1999-Present,
Less 1 Year

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Business Management - Browse

Business Management - Search

Turfgrass Producers International 1982-1992
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Chips & Putts - Browse

Chips & Putts - Search

Pocono Turfgrass Association 1973, 1995-Present
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Clippings - Browse

Clippings - Search

Includes: Green World

New Jersey Turfgrass Association 1971-Present
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Connecticut Clippings - Browse

Connecticut Clippings - Search

Includes: The Conn. Clippings

Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents 1968-Present
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CUTT - Browse

CUTT - Search

Cornell Cooperative Extension 1990-Present
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Dr. James R. Watson, Jr. Image Archive - Browse

The Family of Dr. James R. Watson, Jr. 77 Images
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The Florida Green - Browse

The Florida Green - Search

Includes: The South Florida Green

Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association 1973-Present
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The Golf Course - Browse

The Golf Course - Search

Peterson, Sinclaire & Miller Inc. in conjunction with Carter's Tested Seeds, Inc. 1916-1923
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Golf Course Industry - Browse

Golf Course Industry - Search

Includes: Golf Course News

GIE Media Horticulture Group 1989-Present
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Golfdom - Browse

Golfdom - Search

Includes: Turfgrass Trends (2002-2012)

North Coast Media, LLC 1927-Present,
Less 6 Months
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The Grass Roots - Browse

The Grass Roots - Search

Wisconsin Golf Course Superintendents Association 1975-Present
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The Greenerside - Browse

The Greenerside - Search

Includes: Grass Clippings; New Jersey Golf Course Report; and Turf Clippings

Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey 1953-Present
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The Green Sheet - Browse

The Green Sheet - Search

Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association

1985-Present
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Greenkeeper International - Browse

Greenkeeper International - Search

Includes: Journal of the Golf Greenkeepers Association; British Golf Greenkeeper; Golf Greenkeeping and Course Maintenance; Greenkeeper; Golf Greenkeeping; The Golf Course; and Greenkeeping Management

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association 19xx-Present,
Less 6 Months
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GreenKeepers - Browse

GreenKeepers - Search

Includes: Césped Deportivo

Asociaci√≥n Espa√Īola de Greenkeepers 1999-Present
Gressforum

Gressforum - Browse

Gressforum - Search

Includes: Nytt Fra NGA; NGA Nytt; NGA-Nytt; and Gress-Forum

Norwegian Greenkeepers Association 1989-Present
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Hole Notes - Browse

Hole Notes - Search

Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association 1975-Present
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Iowa Turfgrass Research Report - Browse

Iowa Turfgrass Research Report - Search

Includes: Iowa State University Field Day and Equipment Show

Iowa State University 1981-2004
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Landscape Management - Browse

Landscape Management - Search

Includes: Weeds, Trees, & Turf

North Coast Media, LLC 1962-Present
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Lawn Care - Browse

Lawn Care - Search

The Scotts Company, LLC 1928-1954
Lawn Care Industry

Lawn Care Industry - Browse

Lawn Care Industry - Search

North Coast Media, LLC 1977-1991
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Lawn Institute Harvests - Browse

Lawn Institute Harvests - Search

Turfgrass Producers International 1957-1992
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Lawn and Landscape Digest - Browse

Lawn and Landscape Digest - Search

Turfgrass Producers International 1996-1997
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Lawn-O-Gram - Browse

Lawn-O-Gram - Search

Turfgrass Producers International 1984-1991
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Lawn & Landscape - Browse

Lawn & Landscape - Search

Includes: American Lawn Applicator; and Lawn and Landscape Maintenance

GIE Media Horticulture Group 1980-Present
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The National Greenkeeper - Browse

The National Greenkeeper - Search

Includes: The National Greenkeeper; and Turf Culture

National Greenkeeper Inc. 1927-October 1933
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The Newsletter [New England] - Browse

The Newsletter [New England] - Search

Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England

1929-Present

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Noer/Milorganite¬ģ Image Collection

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Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District 13,065 Images
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Northwest Turfgrass Topics - Browse

Northwest Turfgrass Topics - Search

Northwest Turfgrass Association 1959-1997
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On Course - Browse

On Course - Search

Includes: The Bull Sheet

Midwest Association of Golf Course Superintendents 1948-Present
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Proceedings of the Michigan Turfgrass Conference - Browse

