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Pruning

BentgrassPoaPruningSnowWinter

Course Update for January 15, 2018

Happy New Year! Hopefully everyone had a cheerful and safe holiday.The first few weeks of winter have brought us some interesting weather with significant snow cover and very frigid temperatures, and the latter part of last week delivered record-breaking spring-like temperatures and rain to melt the snow. Some of you may wonder how all this impacts the golf course. Fortunately, our new Bentgrass greens are very well equipped to withstand the challenges of this weather. Bentgrass is much more tolerant than poa. It can handle both direct cold temperatures and ice cover. The blanket of snow we've had on the ground has…
January 15, 2018
BentgrassPoaPruningWinter

Course Update for February 24, 2017

First, and foremost, I would like to extend a great deal of gratitude to all of Islington Golf Club’s members and the entire staff and management team. I’ve had remarkable support as I take on my new role as Superintendent. Over the past five years, I have worked tirelessly to provide a superior product that we can all be proud of. I am extremely excited to carry on with the goal of making Islington Golf Club one of the best-conditioned golf courses in Canada. One of my main objectives is to continue to provide timely communications to our membership, informing…
February 24, 2017