Maintenance

Lastec debuts large zero-turn

March 17, 2020 By
Lastec introduces the company’s proclaimed world’s biggest zero-turn mower with the new WZ1000 flex deck commercial mower. Starting at $48,900 USD, the WZ1000 can cover up to 8.73 acres an hour. The mower features a 120-inch cutting width and five ...

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Drainage work on Cherry Valley's No. 11 and No. 16 holes are complete and the installation of Blinder Bunker material is almost complete. (Photo: Chris Caporicci)

Use bunkers to direct the golfer’s eye

March 11, 2020 By
Bunker renovations offer a chance to take a second look at golf course flow and address additional pain points. This was the case with Cherry Valley Club in Garden City, N.Y., as Superintendent Chris Caporicci prepared to renovate the course’s ...

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Meet at the Masters

March 11, 2020 By
It’s a bucket list item for golf fans around the world. Smelling the azaleas in person, taking in the beauty of Amen Corner with a pimento cheese sandwich, then quietly making the long uphill walk to No. 18 to see ...

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Chase Walden, superintendent of of Old Oakland Golf Club in Indianapolis, Ind., says if you opt for an outside contractor to work on your bunkers, expect to work long hours as the crew wants to complete the job as quick as they can. (Photo: Chase Walden)

How course modernized saucer-style bunkers

March 11, 2020 By
When it comes to renovating bunkers, superintendents have a big choice to make: go in-house or use an outside firm. Chase Walden, superintendent of Old Oakland Golf Club in Indianapolis, Ind., says this often is a question of manpower. “If ...

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A rushed bunker reno at Hawk’s Landing Golf Club

March 11, 2020 By
Orlando World Center Marriott had planned to renovate bunkers at Hawk’s Landing Golf Club in 2021. But when Hurricane Irma hit Orlando in 2017, the course had to act much sooner than planned, says Josh Kelley, superintendent of grounds for ...

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Devil’s in the details with bunker renovations

March 11, 2020 By
Bunkers can make or break a course, aesthetically and financially. “One of the major downfalls of any property is really bad bunkers — it drags everything down,” says Reid Scholes, vice president of agronomy for the CBONS International Golf Group. ...

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