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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Mid Winter Update

We are actually further than mid-way through winter, for the record! Our department has been cranking out projects and normal routine maintenance. Some of these will have a noticeable impact upon first seeing them, some of them will go unnoticed. It’s the sum of all the effort that make up our goal of constant progress

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Early Winter Update

Winter officially starts this coming Thursday, but it feels like forever ago that we closed the golf course. The weather since closing has been filled with ups and downs, but regardless, our department has been very busy and productive. The process of closing down the course and getting things “winterized” was a marathon this Fall.

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First Fall Update

We are two weeks post-aerification so I wanted to give everyone an update on the course, as well as the  projects our department aims to accomplish this fall. For the first time in several years, we aerified the course without rain interrupting. This helped the effectiveness and efficiency of the process immensely. More times than

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Early Fall Course Update

Rain, more of the same. Everyone knows that the month of August was extremely wet and the trend looks to be similar in September. With the .70″ of rain and lightning yesterday morning, it left no time for maintenance before the shotgun. Another 1.4″ fell last night and this morning which equates to a completely saturated property.

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June Course Update

I wanted to update everyone on the conditions of the golf course, specifically this Spring’s aerification. There has been a lot of talk regarding our recovery and why it’s taken so long to get the greens back to normal condition. In this post I’ll discuss grass types, the process of tine selection, amounts of sand,

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