Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Spring Aerification 2018

It has been exactly 3 weeks since we did our spring aerification on April 10th & 11th to our greens.  The process went very well this year and we are happy with how the greens have responded.  The greens are all healed up and back to rolling true. Once we completed our process and opened back up for play, we also put out our new flag sticks and cups.  I am really pleased with how it all looks and hope the golfers feel the same way! As you scroll down through the pictures,  we'll take you through our aerification process...

 Step 1 - Top dress with a heavy amount of sand

 Step 2 - Aerifying (punching holes) with ProCore 

 This is a green after step 1 & 2 are completed

 Step 3 - Dragging sand to fill in holes with pull behind brush

 Once the sand is all drug in, we run a 20 minute irrigation cycle on greens

 New yellow flag sticks and hybrid cups

New hybrid cups - sides are plastic and bottom is metal

17 days post-aerification, greens healed up back to normal!

New #7 Bridge

 About two months ago, an accident occurred off of 115th street on the south end of the golf course. The vehicle came through the fence and ...