Proceedings of the Michigan Turfgrass Conference - Search

Michigan State University
and
Michigan Turfgrass Foundation
1972-2005
Mid-Atlantic Turf Conference

Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic Turf Conference - Browse

Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic Turf Conference - Search

Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents 1949-1976
Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Turf Conference

Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Turf Conference - Browse

Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Turf Conference - Search

Midwest Regional Turf Foundation 1948-1986
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Proceedings of the Northwest Turfgrass Conference - Browse

Proceedings of the Northwest Turfgrass Conference - Search

Northwest Turfgrass Association 1948-1997
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Proceedings of the Scotts Turfgrass Research Conference - Browse

Proceedings of the Scotts Turfgrass Research Conference - Search

The Scotts Company, LLC As Published,
1968-1978
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Sports Turf Manager (STC) - Browse

Sports Turf Manager (STC) - Search

Includes: Sports Turf Newsletter

Sports Turf Canada 1987-Present,
Less 6 Months
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Sports Turf Manager (STMA) - Browse

Sports Turf Manager (STMA) - Search

Sports Turf Managers Association 1985-2003
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SportsField Management - Browse

SportsField Management - Search

Includes: SportsTurf

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] - Browse

Tee To Green [New York] - Search

Metropolitan Golf Course Superintendents Association

196x-Present

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Thru the Green - Browse

Thru the Green - Search

Golf Course Superintendents Association of Northern California 1972-Present
TIC Annual Report TIC Annual Report Turfgrass Information Center 2007-Present
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Turfax - Browse

Turfax - Search

International Sports Turf Institute 1993-2002
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TurfComms - Browse

TurfComms - Search

Douglas T. Hawes 1985-2004
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Turfgrass Matters - Browse

Turfgrass Matters - Search

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

Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents 194x-Present
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Turfgrass Trends - Browse

Turfgrass Trends - Search

North Coast Media, LLC 1992-2001
(2002-2012 appears within Golfdom)
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Update - Browse

Update - Search

Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey 2001-Present
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USGA Green Section Record - Browse

USGA Green Section Record - Search

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

United States Golf Association 1921-Present
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USGA Regional Turfletters - Browse

USGA Regional Turfletters - Search

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

United States Golf Association 195x-196x
USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online

USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online - Browse

USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online - Search

United States Golf Association 2002-Present
Online Source

USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summaries - Browse

USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summaries - Search

Includes: USGA Green Section Research Progress Reports

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:

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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
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
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: 

Publisher Publication Title
"The Office" Golf Illustrated [London] (1890-1910)
Includes Golf
Golf Course Superintendents Association of Ireland Greenside (1996-Present)
Kansas 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)
Michigan State University Michigan State University Turfgrass Field Day (1962-Present);
Michigan Turfgrass Report;
Michigan State University Turfgrass Research Summary
Michigan-regional Golf Course Superintendents Chapters Course Conditions (2008-Present); 
A Patch of Green
(196x-2013); 
Turf Times [Northern Michigan Turfgrass Association]
(19xx-200x); 
Western Views
(198x-200x)
New Mexico State University Proceedings of the New Mexico Turfgrass Conference (1955-196x); 
Proceedings of the Southwest Turfgrass Conference
(194x-200x)
New Zealand Sports Turf Institute

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 New Zealand Turf Conference & Trade Show (As Published, 2001-200x); 
Report of Proceedings New Zealand Greenkeepers' Association
(193x-xx)

Restricted Access

North Carolina State University Proceedings of the North Carolina Turfgrass Conference (1980-1992)
Ontario Golf Superintendents' Association ONCourse (196x-Present)
Rutgers University 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
STRI Turfgrass Seed
Turfgrass Producers International Journal of Environmental Turfgrass;  
The Lawn Institute Press Kits; 
Turfgrass Producers International E-Newsletter
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Proceedings of the Southeastern Turf Conference (194x-197x)
University of Illinois Illinois Turfgrass Research Report (197x-200x); 
Proceedings of the Illinois Turfgrass Conference
(1960-198x)
University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Turfgrass Field Day;
Turfgrass Field Day for Homeowners;
Wisconsin Turfgrass Conference; Wisconsin Turfgrass Research Reports
The USDA, The USGA Green Section, & The Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents National Turf Field Days