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BASF Turf & Ornamentals develops and markets innovative solutions for weed, disease and insect control. For the turf professional and landscaper this means a powerful portfolio of leading herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide technologies that provide the optimal level of protection for both cool-season and warm-season turf and landscape beds.

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Turf solutions that fit your region

Healthy turf is the best defense in every region. To find out what the BASF portfolio of innovative products can do for your course, download a regional solutions guide.

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August 2016: Seminars on Turf Research & Solutions
Gain new insights into growing healthier, stronger turf

Please join us at a BASF seminar about the latest research and solutions for growing healthier turf. In just a half day, you’ll gain valuable insights that you can put to work on your course. Plus, GCSAA educational points will be offered.

Be dollar spot-less all season long

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Dollar spot has met its match. For effective control all season long, follow the Dollar Spot Foundation Program from BASF. Featuring Xzemplar® fungicide as a key foundational product, this cool-season program provides the ultimate in protection from dollar spot, summer patch, and brown patch.

Clean sweep: Xzemplar® fungicide eliminated dollar spot at StoneRidge Golf Club

StoneRidge Golf Club Testimonial

In 2007, Jeff Girard faced a daunting challenge as the new superintendent of StoneRidge Golf Club, which he called “a dollar-spot factory.” Existing fungicides had to be sprayed often, which proved too costly. Then, in September of 2014, he tried a new product, Xzemplar fungicide. “It completely wiped out the dollar spot and I was completely clean through the rest of the fall,” he said.

To eliminate dollar spot, Superintendent Jeff Sweet turned to Xzemplar® fungicide

Bucks Run Golf Club Testimonial

Just days before the biggest tournament of the year, the fairways at Bucks Run Golf Club were overrun with dollar spot. Superintendent Jeff Sweet turned to Xzemplar fungicide for the solution. “We had knockdown within 24 hours,” said Sweet, who was equally impressed with the fungicide’s long residual. “It will be in our arsenal going forward.”

Lexicon® Intrinsic® brand fungicide takes root at Sycamore Hills Golf Club

Sycamore Hills Golf Club Testimonial

John Thompson, Superintendent at Sycamore Hills Golf Club, saw the difference healthy roots make in his turfgrass. Two days after it was in the ground, his bentgrass sod was sprayed with Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide, and the roots took hold quickly. The result? His turf is healthy and resilient, and Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide is now a mainstay of his spray program.

Historic Scioto Country Club relies on Xzemplar® fungicide

Scioto Country Club Testimonial

Scioto Country Club is located in Ohio, an area where troublesome dollar spot flourishes. As this historic club prepares to host a national tournament, Superintendent Bob Becker relies on Xzemplar fungicide for long-lasting curative and preventive control of this disease. Becker, who has been head superintendent since 2007, says “Xzemplar is going to fit into our summer program very well."

Plant Health Series Provides Tips for Healthier Turf

BASF Golfdom Plant Health Series

BASF is a proud sponsor of the Plant Health Series in Golfdom Magazine, which features articles on topics of key interest for golf course superintendents. These informational articles offer valuable tips on controlling disease, improving growth efficiency and managing turf through stress.

Intrinsic® Brand Fungicides: The Power Within

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Intrinsic® brand fungicides deliver true plant health by providing powerful disease control, increased growth efficiency and enhanced stress tolerance.

Wally Gresham uses Lexicon Intrinsic Brand Fungicide to help fight problems from high humidity at Sunset Hills Country Club.

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Lexicon® Intrinsic® Brand Fungicide Success Stories – Kyle Callahan, Victoria National Golf Course

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Kyle Callahan and the team at Victoria National Golf Course are always working to protect the greens from turf diseases in the moist and humid Ohio River Valley. That’s why he uses Lexicon® Intrinsic® brand fungicide to keep the grounds healthy and looking great.

Lexicon Intrinsic Brand Fungicide is one of the key solutions for Black Diamond Ranch’s unique topography.

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Lexicon Intrinsic Brand Fungicide helps Paul Kaufman keep Prestwick Country Club looking pristine.

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