Saving Water, Shooting Magnificent Photos

The UAV is the Superintendent’s Latest Tool

By Michael Cunningham

Greenskeeping 25 years ago was an art. Now it’s fine art and a science. It required just as much work 25 years ago as it does now, despite the extensive use of power equipment and technology today.

Although things have changed in the supervision of greenskeeping, there are more headaches. Turf specialists have had to be discovered and developed; super-fine grasses have to be produced to satisfy the demand of golfers who always want something better.

Fly in the latest technology, the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) or drone.

Many golf facilities worldwide are aware of the stunning aerial imagery that these fixed wing and multi-rotor craft camera systems can produce. More