In the July Golfdom, I pen a column/essay on the importance of Golf Digest redefining their conditioning category. Along with the piece was a column that surprisingly hasn't elicited surprisingly nice emails from superintendents.
Online, Golfdom offered editor Larry Aylward pens a column taking issue with Barton's tone toward superintendents.
I also interviewed Barton, who had plenty of great stuff to say about his research and the surprising reaction Golf Digest received.
The entire package of Golf Digest stories can be viewed here.