Careful planning and proper budgeting help superintendents gear up for the capital equipment decisions needed to keep properties in top condition.
Beyond the permafrost potholes, snow mold and moose prints, it’s course maintenance as usual for Roger Evans at North Star GC in Fairbanks, Alaska.
As turf changes at golf course properties across the country, so are the mowing inputs required to keep new grasses in top condition.
Superintendents nationwide have scaled back water usage while showing that the playability and conditioning of their golf courses can still thrive.
Whether a golf course is located in an area under drought conditions or in a region where rain is plentiful, irrigation practices are a vital component of water management.
Historic rainfall ruined the holidays and his own home while swamping the clubhouse and course at Aberdeen GC where Matt O’Dell is GM/Superintendent—but did nothing to dampen the property’s special spirit.