Author Archives: Tyler Ingram

Tee Sign Face Lift

The tee signs are almost finsihed from the last of the winter painting jobs. You can see the difference between fresh gold paint and the old gold paint.

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Out of Bounds

  One winter project this year was the creation of the new Out of Bounds stakes. Previously the OB stakes were PVC that over time broke and was unable to mark line of sight to each pole. The new OB … Continue reading

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March 24th Aerification

The golfing season is just around the corner and the time for spring fertilizers, herbicides, and aerifications are on the horzion. Our first aerification is schduled for March 24th, a one day aerification with a smaller tine. When temperatures warm we … Continue reading

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Rasing Tree Canopies

One of the golf course maintenance staff’s winter projects was to elevate the mature tree canopies around the golf course. To my knowledge this has never been done on these 30-40 year old trees. We have rented a cherry picker lift and … Continue reading

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Winter Weeds Cleanup

Every year it has been a constant battle trying to eradicate the left over Poa annua and ryegrass on the course from overseeding for 35 years. This year we are close to achieving that goal of 100% clean of winter weeds. So far this … Continue reading

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Leaf Season is Coming to an End

This years leaf season has been a busy one, but a short one. We frequently had several storms to come through this fall removing a lot of leaves at one time making it a big inconvenience to make the course playable. The … Continue reading

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Frost and Freeze Delays

We are reaching that time of year when frost and freeze delays determine the first tee time on the golf course. Opening the course for play too early will negatively impact the health of the greens. When a sunny, warm … Continue reading

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