The Nashville, Tenn. club held its first “Beer at the Deer” event in the summer of 2017 after the property’s casual family dining room, the Deer Park Grill, was renovated. As part of the renovation, the number of draft lines in the restaurant increased from six to eight.
Regrassing projects can give golf courses a much-needed update. But anticipating the proper adjustments in mowing techniques and strategies required by the change is also critical for keeping new turf healthy, long after the renovations are complete.
The ClubCorp event showcased 10 North Texas properties to couples in the process of choosing the wedding venues, including a chance to study all of the options that would best fit their wants and needs. Couples boarded a shuttle and completed a loop, with each stop featuring vendors such as hair and makeup artists, florists, clergy,…
Golf Summerlin earned a Las Vegas Water Hero Award in 2015 from the Water Conservation Coalition of the Southern Nevada Water Authority for its water-conservation initiatives.
Detailed record keeping, return on investment, and preparation are keys to making sound equipment-financing decisions.
From their role in renovation projects to everyday use, utility vehicles are the lifeblood of golf course maintenance efforts.
Both Edgewood CC and Berry Hills CC participated in Charleston, W.Va.’s Restaurant Week. Both private facilities prepared $35 menus. Each table at Berry Hills received membership information and a $25 round of golf.
Improvements to the Montgomery Bell Golf Course, part of the Tennessee Golf Trail and the state parks system, are the brass ring of better maintenance practices and playability for golfers of any level.
Rob Jarvis, Head PGA Professional at Bangor (Maine) Municipal Golf Course, and Wes Ashe, a fisheries biologist for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, launched Kids Fishing Day at Bangor Municipal in 2015. They created the free event as a way for families to spend quality time together at the golf course.
Golf course superintendents are finding that despite its salinity, the benefits of using reclaimed water outweigh the challenges.
Installing solar panels to help supply power to the 18-hole golf course that is part of a 4,500-acre ranch has fit with the Spearfish, S.D. property’s goal of lessening its environmental impact and being a community asset.
With a herculean effort to get the golf course up and running in a month’s time after Hurricane Harvey’s epic flooding last year, the grounds team at Lakeside Country Club proved that no catastrophe is insurmountable.
After the Champions Run staff sent out a secret social-media alert that something special was happening at “The Park,” about 25 teenagers from the membership showed up to spend the rest of the day slip-slidin’ away.
To get the most out of their maintenance operations, superintendents rely on many lesser-used, but still vital, pieces of equipment. Mowers might be the machinery backbone of any golf course maintenance operation. However, without the specialty equipment that enhances mowers’ effectiveness, maintenance operations might be as appetizing as a Thanksgiving turkey without sweet potatoes or…
A superior quality of cut and no hydraulic leaks are just two of the reliable features that have made superintendents loyal to this “neat and green” model. Golf course superintendents are always on the lookout for the latest and greatest in equipment technology, and eager to try out any new machine or mower that holds…