Meet Author Thomas Nikolai, Ph.D.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
by Tom Hill
First 60 superintendents get a free, signed copy of Nikolai's book, The Superintendent's Guide to Controlling Putting Green Speed
We're hosting another popular turf textbook giveaway for superintendents in our BASF booth 3039!
The BASF "meet and sign” book giveaway featuring Thomas Nikolai, Ph.D., begins at 10 a.m. on Wed., Feb. 10, 2010. *Be on time because supplies are limited to the first 60 superintendents!
About Thomas A. Nikolai, Ph.D., a.k.a “The Green Speed Doctor”
Thomas A. Nikolai, Ph.D., is the turfgrass academic specialist at Michigan State University and author of the book, “The Superintendent’s Guide to Controlling Putting Green Speed” published by Wiley & Sons, 2005.
Internationally recognized for his green speed methodologies, Nikolai has earned the nickname “The Green Speed Doctor.” His expertise stems from 10 years spent working on a golf course and 10 years working as a turfgrass research technician studying topics such as fertilization, topdressing, light-weight green rolling, cultivation techniques, PGRs, mowing heights, wetting agents, leaf mulching, irrigation scheduling, putting green root zone mixes and
alternative spikes. Nikolai is also faculty member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).