Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Saturday, March 27, 2021
The season is here. The golf course is coming out of winter in good shape. We will have some smaller areas in the fairways that will require some extra attention. Currently we are working on getting the irrigation system up and running. The main lines are charged, still working on going through and cleaning all the heads. With weather looking to stay warm and dry this will be important with need to start watering.
We are allowing Golf Carts at this time. The frost is still coming out of the ground in areas, so please respect your Golf Course. Below are few general rules.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Friday, January 8, 2021
I sure hope you enjoyed the course opening in December. Now here we go with 2021. The winter so far has been manageable, with the aid of some timely snow cover and moisture. Now we are in January with highs in the 30's, I am not sure what we are in for the rest of the winter, so far so good. As shown below we have some nice snow cover on #8 Green.
Friday, November 13, 2020
The maintenance staff has started to clean equipment and getting ready for all the service work that is needed. That along with tree work and snow removal we will stay active this winter.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
October was one heck of a month. We started out by finishing up our tournaments for the year on October 4. The following week we hit the compaction relief. Greens, tees, collars, aprons, fairways and cart traffic areas all received some sort of relief. This year we hired a contractor to come in and deep tine our greens. We went to a depth of 9", this will give us some good channels in the soil profile allowing air and water movement. As shown below.
The above photo is of a green on the left and the collar on the right. Both the areas received a heavy top dressing of sand to fill the holes. This will also provide a more firm playing surface.
On October 19 the forecast really went crazy. Predictions of snow and cold. This left our focus on winterizing the course. The irrigation and restrooms were fully blown out. This would be the earliest I have ever winterized the irrigation in my 23 years here. I am still hoping to get back on the course. There is leave cleanup, tree work and would sure like to get a heavy sand top dressing on the greens. I am sure some would like to get a round or two of golf in also. At this point who knows what 2020 will throw at us next?
We are always looking to improve your course. Let me know if you have thoughts.
We will See you on the course?