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Pat Gross

Pat Gross

A 38-year veteran of the golf course maintenance industry, Pat Gross joined Ewing in 2021 working in our Tech Services Group and with Ewing Golf. Pat's wide range of experience includes 28 years as a USGA agronomist, in turfgrass management, irrigation, and water use efficiency.

Recent Posts

Detect Summer Turfgrass Diseases – Part 1: Fairy Ring Disease

By Pat Gross on May 25, 2022
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on summer diseases of turfgrass. Fairy ring is a disease common to all turfgrass...

How Your Golf Course Can Quickly Recover from Winter Damage

By Pat Gross on April 27, 2022
Golf courses throughout the northern part of the country are just starting to enjoy spring weather, and some are...

Earth Day 2022: Remembering the Benefits of Turf

By Pat Gross on April 21, 2022
Earth Day was first held April 22, 1970, to demonstrate support for environmental protection. When we consider the...

Recommended Practices for Sand Topdressing Greens

By Pat Gross on April 19, 2022
Sand topdressing has been a critical practice to produce smooth, healthy putting greens dating back to the early days...

Top 3 Tips for Spring Transition to Bermudagrass on Your Golf Course

By Pat Gross on March 29, 2022
Even though conditions are perfect right now at golf courses that overseeded for the winter, March is the time to...

Five Reasons Why Pre-Emergent Herbicides Sometimes Fail

By Pat Gross on January 26, 2022
It can be frustrating to see breakthroughs of crabgrass and goosegrass in the spring and early summer after a...

Winter Preventive Maintenance Practices for Golf Course Irrigation Systems

By Pat Gross on January 24, 2022
Exercising mainline valves should be done at least once per year as part of a good preventive maintenance program for...

Tips for Winter Water Management

By Pat Gross on November 30, 2021
In areas of the country that don’t get snow, watering turf in late fall and throughout the winter can be tricky....

4 Tips for Managing a Fertilizer Supply Shortage

By Pat Gross on November 10, 2021
As your trusted partner, Ewing is staying on top of recent reports about supply chain difficulties affecting fertilizer...

What to Do When August Exposes Your Golf Course's Weakness

By Pat Gross on August 26, 2021
If your golf course has any problems, they will likely show up in August. Here’s what you can do about it.

Three Ways to Be Smart About Irrigation

By Pat Gross on July 27, 2021
Whether you’ve been a landscape professional for one year, ten or twenty, advancements in technology mean we’re all...

Five Myths About Turfgrass Water Management

By Pat Gross on June 29, 2021
It’s no secret that turfgrass needs water to survive. We all do! Although applying water to grass seems simple, here...

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