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Golf Course Trades Water On ... Water Off by Linda Parker


Aqua Turf International Water On


For golf course superintendents, water tends to be too scarce or too abundant, or ironically, it can be both at the same time. This month, Golf Course Trades spoke with two golf industry companies recognized for delivering innovative solutions, one for irrigation and the other for drainage.


WATER ON Founded in 1996, Aqua Turf International (ATI) specializes in irrigation design, consulting and GPS mapping for golf courses and other types of irrigated turf. Truly an international company, Aqua Turf Inter- national was launched by founder Jim Schumacher in South Florida and today has offi ces in Tequesta, Florida, Bangkok, Thailand, and Beijing, China.


Partner and company spokesperson, Sean Hyduk, cited ATI’s international perspective and wide-rang- ing experience as one of the company’s greatest strengths. Having dealt with limited water supplies, adverse water conditions, reverse osmosis and other diverse water-use applications, ATI understands the unique requisites of designing or consulting on systems, whether the challenge is salt water in the Bahamas, elevation changes in the mountains of Utah or the arid, wind-blown sands of the Middle East.


EVEN IRRIGATION HAS A LIFE CYCLE Sean explained, although irrigation is one of the most critical components of a golf course, it’s rarely on the mind of golfers and club members until it ceases to function correctly. Understanding that irrigation


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