Monthly Archives: April 2013

Divots, Pitch Marks & Unraked Bunkers

…and so on. Golfers have always been expected to repair their own divots, pitch marks and bunker disturbances… and for the most part that’s what golfers do. However—and this is a BIG however—that’s not what all golfers do. So, what to do … Continue reading

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Aeration Progress

The Spring Aeration has been going very well. We have been fortunate with dry conditions and we anticipate a quick “heal” to the turf.

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Our New Gardener/Horticulturist

Hello members of Marine Drive Golf Club, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself – my name is Alexis, and I am your new gardener at the Golf Club. I originally hail from Toronto, ON and am … Continue reading

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2013 Aeration

Course Care: Easing The Pain Of Core Aeration 10 tips for quicker recovery By Patrick Gross, USGA Green Section November 21, 2012 Making a clean aeration hole expedites turf recovery. The goal is to make a clean, surgical cut so that … Continue reading

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Rolling Greens

Rolling Frequency on Bentgrass and Poa annua Greens Posted: 4/16/2013 By USGA Green Section How often can we roll our bentgrass/Poa annua greens without causing turf injury? For years, a general rule of thumb for putting green rolling frequency has … Continue reading

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Practice Tee Work

Here are a few pictures of work being done today with the new Rake and Vaccum in action on the practice tee.  The practice tee was also aerated with solid tines this morning and sand top dressing is being performed … Continue reading

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