Fresh Groom and Bridge Work

We just completed grooming the winter ski/walking trails on the front 9. With more snow on the way, we’ll plan to have both loops groomed by the weekend. Also, the deconstruction of the old bridge, and installation/construction of the new bridge has begun. The old bridge sections were removed today, and surprisingly, the concrete was

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Centennial Bridge Update

There has been a lot of behind the scenes work being done with our Centennial Bridge. After a year of planning, engineering, applying for and being approved for permits, carefully picking products to produce the intended local Old-World look, and refining logistics, Hartman Construction has been building the bridge inside their heated facility for the

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Winter Reading 1922-1928

Last year, I read through and extracted details from the club’s minute books from 1919-1921. The minutes I pulled out, revolved around the creation of the club, Seth Raynor’s design, the implementation of that design, as well as anything I found significant/interesting. In this installment, I went through the minutes from 1922-1928. The Board met

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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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First Groom

Our Assistant Brian Richert just finished grooming the ski trails, but only on the back nine. With the wind that came with the snow yesterday, many areas are bare, and the front nine didn’t have enough snow to groom. But it’s a start, and we’d love to see you come out and use the course.

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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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Frost Forewarning

This is slightly early in the season for frost delays, but not out of the norm. However, everything is aligning for a frost delay tomorrow morning, Saturday September 29th. We’ve just been put under a freeze warning by the National Weather Service, which means if you have any annual flowers, or vegetables, etc., that you’d

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