Greenway Golf Turf Grass Program   Improvement Photos
Turlock Country Club Started at 95% poa greens in 2002 One year later 50-50  bent/poa 2002 | 95% Poa Greens 2003 | 50% Ben...
Turlock Country Club  100% bent grass 28 months after starting Greenway Program Club experienced no turf loss during trans...
Turlock Country Club 8 years later still bent grass
Heron Lakes GC Portland, OR.  Typical 30 + year old poa greens 2004 | 99% Poa Greens
Heron Lakes GC 2 years later 2006 | 40% Bent Greens
Heron Lakes GC 4 years later 2008 | 75% Bent Greens
Heron Lakes GC 5 years later.  Over 85% bent grass Beginning 2009 | 85% Bent Greens
Heron Lakes 5-6 inch bent root system
Stevinson Ranch GC 2001 2001 | Poa/Bent Greens with shallow roots
Stevinson Ranch GC 2009 2009 | 99.9% Bent Greens with 8-10 inch roots Voted Best Conditioned Public Course in California 2...
Valley Club - Santa Barbara, CA   On Greenway Program Course Has Maintained 99% Bent Greens
Valley Club Deep Roots on Bent Grass
Minikahda Club 2008 Top 10 Minnesota Private Club  100% poa greens
Minikahda Club 2009 2009 | Transition phase. No turf loss and playability maintained
Merced CC - 100% poa greens when Greenway started | 17 months later bent grass 60% on old push up greens 100% Poa before G...
Merced Country Club new sand based greens after 10 years nearly all poa with standard maintenance procedures
Merced Country Club sand based green 30 months later 95% bent grass
San Francisco Golf Club 2008 | 95% Bent Maintained
San Francisco Golf Club during the club championships 2008
Monterey Peninsula CC Dunes 2002 2002 | 70% Poa Greens
MPCC Dunes Greens 2009 Improved Bent grass performance 2009 | 85% Bent Greens
MPCC Shore Course New Bent / Fescue seeding 2003
MPCC Shore Course poa development during grow-in on fairways prior to Greenway Program
MPCC Shore Course As the bent grass and fescue matures more pressure can be applied to control pa annua
MPCC Shore Course 7years later
MPCC Shore Course 7 years later bents and fescues well established
MPCC Shore Course
Malibu Country Club 95% poa greens Shallow roots Before Program
Malibu Country Club 24 months later Over 90% bent
Malibu Country Club
Battle Creek GC Improved root depth during summer heat in Oklahoma
Pasadera CC on Greenway Program
Pasadera CC greens after changing Supt. & going back to regular maintenance program
EL Dorado Mexico Ultra dwarf Bermuda grass after 5 years on program
El Dorado with extensive root system
El Dorado
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Greenway Turf Program Before/After Slides 1

  1. 1. Greenway Golf Turf Grass Program Improvement Photos
  2. 2. Turlock Country Club Started at 95% poa greens in 2002 One year later 50-50 bent/poa 2002 | 95% Poa Greens 2003 | 50% Bent / 50% Poa Greens
  3. 3. Turlock Country Club 100% bent grass 28 months after starting Greenway Program Club experienced no turf loss during transition from poa to bent. Mgr reported members & guests were extremely pleased with the process and the improved playability of the surfaces.
  4. 4. Turlock Country Club 8 years later still bent grass
  5. 5. Heron Lakes GC Portland, OR. Typical 30 + year old poa greens 2004 | 99% Poa Greens
  6. 6. Heron Lakes GC 2 years later 2006 | 40% Bent Greens
  7. 7. Heron Lakes GC 4 years later 2008 | 75% Bent Greens
  8. 8. Heron Lakes GC 5 years later. Over 85% bent grass Beginning 2009 | 85% Bent Greens
  9. 9. Heron Lakes 5-6 inch bent root system
  10. 10. Stevinson Ranch GC 2001 2001 | Poa/Bent Greens with shallow roots
  11. 11. Stevinson Ranch GC 2009 2009 | 99.9% Bent Greens with 8-10 inch roots Voted Best Conditioned Public Course in California 2008 & 2009 - Golf World
  12. 12. Valley Club - Santa Barbara, CA On Greenway Program Course Has Maintained 99% Bent Greens
  13. 13. Valley Club Deep Roots on Bent Grass
  14. 14. Minikahda Club 2008 Top 10 Minnesota Private Club 100% poa greens
  15. 15. Minikahda Club 2009 2009 | Transition phase. No turf loss and playability maintained
  16. 16. Merced CC - 100% poa greens when Greenway started | 17 months later bent grass 60% on old push up greens 100% Poa before Greenway Program 17 months later | 60% Bent Greens
  17. 17. Merced Country Club new sand based greens after 10 years nearly all poa with standard maintenance procedures
  18. 18. Merced Country Club sand based green 30 months later 95% bent grass
  19. 19. San Francisco Golf Club 2008 | 95% Bent Maintained
  20. 20. San Francisco Golf Club during the club championships 2008
  21. 21. Monterey Peninsula CC Dunes 2002 2002 | 70% Poa Greens
  22. 22. MPCC Dunes Greens 2009 Improved Bent grass performance 2009 | 85% Bent Greens
  23. 23. MPCC Shore Course New Bent / Fescue seeding 2003
  24. 24. MPCC Shore Course poa development during grow-in on fairways prior to Greenway Program
  25. 25. MPCC Shore Course As the bent grass and fescue matures more pressure can be applied to control pa annua
  26. 26. MPCC Shore Course 7years later
  27. 27. MPCC Shore Course 7 years later bents and fescues well established
  28. 28. MPCC Shore Course
  29. 29. Malibu Country Club 95% poa greens Shallow roots Before Program
  30. 30. Malibu Country Club 24 months later Over 90% bent
  31. 31. Malibu Country Club
  32. 32. Battle Creek GC Improved root depth during summer heat in Oklahoma
  33. 33. Pasadera CC on Greenway Program
  34. 34. Pasadera CC greens after changing Supt. & going back to regular maintenance program
  35. 35. EL Dorado Mexico Ultra dwarf Bermuda grass after 5 years on program
  36. 36. El Dorado with extensive root system
  37. 37. El Dorado

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