One of the key functions of core aeration is the physical removal of organic matter and the replacement of this material with sand. For a complete discussion of the role of aeration and its importance as a cultural tool in a putting green management program, refer to the article, http://www.usga.org/content/dam/usga/pdf/imported/030301.pdf
The GCM staff has been working on a few projects on the golf course as well as normal routine maintenance the past couple of weeks. Below is a list that is finished or in progress:
stump removal and back filling
25 tons of sand added to bunkers
sod work around #14 pond covering liner
sod work around heavy/traffic areas on golf course
#10 pond dredging.
2nd week of April: collar work
3rd week of April: fescue/419 sod work, wrapping up pond dredging
last week of April: Mulch & pinestraw continuing into first of May.
Next time you are in the proshop check out the new superintendent message on the counter. You can find that day’s pin location, cart rule, weather, daily projects, and what is being mowed out for the day.
If you have any questions regarding the golf course feel free to stop me anytime.