More rain, more cold…

The weather continues to not cooperate, it’s exceptionally wet on the course today. With 3/4″ to start the week, and another 3/4″ last night/today, the course has standing water scattered throughout, and the rain continues to fall. I’m hopeful that the rain will stop around noon today. Unfortunately, we will be walking only today, carts

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Friday Frost

With a current temperature of 34 degrees, it’s going to be back to back Fridays we will experience a frost delay. Friday’s are the worst day for a delay, as we know everyone wants to play, and we have maintenance to accomplish. When the frost is gone, we will need extra time to get out

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Soaked

We needed rain, just not the 2″ we received last night/this morning. It has left us with a saturated course with scattered areas of standing water. Unfortunately, we will have to restrict carts for today. We need moisture to help with recovery of our winter-damaged areas, but we need warmth even more. The ground temperatures

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Friday Frost

We’re under a frost delay this morning. A delay is never ideal, especially on a Friday, which is a big maintenance and golf day. This delay will affect the level of maintenance that we had planned in order to get players on the course. This frost also halts the turf recovery from winter damage. We

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Winter Update

It’s been 2+ months since the golf course has closed, wow! Our department may have had the busiest late fall season I can remember. The goal of keeping the course open as long as possible, then complete as many technical projects before the ground freezes up, mirrors the craziness of a quick spring snow melt

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The End

The end of the 2018 golf season is here. The last day of golf will be this Sunday, November 4th.   With the forecast next week, of high winds, and highs in the 30’s, it will take us at least 2 weeks to get our winter preparations completed. I was hoping for a longer fall golf season but

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