Project Update

Earlier this month we started working on some elements of the Practice Area Project.  The focus has been to target aspects that pose a threat to timelines and the logistics of the construction process. One example is the installation of our new irrigation mainline.  Deferring this task until July would compromise movement of contractors and […]

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Fall Aeration

Aeration week is our opportunity to act on elements of the golf course that we wish to improve.  What we actually do during aeration is a product our observations and assessments through the summer. We discussed in earlier communication, that we will be resurfacing the 19th green with aeration cores.  Last week, we tested our […]

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Summer Stress

The objective is to always be improving.  Specifically, our Course and Grounds team is searching for incremental improvements that will accumulate over time. Adjusting mowing heights and patterns is something we are experimenting with to combat stresses from heat, drought and traffic.  The process is fluid and is producing a variety of results.  Like all […]

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Irrigation Update

The irrigation system is the heart of any golf course, keeping turf alive through dry weather.  Such weather is an opportunity to identify deficiencies; we are currently in the midst of analyzing and maximizing the performance of our system. Pressure recorder. Upgrading components and reprogramming the system are currently ongoing.  We are measuring each change […]

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Fairway Turf

One of the greater challenges we face at Point Grey is improving the consistency of our fairway turf.  In certain areas, discrepancies in quality (image #1) can be seen with dramatic effect.  Ultimately, the problem can be attributed to inconsistent soil conditions and their moisture retention/movement characteristics. Change in turf quality Image #2 shows fairway […]

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