Deep Dive


Properties are heeding members’ requests for more elaborate, top-notch pool facilities, with projects that range from cosmetic updates to full-fledged, resort-style renovations. As one of the most ubiquitous components of club and resort life, pools are the bread and butter for many facilities. But once pools begin to degrade and no longer represent the lifestyle […]

Rounds Jump at Chattahoochee GC Despite Rain

By | August 20, 2013

The Gainesville, Ga., course reported 18,026 rounds so far this year, compared to 17,652 rounds at this time in 2012. Wet weather has proved to be more of a challenge for the maintenance crews, who have scaled back mowing the roughs to every 10 days and are working to prevent wet wilt.

Chestatee GC Gets Permission to Shoot Canada Geese

By | June 28, 2013

The Dawsonville, Ga., club obtained a permit from the Department of Natural Resources to use firearms to euthanize the nuisance birds, which the superintendent said are the cause of dead spots on the golf course’s turf. Some residents are angered by the decision, arguing that only eight geese occupy the area, including goslings that cannot fly.