Despite a few rainy days, we continue to have a very beautiful fall! The leaves are changing colors, and the course continues to be in great shape. The agronomy team is working to prepare the course for the upcoming winter, and a great spring in 2021.
Greens and Tees
With the cooler weather the growth rate on the greens are starting to slow down. This eventual will have them turn almost a purple color before they go into full winter dormancy. We have already reduced the amount of mowing and rolling of the greens to avoid creating an mechanical damage before winter. We still plan to aerate the greens and tees before the ground freezes and winter sets in.
The fairways are having a great fall. The staff has been going around to low areas and adding soil to level them out. Our biggest example was a settled drainage line on the right side of the 7th fairway. Fairway aeration will beginning soon. We will be sharing on the website and informing the proshop staff of which holes are done and being worked on. Carts will not be permitted on the aerated fairways until they are healed in the spring. Thank you as always for your patience.
Rough and Fescue
The fescue is almost all cut down and sprayed for next spring. The team is continuing to mow areas down to rough height as we work to simplify the fescue on the course and make things more playable. The next few weeks are peak leaf season, please bare with us as we work daily to clean up and process all the leaves that are falling.
Thank you all and feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.