Bunker Etiquette

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Course Update for June 22, 2018

With some fantastic weather as of late, it has been great to see many members enjoying the property. This time of year I always like to emphasize how important it is to regularly practice good golf etiquette. By taking the time to do the little things, such as fixing your ballmarks, filling your divots, and raking the sandtraps, you can make a big difference in the overall presentation of the course and its playability. Please see this USGA link for more details on bunker etiquette. Poa Management With some of the Poa seedheads noticeable over the past couple weeks, I…
June 22, 2018
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Course Update for July 7, 2017

It seems like it has been a long time coming but we finally got a great week of sunny weather. It was a good week for our team as the course finally dried up and we got caught up on some much needed mowing. With the peak of the summer around the corner and warmer days ahead, we are starting to prep the younger trees for the summer stress. This week we were able to start building tree wells at the bottom of the trees with shredded mulch. (see photo below) The tree wells along with a little fertilizer and…
Bunker Etiquette

Course Update for September 14, 2012

With many bunkers on the property it is important to recognize what is proper bunker etiquette. Although the turf staff works extremely hard to prep the bunkers for play in the morning, it is very important that members and guests do their part throughout the day to ensure that bunkers remain fair, playable and visually aesthetic for players to follow. Not only is it imperative to enter the bunker from the low side, rake your footprints smoothly, and place your rake on the outside of the bunker, it is also essential to tap the sand out from the bottom of your…
September 14, 2012