Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Wounded Warrior Project

BASF, a major chemical manufacturer for turfgrass has challenged superintendents all over the world to help raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. For every superintendent that takes a picture of an American Flag on their course, BASF will donate … Continue reading


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Bunker Maintenance

Since the renovation of the bunkers last year to the Better Billy Bunkers the GCM staff has been experimenting with different types of daily maintenance operations to provide constant playable bunkers. Over the last month we have found our new … Continue reading


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Irrigation Pond Leak

As many of you know, this past winter we attempted to temporarily repair the leaks in the irrigation pond with Bentonite. Unfortunately our efforts were unsuccessful to completely stop the leak. Our efforts did slow the leak down from previously losing … Continue reading


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#7 Green Sink Hole

We had a very unusual surprise this past week on the #7 green, a sink hole. During the investigation of the sink hole we discovered an old terra cotta clay drain line under the subsurface of the current green. With all … Continue reading


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Drainage

The recent rains earlier have made apparent some drainage issues on the course. The GCM Staff have corrected these problems and water is following in the right direction. The first issue was the 12″ drainage pipe running across #3 fairway. … Continue reading


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Let the Water Flow

Today the Bluegrass GCM Staff completed the short-term repair of the pond leak in the irrigation pond.  To the recap a previous post: The pond liner has been postponed until the Fall of this year and this fix completed today … Continue reading


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Audubon Renewal Process

Each year Bluegrass begins a renewal process with Audubon to continue our environment stewardship and improve the natural habitat of our wildlife. This year is a continuation of last years. Last year we created two duck houses in #10 pond for … Continue reading


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