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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2017 Fall Aerification

Next week, we will be aerifying the golf course. The course will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, August 29th and 30th, reopening at 9:30 am Thursday for Ladies League. Here were our Department’s goals: Aerify Greens with solid 3/8″ tines to a depth of 4.5″. This is to incorporate sand into the top profile. Solid tines do […]

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Mother Nature 1 , Midland .75

Whenever aerification comes around, the weather seems to do the opposite of what we need it to do. Last year we had heavy frost before and after, this year untimely rain. Here’s a breakdown of what we accomplished as of tonight and what you can expect when you tee it up tomorrow, and the next few days:   We’ve […]

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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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