The snow is gone and the temperatures are moderating. We will be opening the course soon. There will be thousands of hours of preparation before many of you will play the course this season. Below are just a few of the many tasks that are in the process of getting the course ready for play this spring.
As you can see, the greens are still dormant.
Sticks and debris are blown off the greens in preparation for the first rolling and mowing.
Greens are rolled to firm the soft spring surfaces
Notice the footprints in the soft greens at the bottom portion of the photo.
The greens are still very soft.
We will mow the greens for the first time in the spring as soon as they begin to firm-up from the rolling
All course accessories have been refurbished and are ready for the season
New signs have been constructed in-house that match the design of other course accessories
Mulch is spread in the beds
All accessories are sanded and painted
The irrigatioin pumphouse controls have been tested and readied
The range divots are smoothed and seeded
Limbs throughout the property are collected
Many of you have asked about our Border Collie and goose dog, Polly. She is 11 years old now and her health is failing a bit. She is still a trooper and loves to be out on the course and chasing geese. She is a very special member of our team.