Superintendents must carefully study the factors that influence bunker performance and learn to constantly guard against the maintenance hazards and traps that can threaten optimal conditions.
SUMMING IT UP
• A solid maintenance program, sand selection and architectural design all contribute to maximum bunker performance.
|At Annandale Country Club, the maintenance staff edges all of the bunkers every couple of weeks by hand.|
|It is important to rake sand often. Dirty sand does not drain as well, and it contaminates the greens.|