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Tag: bunker renovation

Photos: Drew Annan

Man vs. elk

May 3, 2018 By
A mature elk weighs more than 700 pounds. Imagine that stomping around in your bunkers every day. Drew Annan, CGCS at Forest Highlands Golf Club, Flagstaff, Ariz., doesn’t have to imagine it. He’s seen it just about every day since ...

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Bunker renovation 101

April 16, 2018 By
Bunkers, like all physical features on golf courses, show signs of aging over time. Golf is an outdoor sport, and bunkers are affected by numerous conditions, including dust storms, wind, rain, animal contamination, golfers and maintenance workers. Consistency between bunkers ...

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Photos: Matt Morton

Then there were two

April 12, 2018 By
A downpour in the middle of a big tournament can be a problem for any golf course, but for a course known for its bunkers, like The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., it can be disastrous. During the ...

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Photos: Jason Blythe

Behind the scenes of Oregon’s The Reserve bunker renovation

April 10, 2018 By
Golf course architect John Fought speaks fondly of The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club in Hillsboro, a suburb of Portland, Ore. “The Reserve was one of my first — probably was my first — real solo design,” says Fought, of ...

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