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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Fall Update

It’s that time of year when our department starts to shift gears. With essentially 6 weeks left in the (typical) golf season, we are shifting our focus towards golf course improvement projects and winter preparation. We are no longer spending time and energy on most of the detail aspects of course maintenance because it prevents us from […]

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Wash Out

With 2.25″ of rain yesterday a few things happened. Unfortunately, the scheduled projected of sealing cart paths around the clubhouse did not happen. The paths need to be dry for the sealant to adhere properly. With the course scheduled to be closed all day, our department missed out on topdressing greens, solid tining of all of the […]

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Course Update

  Wow, May and June went by fast. Really fast! Here’s an over due update on the course, common questions I’ve received,  projects we’ve completed, as well as what’s ahead for our department.         Our cultural practices on the playing surfaces, especially the greens, are showing their worth as we approach the summer months. We […]

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